Tag: Skopje

BIRTHRIGHT MACEDONIA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2019

BIRTHRIGHT MACEDONIA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2019

Enrollment for the 2019 Birthright Macedonia Summer Session is now open. Apply to this international program that brings Macedonian youth from around the world to the Republic. Declare your Macedonian Heritage and assert your cultural identity. Come to Macedonia – the land of your forefathers and experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to rediscover your roots – or discover…

UMD Marks 55 Years Since 1963 Skopje Earthquake

UMD Marks 55 Years Since 1963 Skopje Earthquake

“Skopje is not a film, not a thriller where we guess the chief event. It is a concentration of man’s struggle for freedom, with a result which inspires further struggles and no acceptance of defeat.” – Jean-Paul Sartre, French existentialist novelist and activist Today, 55 years later, UMD marks the memory of the victims of the 1963 Skopje Earthquake, which…

UMD Calls on Bulgaria to Apologize for Deporting Macedonian Jews to Their Deaths During WWII

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) commemorates with great sadness the 70th anniversary of Bulgaria’s mass deportation of virtually all of Macedonia’s Jewish community to its death during World War II.   UMD calls on the Bulgarian government to recognize publicly that, as a direct result of Bulgaria’s fascist government’s collaboration with Nazi Germany, 7,144 Macedonian Jews were deported to the…

SAVE THE DATE: 4th UMD Global Conference – July 24-August 2, 2013 – Macedonia

SAVE THE DATE: 4th UMD Global Conference – July 24-August 2, 2013 – Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the leading organization for the Macedonian Diaspora worldwide, is pleased to announce that its 4th Global Conference (UMD GC2013) will be held in our ancestral and historical homeland, Macedonia from July 24-August 2, 2013.  The theme of the conference – Macedonia 2013: 100 Years After the Treaty of Bucharest – will coincide with the 100th…