OHRID – LIVING HISTORY 21 – 28 May 2012

The Exhibition of Ohrid Region: natural and cultural history and resorts

Ohrid is one of the most beautiful towns in the Republic of Macedonia, settled by the Ohrid Lake. It boasts with rich cultural history and unique natural world. Inhabited in early times, the town once had 365 churches – one for each day in the year – a large number of them are still preserved. Within them, they protect an immeasurable treasure of frescoes, icons, woodcarving and other sacred objects. Every summer Ohrid hosts the internationally renowned Ohrid Summer Festival and other important cultural events. Many artists, from around the world, have chosen Ohrid as their open-air atelier and regard the town and its surroundings as an endless inspiration. It was also a place where St Clement, a student of the famous Byzantine brothers Saints Cyril and Methodius, revised their Glagolitic Alphabet and simplified letters thus created a new Cyrillic Alphabet, which most of the Eastern European Slavs use even today. Ohrid is the soul of Macedonia and the UNESCO’s World Heritage site.

Exhibition is organised by PRO ART & Co in Association with Mag Culture and Experience and The City of Ohrid

Old Chelsea Town Hall, Upper Floor Gallery
Kings Road, London SW3 5EE
Opening Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10am – 8 pm
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 1-5 pm