“Krusevo-ethno city” event kicks off

The 9th edition of “Krusevo-ethno city” event kicked off late Wednesday in celebration of the traditions and customs of Krusevo.


Natives of Krusevo dressed in authentic clothes of Ottoman Turks and Macedonian revolutionary fighters, representing their fight for freedom, paraded around Krusevo, in commemoration of the anniversary of the Ilinden uprising that took place on August 2, 1903.

Opening the event Krusevo mayor Gjorgji Damceski said that the event has the appearance of a big stage scene, with authentic scenery and costumes, reviving the historical atmosphere of 1903 in Krusevo. Citizens dressed in costumes of revolutionary fighters, Ottoman Turks, soldiers, craftsmen, carrying out their everyday obligations, animate the tourists, which fully comply with the strategy for local economic development of Krusevo, especially the tourism.

Ethno-Fair of Krusevo was also opened within the event “Krusevo-ethno city” offering ancient models of handicrafts made by young designers, which will last until Aug. 15.

“Krusevo-ethno city” event runs through July 31 when Ilinden horsemen will be welcomed by natives of Krusevo.

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