Posts Tagged ‘Kokino’

  • Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino by HAEMUS

    on Nov 19, 16 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Geography, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino by HAEMUS

    On 16.10.2016 in order to celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2016, the Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAEMUS” organized the “Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino”, a full day excursion to one of the most prominent archaeological sites in the Republic of Macedonia. The promotional character of this event  was to popularize Macedonian archaeology and cultural heritage in general. The event was organized by the UNESCO Club HAEMUS, under UNESCO motto of the “Open Educational Resources” (OER), in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America, in cooperation with the

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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 promotes Kokino – Macedonia’s Bronze Age archaeo-astronomical observatory

    on Aug 3, 16 • in Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Internet, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS promotes Kokino – Macedonia’s Bronze Age archaeo-astronomical observatory

    In the last period Vasilka Dimitrovska, director of HAEMUS gave a few smaller statements for Macedonian media and a couple of interviews in order to promote Kokino,  an archaeological site from Bronze Age period and a prehistoric archaeo-astronomical observatory.  As a host of the Northeastern planning region of Macedonia, HAEMUS works on strategies for cultural tourism in this region, as well as providing the licensed guides for the tours. To share our experience on finding the archaeological site by yourself, we wrote few tips and tricks  how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans and the

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  • Tips and tricks how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans

    on Jul 24, 16 • in Archaeology, Articles, Bronze age, Cultural heritage, Geography, Management, News, Our Activity, Photo, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on Tips and tricks how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans

    Kokino, an archaeological site from Bronze Age period and a prehistoric archaeo-astronomical observatory gain the attention of scientists and media since the moment it was discovered in 2001. Archaeologically tested and astronomically proved, this advanced community which settled Kokino around 1800 BC, used very complicated mathematical equations for observing the sky and the celestial phenomena. We are very lucky they left marks around the stones and rock in shape of markers while observing the rising of the sun during the summer and winter solstice, spring and fall equinox and many other things in the time

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