Cultural Influences

  • The Great

    Alexander the Great or Alexander of Macedonia was the king of the Ancient Macedonian Kingdom and the greatest military commander the ancient world ...
  • The Gospel, the Revolver, and the Dagger

    Towards the end of the 19th century, Macedonia was still part of the Ottoman Empire. Considered as the ‘jewel in the Ottoman crown’, the Turks woul...
  • King of the Jungle

    The lion is undoubtedly one of mother nature’s most fierce predators, but what significance does it have to the Macedonians and why is the symbol ...
  • What is Ilinden?

    Ilinden, or St.Elijah’s day, is one of the most- if not the most-holiest and important days in the lives of all Macedonians everywhere. But what is Ilinden exactly, and what does it mean?

  • The Story of Goce Delcev

    At the beginning of the 20th century, Macedonia had endured over 500 years of cultural, political and economic oppression at the hands of the Turki...
  • The Symbol of the Macedonians

    Although it bears many names such as the Macedonian Sun, Agread Star, Vergina Star, or Star of Kutles, this symbol has stood the test of time and ...