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Bulgarian translator Ganco Savov wins 2018 Macedonian Literary Daedalus

Bulgarian translator and literary researcher Ganco Savov was presented Friday with the Macedonian Literary Daedalus as part of the 11th Macedonian Literary Visit taking place in Sofia. The award is an acknowledgement of Savov’s notable...
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Macedonian actor Salaetin Bilal dies aged 76

The Macedonian actor of Turkish descent, Salaetin Bilal has died, aged 76, after long illness, it was reported Friday. Bilal was a regular fixture of the Turkish Theater in Skopje as part of its ensemble since his employment in 1964 and up...
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Skopje Kreativa 2018 kicked off

Exhibits, fashion shows, installations, workshops, forums, lectures, presentations, promotions and screenings are part of the 7. Skopje Kreativa festival, which takes place in the Skopje-based Youth and Culture Center (MKC) on May 11-13. The...
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Sofia hosts 11. Macedonian Literary Visit

The 11th edition of ‘Macedonian Literary Visit’ kicked off Thursday in Sofia in the presence of eminent Macedonian and Bulgarian poets and writers. The event, which aims at affirming the Macedonian literature in Bulgaria and bring...
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Ibrahim Kodra’s birth centenary to be marked with exhibition in Skopje gallery

The National Gallery of Macedonia (NGM) on May 12 will open an exhibition of works by Ibrahim Kodra – one of Albania’s leading artists of the 20th century – to mark a centenary of his birth. It features 57 oil paintings that...
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Ana and Igor Durlovski on DVD edition of world’s leading classical music label Naxos

World’s leading classical music label Naxos has published a DVD recording of Jommelli’s Il Vologeso, recorded three years ago in the Stuttgart Opera, where Macedonia’s opera couple Ana and Igor Durlovski performed the leading roles. In...
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Yevgeny Sudbin to inaugurate Philharmonic’s new Steinway concert grand

Russian-German pianist Yevgeny Sudbin will inaugurate Philharmonic’s newest piano—a Steinway concert grand—at a concert held Thursday at 8 pm in the Macedonian Philharmonic Hall. The Steinway concert grand was a gift from the Strabag...
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10th Scholarly Conference of Young Macedonists to be held in Skopje

Thirty-eight young scholars will present their academic papers at the 10th Scholarly Conference of Young Macedonists to be held in honor of Liljana Minova-Gjurkova—one of the most prolific Macedonian language scholars, academic researchers,...
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‘La Bohème’ opens 46. May Opera Evenings

The 46th edition of May Opera Evenings kicked off late Wednesday with the sound of Aida’s Triumphal March and the traditional festival fire, lit this year by prominent Macedonian opera singer Vesna Ginovska Ilkova. Declaring the manifestation...
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Puccini’s work to be celebrated at 2018 May Opera Evenings

The 46th May Opera Evenings in Skopje throughout May will celebrate the 160th anniversary of the birth of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924). In addition to the premiere of the ‘La Bohème’, which opens the festival on...