Tag: James Cvetkovski

Macedonian Diaspora Students Spending 3-Weeks in the Homeland

Macedonian Diaspora Students Spending 3-Weeks in the Homeland

Two Americans, one Australian, and two Canadians – five students of proud Macedonian heritage – are spending three incredible weeks in our homeland, Macedonia, through the fourth annual Birthright Macedonia program. During their first weekend, they visited the Kale Fortress, the grave of Macedonian independence revolutionary Goce Delchev, the Old Bazaar, and Canyon Matka. Kristina Blazevska, Alexander Bouneff, Emilija Dimitrievski,…

Belonging

Belonging

View from Presidential Villa Biljana overlooking Lake Ohrid. Photo credit: James Cvetkovski By James Cvetkovski, Birthright Macedonia Class of 2017 For as long as I can remember, my ties to Macedonia were delivered through the lens of my father’s fond tales of what was a then-Yugoslavian Macedonia. He would gleefully share his passions for the country with me and my…