History: The Creation of the first Balkan Republic

History: The Creation of the first Balkan Republic

Krusevo Republic

10 Dena Krusevska Repuiblika or translated 10 Days Krusevo Republic is a feast organized in Krusevo every August and it lasts for 20 days. 

Krusevo Republic

The manifestation marks the 10 days in 1903 during which time Krusevo freed itself from the Otoman occupation. 

Krusevo Republic

During the first 10 days every August events that symbolize the struggle Macedonian people faced, the creation of the first Balkan Republic of Krusevo, the multiethnic life take place.

Krusevo Republic

This event is preceded by yet another manifestation called "Ethno Town Krusevo" that again is closely related to the Otoman Empire period.

Krusevo Republic

However, the feast Ilinden has big place in Macedonian history and culture and is celebrated on the 2nd of August every year.