Highlights and Upcoming Events
WITH BROADCASTING OF THE FILM “DANCE OF TROUT” TODAY STARTS THE CELEBRATION OF EPIPHANY
Date: 17.01.2017
Most massive church- public event in R.of Macedonia as well as in the region, is the Christian holiday Epiphany, starting from last year, this event is in organization of Municipality of Ohrid and Debar - Kicevo Eparchy (Macedonian Orthodox Church - Ohrid Archbishopric), in cooperation with numerous institutions, citizens and organizations.
The program will start on 17th of January at the Culturе Center at 19 pm with broadcasting the documentary film "Dance of trout", an exhibition of underwater photography and other activities that will mark the beginning of the big religious holiday – Epiphany, On January 19th, Thursday, when Ohrid expect many guests from the country and abroad, at 7 am will begin a liturgy in all churches, this will continue with holy liturgy at 8.30 am, and in 9:45 am will follow departure of the procession to the city port where at 10 am the cross will be thrown into the holy waters of the lake. Traditionally, at 12 pm will be held the group baptism at Saraishte, as well as a blood donation campaign will take place at the dormitory “Nikola Karev” starting from 9 am to 14 pm. On January 20th at 12 pm on Saraishte will be mark the Day of fishermen in Ohrid. During this celebration people will have opportunity to watching the preparation of the Ohrid’s traditional food - fish stew, and to enjoy into the sound of the music ensemble "Biljana Junior".
ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL EDITION OF “OHRID COUSINE” 2016
Date: 07.09.2016
With starting the “gjomleze” fires, in the area to the monastery "Assumption of Mary" in the village Skrebatno was held the fourth tourism promotional event "Ohrid cuisine."
The manifestation is traditionally organized by the Municipality of Ohrid, through the Sector of Tourism and local economic development with help of numerous sponsors and donors fulfilled with an extraordinary socializing and tasting of the traditional Ohrid cuisine flavors and the sounds of music group "Nizalka"in the beautiful monastery surroundings is with natural divine beauty . The event "Ohrid cusine"was held in the presence of participants and numerous guests, among which there were foreign tourists. The event was officially opened by the Mayor Nikola Bakracheski who said that traditional recipes for preparing homemade food is a true treasure of our households and it is an endless opportunity for further tourism promotion of Ohrid. After several hours of preparation, a special Evaluation Commission has declared the three most delicious prepared “gjomleze”. The first place award went to the Ristana Bozhinoska, second place to Biljana Strezoski while the third place to Krste Dzhukleski. Besides the food “gjomleze” the attendees on the desk had the opportunity to taste other numerous food specialties from Ohrid cuisine as well as the healthy food produced in the Ohrid region.
PREPARATION ACTIVITIES ABOUT THE 30th JUBILEE OHRID SWIM MARATHON ARE ALMOST DONE
Date: 19.08.2016
Preparation activities about this year's Ohrid Swimming Marathon which will be held on August 20, 2016 are in the final stage. At this year's 30 in a row Ohrid Swimming Marathon, the registered competitors will swim thirty- kilometers path “Klime Savin”.
Municipality of Ohrid and the public enterprises are managing the conduction of the jubilee event without any problems and difficulties, in addition, these institutions also are taking care about preparation of the accompanying cultural - entertaining contents. This year the competition also will take place in two groups, women's and men's. Last year's 29 th edition of the Ohrid Swimming Marathon for the first time the winner was the Macedonian swimmer Evgeny Pop Acev.
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