Posts Tagged ‘custom’

  • HAEMUS’s “Grandma March Day” among 10 best European Heritage Stories for 2020

    on Jun 16, 20 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Education, Intangible heritage, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on HAEMUS’s “Grandma March Day” among 10 best European Heritage Stories for 2020

    Our story about the “Grandma March Day” project has been selected among 20 best European Heritage Stories for 2020, after the Call for European Heritage Days Stories 2020 and the application process.  The European Heritage Story is a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Commission since 1999 and it is a follow up of the European Heritage Days. The condition to be a part of the European Heritage Story is that you have to be a legal entity and to have organized at least one event within national coordination of the European cultural heritage days in

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  • Upcoming Grandma March Day 2020 – A traditional manifestation by HAEMUS

    on Feb 15, 20 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Customs, Ethnography, Etnology, Intangible heritage, News, Our Activity, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Upcoming Grandma March Day 2020 – A traditional manifestation by HAEMUS

    The traditional manifestation “Grandma March Day 2020” organized by HAEMUS will be open for the seventh time on February 26 at 12 pm on the first floor in the Capitol Mall in Skopje. The event is part of activities related to the recognition of this traditional ornament as an Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List since 2017. The event will be open until March 1st, and despite the original hand-made amulets from Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Romania, the exhibition will also be enriched with educational panels, a handicraft gallery of martinki and creative workshops

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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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  • Event by UNESCO Club HAEMUS – Happy Grandma March Day 2014

    on Feb 25, 14 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Event by UNESCO Club HAEMUS – Happy Grandma March Day 2014

    On March 01, 2014, at 11:00 am, UNESCO Club HAEMUS will host a public event at Skopje City Mall entitled “Grandma March” Day. Happy First of March! (mk. Среќна Баба Марта) is an annual event held by HAEMUS on 01.03. celebrating both, the beginning of the spring and ancient tradition connected with wearing of martinki (mk. мартинки). The event is supported by Cultural Heritage Protection Office and Institute of folklore “Marko Cepenkov”. Happy Grandma March Day 2014 event on Facebook

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  • Cetr’se ritual included in UNESCO’s Representative List

    on Dec 27, 13 • in Anthropology, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Ethnography, Etnology, Management, News, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Cetr’se ritual included in UNESCO’s Representative List

    The UNESCO National Commission marked Thursday the inclusion of Macedonia’s first ritual, called Cetrse, in the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The application was filed in 2011 while the announcement was made during a conference held in Baku on Dec. 2-7. Cetrse is a unique and centuries-old custom marked annually on the Feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs (March 22), honoring the venerable martyrs of Sebaste and marking the first day of spring. Participants gather on the streets and squares of Stip and then first go to the church on the

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