More than 250 participants were part of the International Festival "Paralia Fest" in the summer of 2023. The event was held from 13 to 17 June in Paralia, Greece. Festival was attended by folklore ensembles from North Macedonia and a few groups from Bulgaria. There were two festival concerts and the participants had the chance to show their dances in the center of Paralia and Olympic beach. Art directors of the groups received diplomas on the last special evening, and the organizers prepared entertainment for all the folklore groups. Director of the festival Mr Kosta Koskoski added: "All groups left satisfied with the festival."