Ohrid Summer Festival
The Ohrid Summer Festival is a festival founded on 4 August 1961, always taking place between 12 July and 20 August in the city of Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia.
Since 1994, the festival is a member of the European Festivals Association.
Many world-renowned musicians like Leonid Kogan, Svyatoslav Richter, Grigory Sokolov, Andre Navarra, Martina Arroyo, Henryk Szeryng, Ivo Pogorelić, Mstislav Rostropovich, Aldo Ciccolini, Gidon Kremer, Ruggiero Ricci, Viktor Tretiakov, Salvatore Accardo, Elena Obraztsova, Katia Ricciarelli, Victoria de los Ángeles, Maxim Vengerov, Vadim Repin, Julian Rachlin, Michel Camilo, Paul Meyer, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Leo Nucci, Barbara Frittoli, Jessye Norman, Nigel Kennedy, Zubin Mehta, Ennio Morricone, Mikhail Pletnev, and many other have performed at Ohridsko Leto.
International sailing regatta held on occasion of Ilinden, national, state holiday
Ohrid presents its culinary heritage as integral part of the welcoming of the region.
Producers promote their products and typical dishes.
FINA Ultra Marathon Swim Series 2018
The marathon start will be at 12:00 from Saint Naum, thus, the first swimmers are expected to arrive at the city port around 5:30 pm. As the main organizers, we are proud that we have taken most of the obligations hence by engaging all of our resources we will succeed in having another successful edition of the Ohrid Swimming Marathon. 22 individuals this year will take participation, 15 of them are men’s and 7 are in women’s competition; they come from Argentina, France, Brazil, Canada, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Croatia, Russia and the host Macedonia. In addition, this year’s Ohrid Swimming Marathon has special meaning because is the 3-rd Grand Prix run of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), it is one of the most prestigious and influential events on the final world list of marathon swimming . The representative of the technical delegation of FINA and the representative of the Swimming Federation of Macedonia expressed gratitude for the huge support of the Municipality of Ohrid, which is the main organizer of the marathon and the hope that this world swim event will pass in best order.
Ohrid Choir Festival
The biggest choral event in south-east Europe
International festival of pop and folk music
Day of St. Kliment of Ohrid, protector and patron of the city
The Macedonian Orthodox Church and Municipality of Ohrid with special attention celebrate the day of its patron, saint and protector St. Clement.
At the same time it’s a public holiday in Macedonia.
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