Sunday, 25 June 2017
Macedonia: Esma Redžepova's Passion for Humanity Macedonia: Esma Redžepova's Passion for Humanity

"A Gypsy from the city of Skopje", as she calls herself, Esma Redžepova has more than 40 years of singing and humanitarian efforts under her belt. Full Story



Toshe Proeski’s Posthumous Album Released in Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia
Toshe Proeski’s Posthumous Album Released in Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia

27 January 2008 | The debut English album of Toshe Proseki, Macedonia’s beloved pop singer, was released posthumously on Sunday in order to mark 28 years from his birth.
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At Macedonia’s Concert for Toshe Proeski, a Huge Outpouring of Love and Sadness
At Macedonia’s Concert for Toshe Proeski, a Huge Outpouring of Love and Sadness

7 October 2008 | Macedonia, and indeed the entire Balkans, were transfixed on Sunday night by an event much larger than its confines in Skopje’s City Stadium. The massive humanitarian concert for... Full Story


Ethno-Jazz: Vlatko Stefanovski
Ethno-Jazz: Vlatko Stefanovski

The two modern forms of Balkan folk music - pop folk and ethno-jazz - differ as a hand-rolled cigarette and an expensive cigar.
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Esma Redžepova, the Institution
Esma Redžepova, the Institution

If it is true that interesting women, as they advance in age, become like cathedrals, then Esma would be Gaudí’s La Sagrada Família.
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28 Years and Running: Skopje Jazzes it up
It may come as a surprise that a place like Macedonia, where jazz is seemingly removed from local culture and tradition, has housed an annual jazz festival for almost three decades. Having... Full Story