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  • HAEMUS Publications – upcoming Byzantine heritage of Skopje Travel Guide

    on May 27, 19 • in Architecture, Art, Book, Byzantine, Christianity, History, News, Our Activity, Promotion, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS Publications – upcoming Byzantine heritage of Skopje Travel Guide

    The Byzantine art and architecture from the moment it was created until today attracts interest and excitement, both to the experts and to the believers, and to all the lovers of the cultural heritage as well. As a region with a vast heritage from different epochs and cultural periods, Skopje region abounds in Christian buildings from all historical eras, ranging from the Roman period to the late Middle Ages. This sacral cultural heritage reflects the cultural tradition and memory of the local communities and represents a set of values ​​that have been created over many

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  • HAEMUS participated in Post-World War II Monuments in SEE workshop

    on Apr 25, 19 • in Architecture, Art, History, Montenegro, News, Our Activity, Workshop, WW II • with Comments Off on HAEMUS participated in Post-World War II Monuments in SEE workshop

    Within the WWII – MONUMENT SEE project, a one-day regional workshop was held in Podgorica on the new cultural route of the monuments dedicated to the Second World War in Southeast Europe. HAEMUS as an interested party applied for participation in the workshop and the application was accepted. The workshop presented the results of the process of “Assessment of monuments after the Second World War in order to develop a new regional tourism product/cultural route in South East Europe”. Estimates of the monumental heritage after the WWII were carried out by researchers from: Albania, Bosnia

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  • The Palaces of Old Skopje Educational tour for the International Museum Day 2018

    on May 25, 18 • in Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on The Palaces of Old Skopje Educational tour for the International Museum Day 2018

    The Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAMUS” on Sunday, May 18th, 2018, organized an educational tour “Through the Palaces of Old Skopje”, honoring the International Museum Day. Within this walking tour was included an educational part on the so called “Palaces of Old Skopje”, which can be found in the very center of the city, and in their architecture one can observe influences of many European styles, such as expressionism, art nouveau, academicism, traditionalism and the modernism, often complemented with elements from the Byzantine tradition, classicism, renaissance and baroque. – Last year

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  • HAEMUS part of the Fest Forum Skopje Kreativa 2018

    on May 13, 18 • in Architecture, Art, Cultural heritage, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of the Fest Forum Skopje Kreativa 2018

    On the 12th May 2018, Vasilka Dimitrovska – director of HAEMUS was a part of the  second festival forum dedicated to the development of the creative industries, held in MKC (Skopje) within the festival “Skopje Kreativa“. She spoke in the same session about cultural/creative tourism with representatives from ICOMOS Macedonia and the Tourism Development Agency of Macedonia. The main aim of the presentation of Ms. Dimitrovska entitled “Palaces of Skopje – creative branding of a city” was an ongoing HAEMUS’s project focused on the “Palaces of old Skopje”which can be found in the very center of

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  • Exhibition: Mass grave burial from Scupi – the dark side of archaeology

    on Dec 21, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Bones, Excavation, Exhibition, History, News, Roman period • with Comments Off on Exhibition: Mass grave burial from Scupi – the dark side of archaeology

    On 21.12.2017 at the City museum of Skopje, very unusual exhibition entitled “Mass grave burial from Scupi – the dark side of archaeology”, was opened. The multimedia exhibition covers the anthropological and forensic research of the skeletons from the mass burial site at the southeastern necropolis of Scupi. During the archaeological excavations of 2011, on the eastern periphery of the necropolis, a grave was found that contained mass burial. Within the same excavations a burial ditch was discovered with uneven semicircular shape that contained more than 200 skeletons. The discovered movable material can be dated in

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