Highlights and Upcoming Events
EVENTS OF WORLD REPUTATION ARE PROMOSING RICH AND DIVERSE TOURISTIC SEASON IN OHRID
Ohrid this year expecting fruitful touristic season and continuing of the tourism turnover growing trend compared with the previous years. This year during the summer time Municipality of Ohrid supports music events with world reputation, consequently, there are expectation that will be attract more than 15 000 new visitors for the period of just a weekend at the Ohrid Riviera.
The mayor of Ohrid Mr. Bakracheski stated that this year in cooperation with the music production house Avalon from Skopje provided performances on world known music groups and individuals, which are particularly important about enriching the tourist offer of Ohrid during the summer season and for world’s promotion of the city. Under the synonym “Ohrid calling”, on August 14 at the stadium "Biljanini Izvori" will perform the world famous band "Prodigy". Moreover, within the "Ohrid Summer" festival on August 13 at the Antique Theatre will perform the musical attraction Aldi Meola. On August 1st in Ohrid will perform the famous DJs Lost Frequencies and Nicky Romero.
1st of July in Ohrid starts WHITE SUMMER 2016
Following the world tourist centers, Municipality of Ohridt this year for four times organized WHITE SUMMER 2016 this is culture event when all city practically will work 24 hours, will be held on 1st of July 2016 and within this event it is planned to be realized the WHITE NIGHT.
This manifestation is in organization of Municipality of Ohrid – Sector for tourism and local economic development. Within the HITE SUMMER 2016 event it is planned the following program:
- 19:00, at the garden of Sent Sofija – performance of Vladimir Cetkar Sextet,
- 21:00, performance of the percussion group KARANOS waterfall drums from Voden – Greece, with defile from Sent Sofija – the city square Kliment Ohridski – the square Krusevska Repulica – small square Dolna Porta;
- Performance of the jugglers group with latest technology of juggling props;
- 22:00, DJ-performance of the small square Dolna Porta.
After finishing all this culture events, in accordance with the Program about extension of the working time adopted by the city Council, all catering facilities this evening will work until the early morning hours.
OHRID WAS PROMOTED IN FRONT OF THE MOST EMINENT TOURIST WORKERS IN VIENNA
The Mayor Bakraceski has presented Ohrid in front of 150 present people, in Vienna Austria, among them had ambassadors from several countries, representatives of travel agencies, tour operators and journalists about tourism.
This event about promotion of Ohrid before the most eminent tourist workers was organized by the Mayor Bakraceski together with the Macedonian Embassy in Austria and the honored consul of Macedonia in Austria, Suzan Rodler.
The participants were able to see the natural beauty of the city and the various cultural - historical landmarks, through the mayor speech, videos and promotional material about Ohrid. Once the presentation finished, the participants had the opportunity to taste the Macedonian kitchen of a cocktail with traditional dishes and to enjoy into the various wines flavors from the winery "Dalvina", which gave full support to this event.
In conclusion, this event gave an opportunity for several collaborations in the future with the Austrian tourist workers, consequently Ohrid will be putt on the tourist map of the Austrian travel agencies and tour operators.