The international painting event “Skopje Art Colony ”will be held from 27th of June until 6th of July 2009 in hotel ARKA,Skopje. This cultural event for the fourth time will be organized by the City of Skopje, with a technical coordination by the Museum of the City of Skopje and with partnership with hotel ARKA as a main sponsor of the event.
The international art colony “Skopje 2009” is a great opportunity for establishing cooperation and exchange of artists from Skopje and Macedonia with artists from other countries. Traditionally Skopje twin cities are taking part on this colony. The number of the participating artists is ten: five from Macedonia and five artists from other countries.
This year participating artists are: Maja Dzartovska - Hill, Tome Mišev, Veljo Tašovski, Burhan Ahmeti and Žaklina Gligorievska – Kočoska from Macedonia and Fabien Lédé from Dijon, France, Anka Krašna from Maribor, Slovenia, Ahmed Özel from Istanbul, Turkey, Aldemar Ibrahimović from Montenegro and Slavica Marin from Croatia.
After finishing of the Skopje colony, a catalog with the art works will be prepared and an art exhibition which will be organized for the Skopje City holiday “13th of November”.