In accordance with the title itself, this paper deals with a study that aims not only to appreciate the Albanian folk cultural heritage included in the ritual calendar songs but also to evaluate and synthesize the scientific and evaluative thinking of the studies on the subject. Folk poetry, that is, lyrical calendar poetry, is a mouth-to-mouth creation from generation to generation. We can rightly say that these creations overcame the tragic ruins of centuries, always renewing, enriching, many of them, fading, nevertheless constantly in harmony with the development of the people’s life and social circumstances.
Ancient as the people themselves, Albanian oral creativity in general, ritual lyrical songs in particular, and especially lyrical songs of calendar rites, are still fresh, wherever used, exclusively in rural settings, where part of human life consists of livestock and agriculture. Regardless of their intense developments, this creativity is constantly transformed.
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