Tactus AssociationART. MUSIC. CULTURE.
Tactus Association is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 in Ohrid, Macedonia. Our aim is to bring art, music and culture closer to people in their everyday lives through different projects, such as open-air concerts, puppet theatre, painting workshops etc.
We have programme for early music development “Music corner” and Summer art school for children “Try Art”.
Snezhana Karadjovska Popova is a music teacher with more than 15 years of experience in teaching music. She held MA in teaching music. She is a founder of “Music corner”, programme for early music development. She has great ability to not only connect people, but to see the potential and encourage them to be part of art, music and culture and to be able to fully experience them. She has organized all the mentioned activities, events, performances and concerts from our organization.
Toni Popov is an artist with more than 10 years of active painting. He is a member of Association of Artists Bitola. He is well known for the ability to go deep into the person’s creative mind and bring out the best out of him. His students are always encouraged and are fully enjoying every part of his workshops. He has a special way to communicate with children, youth and adults as well. His professional experience includes: 4 solo exhibitions (National Museum in Ohrid 2015, Public Room Skopje 2018, Metanoia Gallery Skopje 2019 and SAS Gallery Skopje, 2019), as well as several group exhibitions in Macedonia (National Museum Strumica, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, Magaza Bitola (2021), and abroad (Aix en Provence, France 2013; Torino, Italy, 2015). In 2014, International organization Moments Org. (Charlotte, USA) made a short documentary film about Toni and his work. In 2018, Metanoia Publishing House has published a book from his project „100 days of mini art”. He had several international painting workshops in Sandness and Oslo, Norway. In 2020, in Ohrid, Toni was mentoring 16 children as part of his summer school for young artists. In 2021, more than 30 students were involved in the summer school.