Tag: krusevo
Life 09.08.20 | 11:40

Inaugural edition of “Tose Proeski” swimming marathon takes place in Krusevo

“Vardar 2018” swim club, supported by the municipality of Krusevo, is staging on Sunday the inaugural edition of the Krusevo marathon, dedicated to late singer Tose Proeski. The 2.5 km marathon will take place on Krusevo Lake at 11 am. Marathon organizers explained why the event is dedicated to...

Macedonia 02.08.20 | 14:08

Sekerinska booed in Krusevo

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska and Transportation Minister Goran Sugareski were booed as they arrived at Meckin Kamen near Krusevo, the site of the central Ilinden celebration. This is a place for heroes, not traitors, people in the crowd shouted at the outgoing Government officials. The celebration...

Macedonia 01.08.20 | 15:26

Incident in Krusevo involving the “Ilinden cavalry”, police officer had to fire in the air to stop a fight

Several horsemen who arrived to Krusevo as part of the traditional Ilinden ride, got into an incident with a local yesterday evening. A police officer had to fire in the air to stop the fighting. The incident involved five members of the “Ilinden cavalry”. The group takes off from Skopje...

Macedonia 01.08.20 | 11:08

Commemoration of the Ilinden Uprising begins in Krusevo

The honoring of the 1903 Ilinden Uprising begins in Krusevo today and will culminate on Sunday. The uprising was a pivotal moment in the fight for Macedonian statehood against the Ottoman Empire, and the short-lived Krusevo Republic is seen as inspiration for the modern Macedonian state. The flag of...

Macedonia 28.07.20 | 10:28

The Ilinden cavalry begins its ride to Krusevo

The traditional Ilinden cavalry took off from Skopje toward Krusevo, where they will arrive on August 2, the anniversary of the 1903 Ilinden Uprising. Each year the group rides from Skopje dressed in clothes typical for the period a century ago, waving flags used by the Macedonian rebels against the...

Macedonia 05.07.20 | 22:43

Durlovski asks Sekerinska if she supports BESA’s position for cantons in Macedonia

Igor Durlovski, the lead VMRO-DPMNE in the 5th district, asked his opposite candidate Radmila Sekerinska from SDSM why hasn’t her party announced a joint platform with its coalition partner BESA. The ethnic Albanian party has been known for very radical positions and has even endorsed a cantonal...

Macedonia 07.11.19 | 21:52

Mickoski: Macedonia is hostage to the greed of the Zaev family!

I was in Krusevo. A city hit by injustices, tsunamis and the incapability of the government. It’s a sad picture of a half-empty city, big houses without lights, because people have moved away. It is no longer a matter of emigration of villages, but of emigration of cities, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan...

Macedonia 02.08.19 | 13:41

Police arrests would-be protesters coming to the Zaev speech at Krusevo

Macedonian rights activist Ico Najdovski informs that three of his fellow activists were detained in Krusevo, as they were preparing to protest against the Prespa treaty and the imposed name change. The police has been warning it will arrest protesters who dare chant or bring signs criticising Prime...

Macedonia 01.08.19 | 19:04

Worried that Zaev will get booed in Krusevo, police warns citizens “not to disturb the public order”

The Interior Ministry warned participants at the 1903 Ilinden Uprising celebrations planned for tomorrow in Krusevo and across Macedonia, that they will be held accountable for any violation of the “public order”. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev insisted that he speaks at the central event in Krusevo,...

Macedonia 27.07.19 | 21:56

Ilinden riders leave Skopje, head for Krusevo

With a religious service, a company of horse riders left for its traditional ride to Krusevo, to honor the memory of the Ilinden Uprising. The 20 riders headed out from Lisice, in Skopje, after a service in the church of St. Peter and Paul. Over the next five days they will ride to Krusevo, where they...

Macedonia 01.04.19 | 22:49

Pendarovski frames his presidential campaign around the prospect of EU membership

The SDSM – DUI presidential candidate Stevo Pendarovski opened his campaign in Krusevo, where he told his supporters that this is the first time a candidate is supported by major ethnic groups. Pendarovski received the support of the ethnic Albanian DUI party which would normally field its own...