Tag: sapka
Macedonia 07.02.21 | 15:00

ELEM uses the Albanian name for the Popova Sapka ski resort in a tourism promotional video

The management of the ELEM energy company, which owns the Popova Sapka ski resort, produced promotional material for it under the name Kodra e Diellit (sun mountain) – the name local Albanians use for the resort. Popova Sapka is near Tetovo, in a majority Albanian part of the country. Historically...

Macedonia 03.01.21 | 14:31

Infrastructure at the Popova Sapka ski resort collapses under the weight of the weekend crowds

Enormous crowds have gathered over the weekend in Popova Sapka, with lines of cars up to seven kilometers from the resort that is notorious for its lack of parking. With cross-border movement restricted and the popular ski resorts in Bulgaria harder to get to, many are flocking to Popova Sapka for skiing...

Macedonia 31.03.20 | 12:31

Macedonian citizens returning from Austria and Switzerland quarantined in the Popova Sapka ski resort

A group of 154 Macedonian citizens returning from abroad were quarantined in the Popova Sapka and Slavija hotels, at the Popova Sapka ski resort. The isolated resort is offered for quarantine purposes by the ELEM energy company that manages the hotels. The group includes people returning from Vienna...

Macedonia 25.05.19 | 10:17

ELEM prepares to sell its Popova Sapka ski resort

The state run energy company ELEM is preparing to sell off its Popova Sapka ski resort near Tetovo. Telma TV reported that the company, which was in the news for the series of nepotistic hirings of relatives of top SDSM and DUI party officials, is working on a feasibility study for the sale of Sapka....