Friday, 22 June 2018 | News today: 18



Ohrid hosts International Seminar for Macedonian Language, Literature and Culture

Some 70 foreign university students studying Macedonian language, students who research topics related to Macedonian language, literature and culture, scholars of Macedonian language and university professors engaged in projects on Macedonian...

Les Miserables best play at Vojdan Cernodrinski festival

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, produced by the Prilep National Theatre is the best play at the 53. Macedonian Theatre Festival Vojdan Cernodrinski in Prilep, decided the festival jury. The play also scooped the awards for best female in a leading...

Frckoski gives lectures at Russian Academy as visiting professor

Prof. Ljubomir Frckoski PhD from 15 May to 3 June 2018 is giving a series of lectures as a visiting professor at RANEPA – the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow, the Russian Federation.

Igor Stanojoski wins Racin Award for his Dyssomnias

Igor Stanojoski has won this year’s Racin Award for his novel Dyssomnias, published by Antolog. The jury, headed by Luan Starova and including Venko Andonovski and Hristo Petreski, unanimously chose the winner, also deciding to award...

Libertango ballet on Piazzolla’s life to premiere Thursday

Macedonian Opera and Ballet’s Libertango, a production based on the music of Argentine tango composer Astor Piazzolla, will premiere on Thursday. The tango-ballet performance will tell both Piazzolla’s life story and the story of...

Screening of Manchevski’s Dust movie in memory of late actor Salaetin Bilal

Milcho Manchevski’s movie Dust was screened Monday evening in memory to the late theatre and film actor Salaetin Bilal in the Cinematheque of Macedonia. The Macedonian actor of Turkish descent died, aged 76 on May 12. Bilal was a regular...

MANU pays tribute to poet Mateja Matevski (1929-2018)

The passing of Mateja Matevski, one of the greatest figures of contemporary Macedonian poetry, was commemorated at the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) on Friday. Matevski died on June 6. He was 89. MANU’s president Taki...

National Geographic named Galicnik Wedding the most traditional wedding festival in Europe

After the New York Times, now the world-famous National Geographic magazine has named Galicnik Wedding the most traditional wedding festival in Europe! Every year, a tiny mountain community in Macedonia celebrates the union of one special couple,...

Poet Mateja Matevski dies at 89

Mateja Matevski, renowned Macedonian poet, literary critic, translator, essayist, and member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, died June 6. He was 89. Matevski was born in Istanbul in 1929. He spent his childhood in Gostivar and...

Concert of jazz musician Femi Kuti in City Park

The Macedonian Philharmonic will hold a concert with renowned African jazz musician Femi Kuti and his “Positive Force” band in the Skopje City Park on Thursday evening. The concert, which is held under the auspices of the City of...