Cultural and creative expression can affect deep and lasting social change. Through film as a form of art, we can challenge many of our society's rooted problems; we can spark new ideas, start important discussions, inspire people and call for action.
The U.S. Embassy Skopje and American Corner Skopje invite young people aged 16 - 22 to apply for the “Film for Social Change” Program, to learn and to create a short film or a video message under the mentorship of experienced local and visiting professionals from the USA!
The selected participants will work with instructors to:
The American Corners in Macedonia are seeking a reliable, responsible individual who has strong communication skills to fill the full time position of Senior American Corners Macedonia Specialist.
On the 24th of August, American Corner Skopje was honored to host Mr. John McNeil, a prosecutor from the United States, who was gracious enough to be a part of our “Coffee with a Diplomat” event. He gave an intriguing and informative speech on the judicial system of the USA, and shared details of his most difficult and famous case, in which he prosecuted a corrupt government official. By drawing parallels between the Macedonian and American judicial system, he helped the participants understand more about the similarities and differences between the systems. The presentation was followed by different questions ... read more »
On July 24th, we hosted another Coffee with a Diplomat for our members and friends. We were happy to host Mr. Benjamin R. Lingeman, a U.S. Diplomat at the Public Affair Office to the U.S. Embassy Skopje. In a cozy setting, guests had a chance to talk in person with Mr. Lingeman, and ask him all about his diplomatic life. Over the roundtable discussion the participants and Mr. Lingeman talked about the process of applying to become a U.S. Diplomat, the different work assignments that diplomats get; the cultural differences between countries where Mr. Lingman has served in the past and many other topics. Thi... read more »
The Summer MakerSpace Program officially started on the 13th of July. Our Resource Center Specialist, Krenar Qoku, hosted the first introductory & team building workshop as part of our 4 week Summer MakerSpace Program. Lots of fun and laughter was shared as the kids engaged in various challenging activities such as the bus station game; skyscraper construction, real life minesweeper and word games. The program continued for the entire month and included makeymakey workshop, make and take and 3D doodlers project as part of the program that were organized with the help of our volunteers Gjorgji, Selika and Martin. This program... read more »