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Over 40 festive events expected in Minsk on July 3 Independence Day

More than 40 festive events will be held in Minsk on Independence Day. Mass celebrations are planned in all districts of the Belarus capital and will be held in the places set by the city authorities.

The central event will be of course the military parade which will start at the stela at 10am. In the evening, don't miss the gala concert "My Young Belarus" and the patriotic campaign "Sing the Anthem Together". The main folk festivities will be unfolding near the Sports Palace and in the Upper Town.

Traditionally, on the eve of Independence Day, measures will be strengthened to ensure the protection of public order and the security of Minsk citizens. 130 checkpoints will be opened near the places of festivities.

Igor Yurkevich, Deputy Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee:
In total there are more than 40 places of celebrations. They are strictly defined, and security measures are strengthened there. Law enforcement services and medical services will be on alert. The weather conditions are fine for the festivities. Therefore, I ask Minskers to familiarize themselves in advance with where the checkpoints are.

Undoubtedly, the main goal is a comfortable, festive mood and people's safety.

The fireworks will end the celebration day. It will be seen in six points of round-shaped Minsk. The first volleys will be given at 11pm (Belarus time).

Over 40 festive events expected in Minsk on July 3 Independence Day