Cultural in Belarus

Kupalle

The night of 6 July is Kupalle, a celebration with pagan roots. Today, young girls gather flowers and throw them into rivers as a method of fortune telling. Everyone else stays up all night drinking and jumping over…
Music in Vitsebsk

Slavyansky Bazaar

This popular festival takes place over 10 days in July and brings in dozens of singers and performers from Slavic countries for a week-long series of concerts. The annual event attracts tens of thousands of visitors…
Film in Minsk

Listapad Minsk International Film Festival

Usually held around the first week in November, this festival offers a great chance to get in touch with what is happening in Belarus' small but growing film industry. Films are shown with English subtitles in theat…