Archive for the ‘UNESCO’ Category

  • HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2018

    on Jul 20, 18 • in Archaeology, Education, Lecturing, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2018

    To celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2018, the Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAEMUS” organizes a series of lectures in the field of archaeology starting at 19:00, on October 17, 2018 (Wednesday), at the EU Infocentre in Skopje. The event is promotional in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America. 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

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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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  • 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 on Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans Catalog

    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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  • Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    on Jul 17, 16 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Middle Ages, Montenegro, News, Serbia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Stećci, a type of Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia) are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. This serial property combines 30 sites, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, western Serbia, western Montenegro and central and southern Croatia, representing these cemeteries and regionally distinctive medieval tombstones, or stećci. The cemeteries, which date from the 12th to 16th centuries CE, are laid out in rows, as was the common custom in Europe from the Middle Ages. The stećci are mostly carved from limestone. They feature a wide range of decorative motifs and inscriptions that represent iconographic

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  • Archaeological Site of Philippi inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    on Jul 17, 16 • in Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Antiquty, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Greece, Hellenistic period, News, Tourism, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Archaeological Site of Philippi inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Archaeological Site of Philippi on 17. July 2016 was inscribed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The remains of this walled city lie at the foot of an acropolis in the present-day region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, on the ancient route linking Europe and Asia, the Via Egnatia. Founded in 356 BC by the Macedonian King Philip II, the city developed as a “small Rome” with the establishment of the Roman Empire in the decades following the Battle of Philippi, in 42 BCE. The Hellenistic theatre and funerary heroon (temple) were supplemented with Roman

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  • UNESCO Club HAEMUS official web site

    on Jul 7, 16 • in Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Internet, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO Club HAEMUS official web site

    UNESCO club HAEMUS was established at the end of 2012 with the special permission from the National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia. The organization is based in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia under the auspices of HAEMUS – Center for scientific research and promotion of culture. It is a member of the Movement of Clubs of UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia and the only one of its kind promoting Balkan heritage. Official web site: http://unesco.haemus.org.mk The UNESCO Club HAEMUS was born of individual initiative: as an answer to a widespread feeling among their members of the need to participate more

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