North Macedonian pop stars sing to raise awareness on gender-based violence during 16 Days

The UN, the EU and the OSCE Mission to Skopje have joined forces for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence under the slogan “Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, END IT!” in North Macedonia. On 2 December, at the Philharmonic Orchestra of North Macedonia, Macedonian pop stars including Tamara Todevska, Dani Dimitrovska, Antonija Gigovska, Svetlana Jovanovska, John Ilija Apelgren, Luka Gjogievski (Fank Shui), and Branko Nikolov (Foltin) joined to sing “Black Eyes”, arranged by Djijan Emin and adapted by Dime Popovski and Vasia Popovska – a song that invites all men and women to step forward, speak clearly and say loudly – “Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, END IT!”. Speakers at the event included Elizabeta Gjorgievska, spouse of the President of the Republic of North Macedonia, David Geer, EU Ambassador, Ambassador Clemens Koja, Head of the OSCE Mission to Skopje, and Rossana Dudziak, UN Resident Coordinator.)