Debar

What is Debar known for?


quot cultural'

started in Macedonia wide sociological experiment of "assimilation (Cultural assimilation) through terror." Furnishing The furnishing of the interior, however, also continued in the following years. The bishop's throne, the work of Niko Mavrudi, was placed in 1897 and the iconostasis was manufactured later by master Ivan Filipov from Debar. It was decided that a new and separate bell tower would not be erected and instead a dome would


artistic excellence

was one of the then famous three woodcarving schools in the region, the other two being Samokov and Bansko. Their work can be seen in many churches and cultural buildings throughout the Balkan Peninsula. The Debar School of woodcarving became noted for its artistic excellence, and an amazing example that can be seen today by tourists is the iconostasis in the nearby Monastery of Saint Jovan Bigorski, near the town of Debar. The monastery was rebuilt in the 19th century


prominent people

into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars (p. 165) The population of Macedonia was forced to declare as Serbs. Those who refused were beaten and tortured. Report of the International Commission to Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars (p. 53) prominent people and teachers from Skopje who refused to declare as Serbs were deported to Bulgaria. International Commission concluded that the Serbian state


social+concept


year work

Skanderbeg was appointed as its sanjakbey.


population supporting

changed its name on several occasions, settling to IMRO in 1920. IMRO fought not only against the Ottoman authorities, but also against the pro-Serbian and pro-Greek parties in Macedonia, terrorising the population supporting them. By the beginning of the sixteenth century, the Ottoman Empire had completed its conquest of Albania. Under the rule of the Ottoman Empire, Peshkopi (then ''Debre-i Zir'', which meant "Lower


main activities

married in the traditional "Galichka" style wedding. Traditionally the wedding lasted for 5 days with the main activities on St. Peter's Day (12 July) every year. It was the only period of the year when couples got married. Today it is part of the festival "Galichko Leto" (Galicnik Summer) and it is a two-day event held on the weekend nearest to 12 July and it serves as a cultural and tourist attraction. Immediately after annexation of Vardar Macedonia


painting+beautiful

Government of Albania Albania and Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia), Debar passed back into Yugoslav hands. Culture thumb 150px Statue of Skenderbeg in Debar (File:Skenderbeg-Debar-monument.jpg) Some of the best craftsman, woodcarving (wood carving) masters and builders came from the Debar region and were recognized for their skills in creating detailed and impressive woodcarvings, painting beautiful icons and building unique architecture. In fact Debar


unique architecture

Government of Albania Albania and Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia), Debar passed back into Yugoslav hands. Culture thumb 150px Statue of Skenderbeg in Debar (File:Skenderbeg-Debar-monument.jpg) Some of the best craftsman, woodcarving (wood carving) masters and builders came from the Debar region and were recognized for their skills in creating detailed and impressive woodcarvings, painting beautiful icons and building unique architecture. In fact Debar


quot cultural

started in Macedonia wide sociological experiment of "assimilation (Cultural assimilation) through terror." Furnishing The furnishing of the interior, however, also continued in the following years. The bishop's throne, the work of Niko Mavrudi, was placed in 1897 and the iconostasis was manufactured later by master Ivan Filipov from Debar. It was decided that a new and separate bell tower would not be erected and instead a dome would

Debar

'''Debar''' ( ) is a city in the western part of the Republic of Macedonia, near the border with Albania, on the road from Struga to Gostivar. It is the seat of Debar Municipality.

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