10 August 2016     Festivals 

VII International folklore, choral and modern dance festival "St. Kliment Ohridski" was held from 4th till 8th of August in Ohrid. The festival was dedicated to the day of Sv. Kliment Ohridski, who is the patron of the city - on August 8.

"The festival was attended by 8 groups (folklore groups, choirs and orchestras) from 7 countries (Russia, Slovakia, Israel, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia) and over 350 artists. The main festival evening was held on the main stage in the square of Ohrid. Choral group presented itself in the "St. Cyril and Methodius" church in Ohrid." informed the director of the festival, Mr. Zoran Strezovski.

He stressed that this festival is very important for the city as it is dedicated to the patron St. Kliment Ohridski and thanked the Municipality of Ohrid for the support.

The groups received gifts and certificates of participation. For the final event was organized a big party for all participants. They had the opportunity to try Macedonian wine and other drinks.

VII International folk, choral and modern dance festival "St. Kliment Ohridski" was held under the auspices of the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF.