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  • The cultural landscapes of one post-socialist city – Video from HAEMUS public debate

    on Mar 24, 20 • in Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Contemporary history, Cultural heritage, Education, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Promotion, Republic of Macedonia, Socialism, Tradition • with Comments Off on The cultural landscapes of one post-socialist city – Video from HAEMUS public debate

    On 22.11.2019 at 07:00 pm, HAEMUS in partnership with Forum Ziviler Friedensdienst – Macedonia Program organized an event entitled “Let’s Invest in Futurism: The cultural landscapes of one post-socialist city” at Kino Kultura in Skopje. After the catastrophic earthquake from 1963, Skopje was envisioned and afterward built as an example of a modern, futuristic, socialist – utopian, Yugoslavian city. The remains of this vision and this Skopje are still visible in the material and intangible culture of the city. In many of the post-socialist countries, there are debates about the architecture and the symbolism of this cultural

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  • Upcoming Grandma March Day 2020 – A traditional manifestation by HAEMUS

    on Feb 15, 20 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Customs, Ethnography, Etnology, intangible heritage, News, Our Activity, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Upcoming Grandma March Day 2020 – A traditional manifestation by HAEMUS

    The traditional manifestation “Grandma March Day 2020” organized by HAEMUS will be open for the seventh time on February 26 at 12 pm on the first floor in the Capitol Mall in Skopje. The event is part of activities related to the recognition of this traditional ornament as an Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List since 2017. The event will be open until March 1st, and despite the original hand-made amulets from Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Romania, the exhibition will also be enriched with educational panels, a handicraft gallery of martinki and creative workshops

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  • HAEMUS started “Radio Skopje Speaking” project in collaboration with ForumZFD

    on Jul 26, 19 • in Anthropology, Architecture, Culture, History, intangible heritage, Modern history, Our Activity, Skopje • with Comments Off on HAEMUS started “Radio Skopje Speaking” project in collaboration with ForumZFD

    On 26.07.1963 at 5:17 AM, the clock on the Railway Station in Skopje stopped forever. As the journalist Jovan Popovski said “Skopje died in 10 seconds with an odd death, standing up!” Our metropolis that has been destroyed several times by different forces, was rebuilt with the help of 87 nations. The old Skopje was lost, but the new city of solidarity was born! In the honor of the past, but with excitement for the future, we are starting the “Radio Skopje Speaking” project   Signing the Memorandum of Understanding, HAEMUS began the long-term cooperation

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  • Colaboration of HAEMUS and Pivara Skopje AD

    on May 3, 19 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, intangible heritage, Management, Our Activity, Skopje • with Comments Off on Colaboration of HAEMUS and Pivara Skopje AD

    HAEMUS recently started a long-term collaboration with Pivara Skopje AD, one of the oldest companies in Skopje and Macedonia. Pivara Skopje AD is a distinguished brand in Macedonia and its capital, which earned its well-deserved place in the beer production business and the beer culture in Macedonia, as well as in the wider region and Europe. The company, which has started its journey as a private investment back in the 1920s; during the socialism period it was nationalized, while today it is a part of the large Heineken corporation.   The main goal of the project

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  • International Archaeology Day 2018 – short review

    on Jan 18, 19 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Education, Lecturing, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on International Archaeology Day 2018 – short review

      To celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2018, HAEMUS” organized a series of lectures in the field of archaeology starting at 19:00, on November 15, 2018, at the EU Infocentre in Skopje. The event was promotional in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America. Its primary goal is to popularize Macedonian archaeology and cultural heritage in general. The International Day of Archaeology is a world event that celebrates archaeology and raises awareness of archaeology as a science, at the same time providing an opportunity for public participation in archaeological activities and debates. The speakers at

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  • HAEMUS gave an interview for Australian SBS

    on Dec 12, 18 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Ethnography, Etnology, intangible heritage, Management, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on HAEMUS gave an interview for Australian SBS

    The founder and director of HAEMUS, Vasilka Dimitrovska discusses the importance of “Martinki” as a tradition transmitted since ancient times in a long interview for Australian SBS and the SBS program in Macedonian language. This is the first podcast where the focus is HAEMUS work as an organization and our involvement in the multinational UNESCO application about “Martinki” where Mrs. Dimitrovska explains “How Macedonian “Martinki” become part of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity“.   Short info The little bracelets called “Martinki” that are made out of red and white thread and comprise part of the Macedonian cultural tradition

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