Category: Culture
Culture 19.09.19 | 22:44

Creative low budget promotion for the Macedonian Oscar competitor Honeyland

The authors of the Honeyland movie, which is the Macedonian nominee for this year’s Oscars, say that, due to financial limitations, they will try to have a creative promo campaign. Part of their promotional material are jars of the natural honey which plays a central role in the movie. From an...

Culture 12.09.19 | 12:54

‘God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya’ wins directing award in Munich

Teona Strugar-Mitevska won a directing award for ‘God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya’ at the Fünf Seen Film Festival in Munich. ‘God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya’ competed with ten more Central European films. The jury was composed of film professionals, film journalists, who unanimously decided...

Culture 10.09.19 | 15:50

Macedonian National Theater to open new season, ‘Hangmen’ premieres on September 24

The Macedonian National Theater will open the 2019-2020 season Wednesday, with Sinisha Evtimov’s ‘Don’t Bet on Brits’. ‘Hangmen’, directed by Bulgarian director Javor Gardev, is set to premiere September 24. The cast includes: Nikola Ristanovski, Kire Gjorevski, Jordan Simonov, Kamka Tocinovski,...

Culture 05.09.19 | 20:17

Jim Sheridan will attend the Manaki Brothers Film Festival

Acclaimed Irish playwright and film director Jim Sheridan has confirmed his participation in the Manaki Brothers film festival in Bitola. The director of My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father comes as the representative of the European Film Academy. The Manaki Brothers Festival opens on September...

Culture 04.09.19 | 20:37

Actor Visar Vishka is the new acting director of the Gostivar theater

Actor Visar Vishka was appointed new acting director of the theater in Gostivar. Visar Vishka has graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje. Vishka, who has starred in several Balkan and European television and film projects in recent years, was employed by the Macedonian National Theater...

Culture 27.08.19 | 15:17

‘Honeyland’ submitted for Academy Award nomination

Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov’s Honeyland is Macedonia’s submission for a nomination in the Best International Feature Film category at the 2020 Academy Awards. The selection commission for Macedonian nominee for Academy Award for Best International Feature Film category, accepted and approved...

Culture 28.07.19 | 19:55

The Karpos Roman era sarcophagus find was excavated carelessly, and workers were quick to re-bury the site

Experts have blasted the way a 2AD Roman era sacrophagus, which was recently uncovered during road work in Skopje’s Karpos area, was dug up. Instead of using a skilled team with tools that would minimize damage to the valuable artifact, the construction workers were told to use their digging machinery. Што...

Culture 25.07.19 | 17:04

Film starring Cantona and Rossy de Palma begins shooting in Macedonia next month

Scenes for the upcoming movie A Mermaid in Paris will be filmed on locations in Bitola and Skopje, it was revealed today. Macedonian producer Labina Mitevska is involved in the project which will include Almodovar’s favorite Rossy de Palma and football legend Eric Cantona. We are working with a...

Culture 25.07.19 | 16:50

Sarcophagus dating from the Roman era found during road work in Skopje

A burial sarcophagus dating from the II century AD was found during road work on Skopje’s main boulevard Partizanski Odredi, in the western part of the Karpos district. The sarcophagus has was made in the Roman period, and it contained three additional pieces. The city used to gravitate toward...

Culture 14.07.19 | 14:17

Galichnik Wedding bride and groom to exchange vows

Marina Petrovska and Ognen Karagjozovski are the bride and groom of the 46th Galichnik Wedding Festival. The couple will exchange vows on Sunday in the church “St. Apostle Peter and Paul” as part of the traditional wedding customs. The spectacular Galichnik Wedding Festival started on Saturday evening...

Culture 13.07.19 | 19:53

2019 Galichnik Wedding Festival begins

A song and three shots fired in the valley of Bistra will mark the start of the Galichnik Wedding Festival and open the season of Miak weddings. Participants in the event, which is a celebration of love, will get the chance to dance to the rhythm of centuries-old, traditional wedding melodies. Ognen...

Culture 12.07.19 | 23:25

Vanessa Mae opens ‘Ohrid Summer’

The 59th Ohrid Summer Festival began with a concert of world-renowned violinist Vanessa Mae in the Antique Theatre on Friday evening. Here are some photos of Vanessa’s preparations for her performance in Ohrid, including getting a fresh haircut at a popular Ohrid salon.

Culture 12.07.19 | 13:10

The traditional Galicnik wedding will be held this weekend

The 46tg Galicnik wedding ceremony will be held this weekend with Marina Petrovska and Ognen Karagozovski selected to be the happy couple. The historically important and visually stunning village of Galicnik on Mt. Bistra is now largely depopulated but keeps alive the tradition of the wedding which draws...

Culture 11.07.19 | 13:01

Opening of exhibit ‘The Great Steppe: History and Culture’ in Archaeological Museum

Exhibit The Great Steppe: History and Culture of the Kazakhstan National Museum, including the Golden Man from the 5th century B.C., known as the Kazakh Tutankhamun, will open in the Skopje-based Archaeological Museum on Thursday. Skopje is the ninth city where the exclusive exhibit from Kazakhstan is...

Culture 04.07.19 | 18:47

2019 Galičnik Wedding Festival on July 12-14

Marina Petrovska and Ognen Karagjozevski were picked to be this year’s bride and groom who will exchange vows at the 46th Galičnik Wedding Festival, set to take place on July 12-14 in the village of Galičnik. According to Aleksandar Kostic from the organization team of the Galičnik local community...

Culture 28.06.19 | 19:58

Husni Ismaili takes over Culture Minister post from Asaf Ademi: I will continue implementing the government’s program

Husni Ismaili took over on Friday a ministerial post from Asaf Ademi, becoming the new Minister of Culture. Ademi wished the newly elected Minister Ismaili a warm welcome and wished him success in overcoming the challenges related to the realization of the current and future projects of the Ministry...

Culture 27.06.19 | 15:56

MANU’s areal linguistic research center hosts workshop on dialects, descriptive grammar

Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts’ areal linguistics research center is hosting a linguistic workshop in Ohrid on June 27 to 29. The workshop will examine methods used in compiling dialect atlases, the theory, and methodology behind dialectology, recent developments in Macedonian dialects,...

Culture 16.06.19 | 16:27

Best plays awarded at the Vojdan Cernodrinski festival

Organizers of the Vojdan Cernodrinski theater festival in Prilep handed this year’s awards to the best plays. The recipient of the jury’s award was Bakshi – a short overview of dissolution, a play directed by Belgrade based author Igor Vuk Torbica, performed by the Bitola theater. The...

Culture 07.06.19 | 09:47

Lazar Lichenoski art school to celebrate 75th anniversary

Lazar Lichenoski Public High School of Art and Design will celebrate its 75th anniversary by hosting an exhibition of artwork by its students and teachers, and a fashion show directed by costume designer Lira Grabul. Grabul, who teaches at Lazar Lichenoski art and design high school, has organized the...

Culture 06.06.19 | 12:38

Philharmonic to present Sound of the Future Generation

The National Philharmonic is presenting on Thursday evening The Sound of the Future Generation, a symphonic concert conducted by Borjan Canev and featuring up-and-coming musicians performing as soloists. They will play pieces by Italian composer Saverio Mercadante, Macedonian composer Duke Bojadzhiev,...

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