Tag: culture

A Macedonian Songcatcher Saves Ancient Traditions

Balkanalysis.com conducted an interview with a leading Macedonian ethnomusicologist where she discusses her interests in the field, the challenges one faces in coaxing songs out of reluctant villagers, and the importance of ritual music in Macedonian culture. “32 year-old Velika Stojkova Serafimovska, a professional ethnomusicologist at the Macedonian Institute for Folk Dance and Culture, thoroughly loves her job: exploring remote,…

Macedonians Take Active Role in Australian Census

Release No. 06-08/06   Washington, D.C. — The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) calls upon all Macedonians across Australia to actively participate in the Australian census on 8 August 2006 and acknowledge their Macedonian ancestry. In past censuses, Australian Macedonians have been underrepresented due to the lack of questions regarding ancestry and language barriers among first-generation Australian Macedonians. In the 2006…

Spend a Day in Macedonia

A small and beautiful country nestled in the southeast of Europe, Macedonia offers its visitors a unique blend of natural wonders, traditions and cultures – as well as a long tradition of unrivaled hospitality. From their savory cuisine to their love of music, dance and general merrymaking, Macedonians know how to make their guests feel at home. Combining these qualities…

Macedonian Center of New York and UMDiaspora to Hold Literary Evening

The Macedonian Center of New York in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora is holding a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works that Promote Macedonian History and Culture in the United States. The Macedonian Center of New York in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora cordially invites you to a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works that Promote…

Macedonian Embassy and UMDiaspora to Hold Literary Evening

The Embassy of Macedonia in Washington, D.C. in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora is holding a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works that Promote Macedonian History and Culture in the United States. The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora cordially invites you to a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works…