Archive for the ‘Cultural heritage’ Category

  • HAEMUS promotes Kokino – Macedonia’s Bronze Age archaeo-astronomical observatory

    on Aug 3, 16 • in Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Internet, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS promotes Kokino – Macedonia’s Bronze Age archaeo-astronomical observatory

    In the last period Vasilka Dimitrovska, director of HAEMUS gave a few smaller statements for Macedonian media and a couple of interviews in order to promote Kokino,  an archaeological site from Bronze Age period and a prehistoric archaeo-astronomical observatory.  As a host of the Northeastern planning region of Macedonia, HAEMUS works on strategies for cultural tourism in this region, as well as providing the licensed guides for the tours. To share our experience on finding the archaeological site by yourself, we wrote few tips and tricks  how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans and the

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  • Tips and tricks how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans

    on Jul 24, 16 • in Archaeology, Articles, Bronze age, Cultural heritage, Geography, Management, News, Our Activity, Photo, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on Tips and tricks how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans

    Kokino, an archaeological site from Bronze Age period and a prehistoric archaeo-astronomical observatory gain the attention of scientists and media since the moment it was discovered in 2001. Archaeologically tested and astronomically proved, this advanced community which settled Kokino around 1800 BC, used very complicated mathematical equations for observing the sky and the celestial phenomena. We are very lucky they left marks around the stones and rock in shape of markers while observing the rising of the sun during the summer and winter solstice, spring and fall equinox and many other things in the time

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  • HAEMUS Instagram feed

    on Jul 19, 16 • in Cultural heritage, Culture, intangible heritage, Internet, Management, Natural heritage, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS Instagram feed

    We’ve been running HAEMUS as a center for scientific research and promotion of culture almost 4 years.  During this time we have organized a lot of events, seminars, workshops, conferences, public lectures and educational tours.  Most of our friends, colleagues, partners as well as the clients always commented the following: since people are more visual than textual, we could gain more followers and popularity of our work by creating an Instagram account. A photo posted by HAEMUS (@haemus_org) on Jul 17, 2016 at 3:00am PDT HAEMUS Instagram We are aware that Instagram boasts 15 times more engagement than Facebook, Twitter

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  • HAEMUS hosts the Northeastern planning region of Macedonia

    on Jul 18, 16 • in Cultural heritage, Management, Natural heritage, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS hosts the Northeastern planning region of Macedonia

    In the period 2009 to 2014, the Northeast region of Macedonia has seen the implementation of several projects, including the creation of strategies for the development of tourism in general. These governmental projects, focused on identification and evaluation of the natural and cultural resources, were concentrated mostly around two cities, Kumanovo and Kratovo.     Last  phase of the Bislim canyon project: setting up wooden info boards Trying to help in a development of sustainable tourism in this part of Macedonia, HAEMUS was one of the official partners in the project about „Bislim canyon – tourist

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  • Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    on Jul 17, 16 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Middle Ages, Montenegro, News, Serbia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Stećci, a type of Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia) are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. This serial property combines 30 sites, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, western Serbia, western Montenegro and central and southern Croatia, representing these cemeteries and regionally distinctive medieval tombstones, or stećci. The cemeteries, which date from the 12th to 16th centuries CE, are laid out in rows, as was the common custom in Europe from the Middle Ages. The stećci are mostly carved from limestone. They feature a wide range of decorative motifs and inscriptions that represent iconographic

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  • UNESCO Club HAEMUS official web site

    on Jul 7, 16 • in Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Internet, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO Club HAEMUS official web site

    UNESCO club HAEMUS was established at the end of 2012 with the special permission from the National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia. The organization is based in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia under the auspices of HAEMUS – Center for scientific research and promotion of culture. It is a member of the Movement of Clubs of UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia and the only one of its kind promoting Balkan heritage. Official web site: http://unesco.haemus.org.mk The UNESCO Club HAEMUS was born of individual initiative: as an answer to a widespread feeling among their members of the need to participate more

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