27 September 2019     Festivals 

From 18th to 22nd of September, the X International music and folklore dance festival "PEARL OF THE SEA" was held. The event was attended by 8 ensembles, represented by 350 participants from Estonia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Poland. Xth edition of the festival is the last event in Budva, Montenegro in 2019, when there were successfully held 14 festivals and the town hosted 137 groups (folklore and choral groups, majorette teams, orchestras, schools of arts, modern dance groups and musical theaters) with more than 6000 participants from 36 countries.

On September 18th, the organizer of the festival Zoran Strezovski welcomed the artistic leaders of the groups and explained the the final program of the event. "On September 20th, the first festival evening was held where the groups received certificates for participation and gifts. After their performances, they danced together and listened to famous Croatian songs.

On September 21st, the audience enjoyed the concert on the central square of Budva. The program presented the cultural diversity of the nations. Musical feast ended with amazing festive mood.

Groups visited coastal towns of Kotor and Herceg Novi and explored their nature and historical sights. We look forward to the active festival season in order to meet in Montenegro with the mission to spread the culture and traditions of the peoples!"