Pionieri was a monthly magazine published in communist Albania, by the Pioneers of Enver organization,[1] also called Central Committee of the Union of Albanian Working Youth.[2] The magazine, although politicized, is remembered to have influenced scientific formation of the Albanian youth, with relevant translations from analogous foreign magazines.[3]

PublisherPioneers of Enver
Year founded1945
Final issue1991

At age 12, Ismail Kadare wrote his first short stories, which were published in the Pionieri journal in Tirana.[4]


  1. ^ "Pionieri". Bluer Highways Blog. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. ^ Eugene K. Keefe; et al. (January 1971). Area Handbook for Albania. Washington DC: Foreign Area Studies. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Revistat që bënë histori". Top Channel. 21 January 2014.
  4. ^ Kryeziu-Shkreta, Jorina (3 February 2015). "Bibliografi e veprës së Kadaresë". Panorama.