Macedonians Celebrate Epiphany

On January 19th 2010, Macedonians in Toronto celebrated the Orthodox holiday of the Epiphany (Voditsi) at St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral.

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Gotse Delchev Night - February 6, 2010

Macedonian Orthodox Christmas Celebrations in the Greater Toronto Area

January 7 - Christmas Day

St. Ilija Macedonian Orthodox Church - Missassauga

January 8 - Second Day of the Feast of the Nativity

St. Demetrius of Solun Macedonian Orthodox Church - Markham

January 9 - Third Day of the Feast of the Nativity

St. Nedela Macedonian Orthodox Church - Ajax

January 10 - Sunday after the Nativity of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ, holy ancestors. The 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia.

St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral - Toronto

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Macedonian-Canadian Participates in Olympic Tourch Relay

On December 18th 2009, 13 year old student Christian Andonoff of Toronto had the extraordinary honor of running solo in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. Christian carried the Olympic Flame for approximately 300 meters along the 45,000 kilometer journey of the Olympic Flame - right in the heart of East York. His route was on Overlea Blvd, by St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral.

Christian is a National gymnast who simultaneously balances training hours with numerous extra-curricular endeavours including commitments to additional organized sports at varying competitive levels (hockey, soccer, baseball), piano, chess and an academically gifted education program. He competed in two Ontario Winter Games (2006 & 2008), two Rising Stars tours(2007 & 2009), was one of two Ontarians on 6-man Canadian Gymnastics 2007/2008 age group National Team (Argo A) & was 2008 Gymnastics Ontario Provincial Champion – National Argo B 10-12yr. His current goal is to compete in the 2014 Youth Olympic games & continue with his recent CIT (Coach in Training) initiative working with younger kids.

Christian's parents are from the villages of Trsye and Banitsa from the Lerin region of Aegean Macedonia. As a Canadian of Macedonian descent, he is very proud of his roots and hopes one day to visit Macedonia.

Macedonia 2025 Business and Professionals Association

Macedonia 2025 is proud to announce the launch of the Macedonia 2025 Business and Professionals Association. On Monday January 25th, 2010 in cooperation with Scotiabank, Macedonia 2025 will be celebrating this historic occasion with a cocktail reception high above the city of Toronto in the picturesque Radcliffe Room on the 63rd floor of Scotia Plaza.

“It’s all about bringing people together. This is a fantastic opportunity for Macedonian business professionals to meet in an environment where they can learn from each other, build relationships, and invest in themselves.” said Susan Niczowski, Founder of Summer Fresh Salads and Macedonia 2025 Board Member.

Toronto symbolizes an exciting start that could lead to other regional networking events throughout North America in 2010. Our goal is to provide the Diaspora with an opportunity to strengthen and improve linkages in the Macedonian community worldwide.

Macedonians have been living in North America for over a hundred years. Over time Macedonians have successfully integrated themselves to be a key contributor to the cultural, social and economic mosaic of North America. “Macedonia 2025 is an acknowledgement that Macedonia’s strengths and resources reach well beyond its boarders and into the new countries where the Macedonian Diaspora now call home.” said Mitre Kutanovski President of Macedonia 2025.

The Macedonia 2025 Business and Professionals Association will provide an unparalleled experience where young professionals will be able to receive first hand knowledge and advice from very accomplished, seasoned and respected North American business leaders.

To purchase your membership and register for the cocktail reception please complete the registration form and return it to or by fax to 416-341-2494

To open the registration form please click here.