July 23, 2018 - They say that no material made in labs can be compared to wool. That it is simply unattainable. There was a time in Montenegro when it was unthinkable to find a house without a braider. The women used to weave jumpers, purses, and dye wool by boiling the barks or leaves of different plants, adding ash, soot, and more.
July 22, 2018 - The collectors and distributors from Tuzi, the married couple, Vaid and Nevina Turusković, returned from the recently held International Handmade and Handicrafts Festival in Istanbul with significant recognition for the participation and art of making folk costumes.
July 18, 2018 - Montenegro has registered two more products! "Montenegrin Beef Prosciutto" and "Montenegrin Stelja" have successfully passed the registration procedure, therefore these two products joined "Njeguška Prosciutto" and "Pljevlja Cheese" on the list of protected quality labels at the national level.
June 20, 2018 - Klapa is the name of a traditional form of acapella group singing common in the Dalmatian region and Montenegrin coast, especially in the Boka bay. Charming voices singing lovely Mediterranean melodies is one of the most touching and authentic experiences in the area. The mastery of vocal expression is annually celebrated at the International Klapa Festival in Perast. This unique event will take place this summer from June 28-30, on the St. Nikola Place, and will host klapa groups from Pag, Međugorje, Kotor, Omiš, Dubrovnik, Korčula, Rovinj, Herceg Novi and other cities representing both male and female singing.
TMN carefully listened to an interview about this wonderful event given by the director of the Klapa Festival Milan Kovačević to the Antena M radio at the end of last month.
June 16, 2018 - It is not well known that there is a stitch named after Montenegro. In English, it is called the Montenegrin Stitch or the Montenegrin Cross Stitch.
June 16, 2018 - For centuries, the Boka Bay has been a center of inland and external trade. The exchange of goods between the coastal and mountain regions would happen here. Tuesday, Thursday and especially Saturday were the market days when Kotor pijaca was lively and crowded. This tradition remains today: Saturday is still the best day for a visit to the market.