26 June 2019 Festivals
The International Folk Dance and Music Festival "Ohrid Pearl" took place from 19 to 23 June 2019. More than 350 performers from Bulgaria, Turkey, Lithuania, Poland, Croatia and Slovakia participated in the Macedonian Music Feast.
The festival nights were held on June 20 and 21 at the town square where the ensembles presented their wonderful performances. At the official opening ceremony of the forum, a representative of the Municipality presented an introductory speech with which he wished success to all dancers, musicians and singers. During the second festival evening, after their performance, the groups received certificates and gifts.
During their stay in Ohrid, participants took part in organized town tours, with licensed tour guides, where they met the sights of the old Ohrid area. The next day, all the artists and their leaders took a boat trip to the Monastery of St. Naum and the springs of the Cherni Drin River.
In the last evening, the participants had the opportunity to become part of a gala event, in which program were organized seminar and disco party.
All performers left Ohrid with many thanks and promises that their visit to the festival will become a tradition.