On November 29, 2018, in the village of Brod, for the commemoration ceremony of the 100 years of the end of the First World War, the Municipality of Novaci unveiled a monument dedicated for the soldiers and civilians who perished on the front in Macedonia.

The monument was inaugurated together by the Mayor of Novaci Municipality, Mr. Ljube Kuzmanoski, the French Ambassador of Macedonia, HE Mr. Christian Thimonier, the Bulgarian Consulate General in Bitola, Mr. Dimitar Ivanov and the Military Deputy of Russia in Macedonia, Mr. Andrey Myasnikov.

Ambassadors, military attaches, consuls, mayors and many guests commemorated together the Armistice of November 11, 1918, and paid tribute to all soldiers and civilians who perished during the First World War by laying flowers on the memorial.

During his speech, H.E. Mr Christian Thimonier emphasized the commitment of Macedonia for the peace and reconciliation with its neighbors and that Europe needs such examples.

The Mayor of the Municipality of Novaci said that the monument represents a symbol of remembrance for the lost lives of the Macedonian Front and also to remind that the future will be built with peace.

This memorial was created following the example of the commemorative monument placed in the City of Colombelles with which the Municipality of Novaci has been cooperating since 2016 on the subject of Memory, Peace and Reconciliation within the framework of the program of decentralized cooperation between partners from Normandy and Macedonia.

The program of the Cooperation between Normandy and Macedonia is supported by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France and the Region of Normandy.

Usefull links:

Internet page of the Cooperation between Normandy and Macedonia

First World War in Macedonia

On November 29, 2018, in the village of Brod, for the commemoration ceremony of the 100 years of the end of the First World War, the Municipality of Novaci unveiled a monument dedicated for the soldiers and civilians who perished on the front in Macedonia.

The monument was inaugurated together by the Mayor of Novaci Municipality, Mr. Ljube Kuzmanoski, the French Ambassador of Macedonia, HE Mr. Christian Thimonier, the Bulgarian Consulate General in Bitola, Mr. Dimitar Ivanov and the Military Deputy of Russia in Macedonia, Mr. Andrey Myasnikov.

Ambassadors, military attaches, consuls, mayors and many guests commemorated together the Armistice of November 11, 1918, and paid tribute to all soldiers and civilians who perished during the First World War by laying flowers on the memorial.

During his speech, H.E. Mr Christian Thimonier emphasized the commitment of Macedonia for the peace and reconciliation with its neighbors and that Europe needs such examples.

The Mayor of the Municipality of Novaci said that the monument represents a symbol of remembrance for the lost lives of the Macedonian Front and also to remind that the future will be built with peace.

This memorial was created following the example of the commemorative monument placed in the City of Colombelles with which the Municipality of Novaci has been cooperating since 2016 on the subject of Memory, Peace and Reconciliation within the framework of the program of decentralized cooperation between partners from Normandy and Macedonia.

The program of the Cooperation between Normandy and Macedonia is supported by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France and the Region of Normandy.

Usefull links:

Internet page of the Cooperation between Normandy and Macedonia

First World War in Macedonia