Skopje the capital of the Republic of Macedonia nurtures its authenticity and represents an administrative - political, economic, cultural and educational - scientific center.The city center is divided
into two parts by the Stone Bridge, which is located above the river Vardar and is a connection between the old and the new part of the city. Impressive building is the fortress of Kale which offers an unforgettable view of the city and is located in the immediate vicinity
of the Old Bazaar.
The old bazaar, in turn, is a special story in which numerous cultures, traditions and scents are intertwined. Through the authentic cobblestones, the old craft workshops, which revive the spirit from
ancient times, survive to this day.
The sound of the folk song, the costumes, the traditional footwear, the smell and the taste of oriental specialties are only part of what this place offers. But the bazaar is home to many institutions such as
churches, mosques, galleries, and museums in which are collectively resting Macedonian, Albanian and Turkish past, along with the history of other cultures.
Crossing the Stone Bridge we see a modern Skopje, where there are restaurants, hotels, amusing-festive surrounding and everything that Skopje - Skopje does.
Those who want to enjoy "Mother Nature" - the Matka Canyon is one of the hidden Skopje treasures, which provides relaxers and adrenaline goat trails, charming landscapes and a myriad of
underwater caves, decorated with stalactites and stalagmites thousands of years old.
In Skopje, every step is a new study and each corner keeps a new discovery.

General Rules

The International Folk Dance Festival “Oro bez granici” is a non-competitive festival of traditional and modern dances. On the festival may participate children and youth folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, instrumental groups, choirs, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. The age of participants is under 15 years .

During these 4 days of the festival, the groups will have one performance in open Concert Hall. Groups will perform 10 min either with live music or CD.  Every Group will be rewarded with a Certificate for taking part on the Festival.

During the free time, on group request the Festival Team can organize several excursions:

-Old Bazaar

-Canyon Matka

- Zoo Park

-Mountain Vodno

-Center of Skopje


The accommodation of the participants will be organized in the families of the local dancers, one or two people in each family. The drivers and the leaders of the groups will be accommodate in Hotels.




How to get there

The groups should pay the travel expenses by themselves to Skopje and back. The groups coming by bus should use their own transport all the time during the festival.

The Organizers can organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from airport, during the festival days and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to their number.

The participant group should arrive in Skopje on 19th of September 2019 and leave on 22nd of September 2019 after having breakfast and leave the rooms till 10:00.

The organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions!

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