Guide to SKOPJE
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Balkon3 interview with Robin Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange at the U.S. Depart...

The Ezerani Rangers in their 20 million square meters office

Who can afford an office of 20 million square meters? Even 20 square meters sound like a pretty good working s...

Popova Sapka – pleasure for the eyes

Tourists who visit our country admire the beauty of nature, envious of the treasures that we possess, whereas ...

Serbian Slava in Kosovo

Serbian Slava celebrations are legendary. Songs have been written and films have been made about them. Orthodo...

10 faces of Skopje – like 10 different parts of the world

Every major city has many faces. Some parts of it look like being in another city, another country, even anoth...

When Heat Wave Comes to Town

Accompanied by the usual calls of warning to the citizens, mid-summer’s heat wave in Athens is seen as a reg...

10 Facts about Istanbul, a city flirting with two continents

Istanbul! The place that fulfills all desires of the world and opens the gates to priceless beauty, history, s...

Wintertime holiday season a la Greek

To some it is the need to escape for a while from the gloominess of winter and the increasing difficulties of ...

Are you talking to me?

Perceptions of “Greek” I met across the neighbors’ fences You can’t draw definite conclusions about ho...

Cartoons from our childhood in the Republic of Macedonia and Greece

Cartoons take us back into the past like a time machine, reminding us of our youth and carefree childhood. Suc...

COFFEE ON THE ROCKS – THE GREEK WAY TO SURVIVE THE DAY

What is frappe? It is a cold coffee drink, shaken in order to create a frothy topping. It is served in a tall ...

Istanbul makes me feel at home

Oliver Josifovski, musician and founder of the band Ljubojna together with his wife Vera Miloseska Josifovska....

THE SKOPJE – ATHENS LEMONADE

Many years ago, during my visit to a Skopje suburb, a friend’s grandmother offered me an amazing lemon/orang...

Unlock The Secrets Of Prague

Travel clever Prague and Save up to 50% of your cost – with Jiri Moravec In this book, the author is un...

A bike journey from Macedonia to Istanbul

Travelling from Macedonia to Turkey isn’t a problem, even if you don’t go by car or plane:) He is an avid ...

“Turks and Greeks, as well as other neighbors are – indeed also literally – brothers”

Periklis Tsoukalas from BaBa ZuLa on interview for Balkon3 The BaBa ZuLa concert! Not just an event, but every...

“Top Chef” Kevin Sbraga in Macedonia: Open your mind, there are ways to explore food!

The U.S. Embassy hosted Bravo TV’s “Top Chef” winner Kevin Sbraga in Macedonia earlier this ...

Baklavas Koumiotikos –  Almond baklava from Kymi, the Balcony of the Aegean

Sweet tradition from Evia Island Kymi is known as the “Balcony of the Aegean” and is a pretty town on the ...

SWEET AND BALKAN

A very basic sweet treat in the Balkans is common; mostly fruit (and vegetable or flower) can be turned into p...

“Cine Thission” open air cinema and its success story

For many generations of Athenians, the sweet-smelling of flowery vines of Cine-Thission bring back memories of...

Balkon3 presents: I am underground

After many complications and confusion, after hundreds of kebabs and beers accompanied by heated but fruitful ...

A journey around Christmas and two New Year’s Eves in 15 days

Macedonia is “the land of the holidays”. Citizens of this small Balkan country love to celebrate with frie...

Eleni Karaindrou – The movies are an inspiration for creating great works of art

The film music or the art music, today exists as a music genre for itself. Rare are the ones as Morricone, Mic...

UNITED STATES OF BALKANS IS OUR DREAM

When you listen to an hour and a half of ska, reggae and rap spiced with familiar Balkan sound, Roma melodies ...

BURSA – A DREAM UNTOLD

If tears start flowing from your eyes whenever you see a number 16 licence plate, if you only cheer for Bursas...

Attempts to build ideal religious societies give rise to cruel extremism

Balkon3 interview with Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, author of documentary films “Music by P...

Finland best, Ukraine and Russia worst for bikers

Interview with Konstantin Jovanovski – Press Officer with the EU Delegation in Skopje Konstantin Jovanov...

Alcatraz in Thessaloniki

Were there cells with sea view? If you wanted to have a view from the highest places in Thessaloniki some 30 y...

Destan – connecting people

Ask any of the citizens of Skopje which is the most famous kebab restaurant where the taste of the kebabs has ...

17 landmarks along Mavrovo-Struga road, the most picturesque road in Macedonia

Four lakes, five mountains, two rivers, two towns, villages, monasteries, bridges, beautiful nature … It...

On a Balcony

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Videos

  • The children are the pillars of the world

    The city of Bursa was the host of the congress which is very important for the friendship among the children. The congress named “The children are the pillars of...
  • Bouldering – the art of rock climbing

    It is very little known about bouldering in this part of the world. It is a sport which involves rock climbing without the use of ropes or similar equipment...
  • From the basement in Shutka to Sziget and Roskilde

    Interview with Shutka Roma Rap It was a cold autumn evening in the predominantly Romani community of Shutka in Skopje. We drove down the muddy alleys and got to...
  • UP GREEK TOURISM

    Voluntary “Crowdfunding” to promote Greece in an international media campaignTitled “Up Greek Tourism”, a citizens initiative based in the USA gathered 20.000 dollars to promote Greece in the international...
  • Balkon3 presents: I am underground

    After many complications and confusion, after hundreds of kebabs and beers accompanied by heated but fruitful debates between the director, screenwriter, producer and sound technician, and after nearly a...
  • Postman who ran 220 kilometres

    All postmen are marathon runners. They travel tens of kilometres on foot day by day and the hero of this story is one such man. Everybody in Veles knows...