Prespa Apple Harvest Festival 25 – 27 September 2014, Resen Macedonia


The traditional  Apple Harvest Festival will take place in town of Resen. This festival is organised by Municipality of Resen together with “Prespa” Project Management Unit and supported by the European Commission funded project “Preparation for implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase” implemented by SWG.

The Prespa Apple Harvest Festival is the most important economy -cultural manifestation in the Municipality of Resen and the region of “Prespa”. The event is connected with celebration of Holy Cross and traditional start of apple harvest. Traditionally the event starts with blessing of harvest and splitting the first apple by certain official. As each year, the festival will be enriched with numerous cultural and entertainment activities such as: defiles, concerts and sport activities, etc. Part of the festival will be the expert panel discussion and workshops and lectures in the field of apple production and processing, and fair on which will be presented local, regional, national and international companies, especially from cross-border region of “Prespa”. The festival nights will be reserved for the diverse music program.