Posts Tagged ‘tradition’

  • 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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  • HAEMUS organized Skopje ByzArt exhibition for European Heritage Days 2019

    on Sep 29, 19 • in Architecture, Art, Byzantine, Cultural heritage, Culture, Exhibition, History, Intangible heritage, Our Activity, Promotion, Religion, Skopje • with Comments Off on HAEMUS organized Skopje ByzArt exhibition for European Heritage Days 2019

    „Skopje ByzArt – history, art, tradition and experience” on the occasion of the European Days of Cultural Heritage 2019 HAEMUS organized the conceptual ehxibition “Skoe ByArt – history, art, tradition and experience”, devoted to the medieval heritage found on the territory of the city of Skopje. The exhibition was open from 23ʳᵈ until 27ᵗʰ of September 2019, from 10 AM to 10 PM, on the first floor of Capitol Mall. Exhibition consisted of panels, tematically grouped according to their historical, artistic, religious and ethnographic characteristics, and also art and handcraft pieces, created by the nuns

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  • HAEMUS project: St. Nicholas’s cult in Skopje

    on Jun 12, 19 • in Architecture, Art, Byzantine, Cultural heritage, Customs, Management, Our Activity, Skopje, Tradition • with Comments Off on HAEMUS project: St. Nicholas’s cult in Skopje

    Within our long-term project about the Cultural and Resource Management of Skopska Crna Gora Mountain, this year we are running a small side-project about St. Nicholas’ cult in Skopje. The project is of a local, municipal and regional importance, given the fact that the cult of St. Nicholas is among the most widespread celebrations, both in Skopje and Macedonia. This is especially specific to the Butel Municipality, one of the Skopje’s official municipalities. The main aim of the project is to conduct a scientific and research study with the focus on small part of Skopska

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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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  • Exhibition: ‘Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe’

    on Feb 18, 13 • in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on Exhibition: ‘Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe’

    The countries of southeastern Europe maintain some of the most elaborate and diverse traditions of dress in western Eurasia. Beyond their beauty and their importance as markers of identity in a landscape of great cultural diversity, these garments also preserve strong traces of the developmental stages of modern “Western” dress, which begins with a simple string skirt. “Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe: A History in Layers” ― on view at the Fowler Museum at UCLA from March 10 through July 14 ― explores the traditional garments of 12 small countries and shows the major historical

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