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St. Clement of Ohrid state awards presented

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The 2017 St. Clement of Ohrid awards, the highest recognition for life-long achievements in the field of education, culture, art, health-care, sports and environment, are presented Friday at the ceremony in the Parliament.

This year’s recipients of St. Clement of Ohrid state awards in the field of education are university professor and writer Venko Andonovski and historian Naim Alimi, musician Garabet Tavitjan, writer Jordan Plevnesh and filmologist Ilindenka Petruseva in the field of culture and art.

The President of the Awards Presentation Board, the academician Vlado Kambovski presented the awards.

Prof. Dr. Venko Andonovski thanked on behalf of the winners, who said that the award is unthinkable if it is not dedicated to the Faculty of Philology, where the first lecture was held whereat university and the university life in the Republic of Macedonia started on the topic “Slavic Enlighteners.”

The award presentation ceremony was attended by PM Zoran Zaev, ministers, academicians, artists…