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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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Skopje gets first-ever Museum of Illusions (photo)

The Museum of Illusions – the first of its kind in Macedonia – was opened Wednesday. Following months of preparations in an original museum concept, it is located in downtown Skopje in three-level, 550-square meter premises. The...
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Skopje Cinema City begins

This summer’s Skopje Cinema City festival will run from June 6 to 10. Fifteen films focusing on music will screen at the Cinematheque of Macedonia during the five festival days. Director Stephen Nomura Schible’s Coda (2017), a...
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Svetozar Janevski scoops ‘SEE Personality 2018’ award at ‘SEE a Paris’

Svetozar Janevski, chairmen of the management board of  ‘Tikves’ winery – one of the best in Macedonia – and member of the M6 investment group, is a recipient of annual ‘SEE Personality 2018’ award, presented to him within...
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Exhibit of jazz musicians ahead of Skopje Cinema City

Skopje Cinema City, which is set to begin in the Macedonian Cinematheque on Wednesday, will have a pre-festival programme including exhibit “Macedonia Jazzthetic”. The display includes photographs of Macedonian jazz musicians by...
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Dragi Mihajlovski’s latest book Odysseus’ Wake launched

Odysseus’ Wake, the latest book by Dragi Mihajlovski, was launched at the Cultural Information Center’s Salon 19,19 in Skopje on Friday evening. Published by Prosvetno delo, the book is a journey through the personal and collective...
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Verdi’s Aida to close 46th May Opera Evenings

Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida will wrap up the 46th May Opera Evenings on Thursday evening. Venezuelan soprano Anna Lucretia Garcia will perform the title role of the opera, which traditionally closes the festival. This year’s Aida was directed...