Municipality of Ohrid - official tourism web site Highlights and Upcoming Eventsen-usWITH ATTRACTIVE PROGRAM WAS CELEBRATED THE RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY EPIPHANY – VODICI IN OHRID, THE CITY OF SPIRITUALL CULTURE AND TRADITIONThe celebration of Epiphany in Ohrid is one of the most massive churches - religious events in Orthodoxy according to the number of visitors for the act of consecration of the lake water and the number of believers and visitors who regardless of the cold winter temperatures are entering in the lake to catch the Holy Cross.indexnews.asp?ID=1470Wed, 27 Jan 2016 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1470OHRID FLASHED IN A NEW YEAR'S SHINEÎn Ohrid Square and the Bazaar this days started to feel a real genuine Eve atmosphere. Many Christmas props decorate the downtown area and the peripheral parts of the city.indexnews.asp?ID=1469Fri, 18 Dec 2015 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1469Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances has beganLast evening was the official opening of this year's 54th edition of the Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances, the oldest folk festival in the Balkans, one of the most authentic and most valuable parts of Macedonian and Ohrid’s rich cultural mosaic which took place on the location "Dolni Saraj".indexnews.asp?ID=1466Fri, 7 Aug 2015 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1466WHITE SUMMER – gathering event for Ohrid citizens and touristsWith the tourist promotional event “White summer” organized by the local government of Municipality of Ohrid, through Department of tourism end economic development for the third time was officially marked the start of this year’s main tourist season.indexnews.asp?ID=1465Tue, 7 Jul 2015 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1465“PROMOTION TOUR – OHRID 2015” - FINISHEDThese days the Sector for tourism and local economic development at the Municipality of Ohrid in cooperation with the catering tourist entities successfully implement the “Promotional tour – Ohrid 2015” which was part of the range of activities predicted at the sector’s yearly program. During this touristic promotional tour held from 2-nd to 5-th of April, attended representatives of travel agencies, media, magazines and tour operators from Turkey, Serbia, Israel, Russia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Ukraine, Hungary and Austria.indexnews.asp?ID=1464Wed, 15 Apr 2015 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1464" OHRIDSKA SOFRA " for the third time in OhridIn the picnic place near the monastery "St. Mary" in the village Skrebatno for the third time was held the promotional tourist event "Ohridska Sofra", organized by the Municipality of Ohrid, which symbolically marked the end of the main tourist season. The purpose of the event was to enrich the tourist offer by promoting the traditional Ohrid cuisine with preparation of local specialties among which a special place has the gjomleze.indexnews.asp?ID=1468Mon, 9 Feb 2015 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1468Ohrid will be host-city and sponsor of the tourism fair in Skopje this yearThis year Ohrid will be host-city of the Fifth jubilee tourism fair – Skopje Travel Market in the period of 07th to 09th of May, on invitation of the Chamber of Tourism and Skopje Fair. Considering this occasion the Mayor Bakracheski point out that this is a great opportunity for presenting the tourism offer of Ohrid, as leading and most developed tourist center in R. of Macedonia.indexnews.asp?ID=1463Wed, 4 Feb 2015 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1463OHRID SUMMER FESTIVALIf we are to talk about Ohrid Summer Festival at the encounter of its 53th edition, it is certain that its existence of many years indicates to an awareness that the festival leans on something that indeed represents a great tradition. This tradition originates from the place which is given from God, from the city of Ohrid the spiritual capital of Macedonia, the antique city with its magically blue lake, a city with a cultural history marked with values of the ancient civilization, the city of the first Slavic university in Europe, the city of Samuills kingdom and finally the city that represents the whole Macedonian cultural and spiritual history.indexnews.asp?ID=1462Fri, 12 Jul 2013 0:00:00 UTindexnews.asp?ID=1462Balkan festival of folk songs and dancesJuly 6 - July 11
The Balkan Festival of folk songs and dances is an international folklore event established in 1962 that was originally titled as The Ohrid Festival of Amateur Folk Songs and Folk Bands. In 1967 the Festival was restructured and ever since it has been hosting vocal and instrumental bands and solo singers presenting their authentic folk creations and traditional culture through horas, songs, rites, traditional clothes, local costumes, traditional musical instruments, and handicrafts. For more than twenty years "The Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances" has been a member of the UNESCO Associations of CIOFF (The International Council of the Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folklore Art), and IOFA (The International Organization for Folklore Art.
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White night
Municipality of Ohrid for the first time this year organizes the manifestation “White summer” on the 6th of July 2013. The entertainment programme of this event will begin at 21.00 o’ clock on the City square with the performance of two Macedonian musical stars: Karolina Goceva and Panco + ÄÍĘ and DJ set lefonque + iceberg. On this occasion catering and hotel facilities in the town will offer the visitors a special discount price from10 to 30 percent on their services.
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