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  • Exhibition of masks: “Prochka 2016”

    on Apr 6, 16 • in Anthropology, Art, Craft, Culture, Design, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, News, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off on Exhibition of masks: “Prochka 2016”

    The exhibition of masks titled “Prochka 2016” was opened recently at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. The masks created mostly by children were inspired by the Carnival for the Day of Forgiveness (Prochka) in Prilep (Republic of Macedonia), which is one of the biggest feast during the year in this city. The Day of Forgiveness according to the Orthodox Church is a feast which precedes the Honorable Fast Season (Great Lent), the greatest fasting period which prepares all Christians for the greatest feast of the church

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  • Poetry slam ‘Martinka’ within the Grandma March Day exhibition in Skopje

    on Mar 19, 16 • in Art, Culture, Education, Exhibition, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Poetry slam ‘Martinka’ within the Grandma March Day exhibition in Skopje

    Poetry slam ”Martinka” with poets from many cities of the Republic of Macedonia was held on 05.03.2016 at the Skopje City Mall, within the exhibition “Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans”. The host was HAEMUS  – center for scientific research and promotion of culture in collaboration with the Poetry SLAM Macedonia. The main aim of this event was to honor the spring, health, Grandma march day, love and everything what is in connection with martinki, small lovely artefact which people gives to the loved one during 1st March. List of the poets for ‘Martinki’ slem poetry event:

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  • Video: Blazevska and Nazim – The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

    on Dec 11, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Craft, Design, Ethnography, Etnology, Neolithic, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Video: Blazevska and Nazim – The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

    Zlata Blazeska (Department of archaeology, University of Skopje, Skopje), Jasemin Nazim (Museum of Macedonia, Skopje) The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia A series of negative impressions in clay have been recovered during the excavations at Neolithic settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia. At all impressions has identified the same technique of craftsmanship – weft twining with paired weft. Textile impressions are distinguished according to the thickness of the weft threads used and their density. Weft twining is a very old technique and is considered to be halfway between some prehistoric

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  • Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Homes, Artifacts in Old Town of Bulgaria’s Sozopol

    on Jul 15, 15 • in Ancient Greece, Anthropology, Antiquty, Art, Bulgaria, Classical period, Excavation, Hellenistic period, History, News • with Comments Off on Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Homes, Artifacts in Old Town of Bulgaria’s Sozopol

    Ancient Greek homes from the Classical Age and the Hellenistic Age as well as more artifacts such as coins and pottery have been discovered by archaeologists excavating a municipally-owned property in the Old Town in Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort Sozopol, once the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica. The discoveries have been made on the spot of an old home in Sozopol’s Old Town, one of several houses that perished in fires in the last few years. The old house in question had been the property of Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency until a few years

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  • Relief Of Danubian Horseman Found In Viminacium

    on Jan 26, 15 • in Archaeology, Art, News, Religion, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off on Relief Of Danubian Horseman Found In Viminacium

    Viminacium was once the seat of the Roman province of Upper Moesia and one of the most significant Roman cities and military camps in the period between the 1st and the 6th centuries. The cult of the Danubian Horseman is a riddle to researchers and can still only be considered a mystical cult, Viminacium Director Miomir Korac has told Tanjug. In general, the cult was widespread along the limes, a fortified Roman border on the Danube, but mostly in the Roman provinces of Pannonia Inferior (Lower Pannonia), Moesia Superior (Upper Moesia) and Dacia. Most often,

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  • Remains of 5 people found in Amphipolis tomb

    on Jan 20, 15 • in Ancient Greece, Anthropology, Antiquty, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Bones, Excavation, Greece, News • with Comments Off on Remains of 5 people found in Amphipolis tomb

    The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced the long-awaited results of the analysis on the bones found inside the 4th century BC tomb uncovered in Amphipolis in northern Greece, and the news is quite unexpected – the bones belong to not one, but five individuals, pointing to the likelihood that it is a family tomb. The tomb is located within Kasta Hill in what was once the ancient city of Amphipolis, conquered by Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, in 357 BC. Experts have known about the existence of the burial mound

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