This year's "Kupalle" ("Alexandria gathers friends") will focus at the youth, Deputy Premier Natalia Kochanova told today. She took part in the sitting of the organisational committee that coordinates the festivities in Alexandria.
It's going to be the sixth time when Alexandria welcomes guests from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine. This is a large-scale event that gathers dozens of thousands guests, and it necessitates thorough preparations.
"The year of 2015 is the Year of the Youth, and we will offer an interesting and diverse programe for young people", Natalia Kochanova specified. Among the most interesting events are "Our Ideas for Belarus!", "Vasilkovoe Leto" performance, etc. "Musical "Paparats-Kvetka" will be the climax of the festival's first day. I'm sure the audience will enjoy this and other projects suggested at Kupalle.
July 4, the festival starts from exhibitions and fairs. There will be traditional exposition of souvenirs produced by craft masters of Belarus, Ukraine, Russia "The Dnieper is the River of Friendship". The festival also includes international music and sports fest "Bard Fishing", the regional stage of the Republican agricultural project "Vlastelin Sela" ("Village Master"), master-classes in traditional Belarusian crafts, concerts, etc.
The second day will witness the ceremony of awarding the best agrarians of Mogilev region and the concert of the folk orchestra named after People's Artist of Belarus L.Ivanov, "Medunitsa" choir of Mogilev region philarmonic society, etc. It will be followed by the concert of Belarusian artists, People's Artist of Russia Ekaterina Shavrina, Honored Artist of Russia Igor Korneljuck.