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Belarus celebrating Independence Day

Symbol of national pride. On July 3 Belarus celebrates the main state celebration – Independence Day.

Exactly 73 years ago on July 3 Minsk was liberated from fascists. Traditionally on the day Belarusians pay tribute to the heroism and courage of those who fought for the future of their country. This year Belarus celebrates 26 years since it began its existence as an independent and sovereign state.

President Alexander Lukashenko has congratulated the nation on the holiday. Foreign leaders have also sent Belarus their congrats.

The military parade on this day gathers thousands of people.

Belarus celebrating Independence Day