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  • HAEMUS part of the EU training about civic organizations in the service of local democracy

    on Dec 12, 17 • in Culture, Education, Lecturing, Management, News, Our Activity, Politics, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of the EU training about civic organizations in the service of local democracy

    In the recent period, part of the HAEMUS team  attended the training program for “Project Cycle Management and EU Funds” held in Struga on November 27th-28th 2017. Representatives of various civil society organizations and local self-governments took part in this event, and it was conducted within a larger project titled “Civic organizations in the service of local democracy”, financed by the European Union through the IPA program for civic organizations and media 2015, and implemented by ALDA Skopje, The Association of finance workers from Veles and the European Movement of the Republic of Macedonia. This

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  • Archaeologists Find First Venus Figurine in Croatia on Dugi Otok

    on Dec 11, 17 • in Archaeology, Art, Croatia, Excavation, News, Paleolithic, Prehistory • with Comments Off on Archaeologists Find First Venus Figurine in Croatia on Dugi Otok

    Archaeologists have come across another unique find in Vlakno cave on the island of Dugi Otok. Whilst researching Vlakno cave, archaeologists have discovered a Paleolithic Venus figurine in a layer more than 15,000-years-old, Zadarski.hr reports. The Paleolithic Venus figurine, which has been named Lili by archaeologists , is a unique find not only Croatia but also in Europe. Venus figurines are any Upper Paleolithic statuette usually portraying a woman, although there have been some depicting men and some engraved on rock or stones. Most have been unearthed in Europe and have small heads, wide hips, and legs that

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  • HAEMUS celebrated VINALIA RUSTICA

    on Dec 10, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Cuisine, Culture, Education, History, Lecturing, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS celebrated VINALIA RUSTICA

    On September 8, 2017, starting at 17:00 on the city square in Kavadarci, within the program SCUPINI ROMANI HAEMUS organized the performance “Vinalia Rustica”, an ancient Roman holiday dedicated to the grape harvest as the beginning of the program dedicated to the manifestation ,,Tikveski grozdober”, grape carnival in city of Kavadarci. The main aim of the event was wider promotion and popularization of the cultural heritage of the Roman period, as well as the contemporary Macedonian folk holidays, beliefs and customs. Within the performance the following items were included: – an educational part for the

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  • HAEMUS will take part in the upcoming “Pearls boat” documentary

    on Nov 16, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Culture, Documentary, Education, Geography, History, intangible heritage, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism, Tradition, Turkey • with Comments Off on HAEMUS will take part in the upcoming “Pearls boat” documentary

    The HAEMUS team will participate in the upcoming movie project “Pearls boat”, which brings together film makers, researchers and producers from Macedonia and Turkey to work together on this documentary. This documentary will show the historical and cultural heritage of the two countries and the two nations who share many common values. The project is the result of a long-time scientific and research work and will offer a fresh insightof history, including the monuments and charismatic historical characters, showing an emotional love side that is not so familiar. The stories begin in Turkey and they

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  • HAEMUS part of the International festival: Nike – Тhe Game and the Victory

    on Jun 30, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Antiquty, Archaeology, Art, Bulgaria, Cuisine, Cultural heritage, Culture, Design, Education, Ethnography, History, intangible heritage, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Romania, Technology, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of the International festival: Nike – Тhe Game and the Victory

    SCUPINI ROMANI – the HAEMUS brand dedicated to the promotion of Ancient Roman Culture will take part at the biggest ancient festival in Bulgaria entitled “Nike – Тhe Game and The Victory”.  The festival will take part on 12.08.2017 at the Archaeological park Nicopolis ad Istrum (near the Nikyup village, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria), and the event is organized by the Mos Maiorum Ulpiae Serdicae (Sofia, Bulgaria).  The guests of the festival will see reenactments of Roman rituals, antique fashion, slave market, gladiatorial games, demonstrations of Roman and barbaric weapons and battles from the period of Daco-Roman

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  • HOW TO DECODE AN ANCIENT ROMAN’S HANDWRITING

    on May 2, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Culture, History, News • with Comments Off on HOW TO DECODE AN ANCIENT ROMAN’S HANDWRITING

    Between 2010 and 2014, archeologists digging in London’s financial district, on the site of a new British headquarters for Bloomberg, made an astonishing discovery—a collection of more than four hundred wooden tablets, preserved in the muck of an underground river. The tablets, postcard-sized sheets of fir, spruce, and larch, dated mainly from a couple of decades after the Roman conquest of Britain, in A.D. 43, straddling the period, in the reign of Nero, when Boudica’s rebellion very nearly got rid of the occupation altogether. Eighty of them carried legible texts—legible, that is, to Roger Tomlin,

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