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Fazli Bytyqi


Born 1938 in Fushticë e Epërme village of Drenica. Finished elementary school in his hometown. For a long time he worked in agriculture and construction. Later he worked in different places of former Yugoslavia, whereas since 1971 he has worked in the Suspensions Factory in Prishtina. Now he is retired. Since 1965 he lives in Hencë village near Sllatina.

Using traditional toys as a child...video

Providing food for family from agricultural and farming products; the shift from using corn to using wheat for flour...video

Tradition and family customs; relations with neighbors; making friends...video

The tradition of welcoming guests and seeing them off almost to their house...video

Difficulties and obstacles in practicing the religion for people who were working in state affairs...video

The start of education with own initiative at the age of 9; abandoning the flock in order to attend school; first teacher...video

Learning about reading and writing before going to school; the first poem...video

The use of two written varieties until unification of language in the Orthography Congress in Tirana; participation of personalities from Kosovo in this Congress ...video

The opening of University of Prishtina; the impact of University education in achieving national aims...video

Earning personal income through agricultural products, getting agricultural loans, employment in state institutions in 1971...video

Making a living through selling agricultural products, family foods, paying the taxes to the state...video

The existence of a Catholic Church ruins in the Fushticë e Epërme village and the attempts of the Serbian administration to destroy these ruins...video

Listening to radio and music in Albanian media and especially listening to Radio Kukës...video

Using the musical instruments in the Fushticë e Epërme village, such as the lute, çiftelia etc...video

Difficulties due to political circumstances to go to the movies and theater performances in Sllatinë village...video

The inter-ethnic relations with Montenegrin students in Komoran village, relations with the Serbian language teacher...video

The beating and the harassment of the father during the Rankovic's period, the changes in political circumstances after the fall of Rankovic...video

Tito's stance towards the people living in Kosovo, the political changes after Tito's death...video