following the September 11th attacks. The Republic of Macedonia Officially under the provisional appellation "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", short "FYR Macedonia" competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. *Conflict in Iraq: ** Dalibor Lazarevski and Zoran Naskovski, citizens of the Republic of Macedonia, are believed to have been beheaded by the group Islamic Army in Iraq.
), Maras (Macedonia). In April 2011, after a few years of existence, the first Croatian organization related to the Ancient Slavic culture and Slavic mythology religion was officially formed, named Perunova Svetinja - "association for promotion of the ancient Slavic culture". The Republic of Macedonia Officially under the provisional appellation "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", short "FYR Macedonia" ref>
, and Montenegro. The Republic of Macedonia Officially under the provisional appellation "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", short "FYR Macedonia" competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. '''Delčevo''' ( ) is a small town in the eastern mountainous part of the Republic of Macedonia. It is the municipal seat of the eponymous Delčevo municipality municipality
of them comprising both Western Thrace and a part of Greek Macedonia). Citing historical and territorial concerns (Macedonia naming dispute#Greek position) resulting from the ambiguity between the Republic of Macedonia, the adjacent Greek region of Macedonia and the ancient kingdom of Macedon (Macedonia (ancient kingdom)) which falls within Greek Macedonia, Greece opposes the use of the name "Macedonia" by the Republic of Macedonia without a geographical qualifier, supporting
, Montenegro, Kosovo and Metohija (Kosovo), Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia) and Bulgaria. His other prominent folk-based works include ''Primorski napjevi'' (Coastland tunes), and ''Kozar''. , ''Rabotnička partija'') is a political party in the Republic of Macedonia. In the 1998 parliamentary elections, the RP had presented a list with 35 candidates, headed
audience. The influence of ethnic music and folk music of Republic of Macedonia are recognizable in the use of odd meters (5 4, 7 8) and non-traditional scales (e.g. the Phrygian dominant scale). While all the musicians were fairly accomplished, Vlatko Stefanovski is frequently regarded as an exceptional guitar virtuoso. Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia) uses a 13-number identification code Unique Master Citizen Number (
to be blessed during the whole year. These are very festive gatherings with lots of spectacles attending the sites. Special food jelly form pork and beef meet and bones called "pacha" (пача) or "pivtii" (пивтии) is prepared in the day before, but it served on the day after Epiphany, together with warm local brandy, rakija (ракија).
Agency MIA It was at the insisting of Tetcha Morales (manager, guitar) and Voja Žugić (Scorned Records, Three Pals Zine) that the band recorded their debut album ''Maori i Crni Gonzales'' (''Māori (Māori people) and Black Gonzales''), recorded at the Do-Re-Mi Studio in Novi Sad by the end of 1992, and released it in 1993. Despite the humorous lyrics of the songs "Ljubav" ("Love"), featuring the sampled speech of Josip Broz Tito, "Wartburg limuzina" ("Wartburg (Wartburg (car)) Limousine"), "Blu Trabant" ("Blue Trabant") and "Plitka poezija" ("Shallow Poetry", named after the first Pekinška patka album (Plitka poezija), and a a mixture of cover versions by Pekinška Patka), the album had low sales. However, the band received the Album of the Year Award at the Brzi Bendovi Srbije (''Fast Bands of Serbia'') festival, where they occasionally performed under pseudonymous names Božidara Starog Punk (''Old Božidar's Punk'') and Električni Jurica (''Electric Jurica''). "Wartburg limuzina" and "Blu Trabant" became hits in Serbia and Republic of Macedonia. The latter appeared on the American compilation ''Delite Elite'', featuring indie bands from the USA and Europe. ''Maori i Crni Gonzales'' was rereleased by Take It Or Leave It Records in 1994, and again in 1996 by the same record label, featuring four bonus tracks from the never released EP ''Compact Disc''. The album also featured live versions of "Ljubav", "ORA je pravi način da..." (YWA (Youth work actions) Is the Real Way To...") and "Ritam" ("Rhythm"). Despite the political and economic situation in the country, the band presented the release at live performances in major cities. In Bulgarian (Bulgarian language) the