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Monument, Concrete, Brutalism

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1973 – 1974


Monument & Memorial

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Makedonium Change this

Kruševo, Macedonia
by Jordan Grabul, Iskra Grabuloska Change this
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Makedonium also known as Ilinden is a monument in Kruševo, built by Jordan Grabul and Iskra Grabuloska. It was officially opened on August 2 of 1974, on the 30th anniversary of the Second Session of the Anti-fascist Assembly for the National Liberation of Macedonia. It is dedicated to all the fighters and revolutionaries who participated in the Ilinden uprising of 1903, as well as soldiers-partisans of the Macedonia National Liberation Struggle 1941-1944.

Monument occupies 12 acres and has the shape of a round dome with oval windows. The upper windows are made of stained glass. The interior of the dome has four windows, each facing one side of the world or the location associated with the Ilinden-related events ″Sliva″ Memorial, Bear stone and Pelagonija.


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