Archive for the ‘Tradition’ Category

  • Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    on Apr 19, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Middle Ages, News, Religion, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off


    The pagan religion and mythology of the Slavs has been systematically researched for over two hundred years. The results of the research turned out especially promising in the second half of the 20th century when the researchers began using modern interdisci- plinary methods. Thus not only history, linguistics and ethnology but also many other sciences were given the opportunity to contribute to the enlightenment of the original Slavic religion. However, it has to be said that even today in spite of the strong academic interest and the enormous corpus of the research papers, the study

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  • Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans Catalog

    on Jan 17, 17 • in Anthropology, Book, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, Management, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition, UNESCO • with Comments Off


    Last year HAEMUS designed, organized and host the international exhibition “Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans”. The project was implemented by the institutional cross-border partnership ”National Identities within the United Europe”, signed between: HAEMUS – center for scientific research and promotion of culture (Skopje, Republic of Macedonia), Mihalaki Georgiev Regional Library (Vidin, Bulgaria), Buzau County Museum (Buzau, Romania) and Library Cultural Center (Kladovo, Serbia). Beside the exibition itself, for the promotion of the event offline and online different types of materials were designed: posters, flyers, catalog etc. The main reason to organize an international event such as this exhibition is an

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  • Io Saturnalia! – Event by HAEMUS

    on Dec 1, 16 • in Ancient Rome, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Tradition • with Comments Off


    In order to promote and popularize the cultural heritage of the Аncient Roman period as a part of the “SCUPINI ROMANI”, a brand of “HAEMUS” – Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture dedicated to the  Аncient Roman culture, the event inspired by the ancient Roman festival Saturnalia will be organize. Within the event we will have several activities: - Educative part about the Ancient Roman Saturnalia - Tasting mulsum (Ancient Roman wine with honey and spices) - Tasting the Ancient Roman food - Reciting the poetry of the Ancient Roman poets - Thematic Poetry slam in

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  • HAEMUS services in the Petit Futé guide for the Republic of Macedonia

    on May 12, 16 • in Archaeology, Culture, History, Management, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism, Tradition • with Comments Off


    Petit Futé (founded 1976) is a series of French travel guides broadly equivalent to the Lonely Planet series in English or the competing French ‘Guides du routard’ series. The series also publishes some works in English, such as Petit Futé Best of France. The term petit futé means “little wily one,” implying in this case for the wily and cost-conscious traveller, and the imprint’s logo is a (wily) fox. In the last edition of their guide book for the Republic of Macedonia, some sevices of HAEMUS were included in the printed edition bringing some fact

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  • Exhibition of masks: “Prochka 2016″

    on Apr 6, 16 • in Anthropology, Art, Craft, Culture, Design, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, News, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off


    The exhibition of masks titled “Prochka 2016″ was opened recently at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. The masks created mostly by children were inspired by the Carnival for the Day of Forgiveness (Prochka) in Prilep (Republic of Macedonia), which is one of the biggest feast during the year in this city. The Day of Forgiveness according to the Orthodox Church is a feast which precedes the Honorable Fast Season (Great Lent), the greatest fasting period which prepares all Christians for the greatest feast of the church

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  • Poetry slam ‘Martinka’ within the Grandma March Day exhibition in Skopje

    on Mar 19, 16 • in Art, Culture, Education, Exhibition, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition, UNESCO • with Comments Off


    Poetry slam ”Martinka” with poets from many cities of the Republic of Macedonia was held on 05.03.2016 at the Skopje City Mall, within the exhibition “Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans”. The host was HAEMUS  - center for scientific research and promotion of culture in collaboration with the Poetry SLAM Macedonia. The main aim of this event was to honor the spring, health, Grandma march day, love and everything what is in connection with martinki, small lovely artefact which people gives to the loved one during 1st March. List of the poets for ‘Martinki’ slem poetry event:

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