Category: Culture
Culture 06.12.22 | 12:25

Initiative to re-open Macedonian Language Lectureship in Tirana

At the meeting between the director of the International Seminar for Macedonian Language, Literature and Culture at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje, prof. Dr. Vesna Mojsova-Cepisevska and the president of the Macedonian society “Ilinden” from Tirana, Nikola...

Culture 03.12.22 | 16:17

Inclusive dance performance in Skopje on International Day of Disabled Persons

Reflection, an inclusive dance performance, will take place at Skopje’s National Opera and Ballet to mark the International Day of Disabled Persons. This is the third in the row dance performance, said Eureka dance studio adding it aims at raising awareness about people with disabilities and encouraging...

Culture 02.12.22 | 10:16

Museums from Macedonia, Bulgaria and Serbia agree joint activities

The Archeological Museum of Macedonia, the National Archeological Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the National Museum of Serbia yesterday in Sofia signed agreements establishing joint activities. The main purpose of the agreements is to implement a joint project between the three national...

Culture 30.11.22 | 09:04

“Europa Prima” University Skopje becomes part of John Malkovich’s project – memorandum signed with “Capital Partners”

Film and music studios will be built near Skopje. The “Europa Prima” international university and the company that will build the film city with the most modern technology, become part of the project of the actor, producer, and director John Malkovich. Both sides signed a memorandum of cooperation....

Macedonia Culture 28.11.22 | 13:43

Recipients of “St. Clement of Ohrid” state award announced

The Ministry of Culture has announced this year’s recipients of the “St. Clement of Ohrid” award. They include: Afrim Osmani, PhD, as this year’s winner in the area of education, Vlada Urosevic, writer, and Ismet Ramikjevic, artist, have received the award in the area of culture...

Culture 25.11.22 | 11:41

National Gallery mounts ‘Resilience: Stories of Women Inspiring Change’ photo exhibit

To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, National Gallery’s Mala Stanica Multimedia Center will host an exhibition of winning photos from the 2000–2021 World Press Photo Contest, highlighting the resilience of women and girls around the world. Organized by the Macedonian...

Culture 23.11.22 | 12:04

Macedonian authors believe that the division of writers from the homeland and abroad is artificial and unnecessary

In the organization of the Institute for Science, Alternative, Culture and Art from Skopje, a scientific meeting was held on the Literary creativity of Macedonian authors in the diaspora – comparisons, guidelines, and recommendations. The meeting, as informed by the Institute for Science, Alternative,...

Culture 17.11.22 | 10:09

Exhibition in honor of Tose Proeski opens in the Museum of the Macedonian struggle for independence

The exhibition “Tose’s Memorial House – keeper of the memories, life and work of the greatest Macedonian pop icon” opened last night in the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle for Independence, which displays 15 forex and 15 photos on canvas together with two pieces of Tose’s...

Culture 15.11.22 | 19:18

Albania will return 20 icons stolen from Macedonia

Albania agreed to return 20 icons which were taken from Macedonia a decade ago. The icons were seized in Albania in October 2013 in a large raid. Experts soon determined that the artefacts were not taken from churches in Albania, but from Macedonia. The culture ministries of both countries reached agreement...

Culture 14.11.22 | 11:16

Nikola Ristanovski wins Grand Prix award at Niksic festival

Nikola Ristanovski is the winner of the Grand Prix award for the best male role at the 18th International Actor’s Festival, Niksic 2022, Montenegro, for the role of Dr. Stokman in the play “People’s Enemy” directed by Nina Nikolic. It is the third award in a row for the same...

Culture 12.11.22 | 21:04

Hristo Petreski, president of the Writer’s Association: Macedonians have one language, it was not, is not, and cannot be a dialect of another language

Today we cannot tell anyone what he will be called. Is his language his own or someone else’s, says the president of the Writer’s Association of Macedonia, Hristo Petreski, who, contrary to the modern Bulgarian denials of the Macedonian language, warns that Macedonians have one language,...

Culture 10.11.22 | 13:56

After a break of 15 years, Macedonian Language Department opens at Ankara University

With the first, promotional class that was held yesterday at the Faculty of Languages, History and Geography, the Department of Macedonian Language with a lectorate at the University of Ankara started working. The new lectureship was opened almost 15 years after the previous one – at the University...

Culture 21.10.22 | 14:56

Cuareim Quartet, European Creative Orchestra to give chamber concert

The European Creative Orchestra at the FAME’S Institute and the Cuareim Quartet will give a concert at the Philharmonic chamber hall, featuring percussionist and vocalist Natascha Rogers and vocalist Zarina Prvasevda as guests. The concert will present original compositions inspired by dances from...

Culture 14.10.22 | 12:10

Culture Minister unable to name one major infrastructure project she is working on

Culture Minister Bisera Kostadinovska Stojceska was stumped when a journalist asked her to name at least one major infrastructure object that she is constructing. Новинарот ја прашува министерката за култура:КОЛКУ и КОЈ КАПИТАЛЕН ПРОЕКТ...

Culture 02.10.22 | 19:53

Culture Ministry employees preparing a strike after their request for salary increases was rejected

The Culture Ministry is faced with a strike after the Finance Ministry refused a request to increase the salaries of its employees. Vecer is reporting that the Culture Ministry union is especially angered after reports that the Finance Ministry approved a 30 percent salary hike for its own workers, but...

Culture 26.09.22 | 13:48

28 professors, theater, film and music artists from Balkan and European culture support the opening of film and music studios in Skopje

28 academic professors, theater, film, and music artists, and ambassadors of Macedonian, Serbian, Balkan, and European culture sent an open letter to the Macedonian Government in which they express public support for the STP/Stonebridge Studios project, with which they support the opening of film and...

Culture 15.09.22 | 21:21

Trpceski promoted the “Makedonissimo” music project

Simon Trpceski and friends promoted the musical project “Makedonissimo” on the plateau in front of the National Opera and Ballet in Skopje. After this promotion in Skopje, there will be concerts in Stip and Bitola on September 25 and 26. This project, which in the meantime conquered the world...

Macedonia Culture 28.08.22 | 12:22

International seminar on Macedonian language: Bulgaria’s claims that the Macedonian language is a dialect of the Bulgarian are pointless and political

More than 300 undergraduate and postgraduate students and doctoral students in Macedonian studies in 20 centers around the world study the Macedonian language and culture and are the biggest ambassadors for its promotion. Some of them are improving their knowledge and skills these days in Ohrid at the...

Macedonia Culture 15.08.22 | 13:44

Macedonian language seminar to welcome scholars from 17 countries

Sixty Macedonian language scholars from 17 countries will attend the summer school of Ss. Cyril and Methodius University’s 55nd International Seminar on Macedonian Language, Literature and Culture. Classes begin Aug. 17 and will run through Sept. 2. ISMLLC announced that compared to previous years,...

Culture 12.08.22 | 11:42

Virtual monument of Grigor Prlicev in Ohrid vandalized

Last night, the virtual monument of Grigor Prlicev downtown Ohrid was vandalized and disabled from its function. According to Prof. Dr. Anis Sefanidis, who worked on the monument for years, unknown persons cut the electricity supply, removed the Macedonian flag and teared down the writings. They also...

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