Tag Archives: Culture

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, […]

Librat – si miqtë tanë

Librat – një stil i jashtëzakonshëm arti që ka ekzistuar që nga krijimi i vetë shoqërisë. Duke u nisur nga piktogramet e thjeshta kuneiforme dhe shumëngjyrëshe të gjetura në pllaka balte dhe mure ndërtesash të lashta, papiruse misterioze, copëza faqesh të ngjitura në lidhëse të thjeshta dhe dalëngadalë duke u evoluar në kryevepra të mrekullueshme […]

Books as our friends

Books – an incredible art style that has been around since the creation of society itself. Starting from the simple cuneiform and colorful pictograms found on clay tablets and walls of ancient buildings, mysterious scrolls, scraps of pages contained in simple bindings and slowly evolving into wonderful masterpieces both in appearance and in the beautiful […]

Photographers as guardians of memories, but also the most common target of theft 

“Photography is a story I can not put into words” – Destin Sparks  Cameras are one of the most precious objects in the world. From wooden boxes covered with a black sheet to analog and digital with long lenses, the cameras have documented countless moments for centuries. But still, the cameras would be insignificant if […]

One week of European movies – Cinedays in Skopje

For one week Skopje turned into a hub for movie and festival lovers. Between the 15th of July to the 22nd of July, twelve recent European movies were played on open-air locations across the city. Usually the “Youth Cultural Center” (MKC) hosts the Cinedays during November, but the pandemic required a new planning. For the […]

How Nigeria became the 2nd biggest film industry in the world

In 2009, the UNESCO rated the Nigerian film industry as the second-biggest film industry in the world. While this might be an unknown fact to many people in Western societies, the story behind can provide a different understanding of both the film industry itself and how different preconditions and approaches can be successful in their […]

Volunteers of the Russian language”

Russian-Macedonian project named “Volunteers of the Russian language” is a new youth educational-cultural project created at the initiative of the Macedonian organization for cultural cooperation INTERKULTURA from Skopje and the Russian youth organization Fund for Development of Social Diplomacy from Krasnodar. The project aims to contribute to the formation of a positive image of Russia […]

“Волонтери на Руски јазик”

Руско-македонски проект именуван „Волонтери на Рускиот јазик” е нов младински едукативно-културолошки проект создаден на иницијатива на македонска организација за културна соработка „ИНТЕРКУЛТУРА“ од Скопје и руската младинска организација „Фонд за  развој на општествена дипломатија“ од Краснодар. Проектот има за цел, да придонесе за формирање на позитивна слика за Русија кај помладата генерација на Македонија преку […]

Во Новата година по нови доживувања: Подготвени за патувања?

Времето поминато дома  ја зголеми страста за допир со надворешниот свет, запознавањето со различни места и култури, но пред се, со потребата повторно да се чувствуваме слободни и живи. Додека броиме ситно до заминувањето на годината што влијаеше исклучително силно во сите сфери на нашите животи, и светот на патувањата засекогаш ќе остане променет од […]

VOICES February 2021

A new beginning All good things must come to an end. My one-year European Solidarity Corps mission within the Youth NGO Volunteers Centre Skopje is almost over. It has been a particular year in an exceptional organization in a unique context. Living in downtown Skopje and being a VCS team member has been very inspiring. […]

VOICES January 2021

It seems that 2020 was a never-ending era but it also feels like we closed our eyes in March and now it’s 2021 already. However, now it’s not the time to see the bad – only the good. “New Year, new me”, right? It’s curious how hyped people are to celebrate another lap around the […]