Macedonia cultural heritage draws huge crowds at Louvre fair


Macedonia's cultural heritage, presented at the 23rd International Heritage Fair taking place at the Louvre in Paris on Nov. 2-5, attracted huge crowds, it was reported.

"Huge interest was shown for the Macedonian cultural heritage. The French visitors, who are considered quite picky, in addition to being interested in archaeology and medieval arts, they also have profound knowledge about the region," stated Eleonora Petrova-Mitevska, Director of the Directorate for Protection of Cultural Heritage of Macedonia.

Archaeological sites, medieval churches and mosques and other monuments of cultural heritage were presented at the Louvre in Paris. Macedonia was presented at the International Heritage Fair for the third time.

The Macedonia stand at the fair was visited by Minister of Culture Robert Alagjozovski and Macedonia's charge d'affaires at the French embassy, Gabriel Atanasov.

Germany, Belgium, China, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, the Netherlands, etc, presented their heritage at the International Heritage Fair in Paris, which has been bringing together experts from all over the world for more than two decades. 

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