The Memorial House of Macedonia’s musical legend Tose Proeski is located In Gumenje (Гумење) area in Krusevo.
Tose Proeski (Тоше Проески) tragically died in a car accident on Oct 16, 2007.
Tose Proeski Memorial House
- Address: Nikola Karev bb
- Location: Krusevo
- phone: +389 48 477 888
- location: locality Gumenje
- Open Hours: Tuesday – Sunday from 09:00 to 16:00
The museum is spread on an area of 870 square meters and is in the form of a cross. It is built of concrete and glass, projected by the architects Dejan Sekulovski and Dejan Spasenovski, in collaboration with Ilija Bozinovski.
Monumental in size, equivalent to the work of Tose Proeski, the Memorial Museum is an allusion to his life philosophy.
The overall composition and environment of the memorial house with its materialization expresses the personality of Tose Proeski and the works that He has left behind: the cross as a symbol of his sincere belief in God, the strength, simplicity and longevity of concrete as a symbol of his character and work, glass as a symbol of human transience and vulnerability and water will be part of the landscape architecture of the project as a symbol of purity and life that radiated Tose Proeski.
The museum exhibition of the Memorial House of Tose Proeski provides a chronological view of his childhood, the teenage years, a period when Tose peaked in his artistic career and is enriched with 350 authentic exhibits that are family owned Proeski.
In the central part of The facility is located a prayer with religious objects owned by Tose, and several of his written thoughts or life philosophies that guided him through life, and is associated with faith, love, family, friendship.
From other contents, particularly interesting is the presentation of his studio where he played and composed, and also the living room of his home in Zlokukani Skopje.
An integral segment are also the two wax figures of Tose in natural size. One is in a standing position – Tose, with a microphone in hand, in his distinctive position, and the other is in his studio – sitting at the piano alone with his thoughts composing music.
The entire facility is equipped with cutting edge technology and is illustrated with music Tose, together with anticipated visual effects through LCD screens that constantly broadcast his concerts and videos.