General informations

for 27th European Kendo Championship 2016, Skopje, Macedonia
Available packages

All packages include:

• Hotel room, (depending on package choice)
• Championship Fee
• 3 Lunches in Sport Hall
• Transportation to/from Sport Hall from proposed Hotels.
There will be scheduled shuttle-buses between hotels and sport hall.
• Entrance to Sport Hall (depending of participant role i.e Delegation Leader can enter complete sport hall, while Supporters can enter only viewer seats)
Roles (participants):
– Delegation Leader
– Delegation Manager
– Team Manager
– Coach
– Competitor
– Supporter
• BB (Bed and Breakfast) includes only bed and breakfast in other days, except on Competition Days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) when participants get lunch in Sport Hall
• FB (Full Board) includes all meals in hotels. On Competition Days all participants get lunch in Sport Hall.

Sayonara party cost: 27 EUR

1. Hotel Continental is Official Main Hotel. Booking principle is FIRST PAY – FIRST GET.
If official hotel is fully booked, WIP Hotel (3*) which is near Official hotel, is backup hotel, for 3* rooms. If delegation wants 4* hotel and Official Main Hotel is full, IBIS hotel is backup and delegation will be accommodated there.

2. If teams/individuals don’t book some of proposed packages, (book different hotels then proposed), they have to register and pay for the Championship fee.

3. Competitors and Officials must register on EKF Website. Registration Deadline is 15.02.2016.

4. Reservation will only be final once payment is received. Payment deadline is 20.02.2016. After this date, unpaid registrations will be canceled.

Information and questions about accommodation:
phone: +389 71 990 538

Price info file EKC2016 ACCOMODATION Info_Ver004



Hotel Continental is the largest Hotel in the Republic of Macedonia and well known for its long tradition of excellence in room accommodation, good food as well as organization of cocktails, seminars, conferences, sport events, meetings, graduations and weddings.

With a sophisticated blend of contemporary style and modern flair, Continental Hotel set a new standard for luxury and elegance. High level of personalized service is provided to each of the customers with style and heart.

As a main hotel, Hotel Continental will serve meals in sporthall and dinners for WIP guests in HC premises.

Hotel WIP


WIP Hotel 3* hotel, located near Uneversity “st. Ciril and Methody” Skopje and Skopje fair with nicely arranged rooms. It is located near Hotel Continental where lunch and diner will be served for WIP Guests

Hotel IBIS



IBIS Skopje City Center is a four-star hotel, located in the heart of the city. All major business and cultural areas are in a walking distance, hence perfect for business and leisure travelers. The hotel has 110 air-conditioned rooms, you will find the rooms and public areas the most funky and comfortable in town. You will appreciate its terrace and 24-hour bar serving drinks and light meals. Free WiFi Internet access for guests on a business or leisure trip.

Traveling to Macedonia

Please consider and check your status for entrance in Macedonia. You can check on website of Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where you simply choose your country and there is very simple answer if you need Visa, or check with your domestic Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

example of MKF website:


Some of countries (Non-EU members) may need Visa to enter. We will gladly provide invitation letter on their requests.


Possibilities for transportation upon your arrival on Airport “Alexander the Great” – Skopje.

Offered possibilities:
A. Dedicated BUS transportation – organized by MKIF for particular federation/s with dedicated bus transportation in case you provide us with relevant information.
a. In this case particular federation should provide us:
i. Arrival Flight Number
ii. Date and Time of arrival on Airport in Skopje
iii. Departure Flight Number
iv. Date and Time of departure from Airport in Skopje
v. Number of persons which need transportation

This option cost 15 EUR per person for two-way (return) ticket Airport-Hotel-Airport.
Payment can be made directly for whole delegation (not individually collected) in the Bus, 27EKC Info Desk at Airport or upon arrival in the hotel.

B. Dedicated Taxi Cab transportation from Airport to Hotels – Delegations organize themselves for this option. We will assist for taxi option (regular companies with normal price approx. 20 EUR per Taxi Cab. Note that taxi cab can include 3 persons with bogu luggage)

C. Public transportation Airport – Skopje.

Delegations organize themselves for this option. MKIF Info Desk at Airport will give you maximum assistance on the time table, exchange of money (ticket can only be paid in Macedonian Denars).  Approx. price is 3 EUR per person for one way ticket. Note that this bus doesn’t stop directly in the hotels. Bus stations are several minutes distances from hotels.

Public transport timetable (Airport – Skopje)

Money can be easily changed in exchange offices that are at Airport “Alexander the Great” – Skopje.

27EKC Info Desk will be at departure area. Please approach the team for any question and assistance.
Please note that if you don’t sent clear arrival/departure information and request for organized transport till 13.03.2016 (Sunday), we will consider that you will organize your travel by yourself.

Please send your request on this e-mail address:

Local Currency

Local currency is Macedonian Denar (MKD). Approximately exchange reates for Macedonian Denar (MKD) is from 61,4 to 61,6 for 1 EUR.


About Us


Macedonian Kendo – Iaido Federation is a non-profit, non-political sport organization for promoting and development the Japanese martial arts Kendo, Iaido and Jodo in Macedonia.

More informations about Federation, please visit

Contact Info


27th EKC 2016 Organization committee:

Phone:    +389 70 300 075
Address: Bansko b.b. 1000 Skopje, MACEDONIA