Tag: Pustec

UMD Awarded $6,500 Grant to Macedonian Cultural Festival in Albania

UMD Awarded $6,500 Grant to Macedonian Cultural Festival in Albania

UMD Macedonia Country Director Veronika Tomova, together with the Global Co-Chair of Generation M Kristina Dimitrievski, attended the 11th Macedonian Cultural Summer Festival, organized by the Association of Macedonians with Origins from Albania “Sonce,” held in Pustec, in the Prespa Lakes region of Albania on July 25-30, 2018. Tomova and Dimitrievski provided a check for $6,500 to the Association President…

UMD Applauds Albanian Parliament’s Decision to Return Macedonian Toponym Pustec

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) applauds the Albanian Parliament for today’s unanimous decision to return the name Pustec to the village that was previously named Liqenas, in the Mala Prespa region, Albania.  The UMD congratulates the native Macedonian minority in Albania for this accomplishment, and hopes that the Albanian authorities will follow suit for the other eight villages in the…