Category: Culture
Culture 01.12.20 | 19:35

Workshops, successful Macedonian practices, presentation of talents and ideas on the second day of the International Forum of Creative Industries

Workshops, presentations of successful practices, presentation of talents and creative ideas among the participants, this is part of the program of the second day of the International Forum of Creative Cultural Entrepreneurship. The program will be completely online, and the audience can follow it on...

Culture 16.11.20 | 22:50

‘Willow’ by Milcho Manchevski is Macedonia’s ‘Oscar’ candidate

Film ‘Willow’ by Milcho Manchevski is Macedonia’s “Oscar” candidate in the Best International Feature Film category for 2021, said the Association of Film Workers of Macedonia on Monday. The Association informed that the submission of ‘Willow’ as our national...

Culture 12.11.20 | 10:09

Digital Dictionary of the Macedonian language under cyber attack

For two days, the “Digital Dictionary of the Macedonian language” is unavailable to users of this tool. One of the oldest computer scientists in Macedonia and creator of this platform, Shinasi Derebej, informed on Facebook that the server has been under cyber-attack. Since its introduction,...

Culture 13.10.20 | 10:17

Rumena Bužarovska play premieres in Slovenia: Women shouldn’t have to be superheroes to be equal

My Husband, a Slovenian-language theater production based on Rumena Bužarovska’s short stories, premiered in the Slovene National Theater – Drama Ljubljana on Oct. 8, 9, and 10. In line with social distancing guidelines, the play had six performances in front of 80 viewers each time. The play powerfully...

Culture 30.09.20 | 12:50

Tea Begovska’s ‘Revolution-Live’ video project to premiere online

Theater director Tea Begovska’s video project Revolution-Live — recorded during lockdown and featuring actors, musicians, and artists from five countries talking about love, faith, hope, courage, and truth — will premiere on YouTube at 8:15 pm. In the compilation, Jorge Angeles from Mexico, Rujish...

Macedonia Culture 29.09.20 | 18:27

Culture Ministry declares it will protect what’s left of the devastated Matejce monastery

The Culture Ministry plans to protect the Matejce monastery, a 14 century shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary, which was badly damaged by Albanian terrorists in the 2001 war. Its priceless frescoes were famously desecrated with rude inscriptions and Jasmina Zisovska from the Ministry says that the state...

Culture 22.09.20 | 22:34

Theaters, cinemas, opera and ballet to operate under event protocol

The Government adopted Tuesday the opinion by the Commission for Infectious Diseases, according to which theaters, cinemas, opera and ballet performances, other events including film screenings, multimedia projects, festivals and other cultural events will operate under the Protocol for organization...

Culture 22.09.20 | 17:19

Milco Mancevski’s ‘Willow’ to compete for EFA nomination

Macedonian filmmaker Milco Mancevski’s ‘Willow’ has made the European Film Academy’s Feature Film Selection, a list of 38 films recommended for a 2020 European Film Awards nomination. In the coming weeks, the over 3,800 members of the European Film Academy will screen the 38 selected...

Culture 20.09.20 | 13:50

Manaki Brothers festival presents awards to laureates Stole Popov and Janusz Kaminski

Director and screenwriter Stole Popov is the laureate of the “Big Star of Macedonian Film” award and Polish-American cinematographer Janusz Kaminski is the recipient of the life achievement award “Golden Camera 300” at the 41st International cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers...

Culture 16.09.20 | 13:20

23rd Skopje Film Festival to close with Fellini’s 8½

Federico Fellini’s masterpiece Eight and a Half (1963), a surrealist comedy about a confused filmmaker, will end this year’s Skopje Film Festival. It is the last in a series of films screened during the festival to honor the centenary of the Italian director’s birth, organizers write. As part...

Culture 16.09.20 | 12:23

Uglesha Shajtinac, a playwright: It is not true that young people are not interested and do not write

The 8th Pro-Za Balkan International Literature Festival kicked off Monday in Skopje’s Kursumli An. Dozens of guests from the region, authors respected in their countries, but also translated into several languages, came to Skopje to celebrate literature amid the coronavirus pandemic. Aleksandar...

Culture 12.09.20 | 17:59

Selection of Goran Stefanovski’s works to be promoted at Book Fair

Polica publishing house will promote Saturday its latest edition, a selection of plays by Macedonian playwright Goran Stefanovski, at the Book Fair 2020. The book features the plays Wild Flesh, Flying on the Spot, Hi-Fi, The False Bottom, Bacchanalia, and The Demon of Debar Maalo. Goran Stefanovski,...

Culture 08.09.20 | 21:05

Book Fair kicks off in Skopje amid COVID-19 pandemic

Over 40 publishing companies will promote their latest editions at the 2020 Book Fair starting Tuesday. Until September 14, the event will take place outdoors in Skopje at A1 Arena Boris Trajkovski Sports Hall in modular facilities under the slogan “Imagine a Different View”. For the first time...

Culture 22.08.20 | 10:51

D Festival begins in Dojran

The D Festival begins in Dojran this evening, with performances from Superhiks, LD Pistolero, Bernays Propaganda, Prince$$ Donatsu, Pluto’s Doubts, Bon Praskiza and Donplaya. It’s the ninth edition of the lakeside festival, and attendees are asked to wear masks and keep their distance. Organizers...

Culture 14.08.20 | 19:51

Struga Poetry Evenings Festival to take place amid pandemic

To maintain the continuity the festival has since 1961, Struga Poetry Evenings will take place this year anyway, however it will be reduced to two days, from 28 to 30 August. The Commission for Infectious Diseases has approved the protocol for the literary festival to be held, its organizers said Friday. Current...

Culture 07.08.20 | 12:18

Duo SoliPse performs at Ohrid Summer

The Duo SoliPse featuring flutist Elena Stojceska and guitarist Romain Petiot will perform Friday evening at St. Sophia Church within Ohrid Summer Festival. They will perform works by Mauro Giuliani, Claude Debussy, Astor Piazzola, Ravi Shankar, Maurice Ravel, Miguel Liobet and Miroslav Tadic. The Duo...

Culture 06.08.20 | 13:11

Turkish classical music sibling act to perform at Ohrid Summer

As part of this year’s Ohrid Summer festival, Bulgarian-born Turkish brother-and-sister duo Özcan Ulucan (violin) and Birsen Ulucan (piano) will give a concert at Ohrid’s St. Sophia church at 9 pm. Birsen Ulucan was born in Shumen, Bulgaria and studied the piano from the age of seven. After her...

Culture 04.08.20 | 10:25

60th Ohrid Summer festival to welcome 300 international musicians

Along with a number of local performers, some 300 music artists from 19 countries will perform at the 60th Ohrid Summer festival scheduled for August 4 to 30, organizers told a news conference Thursday. “We’re especially proud to have been able to prioritize our Macedonian artists, orchestras, and...

Culture 31.07.20 | 21:48

British director Alan Parker dies at the age of 76

British director Alan Parker has died “following a lengthy illness” at the age of 76, the Press Association (PA) news agency reported on Friday, citing a spokeswoman speaking on behalf of the family. Parker, whose films included “Bugsy Malone,” “Midnight Express,” “Mississippi Burning,”...

Culture 30.07.20 | 17:51

Ohrid Summer to open with a concert in tribute to Ana Lipsha Tofovikj

Along with a number of local performers, some 300 music artists from 19 countries will perform at the 60th Ohrid Summer festival scheduled for August 4 to 30, organizers told a news conference Thursday. We’re especially proud to have been able to prioritize our Macedonian artists, orchestras, and theater...

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