The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) marked 1,000 years of the Belasica
Battle and the death of Tsar Samuil with a conference held on Thursday.
Two hundred kilometers to the south of Skopje, in Novo Selo Municipality near Strumica, on the northern slopes of Mount Belasica, there begins the story of the Smolare Waterfall set above the small town of Smolare and hidden among the centuries-old oak trees.
It is believed that Mount Belasica hides a few more waterfalls which are almost impossible to reach.
It's a long way from FK Belasica
- my first club - to Lazio but it hasn't changed me.
He was spotted by Italian scouts when he became a regular with Macedonian team Belasica
at the age of 16.
Levadia Tallinn (Estonia) v Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel); Leixoes (Portugal) v Belasica
(Macedonia); Stabaek (Norway) v LINFIELD (Northern Ireland); Sigma Olomouc (Cezch Republic) v Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina); Zimbru Chisinau (Moldova) v IFK Gothenburg (Sweden); Ujpest (Hungary) v Klaksvik (Faroe Islands); Myllykosken Pallo-47 (Finland) v Odense (Denmark).
After a series of successes against the Byzantine empire, Macedonian czar Samuil's forces met defeat in on the slopes of the Belasica
mountains at Vodca: "the place where the eyes were taken out.
Belasica is reachable by road and, as one of the most frequented attractions in Macedonia, contributes to the promotion of the natural and cultural heritage of Smolare and the development of Macedonia's rural and mountain tourism.
Belasica abounds in lush vegetation and moss that does not change color even in winter.
45), Brondby v Dinamo Minsk, Publikum v Belasica
1, Leixoes 2 (agg 3-4); Partizani Tirana 1, Hapoel Tel-Aviv 4 (agg 1-5); Dundalk 0, Varteks 4 (agg 0-9).
KI Klaksvik 2, Ujpesti 2; Kairat Almaty 0, Red Star Belgrade 2; Leixoes 2, Belasica
2; Liteks Lovetch 5, FK Atlantas 0; Metalurg Zaporizhzhya 3, Birkirkara 0; MyPa 1, Odense BK 0; Primorje 6, Zvarnots 1; Olomouc 2, Sarajevo 1.