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Kochanova: the Ivan Kupala Festival in Alexandriya becoming more popular with years

The Ivan Kupala Festival in Alexandriya (Alexandriya Gathers Friends) is becoming more popular with years. The statement is made by Natalia Kochanova, chairman of the festival’s organizing committee, about the event that takes place July 9-10 in Alexandriya agritownship.

Natalia Kochanova held a sitting of the organizing committee in Alexandriya. In her words, this year the festival is supposed to gather even more friends which is very symbolic for the Year of Culture.

The festival will organize an excursion tour “Alexandriya trip” to visit the mail creative grounds of the project. This is the way of extensive presentation of Belarusian books, music, folklore and Slavonic relations.

The central event of the festival is the gala concert “Kupala fairy tale” in which the most famous Belarusian stars will take part. The festival will include the equestrian performance, DOSAAF airshow, the children’s amusement park, Kupala fire burning, fireworks and the laser show. 

The festivities will be traditionally held in a picturesque place on the bank of the Dnieper, near the bridge that connects not only two towns - Alexandria and Kopys, but also two regions - Mogilev Oblast and Vitebsk Oblast. Last year, Alexandria gathered 70,000 guests. This year this beautiful Belarusian festival is expected to attract about 100,000 visitors.

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