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Plethora of cultural events at Skopje’s 19th White Night

Dozens of free cultural events including outdoor concerts, art shows, theater performances and film screenings were held in Skopje on Saturday evening through Sunday morning as part of the capital’s 19th White Night.

An outdoor pop concert was held at the Porta Macedonia triumphal arch, where Andrijana Janevska, Nade Talevska, Dani Dimitrovska and Lambe Alabakovski performed Kire Kostov songs accompanied by the Big Band Orchestra conducted by Ljupcho Mirkovski. The opening act was the Enterprise music school rock band.

Pedro Horizonte, Stefan Petanovski band, Xanadu band, Dimish band and DJs Rasta Girl, Charlie and Jaska performed at the City Park.

Several folk music and dance ensembles performed traditional Macedonian dances at Filip the Second square.

A DLUM Association of Artists of Macedonia group exhibition opened at GTC, and an exhibition by School of Architecture and Design students at the University American College Skopje opened at the Osten gallery.

The Faculty of Dramatic Arts staged several theater plays and screened films. The Cinematheque, as well, showed Macedonian films and music.

Skopje Fashion Festival was held at ‘Pure’ night club, showcasing the work of fashion designers Ivana Knez, George Basarevikj as well as Boshko and Cece T.

Other cultural institutions participating in White Night 2023 included the Cultural and Information Center Skopje, Ko-Ra gallery, Children’s Cultural Center Karposh, Museum of the City of Skopje, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miladinov Brothers City Library, the National Gallery, the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, and the Turkish Theater.

Admission was free to all events. Public transportation was also free in the evening and overnight.