Category: Culture
Culture 05.06.19 | 19:05

MWA’s poetry reading to celebrate linden trees in blossom

The Macedonian Writers Association is hosting Linden Festival, its annual poetry event celebrating linden trees in blossom, which will include readings by award winners and international guests. Macedonian poet Radovan P. Cvetkovski and Albanian poet Arian Leka are the winners of this year’s Literary...

Culture 31.05.19 | 11:34

“Aida” closes 47th May Opera Evenings

The May Opera Evenings traditionally end with the performance of opera “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi on the last day of the month. The modern “Aida” is a blend of visual innovation with tradition, a virtual scenery that, as announced by the National Opera and Ballet, will lead the...

Culture 30.05.19 | 15:27

Ex political prisoner returns to the Macedonian National Theater

Beloved actor Vlado Jovanovski returns to the Macedonian National Theater after an absence of two years, during which he was imprisoned by the Zaev regime for co-organizing the protests against the name change. Jovanovski was arrested in November 2017 and charged with “terrorism”, as part...

Culture 30.05.19 | 11:39

Zaev invites Tamara for a photo-op

Zoran Zaev met with Tamara Todevska to congratulate her on the good result at the Eurovision song contest. Tamara won the most points from the jury but failed to make headway with voters across Europe and was eventually ranked seventh. Zaev’s PR machine used Tamara’s Eurovision bid as a...

Culture 30.05.19 | 11:22

Sting postpones his Skopje concert by a few hours after it clashed with the handball Champions League final

Sting will postpone his concert in Skopje by a few hours, to allow his fans to follow the handball Champions League final in Cologne. Vardar fans are hoping the team makes it all the way to the June 2nd final, and the event clashes with the planned Sting concert, but the British star was willing to perform...

Culture 27.05.19 | 17:04

Furniture and interior design students hold first exhibit

From May 27 through June 2 at Skopje City Museum, the Faculty of Design and Technologies of Furniture and Interior will hold its first-ever exhibition, featuring over 200 drawings and models. The student exhibition is an opportunity for upcoming furniture and interior designers to present their work...

Culture 22.05.19 | 18:48

May Opera Evenings to stage Puccini’s La Bohème

Giacomo Puccini’s opera masterpiece La Bohème will be staged Wednesday evening as part of the 47. May Opera Evenings. The opera is directed by Dejan Proshev, and the conductor is Oliver Balaburski. La Bohème is an opera in four acts, set in Paris.It reveals the story of a sweetly tragic romance,...

Culture 22.05.19 | 17:37

Belgrade hosts Macedonian Culture Days

Monday night’s concert titled Communities Together opened this year’s Macedonian Culture Days, an annual celebration of Macedonian culture held for the ninth time in Serbia’s capital. The concert held at Belgrade’s Theater 78 included performances by representatives of the city’s Macedonian,...

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: European Cultural Centre announced event with Maria Pavlovska during Venice Biennale

European Cultural Centre announced the “Conversation with the Artist” event during 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,...

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