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THE NEW WALK TRACK IN THE OLD TOWN WAS OFFICIALY OPEN
Date: 16.06.2017
With appropriate ceremony was put in use the new walk track situated in the old part of Ohrid. The walking trail stretches from Kosista on the north side by the fortress to Labino and Kaneo. From Labino the trail continuous toward the living areas Voska and Daljan and from there to the Scout Center.
The initial impression is excellent, so far not a single bad comment is said by anyone, thus the citizens by consensus approve this project and they are pleased with its implementation. For us this is an encouragement and motivation that such projects should continue. Our idea about the citizens was to find a way through our competencies to create something witch people will use for recreation, sports and socialization among them, place where they can share life experiences and build mutual trust, said Mayor Nikola Bakracheski. The length of the path is 2,700 meters, passing through picturesque panorama and beautiful view of the lake Ohrid. In addition along the trail are mounted resting bench and by certain parts is set a protective fence. The president of the urban community Old Town Goran Patche, noted that the construction of the track enriches the tourist offer of the city and also has great importance for the citizens of Ohrid, the high frequency of the track shows the importance of this project.
SPORT RECREATIONAL AND WALKING TRACK STRACHING FROM THE CHANNEL STUDENCISTA TO GORICA – WAS OFFICALY OPPEN
Date: 16.06.2017
With appropriate ceremony and with children’s performance of play and songs from the kindergarten “Jasna Risteska” was put in use the walking and recreational track from the channel Studencista to Gorica. Without hiding his satisfaction about the realization of this project, in his speech, Mayor Nicholas Bakracheski noted that this pathway has long been citizens’ need and demand.
I know that each of you have experienced the pleasure of walking, running, playing sports, recreation on this track and everything this recreational area offers about the citizens, hence I believe that all of them share my sense of satisfaction. Ohrid has very reach and beautiful nature, god does not spared when created the nature here, beside the nature he gave intelligence how this nature we can adequately use and enjoy its pleasures. … said Mayor Nikola Bakracheski. The walking pathway is long 1390 m. and wide 12 m. with two paths for bicycles and roller skates, in the middle the track is a horticultural arrange and light up. Along the entire length has a skate park, fitness area and soon a new playground should be build. The entire project cost 41.116.880 den. of which 14.000.000 den. were provided through the IPA cross-border cooperation with neighboring Greece.
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".
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