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Lake Ohrid is one of the oldest and deepest lake in Europe. It is shared between Albania and North Macedonia and is part of World Heritage List, protected by UNESCO. This page aims to protect this property through different projects. The first project was "Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region", co-funded by European Union and Albanian Ministry of Environment and implemented by UNESCO.
The second project: Evidence based campaign on protecting Lake Ohrid", was implemented by DMO ALBANIA, supported by Co-Plan, through scheme: Financial Support to third parties in the framework of EU-Funded project: ENV.Net Factoring the environment portfolio for WB and Turkey in the EU Policy Agenda, financed by European UNION.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10 Winners of #OurLakeOhrid Social Media Contest announced

10 Winners of #OurLakeOhrid Social Media Contest announced. 
The Photo Contest was organized in the framework of the Project:Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region, founded by European Union and Albanian Government and is implementing by UNESCO. The aim of this project is to improve transboundary cooperation and management effectiveness for the protection of the natural and cultural heritage in the Lake Ohrid region.
#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest around the Lake Ohrid region and its heritage takes place on Instagram  and the Lake Ohrid Heritage Facebook page was open from 7 March to 7 April 2016. About 450 photos were posted on Facebook and Instagram. A jury from EU, UNESCO, IUCN, ICOMOS, selected 10 winning photos based on the terms and condition published in the page dedicated to this Photo Contest.http://whc.unesco.org/en/ourlakeohrid-photo-contest/

We are pleased to announce the top 10 Winners of #OurLakeOhrid photo Contest. Here are the 10 winning photos:

Silhouette by Adnan Beci (Instagram)
The village of Radozda, photo by Elena Nikolovska @redredvine
My Best Souvenir by Teodora Krasimirova Koleva

Sv stefan Ohrid by @MarijanaPipePipileva

Spring fairytale by Stefanija Vidovski  @svidovski

Autumn Drilon by Ardian Fezollari @ardianfezollari

Radozda Struga overlooking Lin, Albania a photo by Slavica Panova @slavicapanova

Sunrise Lake Ohrid by Betim Berisha @betimberisha

Snake in the Lake. photo by Marko Blazevski @blazevskimarko

Sunset by Nikola Naumoski @nikolanajk1
The 10 winning photos are posted with following accounts:
Adnan Beci (Instagram); My Best Souvenir (Instagram) Betim Berisha (Instagram) Ardian Fezollari (Instagram); @redredvine (Instagram); Slavica Panova (Facebook); Marijana Pipe Pipileva (Facebook); @Svidoski (Instagram); @nikolanajk1 (Instagram) ; @blazevskimarko (Instagram)

For the winners Unesco will provide a Certificate and also a Lake Ohrid region (LOR) gift bag (content of the bag: a LOR coat, a LOR thermos cup, a LOR 8GB USB key, a LOR notebook and a pen). Congratulation to the winners and to all contributors. It was a great help to promote together our transboundary Lake Ohrid.

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