Archive for the ‘Tradition’ Category

  • The cultural landscapes of one post-socialist city – Video from HAEMUS public debate

    on Mar 24, 20 • in Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Contemporary history, Cultural heritage, Education, Ethnography, Etnology, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Promotion, Republic of Macedonia, Socialism, Tradition • with Comments Off on The cultural landscapes of one post-socialist city – Video from HAEMUS public debate

    On 22.11.2019 at 07:00 pm, HAEMUS in partnership with Forum Ziviler Friedensdienst – Macedonia Program organized an event entitled “Let’s Invest in Futurism: The cultural landscapes of one post-socialist city” at Kino Kultura in Skopje. After the catastrophic earthquake from 1963, Skopje was envisioned and afterward built as an example of a modern, futuristic, socialist – utopian, Yugoslavian city. The remains of this vision and this Skopje are still visible in the material and intangible culture of the city. In many of the post-socialist countries, there are debates about the architecture and the symbolism of this cultural

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  • HAEMUS found a priceless artifact about Pivara Skopje history

    on Sep 27, 19 • in Book, Cultural heritage, History, News, Our Activity, Skopje, Tradition • with Comments Off on HAEMUS found a priceless artifact about Pivara Skopje history

    Do you know when Pivara Skopje was founded? September 02, 1922 The collection of artifacts we collected about the history of Pivara Skopje has been enriched with two more books, which are of immense importance to their corporate heritage. The State Archives has given – via HAEMUS – to Pivara Skopje two books dating back to 1924. One of the books, “Register of Beer Buyer”, testifies about the first buyers who purchased barrels with beer. The books are proof that the first beer production began in August 1924, and the first sale was made in

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  • HAEMUS visited Archive of Yugoslavia in Belgrade

    on Jul 29, 19 • in Book, Cultural heritage, History, News, Our Activity, Serbia, Skopje, Tradition • with Comments Off on HAEMUS visited Archive of Yugoslavia in Belgrade

    In order to research the history of Pivara Skopje company, HAEMUS accomplished a successful visit of the Archives of Yugoslavia in Belgrade. The goal of this visit was finding authentic documentation related to the development of the beer company, originally called “Parna Pivara AD Skopje” (Steam-powered Brewery PLC Skopje”, which had its head office since the founding of the company in 1922, up until the beginning of World War II. The entire documentation on the subject, contained in the Archives of Yugoslavia, was reviewed, during which original historical documents about the beginnings of this great

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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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  • HAEMUS will take part in the upcoming “Pearls boat” documentary

    on Nov 16, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Culture, Documentary, Education, Geography, History, Intangible heritage, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism, Tradition, Turkey • with Comments Off on HAEMUS will take part in the upcoming “Pearls boat” documentary

    The HAEMUS team will participate in the upcoming movie project “Pearls boat”, which brings together film makers, researchers and producers from Macedonia and Turkey to work together on this documentary. This documentary will show the historical and cultural heritage of the two countries and the two nations who share many common values. The project is the result of a long-time scientific and research work and will offer a fresh insight of history, including the monuments and charismatic historical characters, showing an emotional love side that is not so familiar. The stories begin in Turkey and

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  • Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    on Apr 19, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Middle Ages, News, Religion, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off on Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    The pagan religion and mythology of the Slavs has been systematically researched for over two hundred years. The results of the research turned out especially promising in the second half of the 20th century when the researchers began using modern interdisci- plinary methods. Thus not only history, linguistics and ethnology but also many other sciences were given the opportunity to contribute to the enlightenment of the original Slavic religion. However, it has to be said that even today in spite of the strong academic interest and the enormous corpus of the research papers, the study

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