Archive for the ‘Etnology’ Category

  • HAEMUS published Haemus journal Vol.2 (2013)

    on Apr 23, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Book, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Internet, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS published Haemus journal Vol.2 (2013)

    It is our privilege and great pleasure to announce the second issue of Haemus journal, entitled HAEMUS Journal Vol.2 (2013), an electronic journal for the history and archaeology of the Balkan peninsula, but also covering a wide range of related interdisciplinary topics. The aim of the journal, which is based on the principles of open educational resources and Creative Commons licenses – is to gather and present the latest developments in the historiography and archaeological research of the Balkans, both in terms of methodology and in terms of content. The content of the journal is based on

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  • HAEMUS lecture 05 – Religious continuities on the territory of Macedonia – from the Neolithic age to the 21st century

    on Apr 17, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Lecturing, News, Our Activity, Religion, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS lecture 05 – Religious continuities on the territory of Macedonia – from the Neolithic age to the 21st century

    The lecture “Religious continuities on the territory of Macedonia – from the Neolithic age to the 21st century” by professor Nikos Chausidis, organized by the Centre for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “Haemus” – Skopje was held in the City Hall Center on February 20, 7.00 pm. The lecture was organized by the UNESCO Club HAEMUS under the UNESCO’ “Open Educational Resources”  motto (OER), and the event was supported by the OER Alliance. Topic: “Religious continuities on the territory of Macedonia – from the Neolithic age to the 21st century” Reason: In the past few years, there have been many discussions

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  • Carnival in Strumica

    on Mar 3, 14 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Carnival in Strumica

    “Every year with centuries, in a small city in the most southern part of Macedonia, there is a Carnival. The Strumica carnival has a long tradition with centuries. During the Middle Ages it was mentioned by the traveler Evlija Chelebija in 1670. The word Carnival is derived from from the Latin c a r n e – meat and v a l i – goodbye, meaning ”goodbye meat”, which associates the beginning of the fast, in this case the Lenten Fast.” Trimeri is a very old Christian custom which was practiced a long time ago,

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  • HAEMUS as a part of the UNESCO application to protect the martinki as an intangible world heritage

    on Mar 1, 14 • in Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off on HAEMUS as a part of the UNESCO application to protect the martinki as an intangible world heritage

    Official Announcement submitted to UNESCO headquarter ‘Happy First of March’ is an annual event held by HAEMUS – Centre for scientific research and promotion of culture from Skopje on 01.03. This tradition celebrates both the beginning of the spring and ancient custom connected with wearing martinki . The martinki are hand-made and given as present to one’s closest friends and family, a custom practiced for hundreds of years. On this day, red and white tassels, pom-poms and knit (braided) bracelets, all known as martinki, are given to the loved ones who pin them on clothing

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  • Event by UNESCO Club HAEMUS – Happy Grandma March Day 2014

    on Feb 25, 14 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Event by UNESCO Club HAEMUS – Happy Grandma March Day 2014

    On March 01, 2014, at 11:00 am, UNESCO Club HAEMUS will host a public event at Skopje City Mall entitled “Grandma March” Day. Happy First of March! (mk. Среќна Баба Марта) is an annual event held by HAEMUS on 01.03. celebrating both, the beginning of the spring and ancient tradition connected with wearing of martinki (mk. мартинки). The event is supported by Cultural Heritage Protection Office and Institute of folklore “Marko Cepenkov”. Happy Grandma March Day 2014 event on Facebook

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  • Museum lovers spoiled for choice as number of facilities in Turkey on rise

    on Jan 3, 14 • in Archaeology, Etnology, History, Management, Museum, News, Turkey • with Comments Off on Museum lovers spoiled for choice as number of facilities in Turkey on rise

    Museum buffs have reason to smile in Turkey, with dozens of new facilities opening around the country to show off the nation’s heritage and artifacts. The number of museums increased to 370 over the past three years with new ones such as the world’s largest mosaic museum, the Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum, the Kırşehir Kaman Kalehöyük Archaeology Museum, the Eskişehir Eti Archaeology Museum, the Aydın Museum, as well as the Tokat Archaeology and Ethnography Museum. Thanks to assistance from the Culture and Tourism Ministry, many of the new museums now feature digital technology and animations

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