September 27, 1929 Macleay Argus Newspaper Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia In this public notice from an Australian newspaper in 1929 two Macedonian immigrants, Peter Tnocovitch and Csyril Karafiloff, are listed as having a Macedonian nationality, under Servian rule, born in Capari, in the State of Macedonia.
Bukovo Peppers, Ajvar, Tavche Gravche, and so much more. This What’s Cookin’ documentary captures the beauty of Macedonian family life and food traditions.
Director: Jill Daniels Released: 2000 In 1948 during the Greek civil war, 28 thousand children, Greek and Macedonian, were taken from their villages by the communist-led Democratic Army and raised in orphanages in Eastern Europe. The Greeks never allowed the Macedonian children back. In this moving film, 50 years later the ‘children’ mark the anniversary […]
This Sunday, Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of Macedonia, and Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece, are scheduled to meet to sign an agreement between Macedonia and Greece. If implemented, this agreement will not only change the name of the Republic of Macedonia to “Republic of North Macedonia”, but it will also change the very definition […]
Macedonia’s 2018 representative for the Eurovision Song Contest is the pop-rock band Eye Cue with the song Lost and Found. The band was formed in 2007 and consists of members Marija Ivanovska (vocals), Ivo Mitkovski (drums), and Bojan Trajkovski (vocals/guitar). The song was written by band member Bojan Trajkovski and produced by the highly acclaimed Macedonian […]
What is the proper Easter greeting in Macedonian? The proper way to greet someone in Macedonian on Easter is by saying Христос Воскресе! (Hristos Voskrese!), which translates to “Christ is Risen!” The other person then responds back with Навистина Воскресе! (Navistina Voskrese!) or Вистина Воскресе! (Vistina Voskrese!), which translate to “Indeed, He is Risen!” What […]
Skopsko’s newest commercial was just released today and it is truly magical. In just one minute it captures and showcases some of the best parts of Macedonia, of being Macedonian, and the many special moments that make our lives so wonderful – our families, life-long friends, old loves, new loves, celebrations, laughter, music, food, and (of course) a СКОПСКО!
Could 2017 be the year that Macedonia finally wins the Eurovision Song Contest? Macedonia’s entry Dance Alone, sung by the talented Jana Burčeska, has fast become a fan favorite with close to 700,000 views on YouTube after only 4 days of its debut. The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be held May 9-13 in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, with Macedonia performing at the […]
Today, January 7th, Macedonians and other Orthodox Christians around the world celebrate Christmas! For those of us that live outside of Macedonia, we know all to well the bewildered looks our non-Orthodox friends give us and the questions that follow when we tell them that January 7th is the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus […]
Macedonian gamers playing EA DICE’s new video game Battlefield 1 were pleasantly surprised to hear the familiar melody and lyrics of the beautiful Macedonian folk song “Zajdi, Zajdi Jasno Sonce.” Battlefield 1, is a mind-blowing first-person shooter World War 1 themed video game that came out on October 21st, 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, […]