IVANOV DECORATES MORRICONE
President Gjorge Ivanov signs decree on decoration of the Italian composer Ennio Moriccone with the Medal of Merits for Macedonia, press release of President's cabinet reads.
The medal is presented for significant results in his music work as well as for participation at this year's Ohrid Summer Festival and for his contribution for affirmation of the Republic of Macedonia in the world.
The medal will be presented Saturday evening in presidential residence in Ohrid.
A concert of the most popular film composer in the world, 80-year-old Italian Ennio Morricone, will open the Ohrid Summer Festival at the Antique Theatre in Ohrid on 12th July. Morricone is coming to Macedonia with about 100 orchestra musicians that will perform his best film themes together with the Macedonian Opera Choir. Under the baton of Morricone, the orchestra will perform widely known sounds from legendary films authored by the Italian composer, such as “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” “Once Upon a Time in the West,” “Once Upon a Time in America,” “The Untouchable,” “Cinema Paradiso,” Bugsy,” “Lolita,” and others.
The festival will be officially opened by its sponsor President Gjorge Ivanov.