PECE ATANASOVSKI FESTIVAL
About 400 performers of authentic songs and instruments took part at this year's 33rd international festival "Pece Atanasovski" at Rudina near village Dolneni (Prilep) last weekend.
The festival included participants from Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Australia.
A traditional parade of participants through Prilep streets marked the festival's opening. Saturday's program also included discussions on topic "Issues of Current Interest on Music-Folklore Tradition", as well as concert in honor of manifestation "Prilep-City of Culture".
In the course of the weekend, folklore lovers showed their skills in performing authentic songs at authentic instruments. A statue, "Gajdadzija" (Bagpiper) was presented to the best performer or a folklore group, while "Pece Atanasovski's Bagpipe" is traditionally given to the best foreign performer.
MD: It was a succesfull event, with much attendants!