Grand-Prix of “Zolotaya Pchelka” (“Golden Bee”) Festival went to representatives of Belarus, Russia, Lithuania and Moldova, the source from Mogilev regional centre of folk arts, cultural and educational activities informed.
The soloist of “Lira” folk studio Egor Sharankov (Svetlogorsk, Gomel region) and “Mini jazz” singing group (Vilnius, Lithuania) won in the nomination “Vocal Art”. “Busuioc Moldovenesc” dancing ensemble (Sîngerei, Moldova) and “Raketa” folk art ensemble of modern dance (Nizhniy Novgorod) were the best in the nomination “Choreographic Arts”. In the nomination “Visual arts” the victory went to Eugenie Yablonskaya (Grodno), and Tatiana Ryabkova (Gorki) won in the nomination “Decorative and applied arts”.
The special prize in the nomination “For preservation of Belarusian singing culture” went to children’s ensemble of folk songs and dances “Darovitsa” (Novosibirsk region, Russia); the soloist Dura Gurdal (Turkey) won in the nomination “For propaganda of Belarusian culture”.
220 young talents from 11 countries (Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Slovakia, Moldova, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Tadzhikistan, Ukraine, Turkey) partook in the contest.
Besides the contest, a large-scale entertaining programme was arranged for the festival participants: concerts, entertainments, games, exhibitions, etc. Unveiling of the sculptural composition “Golden Bee” became the festival’s special appeal.