The main activities of our Event, Advertising and Organizing International Folklore Festivals in Ohrid – Macedonia (IFFOM), include organization of cultural manifestations and festivals where various kinds of groups can participate: Folklore groups and Ensembles, Majorette Teams and Brass Bands, Choir Singers, groups that prefer Modern Dances, Ballet, Orchestras and groups that nurture traditional songs, etc.
The participants can apply for participation in a festival in our country or in other countries that are advertised on our website. They will have the opportunity to perform, compete and participate in International Competitions, festivals and concert tours.
Our Organization offers:
– Organization, advertising and promotion of different kinds of festivals.
– an opportunity and possibility for participation in festivals in our or other countries, regardless of the age of the group members. Children, Youth and members of Veteran groups who wish to travel, compete and present their culture can take part in these festivals.
– Organization of various kinds of concerts, competitions and organization of festivals (folklore festivals and festivals of modern dances and orchestras) in The Center of Culture “Grigor Prlicev” – Ohrid, Church St. Sofia, and the two main City Squares, where the participants will have the opportunity to perform in front of the many tourists that come to visit our city and in front of the Ohrid citizens. (The festival are held in Ohrid in different places, depending on the weather)
Some of the biggest benefits that these competitions, seminars and festivals offer are the results, the awards, the diplomas, and the certifications that each group (country) gets, as well as the possibility for the participants to meet new people and make new friendship relationships. As we previously mentioned, the festivals are international and groups from all around the world can take part.)
With the organization of these festivals we offer a great opportunity for all those people around the world who wish to enjoy and celebrate the beauties and importance of Culture and Tradition like we do, to join us. And of course, through the various songs, dances and interesting national costumes the participants will have the chance to learn something new about the foreign cultures.
And finally, the participants will also have the chance to see the beauties of our town Ohrid and the Ohrid Lake, which are under the protection of UNESCO.
The City of Ohrid is a cultural, spiritual and tourist center of Republic of Macedonia.
The seven millenniums of existence left important evidence about the greatness of this city. In this old city you can find places, objects and churches dating back from prehistory, antiquity, early Christianity, Middle Ages, Islam…etc. Ohrid is the seat of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, a religious institution that was among the first who brought Christianity to Europe.
Most of the Cultural and Historical monuments and objects which are part of the Ohrid history are located in the old part of the city. The City Port is also considered to be part of the Old City. These objects reflect the old architecture and the life in the past. The most interesting fact about Ohrid is that there are 365 churches – one for each day in the year. The fact that Ohrid had been an object of desire for many kings and archbishops, speaks for itself, challenging the curious ones to visit it nowadays. The beautiful architecture in the old part of the city, with its narrow city streets creates a sense of unique harmony and beauty. Its beauty and virtuosity attracts the attention not only of tourists but of many experts as well. One special cultural monument in Ohrid is the old Bazaar with old shops rich with crafts products – filigrees, pearls, coppers, pipes etc.
Today, The City of Ohrid is a place where you can spend a pleasant and memorable holiday. This is a city full of monuments, beautiful beaches, beautiful ships and boats for cruising, nightclubs, discos, restaurants and cafés, perfectly suited for relaxing in the cool summer evenings. Ohrid’s many café bars and nightclubs also make for a vibrant nightlife.
Dear friends, we hope that you find this offer attractive. We hope that all the organizations from different countries that organize festivals would be interested to be advertised on our WEBSITE. (IFFOM) – an organization that help you to participate in festivals in Macedonia and any other country all around the world. The choice is yours!
We are eagerly waiting for you to apply and show an interest for our website in order to enrich our festivals.