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  • SCVPINI ROMANI – Upcoming International Festival of Ancient Roman Culture by HAEMUS

    on Sep 18, 16 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Art, Cuisine, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Exhibition, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Serbia, Technology, Tourism • with Comments Off on SCVPINI ROMANI – Upcoming International Festival of Ancient Roman Culture by HAEMUS

    Event date: Sunday, 06 November, 2016 Location: Oreov Lad complex, Skopje Organised by: HAEMUS – center for scientific research and the promotion of culture (MKD), in cooperation with the Archaeological Park “Viminacium” (SRB) and in partnership with EXARC (NL) Country: Republic of Macedonia Era(s): Roman Era Kind of Event: for Public SCUPINI ROMANI is a brand of HAEMUS a center for scientific research and the promotion of culture based in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. It consists of plenty portable exhibits (pottery, clothing, jewelry, knitted items, souvenirs) which are specially designed for this purpose and handmade by artists, artisans and craftsmen, inspired

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  • HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2016

    on Aug 31, 16 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Culture, Education, Geography, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2016

    To celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2016, the Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAEMUS” – Skopje organizes the “Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino”, a full day excursion starting at 08:00, on October 16, 2016 (Sunday). The event is of promotional character and its primary goal is to popularize Macedonian archaeology and cultural heritage in general. The International Day of Archaeology is a world event that celebrates archaeology and raises awareness of archaeology as a science, at the same time providing an opportunity for public participation in different

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  • HAEMUS hosted an educational tours at “Kokino – The Fortress of the Sun” festival

    on Aug 23, 16 • in Cultural heritage, Education, Management, Natural heritage, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS hosted an educational tours at “Kokino – The Fortress of the Sun” festival

    On 21. August 2016 starting at 05:00 pm, “The Fortress of the Sun” multimedia festival was held at Kokino, an archaeological site from Bronze age and prehistoric archaeo-astronomical observatory.  The happening was part of the ‘Kokino-Macedonian Brand’ project of the Ministry of Culture aimed to promote Kokino as one of the oldest observatories in the world. The extremely successful event was managed and organized by Password production. Educational tours, ceramics workshops and astronomy lectures were part of the event, including poetry readings and concerts of prominent Macedonian musicians such as Muhamed Ibraimi, Foltin and Kiril Dzajkovski. Screening of short movies under open air crowned the event around

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  • HAEMUS joined the humanitarian art sale for helping flooded people

    on Aug 22, 16 • in Art, Culture, Exhibition, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS joined the humanitarian art sale for helping flooded people

    Macedonia declared state of emergency. Skopje, the city where the team of HAMUS live and work was flooded after terrible weather. On 6 August 2016 starting around 6 pm, a storm with strong winds and flooding hit Skopje and the western parts of the country, leaving at least 23 people dead and dozens injured or missing. More that 200000 citizens on the territory of the capital of the Republic of Macedonia stayed without homes. In order to help to flooded people HAEMUS joined the art humanitarian action organized as citizen initiative by few Macedonian artists such as Vladimir

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  • Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    on Aug 11, 16 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Archaic period, Architecture, Art, Coins, Excavation, History, News, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off on Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    Archaeologists are trying to decipher magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver that they found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago. “The alphabet is Greek, that much we know. The language is Aramaic – it’s a Middle Eastern mystery to us,” Miomir Korac, chief archaeologist at the site in eastern Serbia, told Reuters. The skeletons were found at the foot of a massive coal-fired power station where searches are being carried out before another unit of the electricity plant is built on the site of an ancient Roman city

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  • Monumental buildings dating to the 3rd century B.C. have been found in Montenegro

    on Aug 9, 16 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Architecture, Excavation, Montenegro, News • with Comments Off on Monumental buildings dating to the 3rd century B.C. have been found in Montenegro

    Warsaw archaeologists discovered the first known palace of the Illyrian kings in Montenegro. “This is a great and cardinal discovery, which abruptly expands knowledge about the functioning of royal power in Illyria” – told PAP Prof. Piotr Dyczek. Montenegrin Rhizon is a permanent part of the history of ancient Rome. Here set up the capital Queen Teuta, whose actions caused the First Illyrian War in 229 BC. Researchers from the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe Research Center of the University of Warsaw began excavations in 2000. So far, their work has allowed, among other things, to

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