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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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Popova Sapka – pleasure for the eyes

Tourists who visit our country admire the beauty of nature, envious of the treasures that we possess, whereas we, “the apparent owners of this natural treasure”, are not aware of what we have inherited from...
Bit Pazar – centuries long tradition

Bit Pazar – centuries long tradition

“The old bazaar, with its centuries long tradition, is an institution that continues to oppose technology and modern life of a metropolis.” “We measure correctly here” – says a notice on a banana stall in...
Pigeons dance in the snow

Pigeons dance in the snow

Old turkish bazaar in Skopje Calmness Excitement Begining More excitement Chaos Serenity Strategy I am telling you.. Provocation Happiness Satisfaction And they finally found all the courage to let it all go..:)) Photo by Husamettin...
Istanbul – a snowy fairytale

Istanbul – a snowy fairytale

People say Istanbul is a fairytale city. Since the beginning of this week it transformed into a “snowy fairytale city”. Snow hasn’t stopped falling for 45 hours. The city is going through the coldest day...
Turkan Soray, I would stay in Skopje, only if I fall in love

Turkan Soray, I would stay in Skopje, only if I fall in love

Turkan Soray, the Turkish movie queen A career desired by many young actresses. She has appeared in more than 200 movies and, she is a record keeper.  She’s been elected a UNESCO Good Will Ambassador...
Asure, the oldest dessert in the history of mankind

Asure, the oldest dessert in the history of mankind

The traditional, centuries old Asure is not simply a dessert. It is foremost a symbol of sharing, solidarity, love, wealth and above all a symbol of our life together. It is the tenth day of...
I’m a proud member of this dear academy

I’m a proud member of this dear academy

Ilber Ortayli – historian, director of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul A man with great confidence and an expert in history renown throughout the world, who is often too outspoken in his manner of speaking....