BITOLA, CITY OF CULTURE 2008
Bitola has been declared 2008 City of Culture. A commission comprised of Culture Minister Arifhikmet Xhemaili, actors Petar Temelkovski and Osman Ahmeti, and conductor Borjan Canev passed the decision.
Bitola takes over the organization of the manifestation from Prilep, which hosted about 120 events in 2007.
City of Culture has been established for the purpose of creating conditions for revival of culture at a local level.
MD: Congratulations to Bitola, a city that deserves to be this years city of culture.