Category Culture

Once Upon a Festival…

…about the Youth Open Theatre Festival My first remembrances of this festival originate from the days I had in Yugoslavia. Then I was in high-school. But even when I was in primary school I decided I wanted to be an artist in films and theater. At that time there was no Internet. The distribution of […]

Foreign Lands: Ali Banisadr’s world of wonder

While summer is celebrating its season again, I often feel the urge to spend most of my time outside. Sitting in a park or relaxing in the sun seems simply too tempting. Sometimes, however, when the heat just won’t fade, I break away from the fresh daylight and seek out the cooled air between closed […]

Hello, this is weekend – Dina’s experience

Together with my friend we went to explore the city of Skopje. We walked through the Old Bazaar. There are nice restaurants with terraces for a drink or something to eat. Then we went to the fortress and we climbed on rocks to have beautiful locations for our photos. People in Macedonia are so open, at […]

Emma’s first weekend

Hello! I’m here for 1 week now and I’m going to tell you a little bit about what I did this weekend. When I finished my work on Friday, I decided to go climbing with Polish girl to Vodno mountain in Skopje. This place is a perfect place to chill and relax. On the photo […]

Single in Shanghai

Single and ready to mingle? In Shanghai, China, they take this concept to a whole other level. Most of us seem to shutter at the thought of having our parents’ influence over our love life. In Western cultures, we try to find the right partner through websites, apps and dating. Many Shanghainese, however, do things […]

Amazing Pakistan

What are your first thoughts, when you hear about Pakistan? Does it intrigue you, scare you, arouse uncertainty, arises questions, makes you go and search where is Pakistan on the map? For me, Pakistan is an inspiration. I’m still exploring more and more about it and it’s impossible to show you all the colors and […]

The Painter-King with the Five Skins

Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000) was an Austrian artist and architect. He believed that we can be like kings and queens in our own kingdoms that necessarily need to be close to the nature and colorful. “I want to show how basically simple it is to have paradise on earth”, he once wrote. Basically, through his works […]

Easter traditions in different countries

Easter is oldest and most important holiday of Christianity. The history of it goes all the way back to 100 century and its yearly holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. The time of Jesus death cannot be determined with certainty, but the most probable dates are Friday 7th of April on […]

Narri, Narro – Carnival in Southern Germany

Narri, Narro shout the demons in the streets. Narri, Narro shout the witches as they jump across the fire. What sounds like a scene from medieval hell is happening every year in the streets of towns and hamlets all across southern Germany. Carnival or as it is called there “Fasnet or Fasnacht” has its origins […]

From Estonia to Ohrid

In the beginning of February I went to Ohrid. Honestly my original idea was to go to Slovenia Bled but my health disagreed with me so I decided to stay in the same country where there are people that I know. I went out of the door in the morning whit open-minded because the decision […]

The Relationships that never worked out in the end

The museum of Broken Relationships is an art project started by Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić in 2006. It is a good way to say goodbye to our love stories that never worked out. It has been growing since 2006 and has now a travelling exhibition in addition to its original permanent location in Zagreb. […]