Category: Culture
Culture 22.05.19 | 14:35

Skopje Light Art District festival opens in a week

Between May 29th and June 1st, people in Skopje will be able to enjoy the second Skopje Light Art District festival. Some 25 artists and groups will present all sorts of light installations along a path between the Old Bazaar, the river Vardar and the main city park. Installations will include mythical...

Culture 21.05.19 | 19:36

Vlatko Stefanovski will open the Sting concert in Skopje

Macedonia’s best known guitarist Vlatko Stefanovski will open the Sting concert scheduled for June 2nd at the Philip II of Macedon stadium in Skopje. Organizers expect up to 30.000 fans, and the British legend will perform songs from The Police era and from his solo career. Stefanovski will have...

Culture 21.05.19 | 10:10

British violin virtuoso Vanessa Mae to open 2019 Ohrid Summer festival

The 59th Ohrid Summer festival will open on July 12 with the concert of world-renowned British violinist Vanessa Mae, accompanied by the orchestra of Macedonian Philharmonic and Macedonian Opera and Ballet vocal soloists, under the baton of Bulgaria’s Ivan Kozhuharov. As the director of the Ohrid...

Culture 20.05.19 | 12:57

Warsaw publisher to host launch for Lidija Dimkovska’s ‘Non-Oui’ in Polish

Polish publisher Biblioteka Slav will host a book launch for Macedonian writer Lidija Dimkovska’s novel Non-Oui, translated into Polish by Danuta Ćirlić-Straszyńska, at the House of Literature in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday. Dimkovska’s book will also be promoted during Warsaw’s Book Fair...

Culture 20.05.19 | 11:48

‘Mirche Acev’ folklore ensemble celebrates 70th anniversary

The Academic Cultural and Art Group ‘Mirche Acev’ will celebrate Monday its 70th anniversary. On the occasion, the group’s folklore ensemble will hold a traditional concert, with a solo performance of singer Elena Petreska. A number of performances and concerts are set for the upcoming period,...

Culture 17.05.19 | 10:39

Conversation with the Artist: Maria Pavlovska at Venice Biennale

European Cultural Centre announced the “Conversation with the Artist” event as part of the Venice Biennale, where artist Maria Pavlovska is going to give a talk about her project A-REACTION currently showcased at Palazzo Mora, where the video material describes the full process of the project...

Culture 15.05.19 | 17:13

Screenwriter of “Once Upon A Time in Anatolia” and “Three Monkeys” special guest at “PRO-ZA Balkan”

The great Turkish writer, actor and screenwriter Ercan Kesal will be a special guest at the 7th International Literary Festival “PRO-ZA Balkan” in Skopje. The audience will have the opportunity to see one of the screenwriters and actors of Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s ”Once Upon A Time in...

Culture 11.05.19 | 21:06

Early Christian era basilica found during construction work on the new Stip – Kocani road

An early Christian era basilica was found during construction work on the new Stip – Kocani express way. The find was made near the village of Ziganci, and experts from the Stip museum have begun work to locate and preserve the valuable finds. We have an extensive record of archaeological finds...

Culture 10.05.19 | 12:22

Bozhin Pavlovski to meet readers at Book Fair

Macedonian renowned author Bozhin Pavlovski will meet Friday at noon with readers at the 31st International Book Fair to present and sign copies of his latest novel. The novel is centered around the life story of a protagonist who calls himself Epileptico, according to Matica publishing house. “Some...

Culture 09.05.19 | 16:34

‘God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya’ scoops two more awards

Teona Strugar Mitevska’s latest film ‘God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya’ won another two awards at the Dea Open Air International Film Festival that took place in Tirana, May 2-8. The film was awarded Best Film, and Zorica Nusheva, who plays Petrunya, won the award for Best Actress. A jury panel...

Culture 09.05.19 | 11:42

A futuristic version of Aida will open the May Opera Evenings

The annual May Opera Evenings begin this evening with a rendition of Verdi’s Aida. The futuristic scenery draws on a performance of the opera in Genoa, and will include 3D projections of ancient Egypt. The performance mixes the traditional and the modern and the main challenge was to coordinate...

Culture 08.05.19 | 15:03

Verdi to mark 47th May Opera Evenings

Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Aida will open and close the 47th May Opera Evenings. The official opening is scheduled for Thursday evening with a premiere of this grand opera, this time in the production of Genoa’s Teatro Carlo Felice. This edition of Aida is a blend of visual innovation and tradition,...

Culture 08.05.19 | 12:53

31st International Book Fair kicks off

The 31st International Book Fair opens Wednesday at 10:00h, at the site of the VIP Arena Boris Trajkovski. The Book Fair will last through May 14. About 70 publishers will take part in the Fair, and visitors would have the opportunity to buy books at discount prices. The Fair’s offer is varied, including...

Culture 06.05.19 | 14:29

Hungarian writers at the Skopje book fair

Hungarian culture will be represented at the 31-st international book fair which begins on May 8th in Skopje. Writers Edina Szvoren and Laszlo Bagoshi will be in Skopje to meet their fans, along with translators Paskal Gilevski and Zlatko Panzov, said the Hungarian Embassy. Cultural promotion is the...

Culture 06.05.19 | 13:10

Operation broom: Asaf Ademi resigns as Zaev’s Culture Minister

Culture Minister Asaf Ademi is the expected first victim of Zoran Zaev’s announced post election purge of corrupt or incompetent officials. Ademi, who comes from the small ethnic Albanian Alternativa party, resigned today, after a lengthy confrontation with a group of Zaev supporting artists whose...

Culture 05.05.19 | 12:24

First-ever Macedonian Language Day to honor Koneski and Korubin

To celebrate the first-ever Macedonian Language Day, Blazhe Koneski Faculty of Philology is paying a visit to Macedonian poet and linguist Blazhe Koneski’s birthplace, Nebregovo, where scholars will speak about Koneski’s enduring legacy. And beginning May 6, Krste Misirkov Macedonian Language Institute...

Culture 03.05.19 | 16:49

Drama Theater to host launch for Kole Angelovski’s memoir

The Drama Theater will host a book launch for Macedonian actor, playwright and director Kole Angelovski’s memoir of his 50-year career on Friday evening. Actor Sasho Tasevski and theater critic Todor Kuzmanov will speak with the author about the book. Several other actors will also be making appearances. Titled Fifty...

Culture 03.05.19 | 12:19

Lenny Kravitz having a blast in old town Skopje (VIDEO)

Lenny Kravitz performs at the Boris Trajkovski arena this evening, and the international star posted an endearing video meeting people in Skopje’s Old Bazaar which quickly went viral. In the video, Kravitz is seen singing Roma street kids on the Stone Bridge, signing autographs for his fans and...

Culture 02.05.19 | 17:40

MWA launches Linden Festival poetry contest

Ahead of its traditional poetry event celebrating linden trees in blossom, the Macedonian Writers Association has launched its annual Linden Festival poetry contest, which closes May 25. Any member of the MWA can submit a single poem for consideration. The poem may be any length, any style or on any...

Culture 30.04.19 | 11:24

Cinematheque to screen two documentaries about Manaki brothers

The Cinematheque of North Macedonia will screen Tuesday two documentary films about the Manaki brothers. The 2018 film “Manaki – A Story in Pictures” by director Robert Jankuloski, who also wrote the screenplay together with Ilindenka Petrusheva, will be screened at 18:00, and the Romanian...

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