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  • HAEMUS is UNESCO tradition bearer of Martinki – Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Humanity

    on Jan 9, 18 • in Bulgaria, Cultural heritage, Culture, Ethnography, Etnology, intangible heritage, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, UNESCO • with Comments Off on HAEMUS is UNESCO tradition bearer of Martinki – Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Humanity

    The custom associated with Martinki-Mártenitsa-Mărţişor, was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity with the multinational application at UNESCO. < Vasilka Dimitrovska – director of HAEMUS on National TV speaking about UNESKO application Skopje, 12 December 2017 “Cultural Practices Associated to the 1st of March” have become part of the world’s cultural heritage after being inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The recognition has been bestowed to Macedonia, alongside Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova, at the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding 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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  • 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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