The Macedonian Tendency: Macedonian Opera Singer for World Peace

Monday, February 28, 2005

Macedonian Opera Singer for World Peace

Nice honour for a Macedonian

Reality Macedonia : Macedonian Baritone Boris Trajanov Named UNESCO Artist for Peace

Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, will name Macedonian opera singer Boris Trajanov UNESCO Artist for Peace on February 24 during a ceremony at Organization Headquarters (Room I, 6.30 p.m.). Mr Trajanov will then give a recital, to be followed by a performance of folk dancing by the group Tanec. Boris Trajanov receives the honour in recognition of his commitment to “defending humanist values and promoting dialogue among cultures and civilizations.” The baritone performed in more than 550 operas in Europe, America and Africa over the past 17 years and has played more than 35 leading roles, notably in Tosca, Nabucco, Rigoletto, Macbeth, Aïda, La Traviata, Madame Butterfly, Lucia di Lammermoor.

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