Kosovo is a small territory in the Eastern Europe and borders the Republic of Macedonia to the south, Albania to the west and Montenegro to the northwest. This small and landlocked nation has announced self claimed independence since 2008 which is recognized by some nations of the world. In the past, Kosovo has remained a part of Serbia and its Northern part is still under the administration of Serbia. Like Serbia and Albania, the heritage of Kosovo is the product of the cultural influences of these countries and other neighboring states of East Europe.
The traditional dress of Kosovo is much similar to the traditional dress of Albania. In fact they have the same cultural heritage as the Albanians have. The people of Kosovo can be divided in various ethnic groups like the Albanians, Serbs, Croats, Yugoslavs, Turks and Macedonians but the Albanians comprise of almost 80% of the total population in Kosovo.
The overwhelming religion among Albanians in Kosovo is Islam (mostly Sunni ). The other Albanians practice Roman Catholicism. Culturally, the Albanian culture is dominating over the Kosovo heritage and the people of Kosovo are very closely related to Albanians in Albania. For understanding the traditional clothing of Kosovo Albanians you can click the following link;
However, we have uploaded some glorious images of the traditional dress of Kosovo for your interest ;
This is an exotic image of a Kosovo girl in her traditional costume ;
In the following image some women of Kosovo are presenting the traditional wedding dance wearing the wedding costumes in a marriage ceremony;
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