Press to Exit Project Space was established in Skopje in 2004 by artists Hristina Ivanoska and Yane Calovski as a special program-based artist initiative for research and production in the field of visual arts and curatorial practices.
This gallery is housed in Skopje in the 15th century Turkish Bath building known as the Daut Pasha Baths, but the museum also features a smaller exhibition at the nearby Čifte Hammam. Founded in 1948, the museum's collection dates from the 14th century.
This museum in Skopje was opened in 2011. It's exhibit covers the fight for Macedonian statehood from the days of the Hajduks against the Turkish occupation during the Ottoman Empire until the declaration of independence from Yugoslavia on 8th September 1991.
The Museum of Contemporary Art is the most competent and influential institution in the Republic of Macedonia in discovering, treasuring and preserving the great value of the art and culture of our age.
This full-day private excursion will pick you up from your hotel in the Ohrid area by private car and drive to the so-called 'town of poetry', Struga. During the tour you will visits to two ancient cave churches.
St. Naum Hotel complex is one of the most important sites in the Ohrid region. This ninth century monastery is the burial place of the remains of the eponymous Saint Naum, with rustic interiors and boasting beautiful views of lake Ohrid.
Located within the picturesque Maleshevo mountains and inspired architecturally by the nearby monastery of St. Archangel Michael, the Manastir hotel harmonizes the old and the new within relaxing natural surroundings.
Part of the Manstir hotel complex, this restaurant exudes Macedonian cultural heritage. The interior is warm and comforting, and is well-suited to the restaurant's home-cooked style of serving national specialities. A real taste of tradition.
We think you will enjoy our budding collection of articles on local art and culture and our unique curation of books and films set in or about Macedonia.
We also recommend some great local travel apps and music for smart phones and tablets; and introduce some delightful local galleries, events, hotels, restaurants and tours.
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Macedonia declared itself independent from Yugoslavia
in 1991. Although the nation has a fierce independent spirit, its small size
and landlocked location has meant that it has been colonised and annexed by
larger powers for centuries.
In the late 19th century, a desire for an
autonomous Macedonia was galvanised, but it would take another century before
this was realised. Macedoniaby Thammy Evans is a general tourist
guide to the country.
Film is very important in Macedonia. The most notable Macedonian director is Milčo Mančevski, whose debut feature
film Before the Rain was nominated
for an Academy Award.The country’s highest grossing feature film was Bal-Can-Can,which was seen by over 500,000 people
in its first year alone.
One of the best-known writers of prose in the post-1945
period is Zivko Congo.His collections of stories Paskvelija (1962) and Nova Paskvelija (1965) are about an imaginary land where clashes
and interactions between old traditions and revolutionary consciousness are
Macedonia has an impressive music scene with many
orchestras, a national ballet and an opera house. Some of the most famous
musicians in the world are Macedonian including the pianist Simon Trpčeski.