Under the slogan “Moving Ahead, Macedonia in the EU and NATO”, Macedonia on Saturday celebrated getting the invitation for talks to join NATO. The celebration, organized by the government in 15 cities across the country, including the capital Skopje, featured concerts by 40 Macedonian music artists, including rock and pop bands, pop singers, hip-hop performers, DJs, etc. “Macedonia has a reason to celebrate. We have been fulfilling our common strategic goals, our common dreams and hopes. These concerts this evening are an invitation to rally around the coveted strategic objectives of our country – EU and NATO membership – regardless of our political differences,” said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev as he was attending the celebration organized in Bitola.