Cultural chat is a digital platform launched in order to create an innovative space where our readers will find out all the latest news, reviews and interviews related to film, fashion, music and art, but also travel, lifestyle and much more.
We wanted to show you all the wonderful and fabulous things that life has to offer, so we created CULTURAL CHAT.
In addition to reading our feature stories, you can can connect with Macedonian and Croatian designers, cultural institutions, festivals and events.
For our digital community Cultural chat is a virtual destination for exchanging innovative ideas, discovering new trends and creating content that readers can easily connect with.
For the creator of this platform
Neda Maretić is an editor, journalist and television host for 13 years.
Her journalistic experience was gained by working at Tera TV in Macedonia, through the cultural show “Rhythm of the City”. She was at the major festivals in Bitola and the region connected with the film, music, art, theater. The guests in the shows were almost all of the artists from Macedonia in the field of theater, art, music and film, including the important international film festival “Manaki Brothers” in Bitola.
She had interviews with: Catherine Deneuve, Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Huppert, Victoria Abril, Phedon Papamichael, Milcho Manchevski, Rade Serbedjija, John Seale, Agnès Godard, Tereza Salquero, Richard Galiano, Natacha Atlas, Dragan Bjelogrlic, Milan Kalinic, Vasil Hadzimanov, Masimo Savic, Bozo Vreco, the group Van Gog, Partybrakers, Mirjana Karanovic, Tomi Salkovski, Robert Naskov, Dejan Dimeski, Aleksandar Popovski, Kiril Djajkovski, didjej Sonique, Tom Boxer, Morena, David Morales, the pianist Maksim Mrvica, the actors from the Bitola, Skopje, Veles, Ohrid theatre and many more.
She was also the host of the Macedonian-Turkish show broadcasted on Tera TV and the Turkish Tek Rumeli (several series); host and author of the shows dedicated to film, broadcasted on Tera TV, author and host of the show “Neda’s Traveling Diary”.
Her portfolio includes work as a journalist for Women’s Magazine; Public Relations officer for the Croatian Cultural Center in Bitola, Jazz Factory Festival, World Music Festival (2018). Today she expanded her work from Budapest, she was a correspondent for the HRT portal “Voice of Croatia”, and now she works as a journalist for the Croatian weekly newspaper “Croatian Voice”.
In 2017, she received the Award for the best journalist from Bitola, the region and Macedonia, awarded at the event “Successful citizens of Bitola and people from the region and Macedonia”, an event organized by the most read weekly newspaper “Bitolski Vesnik”, the oldest printed media in Macedonia. She is an animal rights activist and a member of the Lions Club and member of the International journalist’ association.