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  • HAEMUS part of Skopje Kreativa 2017 with Rosalia – the festival of roses

    on Apr 27, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Culture, History, intangible heritage, News, Our Activity • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of Skopje Kreativa 2017 with Rosalia – the festival of roses

    HAEMUS – Centre of Scientific Research and Promotion of the Culture will take part at Skopje Kreativa 2017 with “Rosalia – the festival of roses”. Rosalia – the festival of roses is an ancient Roman celebration, which took place between the months of May and June. As part of the HAEMUS’ brand SCUPINI ROMANI “Rosalia” aims to promote and popularize the cultural heritage of the Roman era, but also the contemporary Macedonian national celebrations, beliefs and customs. The event will be of educational and promotional character, and will be performed under UNESCO’s moto for Open

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  • Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    on Apr 19, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Middle Ages, News, Religion, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off on Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    The pagan religion and mythology of the Slavs has been systematically researched for over two hundred years. The results of the research turned out especially promising in the second half of the 20th century when the researchers began using modern interdisci- plinary methods. Thus not only history, linguistics and ethnology but also many other sciences were given the opportunity to contribute to the enlightenment of the original Slavic religion. However, it has to be said that even today in spite of the strong academic interest and the enormous corpus of the research papers, the study

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  • HAEMUS part of the First World War seminar in Dojran, Macedonia

    on Mar 3, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, WW I • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of the First World War seminar in Dojran, Macedonia

    On 27th and 28th February 2017, the second workshop within the project “First World War and youth – peace and reconciliation” was organized in Dojran. The project was  implemented by ALDA Skopje and it’s supported by the British Embassy in Skopje. The activity involved high school students from several cities in Macedonia, who strengthened their knowledge from this historical period in the country through a field visit and interactive workshops on the topic of First World War. The students, accompanied by their teachers and researchers had the opportunity to visit the front line near Dojran, thus seeing the

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  • Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans Catalog

    on Jan 17, 17 • in Anthropology, Book, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, Management, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans Catalog

    Last year HAEMUS designed, organized and host the international exhibition “Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans”. The project was implemented by the institutional cross-border partnership ”National Identities within the United Europe”, signed between: HAEMUS – center for scientific research and promotion of culture (Skopje, Republic of Macedonia), Mihalaki Georgiev Regional Library (Vidin, Bulgaria), Buzau County Museum (Buzau, Romania) and Library Cultural Center (Kladovo, Serbia). Beside the exibition itself, for the promotion of the event offline and online different types of materials were designed: posters, flyers, catalog etc. The main reason to organize an international event such as this exhibition is an

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  • Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    on Aug 11, 16 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Archaic period, Architecture, Art, Coins, Excavation, History, News, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off on Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    Archaeologists are trying to decipher magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver that they found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago. “The alphabet is Greek, that much we know. The language is Aramaic – it’s a Middle Eastern mystery to us,” Miomir Korac, chief archaeologist at the site in eastern Serbia, told Reuters. The skeletons were found at the foot of a massive coal-fired power station where searches are being carried out before another unit of the electricity plant is built on the site of an ancient Roman city

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  • HAEMUS field trip to the WW1 remains in Macedonia

    on Jul 4, 16 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Contemporary history, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Management, News, Our Activity, Prospecting, Republic of Macedonia, WW I • with Comments Off on HAEMUS field trip to the WW1 remains in Macedonia

    Cultural heritage of the First World War in Macedonia so far has been completely unknown for both, the public and experts, within and outside Macedonia. In an attempt to discover a little piece of the modern history, HAEMUS as a center for scientific research and promotion of culture in November 2015 organized for the very first time a big international conference on topic “First World War in the collective memory – Exchange of experiences in the Balkans“. The conference was attended by experts from France, Macedonia, Greece, Romania and other countries who presented their scientific and

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