Small Bitola Monmartre - Bitola
The Small Bitola Monmartre is an international children’s painting festival held in Bitola in the last week of May, organized by the “St. Cyril and Methodius” Children’s Art Studio. Over 50 young and talented artists create their works on the streets of Bitola, beautifying the city with their energy, socializing, and creativity.
May Opera Evenings
Since 1972, the May Opera Evenings have been one of the most visited events in Skopje. Over the years, the stage of the Macedonian Ballet and Opera Theatre has hosted a number of ballet performances, operas, and many concerts. This event represents a true professional challenge for the artists and a wonderful musical experience for the audience.
OFFest - Skopje
This festival takes place on several locations in Skopje, such as the Universal Hall, Skopje Square, the Youth Cultural Center, and many attractive night clubs in the city. OFFest, which was first held in 1999, has gained enormous popularity because of the prominent names that have been part of this event, including among others Eliades Ochoa, David Byrne, Madredeus, Asian Dub Fondation, Mercan Dede, Susana Baca, Zuco 103, LTJ Bukem, Cesaria Evora, and many more who have performed at this festival.
Amateur Drama Festival - Kocani
This festival is held in the end of May and has a competitive character. Amateur theatre groups perform and are judged by a special jury consisting of actors and directors. During this five-day festival, a number of panel discussions, book promotions, and multimedia projects take place, as well.