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Skaznuvalka – The power of story

We can safely say that stories accompany us always and everywhere. The pleasant voice of loved ones reading has a soothing effect on us when we are children. Later, when we grow up, the impact of stories increases even more: a well-chosen story enriches our experience and imagination, expands our vocabulary, shows other thought patterns, […]

Reflect yourself in a horse

There are no coincidences in life. Two women who fell in love with horses – Maria Bielak, an owner of Zadora stable, and Anna Łaszcz, psychologist, met at the right time and decided to organize equine-assisted development workshops for youngsters and adults. Can horses help us to grow? What benefits come from interaction with horses? […]

A delicious way to be more creative

I cook, I create, I’m incredibly excited by what I do, I’ve still got a lot to achieve. – Gordon Ramsay Charismatic, always smiling and passionate about cooking, a math teacher who is a real virtuoso in the kitchen, creating nothing but masterpieces on the plates. I talked to Stefan Lozanovski to find out what […]

Childhood cancers: there is light at the end of the tunnel

The NGO SANO, created by parents and friends of children being treated for cancer, has been considered an incredibly positive example in the community for years. Their spirit and fighting modes motivate all of us and give strength to those who need it most. In this edition of “VOICES,” we talk to Andrijana Serafimovska, who […]

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 […]