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Verbalisti Mark the End of the Year in Style

Pancevo, December 28, 2011 – Prodirekt and its communication network Verbalisti, together with the language school Academia, threw a New Year party to remember in the famous club Coupe on Tuesday. More than 150 guests enjoyed the entertaining program, which included the performance of the best Serbian stand-up comedians.

Jasmina Saric, Prodirekt’s Director of Educational Programs, briefly looked back at the most significant achievements of the language network Verbalisti, part of Prodirekt’s business group. Prodirekt has been the first company in Southeast Europe to be awarded the accreditation for the language education travel and Work-and-Travel program abroad by the two most important European associations – the EnglishUK and German ICEF. Ms. Saric pointed out that the language network Verbalisti, which enjoyed the support of over 120 foreign language teachers, grew into 11,000 member community. The two foreign language blogs, in Serbian and Macedonian, were promoted in 2011 (with 430 followers), and the Verbalisti YouTube channel had almost 100,000 video views in less than a year.

As the night drew to its end, there was a Christmas Bingo organized with Verbalisti’s partners, film distribution companies Taramount and Cinefest. The main prize – a free English language course went to Doroteja Urosev from Pancevo.

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Verbalist and Pop Idol Ivan Radenov Arrives at Kings Colleges – English Language Courses in London and Oxford (VIDEO)

London, UK – 15 November, 2011 – PRODIREKT, a company which owns the fastest growing communication and language network VERBALISTI, awarded a two-week language course at KINGS COLLEGES for Ivan Radenov, the first Macedonian Pop Idol.

Our partners, Kings Colleges, made sure that Ivan’s stay in London turns memorable in many ways, so The First Macedonian Idol played in the Band of Kings, attended famous theater performances, and even met Glenn Hughes, one of the members of his favorite band Deep Purple.

Ivan Radenov and Glenn Hughes

Ivan Radenov, the First Macedonian Pop Idol, meets his idol in London - Glenn Hughes of the great Deep Purple!

Ivan has been improving his English at Kings Colleges, one of the oldest and most prestigious language institutions in the UK, with the tradition spanning over 54 years and centres in London, Oxford and Bournemouth, the English Riviera gem.

And what does Ivan say about his language experience with Verbalisti and Kings Colleges, well, just play the video…

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PRODIREKT Takes Ivan Radenov, the First Macedonian Pop Idol, to London for Language Education at Kings Colleges (VIDEO)

Skopje, Macedonia – October 28, 2011 – PRODIREKT, a company that owns one of the fastest growing educational social network Verbalisti, awarded a two-week language course at KINGS COLLEGES for the first Macedonian Pop Idol. Even at the very start of the of the Macedonian Pop Idol finals, the language education became a true hit among the young in Macedonia, while the Facebook page Verbalisti recorded more than 1000 new members in just one week. Ivan will improve his English at KINGS COLLEGES, one of the oldest and most prestigious language institutions in the UK, with the tradition spanning over 54 years and centres in London, Oxford and Bournemouth, the English Riviera gem.

PRODIREKT awarded a two-week language course at Kings Colleges for Ivan Radenov, the first Macedonian Pop Idol

PRODIREKT awarded a two-week language course at Kings Colleges for Ivan Radenov, the first Macedonian Pop Idol

Macedonian Idol Season 1 (Macedonian: Македонски идол – Makedonski Idol) was the first season of the Macedonian version of the worldwide known talent franchise series Pop Idol. The show started airing on November 13, 2010 on A1 TV and finished airing on May 30, 2011 with the big final held in Metropolis Arena, Skopje. The winner was Ivan Radenov from Gevgelija. As first runner-up finished Miki Sekulovski and second runner-up Dejan Jovanov.

The auditions started in the summer 2010. Ten Macedonian cities were included: Ohrid, Kavadarci, Strumica, Veles, Stip, Kumanovo,Skopje, Bitola, Tetovo and Prilep. Three famous Macedonian personalities were chosen to be the judges: Kaliopi Bukle (singer), Igor Dzambazov (TV host, singer and actor) and Toni Mihajlovski (TV host and actor). Ivanna Hadzievska and Nenad Gjeorgjievski famous for being hosts of the show-magazine A1 Exclusive were the hosts of the show.

Twenty candidates were chosen for the final cut of the show. However, in the final concerts got only 13 candidates (finalists). The other seven were promised to record a song, which will be given as an award from the jury.

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Verbalisti Interview: Ivan Radenov
by Jasmina Saric, PRODIREKT
October 2011, Skopje, Macedonia
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Verbalisti My London Language Program Best Rated Again in 2011

My Language Experience – My London 2011

One of the most popular language programs PRODIREKT and its communication network Verbalisti have developed is undoubtedly My London. In 2011, Verbalists again gave it the highest remarks; the secret of its popularity lies in the perfect balance of language learning through experience, sightseeing and fun.

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Macedonian Language Travel Students and the Fourth Verbalisti July Group Leaving for London (VIDEO)

My Language Experience

The Fourth Group of Verbalisti prior to leaving for London at the Belgrade Airport, 31 July 2011

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