22 July 2019     Festivals 

International Folk Dance and Music Festival "Summer Festival in Ohrid and Struga" was held from 12 to 16 July 2019. More than 300 artists from Bulgaria, Turkey, Romania, Croatia, Moldova and Albania participated in the Macedonian music festival.

The festival nights took place on July 13 and 14 at the town square, where the ensembles presented their wonderful performances. After the second concert program, participants in the forum received certificates and gifts.

During their stay in Ohrid, performers took part in organized tours, with licensed tour guides to explore the sights of the ancient town. The next day all groups and their artistic directors went by boat to the Monastery of St. Naum and the springs of the Black Drin River. On the last day, the groups had the opportunity to visit the town of Struga and Calista monastery. The last evening the participants took part in a gala event, which included seminars and a music party. All artists left Ohrid with many thanks and promises that their visit to the festival would become a traditional one.