She was born in 1978 in Tirana. She graduated at the “Sami Frashëri” gymnasium in Tirana, than attended studies at the Economics Department, branch of Finance, at the Tirana University. She dropped the economic studies two years after and returned to an old hidden passion: painting. In her first individual exhibition opened in 2006 Kokona displayed 20 tableaus of various genres (still live, landscape).
Berina Kokona belongs to the youngest generation of Albanian figurative artists.