Ristovski graduated from Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Ph.D. in Philology.
Ristovski was director of the Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” in Skopje.
He served as a member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts and an honorary member of the Writers’ Association of Macedonia.
Blaže Ristovski passed away at 87 years old.