Mišo Juzmeski

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Misho Yuzmeski
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Born (1966-04-07)April 7, 1966
Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia
Occupation Author, photographer

Misho Yuzmeski (Macedonian: Мишо Јузмески / Misho Juzmeski or (older form) Mišo Juzmeski), (Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, April 7, 1966) is a Macedonian writer, publisher and photographer.[1][2]


Misho Yuzmeski worked as a guide, travel agent and interpreter. Besides his native Macedonian, he speaks several European languages: Bulgarian, Dutch, German, English, French, Italian, Serbian, and Spanish.

In 1992 he participated in the work of the first private radio station in Ohrid. In the radio, he worked nearly two years as editor and presenter of shows. In the same year he had an encounter with the photographer Atanas Talevski. Their meeting led to an intensive long-term cooperation in the field of photographic art. Both in 2007 founded the first photo gallery in Elšani. Moreover, Talevski`s photos can be seen in printed publications authored by Yuzmeski who for many years was the organizer of his photo exhibitions. The experience from this cooperation helps Yuzmeski to develop his own photographic career.[3][4]

Besides photography, Yuzmeski has been involved in writing and publishing. He writes short stories, essays and criticism. He is author of several books of prose, as well as publications in the fields of tourism and culture. Yuzmeski is member of the editorial boards of Narodna Volya[5] (issued by the Macedonian community in Bulgaria) and Branuvanya[6] (published in Struga, Republic of Macedonia). His short stories and essays have appeared in a number Macedonian (Sovremenost, Veles, Ohridski Novini, Branuvanya) and foreign periodicals.[7]

In June 2011 in Ohrid,Yuzmeski founded the Cultural Centre "Cultura 365". Here he actively supports other photographers in the promotion of their art work, and keeps from oblivion the names and the work of other Macedonian authors.[8]

On June 19, 2011, in "Cultura 365" was opened a memorial room dedicated to the Dutch writer A. den Doolaard with an exhibition of books and documents, organized by Yuzmeski.[9] He has also published articles on the role of den Doolaard in the development of the Dutch-Macedonian relations.[10]


Our Dutch Friend A. den Doolaard on sale in a bookstore in Ohrid, Macedonia
  • Premin vo maglata (Skopje, 2005) ISBN 9989-9744-5-4
  • Neka bide svetlina (Let there be light) - essays (Blagoevgrad, 2005)
  • Pofalni slova (Words of praise) - essays (Blagoevgrad, 2006)
  • Ohridskite biseri / The Pearls of Ohrid - coauthor with Nikola Pavleski (Ohrid, 2007) ISBN 978-9989-2688-0-9
  • Elshani - zhivot megu kamenot i vodata (Elshani - Life between rocks and water) - monograph (Elshani, 2009)
  • Nashiot holandski prijatel A. den Dolard - monograph (Ohrid, 2012) ISBN 978-9989-911-41-5
  • Sto godini kopnezh (One Hundred Years of Yearning) - short stories (Ohrid, 2013) ISBN 978-9989-911-62-0
  • Makedontsi, A. den Dolard i drugi Holangyani (Macedonians, A. den Doolaard and other Dutch People) - monograph (Ohrid, 2016) - ISBN 978-9989-911-93-4
    • Dutch translation: Macedoniërs, A. den Doolaard en andere Nederlanders (Ohrid, 2016) ISBN 978-9989-911-95-8


  • Group Exhibitions
    • Ohrid (Macedonia), 2000 - group exhibition at Cultural Center "Grigor Prlichev"
  • Individual exhibitions
    • Elshani (Macedonia), July 2008 - January 2010 - individual exhibition in the Elshani Photo Gallery[11]
    • Melnik (Bulgaria), 03 - 13. 10. 2008 - individual exhibition in the "Kordopulovata" house[12]
    • Burgas (Bulgaria), 11 - 27. 05 2011 - individual exhibition at the Regional Library "P. K. Yavorov"[13]
    • Ohrid (Macedonia), 2011 - individual exhibition at Cultural Centre "Cultura 365"
    • Ohrid (Macedonia), 2012 - individual exhibition at Cultural Centre "Cultura 365"
    • Bitola (Macedonia), 2013 - individual exhibition in The Bitola Cultural Centre[14]
    • Ohrid (Macedonia), 2013 - individual exhibition at Cultural Centre "Cultura 365"
    • Prilep (Macedonia), 2014 - individual exhibition

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Yuzmeski, Misho: "A Passage through the Fog", (Ohrid, 2009) ISBN 978-9989-911-01-9
  2. ^ Works of Misho Yuzmeski
  3. ^ Јузмески, Мишо: Елшани - живот меѓу каменот и водата, Елшани, 2009
  4. ^ Biographical information (Bulgarian)
  5. ^ Народна волја бр. 3, Благоевград, 2013
  6. ^ Бранувања бр. 7, Струга, 2012
  7. ^ Јузмески, Мишо: Пофални слова, Благоевград, 2006
  8. ^ Охридскиот писател Мишо Јузмески ги оживува подзаборавените дејци
  9. ^ Cultural Centre "Cultura 365" in the news (Macedonian)
  10. ^ Yuzmeski, Misho: "The Wedding in Ohrid". Analytical Essay on "The Wedding of the Seven Gypsies" by A. den Doolaard. (Macedonian)
  11. ^ Exhibition in Elshani (Macedonian)
  12. ^ Exhibition in Melnik (Macedonian)
  13. ^ Exhibition in Burgas (Macedonian)
  14. ^ Exhibition in Bitola