Blood Donation Day October 2016

Apollonia Foundation again hosted a blood drive.  The Foundation, in cooperation with the Department of Transfusion Medicine at the local General Hospital and the local Red Cross organized this campaign for blood donation. This campaign has been held twice a year for the past five years at Apollonia.  The blood donation was held in the […]

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Poetry Caravan in Gevgelija

A “poetry caravan” event of Macedonia writers was held October 20 at the Apollonia Hotel. This midday event was organised by Goce Delchev library staff and supported by the Foundation.  Poetry and literature enthusiasts from across the city attended the readings and had the opportunity to meet 18 authors from different generations and to hear […]

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Nature day activities in October

A glorious autumn day was used for a walk in the Kozuf mountain region by the Nature Day children. On October we visited the mountain home “Tome Krotki” in the historic Konsko area.  There, we learned to identify and differentiate between moss and lichen, and to distinguish evergreen and deciduous trees.  The Apollonia Foundation arranged […]

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“Garage sale”

The Apollonia Foundation organized an “Garage sale” event here at the hotel. The term “Garage sale” in the United States used to describe a sale where used household items such as furniture, clothes and household goods are collected and put on sale at low prices.  This event took place on October 9 in the Apollonia […]

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A Cleaner Macedonia

For the third time, the Apollonia Foundation took part in a nationwide trash clean-up.  This event, held on October 1, was coordinated by the NGO “Ajde Macedonija” (Let’s Go Macedonia).  The focus is on cleaning up trash in areas and raising public awareness to improve waste management in Macedonia.  This year, we focused our clean-up […]

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“Wild Rose”Art Exhibit by Violeta Silјan

An exhibition of art by Violeta Silјan was presented at the Apollonia Hotel on September 29.  This exhibition was organized by Pioneer House Gevgelija, Skopje Museum and the Apollonia Foundation. The exhibition, entitled “Wild Rose” by the artist commemorated 30  years of work by  Violeta Silјan. This exhibit displays Siljan’s passion for permanent self-expression and […]

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“Earthly and Heavenly Ecstasy” – A Feast of Poetry and Art

“Earthly  and Heavenly Ecstasy” is the title of a book of poetry by Eftim Kletnikov, and with art by Klime Korobar. These artists are supported by the Association of Culture and Art IKON and Centar.  A promotion for the book was held September 14 at the Apollonia Hotel and  was organised by the Goce Delchev […]

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Peace Corps in Gevgelija

On September 12, senior staff from the US Peace Corps travelled to Gevgelia to meet with the Apollonia Foundation and others.  The Peace Corps staff that participated were Mark Hannafin (Country Director), Nadica Georgieva (Community Development Program Director), and Lydia Vangelova (Housing Director).  Also travelling to this session was Peace Corps volunteer Max Hoehl and […]

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Concert for Violin and Piano

The Musical Moments concert series continued at the Apollonia Hotel in September.  On the first day of the month the public was treated to an outstanding a performance by sisters Sofia Nikoska (on violin) and Christina Nikoska (on piano). Their program included works by LV Beethoven, and R. Schumann. Sofia Nikoska began her musical education […]

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