NEW THEATRE AND CONCERT HALL
Open competitions for designs and tenders inviting subcontractors for several grand projects in the area of cultural infrastructure will be announced next year. On of the announced projects will be the (re)construction of the Old Skopje Theatre which has already been designed and bids by subcontractors that applied for the open tender are currently being evaluated.
"The theatre construction will start next year on the conceptual solution of the
architect Jovan Stefanovski, the winner at the competition announced by the
previous Minister," said Zlatko Jankovski, a spokesman for the Ministry of Culture.
The government also announced the construction of a concert hall for the Macedonian Philharmonic orchestra which should be build in the area between the Macedonian Opera, Ballet and the Faculty of Music Arts and making available a budget for archaeological excavations of the Skopje fortress, upgrading of the Universal Hall, construction of a monument at Makedonija Square, a museum on water in Ohrid, St. Clement university, construction of a library and a professional theatre in Tetovo.
MD: Wow, big plans they got there! Let´s hope they will stick to their promises and maybe build a new football stadium too!