25 June 2019     Festivals 

IX International folklore and musical festival "DURRES FEST" was held in the period 19 – 23 June in Durres, Albania. More than 400 participants from 8 folk ensembles and choral groups from Poland, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina took part in the folklore forum.

On 20 June 2019 the festival evening was held on the main square in Durres – in front of the Center of Culture. There, the director of the folklore forum welcomed all participants and wished them success. The groups were awarded with certificates and many deserved applauses.

The closing party was held on June 21 in a great hotel, where all participants danced until midnight.

Over the days, the artists and their artistic directors visited Durres, swam in the warm sea and enjoyed the pool of the hotel, where they were housed.