official name is '''Bridge-Belote''' ( '''Ferid Muhić''' (born 1944 in Zavidovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina) is a Professor of Philosophy at University Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. He started his academic career as Assistant at the Institute for Sociological Research in Skopje in 1970. He entered the Department of Philosophy as Assistant in 1974; Associate Professor 1976-1980; Full-time Professor 1980-present. Visiting Professor in International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization, Kuala Lumpur; Florida State University; Syracuse University, New York; Sorbonne 8, Paris; and several universities in Southern-East Europe. Main professional specialties: contemporary philosophy, cultural anthropology, aesthetics and political philosophy. Aromanians (w:Aromanians) are a distinct ethnic group currently living mainly in Southeastern Europe (w:Southeastern Europe), especially Greece (w:Greece) and Macedonia (w:Republic of Macedonia). The Aromanians are closely related to the Romanian people (w:Romanians), both being descendants from the Latin peoples which lived in Southeastern Europe since the time of the Roman Empire (w:Roman Empire). The Aromanian language (w:Aromanian language), which is spoken by around 500,000 people internationally, is the closest language to Romanian (w:Romanian language). Six of the suspects are Swiss (w:Switzerland) nationals, two come from Serbia and Montenegro (w:Serbia and Montenegro), one comes from Italy (w:Italy), two from the Republic of Macedonia (w:Republic of Macedonia), one from the Dominican Republic (w:Dominican Republic) and one from Bosnia and Hercegovina (w:Bosnia and Hercegovina). All live in Zurich.
across the other south-east European countries, various Romanian language groups are to be found: pockets of various Romanian and Aromanian subgroups continue to live throughout Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Albania and Croatia (in Istria). South Slavic continuum A separate south Slavic dialect continuum features, among others, the Serbo-Croatian group (Serbo-Croatian). This is a network of several major dialects and three national literary standard
languages: Bosnian (Bosnian language), Croatian (Croatian language) and Serbian (Serbian language). These form with the Slovene language the western branch of South Slavic dialects which are in turn linked to an eastern branch, comprising national literary standards Bulgarian (Bulgarian language) and Macedonian (Macedonian language) which properly form a dialect continuum and share a set of grammatical features that set them apart from all other Slavic languages, with the Bulgarian
his education in the Bulgarian Men's High School of Thessaloniki. After a student revolt Gruev, with a group of his comrades, were excluded from the school. In the early 1888, the group, consisting of 19 people, including other future IMRO-revolutionaries was attracted by the Serbian propaganda. As result they went to study in a Serbian Gymnazium in Belgrade at expense of the St. Sava Association. Later Gruev continued his education in the Great School in Belgrade. There he, and his
comrades were put under a strong pressure to serbianize (Serbianization) them and they rebelled again. As a consequence, all they were excluded from the Great School and emigrated am block to Bulgaria. Here Gruev began to study history at the Sofia University and afterwards enrolled in the Young Macedonian Literary Society. He found also the circle "Druzhba", whose aim was to implement "Article 23" from the Treaty of Berlin (1878) on authonomy of Macedonia
en fast (Fasting). ''Tzigerosarmas'' (from Turkish ''ciğer sarması'', meaning "liver wrap") and ''gardoumba'' are two varieties of ''splinantero'' and ''kokoretsi'' made in different sizes and with extra spices. In Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia and Turkey, shkembe chorba is a widespread soup variety made from tripe. The ''Autonomous Archbishopric of Ohrid'' or ''Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric'' is an autonomous archbishopric in the Republic of Macedonia
'''Macedonia''' ( transliterated: Poranešna Jugoslovenska Republika Makedonija), abbreviated as "FYROM".
A landlocked country, the Republic of Macedonia is bordered by Kosovo . Macedonia is a member of the UN and of the Council of Europe. Since December 2005 it has also been a candidate for joining the European Union (Accession of Macedonia to the European Union) and has applied for NATO membership (Accession of Macedonia to NATO).