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Resources for the Study of the Macedonian Language: Music & Television

Supporting materials for students in their first year of studying Macedonian

Popular Musical Artists: Past & Present

Tose Proeski was a very popular Macedonian singer whose life was cut short by a car acccident in 2007.  He was popular throughout the Balkans and was also known for his humanitarian activities which included "Goodwill Ambassador" for UNICEF.  One of his music videos can be viewed from this page in the "Popular Music" box.

Current Television Programs

Македонски идол

There is one in almost every language, every country and Macedonia is no exception. Macedonian Idol only ran for one season. For more information and a summary of the season along with the winner, please follow the link: Macedonian Idol.

Notable Composers

Radio Stations

A few of the radio stations available online:

Antenna 5 - Rock

 Radio Bravo - Rock 

Radio Buba Mara 

Radio Ohrid 

Radio Ravel - Rock 

Macedonia's top five hits as of 26 March, 2015:

Watching Television

This portal website will not only provide you with links to Macedonian television sites but also to the programming for a number of websites.  There are daily schedules provided for all of the stations represented above with links to their online programs.

Above is a general search engine for identifying television stations from around the world.  It is a great general source if you are looking for international television.

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Popular Music

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