Tag: Macedonian language
Culture 10.11.22 | 13:56

After a break of 15 years, Macedonian Language Department opens at Ankara University

With the first, promotional class that was held yesterday at the Faculty of Languages, History and Geography, the Department of Macedonian Language with a lectorate at the University of Ankara started working. The new lectureship was opened almost 15 years after the previous one – at the University...

Macedonia 26.10.22 | 22:01

Macedonia and EU sign Frontex agreement in Macedonian language

Macedonia signed the status agreement with the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, in the Macedonian language on Wednesday evening. Czech Ambassador Jaroslav Ludva, representing the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU, and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson signed...

Macedonia 31.08.22 | 13:58

Roth: Macedonian is a language in a Europe of cultural diversity

“Добро утро Скопје! Good to be back in challenging, frustrating times for the Macedonians. But you’ll never walk alone… Hope is key! And by the way: Macedonian is a language in a Europe of cultural diversity!, wrote Michael Roth, Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on Foreign Affairs,...

Macedonia Culture 28.08.22 | 12:22

International seminar on Macedonian language: Bulgaria’s claims that the Macedonian language is a dialect of the Bulgarian are pointless and political

More than 300 undergraduate and postgraduate students and doctoral students in Macedonian studies in 20 centers around the world study the Macedonian language and culture and are the biggest ambassadors for its promotion. Some of them are improving their knowledge and skills these days in Ohrid at the...

Macedonia 27.07.22 | 14:39

Osmani doesn’t want to reveal who are the authors of the declaration on the Macedonian language which renounces the dialects outside the borders

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bujar Osmani, during yesterday’s meeting with his Portuguese colleague, João Gomes Cravinho, was asked about who are the authors of the content of the Declaration on the Macedonian language, which was submitted to the European Union in response to the Bulgarian...

Macedonia 27.07.22 | 10:33

Quietly and sneakily, the Government reduced the number of Macedonian language classes

SDSM, together with DUI, through the new plan for primary education, are cutting the number of Macedonian language classes in primary education, prof. Vesna Janevska alarmed. We remind you of the tragicomic reform of Mila Carovska for primary education, called Concept. Despite the non-acceptance of the...

Macedonia 23.07.22 | 12:04

Bulgaria recognized the Macedonian language 66 years ago, this document is still in force

The Bulgarian National Assembly has officially recognized the Macedonian language as separate and distinct from Bulgarian 66 years ago and this recognition is still in force, so the current rhetoric by Sofia about not recognizing the Macedonian language and defining it as a Bulgarian dialect is just...

Macedonia 22.07.22 | 12:32

Ulcar: By giving up on minorities, we also give up on our dialects

The biggest problem in the Declaration on the Macedonian language is that it is claimed that it has its own historical and temporal continuity, but also that the dialect expansion is limited within the state framework of today’s Republic of Macedonia, with which we practically give up the dialect...

Macedonia 21.07.22 | 21:27

Greece recognized the Macedonian language and dialects in 1925, Osmani canceled this

The fact that the Macedonian language has deep roots and is not from 1945 and especially not spread only on the territory of today’s Macedonia is evidenced by the 1925 Alphabet issued by the Greek government. It confirms the existence of the Macedonian language among the Macedonians in Greece...

Macedonia 21.07.22 | 12:56

Muslim Macedonians from Debar-Struga region to defend Macedonian language with protests

Residents of the village of Podgorci in Struga have announced mass protests for the defense of the Macedonian language. According to the information of the organizer, the goal is to raise the voice of this group of fellow citizens against the latest attempts to assimilate another attribute of the state. Podgorci...

Macedonia 20.07.22 | 22:15

Young Macedonian linguists issue Proclamation for the Protection of the Macedonian Language and Literature and Macedonian Studies

Young Macedonian linguists issued Wednesday a Proclamation for the Protection of the Macedonian Language and Literature and Macedonian Studies after the Macedonian Foreign Affairs Ministry published the unilateral declaration on Macedonian language. After the publication of the Unilateral Declaration...

Macedonia 20.07.22 | 15:37

The authorities have signed that Macedonians living in Greece and Bulgaria do not speak a dialect of the Macedonian language

The declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Macedonian language in the section on dialects caused a revolt among the Macedonian citizens living in the neighboring countries. They ask how it is possible that the Macedonian language was created only from dialects that were on the territory...

Macedonia 20.07.22 | 10:18

In 1980, Harvard University published a map indicating areas where the Macedonian language is spoken

One of the most prestigious universities in the world, Harvard University, in 1980 in its Encyclopedia of American ethnic groups, published a map of Macedonia indicating the areas where the Macedonian language is spoken.

Macedonia 19.07.22 | 22:42

Linguists react sharply to the unilateral statement on the Macedonian language – what language do Macedonians living in neighboring countries speak?

The Macedonian unilateral declaration on the language is shameful and catastrophic, say the experts. It only confirms Bulgaria’s theses that the Macedonian language is an artificial creation. The declaration denies its historical continuity and spaciality, professor Elka Jaceva Ulcar told Sitel. Linguist...

Macedonia 19.07.22 | 22:28

Nikoloski: The Macedonian language is alive and no one can erase it, it is spoken by Macedonians in Pirin, Aegean Macedonia…

The Macedonian language is pure Macedonian, ours! We Macedonians who live in the Republic of Macedonia speak it, but also Macedonians who live in Pirin and Aegean Macedonia! The Macedonian language has beautiful dialects – of Skopje, Ohrid, Bitola, Veles, Strumica, but also of Petrich, Gornojumaj,...

Macedonia 19.07.22 | 22:15

Republika’s writings confirmed: Osmani reduced the Macedonian language to a constitutional category

After Bulgaria released the unilateral declaration on the Macedonian language, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia did the same today. Here’s the text of the Macedonian unilateral statement on the Macedonian language: As stipulated in the Constitution of the Republic of...

Macedonia 19.07.22 | 12:51

Osmani accepted that the Macedonian language derived from Bulgarian?

While today in Brussels our state delegation is taking photos at the photo session dedicated only to the initial step for the official start of Macedonia’s EU accession negotiations, it still remains unclear why the Minister of Foreign Affairs does not publish the Macedonian unilateral declaration...

Macedonia 19.07.22 | 12:35

Bulgarians want to be included in the Constitution in a language they do not recognize!

First inclusion of the Macedonian Bulgarians in the Constitution, and then official start of Macedonia’s EU accession negotiations in a period of two years after today’s joint photo shoot in Brussels, is one of the essential provisions of the French proposal. At the center of the provision,...

Macedonia 19.07.22 | 11:43

VMRO-DPMNE: SDSM and DUI, driven by sick ambition for power, allowed Bulgaria to dispute the Macedonian language

VMRO-DPMNE says that SDSM lied to the citizens that the Macedonian language is guaranteed and no one disputes it. The truth is that the SDSM, with its treacherous policies, opened the door for deniers to constantly dispute the Macedonian language and identity. The last proof of that is the statement...

Macedonia 19.07.22 | 10:19

Bulgaria published a Declaration stating that the Macedonian language is a dialect of Bulgarian

In a separate declaration, distributed a few minutes ago, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Sofia indicates that the reference in EU documents to the official language of the Republic of Macedonia should in no way be interpreted as recognition of the “Macedonian language” by...

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