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Standing ovations for ‘Makedonissimo’ at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

‘Makedonissimo’ project – transcriptions of Macedonian traditional music by Pande Shahov in collaboration with internationally prominent pianist Simon Trpceski – was promoted late Sunday at the Great Assembly Hall of the Royal Castle...
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University Ss. Cyril and Methodius celebrates its 69th anniversary

The Skopje-based University Ss. Cyril and Methodius began Monday celebration of its 69th anniversary and May 24 – Saints Cyril and Methodius, Slavonic Enlighteners’ Day. Head of Macedonian Orthodox Church, HH Stefan held prayer...
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University Ss. Cyril and Methodius observes 69. anniversary

University Ss.Cyril and Methodius-Skopje observes its 69. anniversary with several events on Monday. A religious service will be held for the university patrons, followed by a flower-laying ceremony at the monument of Ss.Cyril and Methodius. Honorary...
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Japanese indie Shoplifters wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or

The Japanese family drama Shoplifters has received the coveted award for best film, the Palme d’Or, at the Cannes Film Festival, the BBC reported. The runner-up Grand Prix went to US director Spike Lee’s anti-racism satire BlacKkKlansman. Led...
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Macedonian exhibits and experts awarded prizes on International Museum Day

The Macedonian National Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) held an awards ceremony at the Skopje City Museum to celebrate International Museum Day on Friday. EVN Macedonia’s permanent exhibit on the history of...
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International Museum Day

Museums across Macedonia observe Friday the International Museum Day, with some joining event “European Night of Museums” on Saturday. Today, entry will be free of charge in the Museum of Macedonia. The museum will be open up to...
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Old and rare Macedonian language books now available online

The Research Center for Areal Linguistics (ICAL), a scholarly unit within the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, has launched the Macedonian Language Digital Archive website (http://damj.manu.edu.mk) developed over the past ten years. Around...
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Finnish poet wins SPE’s best debut book award

Finnish poet Pauli Tapio has won the Bridges of Struga Award for best debut book, presented by the Struga Poetry Evenings (SPE) in cooperation with UNESCO, for his book ‘Sparrows and Time (Varpuset ja aika). Out of 23 books from 13 countries...
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Gala concert Ballet Pearls within May Opera Evenings

A gala ballet concert titled Ballet Pearls will be held Tuesday evening within May Opera Evenings featuring soloists from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria. The concert is held as an intro to 70th anniversary of ballet ensemble...
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Magnum Opus – exhibit of tin can-shaped sculptures

Skopje Center of Modern Art ‘ART’ organized an exhibit of tin can-shaped sculptures depicting images of prominent figures from various periods of human development – pharaohs, scientists, actors, musicians. The exhibit is a joint project...