Category: Entertainment
Music 18.05.21 | 23:20

Macedonia’s representative Vasil Garvanliev fails to qualify for Eurovision’s Grand Final

Macedonia did not qualify for the Grand Final of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Macedonia’s representative Vasil Garvanliev had a wonderful vocal and stage performance, with amazing visual effects, including a silver disco ball vest, but it was not enough to qualify for the final.  Here’s...

Music 18.05.21 | 20:18

Zaev: Vasil Garvanliev is proudly standing before us, so let us also proudly stand with him

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev asked all nationals living abroad and anyone else eligible to vote in the Eurovision Song Contest for Macedonia to do so and proudly support Vasil Garvanliev, who is representing the country with “Here I Stand” and performing the song live in this evening’s semifinal. In...

Music 11.03.21 | 20:03

Macedonia’s representative Vasil Garvanliev releases his Eurovision 2021 entry “Here I Stand”

Macedonia’s representative Vasil Garvanliev has now officially released his Eurovision 2021 entry “Here I Stand”. Vasil was ready to make his debut as a solo artist in Eurovision 2020 but the show got cancelled. He worked on the arrangement and production of his Eurovision 2021 entry alongside...

Music 20.02.21 | 09:27

Serbian singer Gjorgje Balasevic dies of coronavirus

Serbian singer-songwriter Gjorgje Balasevic died Friday of coronavirus-related complications in a hospital in Novi Sad. He was 67. He was admitted to hospital, where he was treated for pneumonia after contracting the new coronavirus. He had several chronic illnesses after suffering a heart attack in...

Music 20.05.20 | 16:44

Placebo cancel Skopje concert amid coronavirus pandemic

Placebo have announced that they are cancelling their June 25 concert in Skopje as well as all other gigs as part of the band’s 2020 tour. A new tour is being prepared for 2021. More details will be announced in mid-September, Avalon production said Wednesday in a statement. Fans can receive a refund...

Music 04.04.20 | 09:57

Singer Pink says she had coronavirus, will donate $1 million

Pink tested positive for coronavirus, the singer revealed on social media Friday night. After self-isolating with her family in Los Angeles, she is on the mend and was recently given the all-clear from her doctor, Variety reported. She first noticed symptoms of COVID-19 two weeks ago, Pink elaborated,...

Music 02.04.20 | 13:18

After Eurovision cancellation, new show Europe Shine A Light will bring audiences together on 16 May

Following the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, the EBU and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS are excited to confirm they are producing a new show, ‘Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light’, to air in place of the Grand Final on Saturday 16 May at 21:00 CEST,

Music 18.03.20 | 17:37

Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus

The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been cancelled because of the uncertainties created by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) says. The event was scheduled to take place in Rotterdam on May 12-16. The Swiss-based EBU, which organizes the large annual television event,...

Film 14.02.20 | 19:56

Jamie Lee Curtis: Hatidze left me a jar, I promise “half for me, half for them”

Hollywood actress Jamie Lee Curtis shared a post on her Instagram account, saying that she got a gift from Hatidze. A surprise. A gift that keeps on giving. Direct from the source. @honeyland_medena_zemja honey. Hatidze left me a jar. I promise “half for me, half for them.” In this case who is my...

Film Culture 10.02.20 | 09:49

South Korea’s ‘Parasite’ makes history at 92nd Oscars

The South Korean thriller “Parasite” on Sunday made history as the first non English-language film to capture the Oscar for best picture, Hollywood’s top prize. The film tells a story of greed and class discrimination as it follows a poor South Korean family, the Kims, that infiltrates the lives...

Film 09.02.20 | 23:17

“Honeyland” team ready for the red carpet

The “Honeyland” team is ready for the red carpet. According to reports, Macedonian designer Tanja Kokev is the creator of the Ljuma and Daut’s tuxedos. She should also take care of the main star of the evening, Hatidze. Earlier, at one of the pre-Oscar events, director Tamara Kotevska...

Film Culture 09.02.20 | 12:16

‘Honeyland’ to win best documentary Oscar, predicts the Guardian

‘Honeyland’ will win the Oscar for best documentary feature at Sunday’s Academy Awards, predicts the Guardian’s chief film critic Peter Bradshaw.  

Film 06.02.20 | 21:46

Macedonians in US to cheer on Oscars Nominee “Honeyland” on Sunday

The United Macedonian Diaspora, one of the largest Macedonian organizations in the United States, is organizing an event in Washington DC on Oscars night in support of Macedonian documentary “Honeyland” Oscar nomination. Please join us in support and to cheer on Oscars Nominee Macedonian...

Film 06.02.20 | 19:24

Honeyland’s Hatidze told Sarah Jessica Parker’s fortune by reading the coffee grains in bottom of her cup

Watch out at the Oscars on Sunday for Hatidze Muratova, France 24 wrote. Until “Honeyland” — the “non-fiction masterpiece” in which the village beekeeper appears — won a record three awards at the Sundance film festival, Hatidze lived in a tiny mud and stone house...

Music 30.01.20 | 12:26

The Chicago Children’s Choir, where Vasil sang until 2003, surprised him with an emotional video message!

The Chicago Children’s Choir, where Vasil Garvanliev participated from 1999 to 2003, surprised Macedonia’s representative at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with a wonderful video singing the song “Tatkovina” [Fatherland], which was specially arranged for him in 2003,...

Music 28.01.20 | 10:00

Vlatko Lozanoski at MAC 2020: I come from Macedonia, not from that country with the addition you mentioned!

Popular singer Vlatko Lozanoski last night at the 2020 Music Awards Ceremony event held in Belgrade corrected the award presenter saying he was from Macedonia, not North Macedonia as announced. Lozano won the award for best pop folk song at the event. Thank you all who voted for “Majko” [Mother]...

Film 07.06.19 | 13:55

Russia is planning its own Chernobyl series – blaming the CIA

HBO’s Chernobyl has been arguably the biggest TV hit of 2019 so far. While the Game of Thrones swansong got, well, a mixed reaction, response to the miniseries about the infamous nuclear disaster has received an almost universally positive reaction. The show has not gone down well with the Russia...

Music 05.06.19 | 23:31

Bryan Adams bringing world tour to Skopje

After Lenny Kravitz, Sting and Eros Ramazzotti, one of the greatest mainstream artists in the world of all time, the man with countless hits and at the same time great songs – BRYAN ADAMS is coming to Skopje !, Avalon announced. On November 13th, “Summer of 69”, “Heaven”,...

Entertainment 22.05.19 | 21:54

Forbes about Tamara: The right person with the right message of equality

Forbes commended our Eurovision representative, Tamara Todevska, stressing that her excellent performance made Macedonia proud. For Macedonians, watching the Eurovision Song Contest this year was truly an emotional rollercoaster. North Macedonia was leading for most of the time during the votings from...

Music 22.05.19 | 20:13

Eurovision made corrections – Tamara ranks 7th, and 1st according to the jury’s votes

It does not change much, but still, on the official list of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, Macedonia climbed one place up. There was an error in the votes of the Belarusian jury, which the EBU corrected, and Tamara instead of 8th ranks 7th. With this correction, Macedonia is first according to the...