Category: Culture
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...

Culture 09:45

Matera and Plovdiv: 2019 European Capitals of Culture

The European Capitals of Culture is a year-long event that celebrates the diversity of cultures in Europe, Euronews reported. Every year a new city becomes the European Capital of Culture and the initiative is an opportunity to discover the cultural richness of the continent. The ambitious year-long...

Culture 12:17

Pianist Simon Trpceski starts 2019 with Hannover concert on January 1

World-renowned pianist Simon Trpceski will start the new year with two concerts on January 1. He will perform in Hannover at the invitation of Croatian conductor Ivan Repusic, who is the chief conductor of the Opera in that city. After Christmas Trpceski will hold three concerts at the Lincoln Center...

Culture 10:03

New Year-Christmas gala concert in Veles

A new Year-Christmas gala concert of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet (MOB) will take place in the Veles Theatre on Wednesday. This grandiose music event will be attended by 70 members of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet, of which 53 members of the orchestra and seven title-holders of the Macedonian Opera...

Culture 10:35

Next year is a great year for the ballet … it celebrates its 70th anniversary

The premiere of ballet “Anna Karenina” according to the novel by Leo Tolstoy, upon the music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will be played in the Macedonian Opera and Ballet on December 25. Leo Mujic from Croatia is the choreographer and Bisera Kadlovska is the conductor. In his opus, Tchaikovsky...

Culture 09:41

Premiere of ballet Anna Karenina

Premiere of ballet Anna Karenina according to the novel by Leo Tolstoy, upon the music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will be played in the Macedonian Opera and Ballet on Tuesday evening.

Culture 10:38

Macedonian Philharmonic to hold New Year’s gala concert At Midnight

The Macedonian Philharmonic will hold a New Year’s gala concert At Midnight on Monday, including Israel’s clarinet Duo Gurfinkel. The concert will feature famous pieces of classical music. “They will lead us through the regions of cold Russia to warm Brazil, they will show us the...

Culture 10:59

Pianist Simon Trpčeski to present Makedonissimo project in Belgrade

World-renowned Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski is to present his new, emotional project – “Makedonissimo!” in Belgrade on Sunday following successful concerts on the biggest European concert stages. I am very glad that after Ljubljana, for the first time in the Balkans, we can present in Belgrade...

Culture 12:49

“Memories of the First World War” exhibition at the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle

“Memories of the First World War” exhibition will open on Monday, December 24, at 12:00h, in the hall of the National Museum of Macedonian Struggle, marking 100 years from the end of one of the bloodiest and most horrific events in world history. With the support of the Ministry of Culture...

Culture 10:52

Rodoljub Anastasov’s exhibition opens in City Museum of Skopje

Solo exhibition of Rodoljub Anastasov titled Man and Space will open Friday evening in gallery “Justina and Rodoljub Anastasov” in the Museum of the City of Skopje. Rodoljub Anastasov is one of the most important painters in Macedonia’s contemporary art. In 2009, the American Biographical Institute...

Culture 23:56

I was invited to take part in the Venice Biennale with a solo project

Artist Marija Pavlovska has been successfully walking the path of successful artists in the world for many years. Her work has been featured in galleries in Paris, Vienna, New York, and soon Manila and Venice … along the works of Yoko Ono, Jeff Koons, Ray Smith… Maria Pavlovska was born in Skopje,...

Culture 13:54

Tanas Lulovski-Tane retrospective to open in Daut Pasha Hammam

The National Gallery of Macedonia is hosting a retrospective of contemporary Macedonian artist Tanas Lulovski-Tane’s works in Skopje’s Daut Pasha Hammam. The exhibit will open on Thursday at 7 pm. The retrospective is the first survey devoted to the late painter’s works in over ten years. According...

Culture 14:25

Sting to play Skopje’s Philip II Arena in June 2019

Sting will hold a concert in Skopje on 2 June 2019 as part of his My Songs tour, it was announced Monday. Sting will perform in Skopje at Arena Philip II on June 2, 2019 with tickets going on sale starting 19 December at www.avalon.mk. Fans can expect to hear “Englishman In New York”, “Fields...

Culture 13:49

European Film for Young Audiences in four Macedonian towns

The Macedonian Film Producers Association organizes November 17-19 project European Film for Young Audiences, including the screening of three European films in four Macedonian towns, The citizens of Negotino, Gostivar, Radovis and Struga will be able to watch the following films: -Young Solitude –...

Culture 13:05

Ili-Ili to launch Rumena Bužarovska’s I’m Not Going Anywhere

Ili-Ili is hosting a book launch for Rumena Bužarovska’s latest short story collection I’m Not Going Anywhere at MKC’s Frosina cinema theater on Friday at 8:30 pm. This is Bužarovska’s fourth book, following the international success of My Husband, the 2016 winner of Croatia’s Edo Budiša...

Culture 12:34

Veles theater to perform Blue/Orange in Zagreb

Veles’s Jordan H.K.-Dzinot Theater will stage a free performance of English playwright Joe Penhall’s sardonically comic Blue/Orange—which touches on race, mental illness, and modern life—at Zagreb’s Travno Culture Center on Dec. 17 at 6:30 pm.

Culture 10:26

Film Academy in Ohrid snuffs out – students from several countries left in the lurch

The Czech Film School “FAMU”, which was the main partner in the project for the Film Academy of the previous Government, terminated the cooperation because the PSI “Film Institute – Film Academy” Ohrid did not fulfill its financial obligations. The Education Ministry was...

Culture 15:11

Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

Juliette Binoche will be the jury president at this winter’s Berlin International Film Festival. Organizers of the festival announced Tuesday that the French actress will lead the jury that awards the Golden Bear and other top awards at the 2019 event, which runs from Feb.7 to Feb.17. There...