Culture

Macedonian Poetry Evening Held in Washington, D.C.

Macedonian Poetry Evening Held in Washington, D.C.

On October 7, 2013, a special poetry evening was held at the United Macedonian Diaspora’s office in Washington, D.C. featuring Dr. Natasha Garrett and Nola Garrett. Prior to the poetry readings, UMD President Metodija A. Koloski provided the audience with a briefing about the 4th UMD Global Conference held in Macedonia this past summer. “I am delighted to have had…

UMD Commemorates 110th Anniversary of Ilinden

UMD Commemorates 110th Anniversary of Ilinden

  August 2, 2013 — Krushevo, Macedonia — As people from across the country and UMD delegates from around the world gather at Krushevo to mark 110 years since the St. Ilija’s Day Rebellion, Macedonian patriots reflect on the sacrifices made by our ancestors for the cause of Macedonian national liberation. The August 2nd Ilinden holiday is typically marked by…

UMD Promotes Macedonian Author and Language Preservation in Washington, D.C.

On April 17-18, 2013, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) hosted distinguished professor Dr. Christina Kramer of the University of Toronto, and Chair of the Slavic Language and Linguistics Department for two discussions on the Macedonian language over the last century and the works of Macedonian author – Ambassador Luan Starova. Academician Kramer is also an external member of the Macedonian…

UMD Congratulates Sydney-based Macedonian Library on 35th Anniversary

The United Macedonian Diapsora (UMD) is pleased to congratulate the Grigor Prlicev Macedonian Literary Society and Library in Sydney, Australia as they mark their 35th Anniversary.  The Library, named after the well-known Macedonian author Grigor Prlicev, was founded on March 31, 1978 by a group of enthusiastic members of the Australian-Macedonian community in Sydney in order to perserve, study, and…

Macedonian Diaspora Mourns Tragic Death of Tose

Macedonian Diaspora Mourns Tragic Death of Tose

With uttermost sadness, numbness and disbelief the United Macedonian Diaspora received the news this morning of the tragic death of our beloved Tose Proeski.  UMD, its members, and the entire Macedonian Diaspora throughout the world send deepest condolences to Tose’s family, friends and fans worldwide.  Tose will be unforgettable icon for Macedonia.  His devotion to family, religion, childen, and Macedonia will always be remembered,…

2012 International Food and Culture Festival A Huge Success

2012 International Food and Culture Festival A Huge Success

19 April 2012 – Joondalup, Western Australia – Proudly organised by the ECU Student Guild and the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the 2012 International Food and Culture Festival, held today, was a huge success with an attendance estimated between 800-1000 people. 

Located at Edith Cowan University’s Joondalup Campus, the festival showcased foods from Macedonia, Italy, Israel, Turkey, India and many more.

2012 International Food and Culture Festival A Huge Success

2012 International Food and Culture Festival A Huge Success

19 April 2012 – Joondalup, Western Australia – Proudly organised by the ECU Student Guild and the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the 2012 International Food and Culture Festival, held today, was a huge success with an attendance estimated between 800-1000 people. 

Located at Edith Cowan University’s Joondalup Campus, the festival showcased foods from Macedonia, Italy, Israel, Turkey, India and many more.

Unique Opportunity to Study Macedonian in the U.S.

The Critical Languages Institute offers nine-week, eight credit intensive language courses in introductory and intermediate Macedonian. 

ASU tuition is waived for the eight credits-a savings of thousands of dollars per student.  The only fee for the course is a $400 non-refundable registration processing fee.  This year the course will be held May 30-July 28, 2006 on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University. Classes are Monday through Friday from 8:40 am to noon.