UMD Celebrates 115th and 74th Anniversaries of Ilinden and ASNOM

UMD Celebrates 115th and 74th Anniversaries of Ilinden and ASNOM

On August 2, 1903, St. Elijah’s Day, the great Macedonian Ilinden Uprising against the Ottoman Empire started in the city of Krushevo. This symbol of the revolutionary struggle of the Macedonian people and their aspiration for a free, independent and sovereign state, coupled with the first session of the Anti-Fascist Assembly for the People’s Liberation of Macedonia, ASNOM, on August…

Remembering Ilinden

Remembering Ilinden

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) calls upon all Macedonians to affirm what unites us during today’s 114th Anniversary of Ilinden and to remember the values that the Macedonian freedom fighters of 1903 have instilled in our national identity. Our rightful claim to Macedonia, our Macedonian culture, our language, and our heritage all stem from the 10 days and 10 nights…