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  • UNESCO Club HAEMUS Lectures and the Open Educational Resources 

    on Jun 29, 15 • in Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO Club HAEMUS Lectures and the Open Educational Resources 

    HAEMUS, founded as a center for scientific research and cultural promotion few years ago, has steadily grown into an organization dedicated to the preservation of our collective memory in the Republic of Macedonia and the Balkans. To achieve this broad aim, we encourage cooperation with various organizations, both governmental and non-governmental, both domestic and international. HAEMUS engages in a wide range of related activities, including organizing local projects, participating in prestigious world conferences, publishing content in scientific journals, coordinating with international agencies such UNESCO, as well as providing educational tours, events, workshops and public lectures. These activities

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  • Macedonian Kopacka and Serbian Slava inscribed on the UNESCO WHL as intangible heritage

    on Nov 28, 14 • in Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Religion, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Macedonian Kopacka and Serbian Slava inscribed on the UNESCO WHL as intangible heritage

    Kopachkata is a dynamic and energetic social dance performed by local residents of the village of Dramche in the region of Pijanec. It is danced at weddings, public gatherings and religious holidays by the village’s best male dancers. The dance is performed in a semicircle accompanied by drummers, a fiddle, and sometimes a tamboura lute or bagpipes. The key roles are the dance leader, who initiates the dance, the last dancer, and the middle dancer who acts as the fulcrum, balancing the left and right sides of the semicircle. During the dance, the dancers hold

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  • HAEMUS as a part of the UNESCO application to protect the martinki as an intangible world heritage

    on Mar 1, 14 • in Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off on HAEMUS as a part of the UNESCO application to protect the martinki as an intangible world heritage

    Official Announcement submitted to UNESCO headquarter ‘Happy First of March’ is an annual event held by HAEMUS – Centre for scientific research and promotion of culture from Skopje on 01.03. This tradition celebrates both the beginning of the spring and ancient custom connected with wearing martinki . The martinki are hand-made and given as present to one’s closest friends and family, a custom practiced for hundreds of years. On this day, red and white tassels, pom-poms and knit (braided) bracelets, all known as martinki, are given to the loved ones who pin them on clothing

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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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  • Exhibition: Balkan history – testing imagination

    on Sep 23, 13 • in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Culture, Exhibition, Greece, History, Montenegro, News, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Exhibition: Balkan history – testing imagination

    Is it possible to build a shared narrative of the Balkans, overcoming the conflicts between national historiographies? The travelling exhibition “Imagining the Balkans”, these days in Belgrade, tries to do so On September 9th, the exhibition “Imagining the Balkans”, devoted to the formation of identity and memories in the communities of south-eastern Europe during the 19th century, was inaugurated in Belgrade. The title of the exhibition will be familiar to those interested in the Balkan region – it was chosen after the famous book in which Bulgarian scholar Maria Todorova criticizes Western culture’s tendency to

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