Posts Tagged ‘Carnival’

  • 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 on Exhibition of masks: “Prochka 2016”

    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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  • Carnival in Strumica

    on Mar 3, 14 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Carnival in Strumica

    “Every year with centuries, in a small city in the most southern part of Macedonia, there is a Carnival. The Strumica carnival has a long tradition with centuries. During the Middle Ages it was mentioned by the traveler Evlija Chelebija in 1670. The word Carnival is derived from from the Latin c a r n e – meat and v a l i – goodbye, meaning ”goodbye meat”, which associates the beginning of the fast, in this case the Lenten Fast.” Trimeri is a very old Christian custom which was practiced a long time ago,

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