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Tanks, fountains, races: Five events for Minsk City Day

Minsk is about to celebrate its anniversary. It turns 950 this year. The anniversary will be celebrated with éclat.  Lots of events on this occasion will be held in different parts of the city on September 7-10. There will be fairs, shows, concerts and sporting contests among them.

The main events will be held at the weekend on September 9-10. 

We chose top 5 of the most interesting events in Minsk and we advise you to visit them.

What: a musical project Singing Fountains Show
Where: the museum and park complex Victory
When: September 8 at 9 pm (all times are Belarus time)

It’s an international musical project showing spectators a mix of water, laser show and music. The performance of masters of the arts and the symphony orchestra is also planned. Admission is free.

What: an international festival of historical re-enactment Minsk Starazhytny (Old Minsk)
Where: at the crossroads of Pobediteley Avenue and Masherov Avenue (green zone)
When: September 9-20 at 11:30 am

There will be a great opportunity to enjoy historical re-enactment at this part of the city during two days. Professionals will re-enact the events of Minsk history since the 13th century. Come and see the way Minsk has been living over the last 700 years!

What: a musical pyrotechnical fireworks show
Where: near the Palace of Sports
When: September 9 at 11 pm

Fireworks will beautify the city on the day of the main events.

What: Minsk Half Marathon
Where: near the Palace of Sports
When: September 10 at 10 am

The traditional half marathon starts at 10 am. A few thousand people will take part in it. They will run across the center of the city where the traffic will be blocked for the duration of the event.

What: Tank Crewman Day
Where: museum and park complex Victory
When: September 10 at 2 pm

Here you can enjoy a stunning entertainment show: such musicians as 5’NIZZA, Nike Borzov, Underwood, Bez Bileta etc. will rock the main stage. The guests will see the exhibition of military equipment, computer playgrounds, mobile field kitchen, children’s playgrounds and play fields.

Tanks, fountains, races: Five events for Minsk City Day