The Music of Albania has ancient origins, in fact it was handed down from father to son only by oral tradition that there were no sheet from which young people could tap into for training music .
There are various types of musical genres, which show the numerous influences; traditional folklore music differs from the regions with major stylistic differences between the music of the Gheg in the north and the Toschi in the south
City "popular" music developed around the cities of Korça, Shkodra and Tirana. One of the most important festivals for the performance of Albanian traditional music is the National Folklore Festival of Argirocastra which is held every 5 years. From 1920 Albanian classical music was born. Important space also have the kënge të lehta that is light songs. Currently the musical genre that is enjoying great success in Albania is that of rap.