Tale Ognenovski is a winner of the First Regional Bitola Festival of Folk Dances and Songs, 1947.

Tale Ognenovski received the First Award as the best clarinetist at the First Regional Bitola Festival of Folk Dances and Songs, October 9-11, 1947. At this festival participated folk dance groups from the towns of Bitola, Skopje, Prilep, Tetovo, Gevgelija, Debar, Ohrid, Kichevo, Gostivar, Kavadarci, Makedonski Brod, Demir Hisar, Struga, Resen and Krushevo.
Macedonia is the country with the most folk dances, so many in number that there is no other country in Europe equal to Macedonia,” said Olga Skovran from Belgrade, Manager for folklore in the Ministry of Culture in the Republic of Serbia (Former Yugoslavia).  This came from an article entitled ‘We must keep our folk songs, dances and folk costumes’, written by Lazo Karovski and appearing in the newspaper ‘Nova Makedonija’, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia on October 11, 1947. 

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