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.
"Alexandria gathers friends" festival (Kupalle) is held at Alexandria agritownship of Shklov district on July 4-5.
The festival starts from exhibitions and fairs. There will be traditional exposition of souvenirs produced by craft masters of Belarus, Ukraine, Russia "The Dnieper if the River of Friendship".
The organising committee headed by Belarus Deputy Prime Minister Anatoly Tozik met at Alexandria agrotown to discuss preparation to Alexandria Gathers Friends festival traditionally held on Kupalle and consider its overall conception, the Belarusian press-service informed.
“Kupalye” Festival in Alexandria village (“Alexandria gathers friends”) takes place on July, 6-7. The festival has got the status of a national brand. That is the opinion of Vladimir Ulakhovich, the deputy chairman of the Belarusian chamber of commerce and industry.
May, 10 will name the winners of the contest for the best souvenir of the festival “Alexandriya Gathers Friends”. The contest welcomes entrepreneurs, physical persons, juridical persons (craftsmen, artists, decorative and applied arts craftsmen). The main requirements are to use Kupalye symbols, emblems of the holiday.
July, 6-7 Alexandriya (Shklov district) will hold Kupalye festive occasion. The information is provided by the press-service of Belarusian government.
Anatoly Tozik, the deputy Prime-minister, held the meeting of the organization committee to prepare and hold the festival “Alexandriya gathers friends”. The meeting discussed the organization arrangements and plan of the event.
Guests of "Alexandriya Gathers Friends” festival held on July 6-7 in Shklov district drank about 10,000 litres of beverages, a head of Mogilev region executive committee’s trade department Oleg Buyanov told a correspondent of the site.
“Demand for kvass, mineral water and other nonalcoholic beverages was threefold higher than for beer”, the specialist told.
Today the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko is making a working tour to Mogilev region, the presidential press service informs.
In the picturesque place on the Dnepr River where two settlements Alexandriya and Kopys meet there is a bridge separating two regions – Mogilev and Vitebsk. July, 6-7 it will become a site of the festival “Alexandriya Welcomes Friends”.
The Festival “Alexandriya Welcomes Friends” (Alexandriya Agritownship) expands its borders. The information is provided by Petr Rudnik, the governor of Mogilev region, at his meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Ukraine Valentin Velichko.
On July 6 (folk festival “Kupalle”) Shklov district holds “Alexandria welcomes friends” festival, - the correspondent of the site was told at culture department of Mogilev region executive committee.