23 July 2010

"Krusevo ethno-town" event begins

The pigeons and fluttering flag in front of the Makedonium memorial at Gumenje marked Saturday evening the start of "Krusevo ethno-town" event.
According to that project, Krusevo shall look like a town from the beginning of the 20th century, while it was the centre of the Ilinden Uprising in 1903, leading to the creation of the first Republic on the Balkans, The Krusevo Republic. People will be dressed like Ottoman Turks and Macedonian revolutionary freedom fighters.
Deputy PM Vasko Naumovski, Culture Minister Elizabeta Kancevska Mileska, Interior Minister Gordana Jankuloska and Minister of Transport and Communications Mile Janakieski all dressed in folk costumes, attended the event.
Culture Minister Kancevska Mileska said that she was satisfied with the presentation of traditional customs, architecture, cultural heritage of Krusevo and Macedonia in the frames of the event, which was supported by UNESCO through the Ministry of Culture.
EU Ambassador Erwan Fouere also attended the event dressed like revolutionary freedom fighter who said that this ethno-project which promotes tourism and rich tradition is excellent.

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