Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Alexander The Great errected in Skopje

The statue of Alexander the Great finally arrived in Skopje central square. Thousands of people, hundreds of cameras, reporters and journalists all watched as Alexander "climbed" this grandiose fountain. 

Need we say more? Enjoy the photos.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Alexander The Great rides back home to Macedonia

(Skopje, Macedonia) Since early this morning, big trucks are headed towards the central square, Plaza Macedonia. Alexander is coming!

A statue, almost 13 meters high, on a pedestal 15 meters high, will make the center of the capital spectacular.  The fountain, with the sculpture, is expected to be completed in a few weeks. 

Enjoy the sites, and visit Skopje.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

A Spectacular Premiere of “Dracula” at the April Ballet Evenings 2011

The premiere of the spectacle entitled “Dracula” performed by Vortice Dance Company from Portugal and supported by their Macedonian counterparts took place on Friday (29 April) at the closing ceremony of the first ever April Ballet Evenings 2011 at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet.

Rafael Caricco and Claudia Martins were the people responsible for the choreography of this amazing ballet spectacle with music from Voyceh Kilar, Phillip Glass, Rachmaninoff and Lou Reed. Rafael Caricco was the genius behind the stenography, videography and sound effects, Claudia Martins was woman behind the costimography, while audio-visualization and technical director was João Neves. Light design of  Luis Paz and João Teixeira.

The soloists in “Dracula” were the amazing Aleksandra Mijalkova, Mimi Pop Aleksova, Biljana Basmadzieva, Ivana Kocevska, Igor Velanoski, Cláudia Martins, Rafael Carriço, Boban Kovachevski, Trajche Stojkovski, Jorge Libório, Simona Vasilevska, Jan Kisilev, Razvan Mazilu, Gabi Pavlovska,  and Lile Milenkovska.

Dracula… An attack on all senses! How else could we describe what went on the stage of MOB on Friday?