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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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THE IMAM FAINTED! (İMAM BAYILDI)!

THE IMAM FAINTED! (İMAM BAYILDI)!

There are several versions of the story behind the name of this delicious dish, Imam Bayildi. Although the stories differto some extent, they all have the same ending – the Imam faints! According to some...
Kumihimo Marudai, Kusaki-zome – Japanese Natural Dye Techniques

Kumihimo Marudai, Kusaki-zome – Japanese Natural Dye Techniques

The Embassy of Japan in Austria accredited to the Republic of Macedonia organized workshops on traditional Japanese handicrafts and natural dyeing techniques at Suli An in Skopje. The workshops were held by Professor Hoko Tokoro...
Ayran – Turkish national beverage

Ayran – Turkish national beverage

It is said to be a brilliant modification of yoghurt. It is refreshing and relaxing, it isn’t carbonated and according to experts it is a very healthy drink. It doesn’t need any kind of advertising...

Marbles – enjoying an unforgettable neighborhood play

Although the popularity of this game has dwindled since computer games and mobile phones appeared on the market, you will certainly find a few marbles in that little corner of the house where childhood memories...
Unique individuals with a big heart

Unique individuals with a big heart

Public awareness needs to be raised about the active role that persons with disabilities have in the  society. A humanitarian event took place on Macedonia Square for that purpose. The event was part of “Equal...
Eminonu – a world of its own

Eminonu – a world of its own

Main tourist attraction in Istanbul… Centre of the Ottoman Empire, heart of Istanbul, former capital of the Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire. During the day it has over 2 million visitors, whereas in the...
MAIDEN’S TOWER – PEARL OF THE BOSPHORUS

MAIDEN’S TOWER – PEARL OF THE BOSPHORUS

Maiden’s Tower also known as Leander’s Tower is one of the symbols of Istanbul and an embodiment of water mysteries – love and myth. The small tower built on a rock at the mouth of...
COME ON PEHLIVAN!

COME ON PEHLIVAN!

COME ON PEHLIVAN! (These words are shouted at the beginning of a fight between the wrestlers as a call to a duel) Place: Calikli, Valandovo, a football stadium with lovely green grass, zurlas, drums, hundreds...
“АNDDDD TWELVE POINTS GOOOOO TOOOOO, ТURKEY!!!!”

“АNDDDD TWELVE POINTS GOOOOO TOOOOO, ТURKEY!!!!”

„Young Can Bonomo has managed to attract attention with his interesting style and specific music and this year in Baku, Turkey is going for its second victory after Sertap Erner won in 2003. “ Eurosong!...
The colors make the life different

The colors make the life different

Get yourslef dressed in cheerful colors and enjoy life. Beat the bad mood, get over the depression. That would be the basic message of the girls from folk groups who participated in the „International festival...