August 02, 2018, Day of the Republic. On this day, 115 years from the Ilinden uprising of the Macedonian people against the Ottoman Empire and 74 years of the ASNOM Constituent Assembly for the establishment of the modern Republic of Macedonia were marked. The main manifestation for celebrating the holiday was held in Krushevo.

paragliding Krushevo

paragliding Krushevo

But the reason for this article for Krushevo is not this event. These days in this town, which is otherwise at the highest altitude in the Balkans, several paragliding competitions are held.

At this moment that is 2018, British Championships open 12 Aug -17 Aug 2018. Next event is 26 Aug -01 Sep 2018,2018 Nordic Open. Krushevo is constantly on the map of the FAI (World Association of Aerial Sports). As the connoisseurs say, Krushevo is one of the best paragliding grounds in the world.

paragliding Krushevo_1

paragliding Krushevo_1

Other events this year:

27 Apr -29 Apr 2018, Mavrovo Open Mavrovo, MKD

24 May -27 May 2018, Ljuboten Open Popova Sapka, MKD

02 Jul -07 Jul 2018, Sports Class Polish Cup Krushevo, MKD

29 Jul -04 Aug 2018, Russian, Estonian & Krushevo Adventure Open Krushevo, MKD

05 Aug -11 Aug 2018, FAI Paragliding Pre Worlds Krushevo, MKD

paragliding Krushevo_2

paragliding Krushevo_2

Apart from Krushevo, there are other great terrains in this sport in Macedonia. Here is the mountain Galichica located between the two natural lakes Ohrid and Prespa Lake, Skopska Crna Gora near Skopje, Novоselani near Prilep, Vodno near Skopje, Chuka and others.

paragliding Krushevo_prepairing

paragliding Krushevo_prepairing

paragliding Krushevo_3

paragliding Krushevo_3

You can visit Krushevo by Booking.com

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