OHRID, an immortal town, on the mythical Balkans, a magical hill of Macedonia whose primordial pulsation links ancient and modern times forever, because: – Ohrid has been a living town for two thousand and four hundred years, the legitimate descendant of the shining Lychida, a town whose achievements were woven into the tapestry of a powerful ancient civilization. The town of Ohrid is indeed the cultural history of the Republic of Macedonia in miniature.
FESTIVAL PURPOSE: The International music festival – from folk to modern is a celebration of cultural diversity which is the best shown through the music. The main purpose of the festival is to celebrate the richness of the diverse cultural roots of different countries. Different countries will show their specific identity and the other countries will learn something more about other people’s history and customs.