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Hüsamettin Gina

Husamettin Gina has more than ten years of experience in journalism but never as a professional journalist (receiving regular salary). He is “the eternal” freelancer, “a certified” fixed-term contract employee. He comes from the first generation of students at the One-Year School of Journalism at the Macedonian Institute for Media. He has gained work experience at Macedonian Radio Television in the Turkish Department, Birlik newspaper and Forum Plus weekly magazine. He was a field reporter for Turkish NTV for 6 months during the 2001 conflict. He loves sport and is a big fan of Besiktas FC from Istanbul. Awards: A UN Award for an article about poverty published in Vreme newspaper in 2006 “Jean Monnet” Award for Best Newspaper Article on EU in 2007 for “The EU and children” article published in INA information agency. One sentence that describes Husamettin: A mechanical engineer by vocation, a journalist at heart...

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I’m only happy when it rains

[portfolio_slideshow id=4615] Photo: Husamettin... Rainy day in Skopje
Balkon3 in Bursa: Photo Gallery of ethno restaurant “Mavi Boncuk”

Balkon3 in Bursa: Photo Gallery of ethno restaurant “Mavi Boncuk”

[portfolio_slideshow id=4501] Photo by Husamettin... breakfast, tea, coffee
BURSA – A DREAM UNTOLD

BURSA – A DREAM UNTOLD

If tears start flowing from your eyes whenever you see a number 16 licence plate, if you only cheer for Bursaspor at Ataturk Stadium, if you feel Osman Gazi at the entrance of the city,... One of the safest places in Turkey
Quest for the fountain of Gostivar

Quest for the fountain of Gostivar

A fountain stands in Gostivar, Oh, what a fountain, a fountain of souls, Gostivar girls gather, each a chosen one, My soul is burning and I cry… These verses come from an old Rumelian song... Photos of the town of many visitors
Lonely train station

Lonely train station

People who go through a crisis and feel depressed try to forget the past by travelling to some faraway place and making drastic changes in their lives. Throughout history trains have most often been their... Photo Gallery

Flija – irresistible traditional taste

Flija is one of the most favored dishes in Albanian cuisine. It takes only a few ingredients to make it, but this delicious dish depends on your baking skills so its preparation involves hard, painstaking...
Exhibition of traditional Turkish handicrafts

Exhibition of traditional Turkish handicrafts

As a result of natural conditions, handicrafts are with us since ancient times, since the first forms of human existence. The first examples of handicrafts were made to please people’s needs, for example protection and...
Autumn – time for gold colors and farewells

Autumn – time for gold colors and farewells

We are now deep into the yellow-golden season of the year. Two inseparable colors unambiguously associated with autumn, a time when nature begins to slowly fade away. It is said that autumn disturbs the balance...
Walnut tree – more than just deep shade and healthy food

Walnut tree – more than just deep shade and healthy food

The walnut tree is a strong, long-lived, broad-leaved tree with wide branches as if trying to reach to the sky. Its shadow is deep, leaves are dense, it is imposing and resistant to thunder and...
Prayer Beads – “Chewing gum for the hands“

Prayer Beads – “Chewing gum for the hands“

Scientific research in the US has proved the benefits of carrying prayer beads -they alleviate anxiety, stress and normalize blood pressure. Prayer beads or prayer rope which have recently become a common accessory for men,...