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Together to achieve the goal. An interview with Borche Manevski

Being a professional takes a lot of work, but the results are always rewarding. During the SALT project, which took place in Struga, we talked to FK Pelister team captain – Borche Manevski. As it turned out, playing football had more in common with the ideas of the event than we expected.  Anna Marek: We […]

First practical experiences in a travel agency

It’s been almost two months since they arrived in Macedonia. Carolina and Nil are the only people from the Spanish group that work in a travel agency here. After this time, both of them confirm it’s the perfect place to gain experience in the field.  A good day starts with a coffee, and that’s what […]

“Somebody has to take a step to be a proper ambassador” – an interview with Vasil Garvanliev

A lot happened during Skopje Pride. One of the highlights of the day was performance of Vasil Garvanliev – the Macedonian Eurovision representative. We’ve asked him about the event, queer music scene in country and his ESC experience.

Queen of the Viola

Tuba Ozkan, associate professor at Mersin University, aka queen of the viola. She is a professor, a teacher, and a musician. The thing that makes her special is her capability of working in different environments and with different kinds of people. She can teach an 8-year-old student in the morning and the next day she […]

Now is always the right time

ESC volunteering in time of Corona. Interview with Nevin Kanzo. In every upcoming period, the life itself confront us with challenges that we have to face. Not always, the action and mobility means that we are going forward and respond appropriately to the challenge. Sometimes we have to stop for a certain time and reconsider […]

To the future and for us

Interview with Young Friends of the Earth Macedonia for VOICES magazine What are the Balkan Regional Forum and Balkan Green Deal? The Balkan Regional Forum was a 3-day online event and an open platform for organizations, individuals, initiatives, and institutions from the Balkan countries to jointly discuss and create the Balkan Green and Just Recovery […]

The soul of old items

How do you describe your job?Excellent, thrilling. I love it. What is the hardest point of your job?The hardest point of my job is when people don’t appreciate antiques. For them, it’s just an old object, so they throw it away. The hardest one and I don’t like it but it’s what it is. How […]

How I will change society: Lina Staškevičiūtė

Lina is a 22-year-old multimedia designer from Lithuania living in Denmark. She is a professional hitchhiker, traveler, dreamer, and burner. She runs several art and community projects at Institut for(X) in Aarhus, Denmark. Among other projects, she started Aarhus Burns and “Foodsharing” Aarhus. Lina was selected for the project “European Youth at the frontlines of […]

How I will change society: Shubhdeep Singh Parwana

Shubhdeep Singh Parwana lives in Aarhus, Denmark and he is a cultural entrepreneur, artist and visual anthropology student. He finds inspiration in working with curiosity and ownership as methods to engage himself and others around him. His project is the creation of a mini festival and a series of different cultural events created by young […]

How I will change society: Javier Esteves

Javier Esteves, Argentinian entrepreneur living in Aarhus, Denmark, has engaged into a social project called ”The New Creative Tenants”, where a group of 12 homeless Danish youngsters will start living in a cultural center called UngdomsKulturHus (UKH), as part of an experiment for social inclusion. Throughout this process, the main idea is to sort things […]

How I will change society: Jonatan Nordentoft de Regt

Jonatan Nordentoft de Regt is occupied daily as a musician and cultural entrepreneur in the city of Aarhus in Denmark. Currently involved as a project coordinator in the newly established cultural platform “Open the Kimono”, that aims to create an international conglomerate of cultural platforms, based in Aarhus. Very often cultural industries and organisations find […]