Category: Culture
Culture 15:23

‘God Exists, Her Name is Petrunia’ to compete at Berlinale

Teona Strugar Mitevska’s latest film God Exists, Her Name is Petrunia will vie for the Golden Bear at the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival as part of its official competition. After its international premiere in Berlin on Feb. 10, the film will be screened seven more times during the Berlinale,...

Culture 11:26

Cultural promotion of Macedonia in New York: Mariovo Wedding Costume on video panel in Times Square

The Mariovo Wedding Costume with the slogan Macedonia: Enchanting, Engaging, Enthralling! Discover Macedonian Cultural Arts was aired on a video panel all day yesterday in the famous Times Square in New York City. 

Culture 10:59

Oscar nominations announced in Los Angeles

Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” with a leading 10 nominations to the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination, AP reported. Though...

Culture 15:55

Macedonian publisher releases ten new children’s books by Chinese authors

Makedonika Litera has released ten new titles by Chinese authors as part of a new series of children’s books. The Best of Chinese Children’s Literature series is a collaboration between the Macedonian publisher and Dolphin Books from China. The project is based on the authors’ own selections...

Culture 14:48

Film Agency issues Call for financing projects for feature, short films, documentaries or animation films in 2019

The Macedonian Film Agency has issued a Call for financing projects for production of feature films and short films, documentaries or animation films in 2019. You can read the call on the following link.

Culture 10:48

Tosca in Macedonian Opera and Ballet

Opera Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Bulgaria’s Ognyan Draganov will be performed in the Macedonian Opera and Ballet (MOB) on Friday. Conductor: Ivan Kozhuharov (Bulgaria) Director: Ognjan Draganov (Bulgaria) Ass. Director: Trajko Jordanovski Set design: Zoran Nikolovski Costume design: Marija...

Culture 16:10

Corina Schwingruber Ilic’s All Inclusive wins Golden Egg at Kustendorf festival

The 12. International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf has ended with awards and closing ceremony in The Damned Yard Theatre. After performances by Svetozar Marković folklore ensamble and Svetlana Spaјić group, Professor Emir Kusturica was awarded by His Royal Heritage Zolani Mkiva and named...

Culture 10:24

Exhibition of paintings of art colony “Karpino 2018”

An exhibition of artworks created at the 16th International Art Colony “Karpino 2018” – Kumanovo will open Wednesday in the House of Culture “Ilinden” in Skopje-based municipality of Ilinden.

Culture 11:01

Samson and Delilah ballet at MOB

Samson and Delilah ballet by Camille Saint-Saëns will be performed Tuesday evening in the Macedonian Opera and Ballet (MOB). Music: Kamij Sen-Sans Choreographer: Ronald Savkovic (Croatia) Set designer: Zoran Kostovski Costume designer: Aleksandar Nospal Ass. choreographer: Tanja Vujisikj-Todorovska,...

Culture 15:52

Standing ovations for pianist Simon Trpceski in New York

Standing ovations at the Lincoln Center. Another triumph with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and maestro Jakub Hrůša. “It is a wonderful feeling to be here again”, maestro Simon Trpceski wrote on Facebook following his performance in New York. He also shared a video of the event.

Culture 13:02

Australian Film Week on Jan. 26-30 in Skopje

The Cinematheque of Macedonia is organizing on Jan. 26-30 a Week of Australian Cinema dubbed “Until the End of the World and Beyond”.

Culture 09:36

Hollywood’s long-awaited Movie Museum to Open in 2019

The founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including silent film stars Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, said at its inception in 1927 that the organization needed a library and museum. The Academy, best known for giving Oscars at its annual awards ceremony, soon got its library,...

Culture 15:23

Vevcani Carnival kicks off Saturday, set to showcase over 1,000 masks

Vevcani will again be an open-air theater and the center of satire on January 12-14. Over 1,000 individual and group masks will parade the streets during the Vevcani Carnival, with about 10,000 visitors expected for the event. The carnival, which celebrates the arrival of the New Year according to the...

Culture 13:06

Teona Mitevska’s God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija picked for 2019 Berlinale official selection

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija, the latest feature by Teona Strugar-Mitevska, was picked to vie in the official competition of one of the world’s leading film festivals, Berlinale 2019. This is Macedonia’s first participation in the official selection at one of the three biggest festivals...

Culture 11:55

Germany returns Nazi-looted painting to French Jewish collector’s heirs

Germany on Tuesday returned a painting looted by the Nazis to the heirs of French Jewish politician and resistance leader Georges Mandel. The portrait of a seated woman by 19th century French painter Thomas Couture had been on display in a spectacular collection hoarded by Cornelius Gurlitt, the son...

Culture 14:51

MOB to hold traditional Vasilica concert

A gala concert dubbed “DISCO FEVER” will be held January 12 and 13 at The Macedonian Opera and Ballet on the occasion of the Vasilica holiday, which this year will bring the audience a real and unforgettable enjoyment with the selection of the best disco hits from the 70s in completely new symphonic...

Culture 10:53

Culture Minister Asaf Ademi attended the Vienna New Year’s Concert

Culture Minister Asaf Ademi attended the Vienna New Year’s Concert, Macedonia’s Culture Ministry has informed. “Culture Minister Asaf Ademi attended the Vienna New Year’s Concert, which this year celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Vienna State Opera,” the Ministry...

Culture 13:43

Aco Sopov’s family protests after Centar municipality closes small library named after the poet

Five years after the opening of two small libraries, Skopje’s downtown Centar municipality decided to shut them down, and the owners of the spaces they occupied said they intend to rent them out for coffee shops or some of the ubiquitous gambling sites. Mila Sopova, grand-daughter of poet, WW2...

Culture 13:44

Gala concert at MOB: Disco fever for Vasilica holiday

A gala concert dubbed “DISCO FEVER” will be held on the occasion of the Vasilica holiday, which this year will bring the audience a real and unforgettable enjoyment with the selection of the best disco hits from the 70s in completely new symphonic arrangements. “The Macedonian Opera...

Culture 12:47

US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO

The United States and Israel officially quit the U.N.’s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organization fosters anti-Israel bias. The withdrawal is mainly procedural yet serves a new...