Opera enthusiasts have been waiting for this event for one year! The International Christmas Opera Forum kicks off in Minsk on December 16.
The grand celebration, which will last five days, will gather performers and musicians from 22 countries.
They will present to the public the best performances of Belarusian and world famous theaters.
The opera forum will open with The Tsar's Bride by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. The immortal work will be performed by soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Venera Gimadieva.