Scary outfits, carved pumpkins and crowds of people pretending to be vampires, witches and zombies. Belarus is celebrating the most spooky day of the year – Halloween!
It is high time to don your fancy dress costume, make sure you have plenty of sweets and join the party!
Although there is no such holiday as Halloween in Belarus, it is a great occasion to throw a masquerade party and have fun.
This is exactly what young people in different cities of the country did. However, some managed to do it in traditionally Belarusian way.
American Kalyadki in Gomel
Meet the creepiest clown ever imagined, Pennywise the Dancing Clown, straight out of the Stephen King story “It”
Here is another popular character, belarusian Maleficent – the character made famous by Angelina Jolie in the 2014 film of the same name
Why so serious? Come to Gomel, a sad Joker will shake you a couple of scary-good coctails
Autumn mystery: the breath of the Middle Ages in Vitebsk
Vitebsk theatre “Lyalka” traditionally organised an Alternative Halloween event with no vampires, zombies, witches, devils or other evil spirits.
Viewers could met knights and fortune-telling monks, drink magic kvass (a traditional Slavic and fermented beverage) infused with 27 herbs.
They also learned a couple of moves at the master class on medieval dances and enjoyed a spectacular fire show.
No religion, just a “Vampire Ball” in Mogilev
Passionate dances, blood-red liquid in glasses, eerie masks and leisurely conversations…
Probably, this is how the party of immortals tired of long years of existence and fed up with earthly amusements would look like.
Cute clowns, wearisome skeletons and mundane monsters in Brest
Minsk has enough in stock to run your blood cold
You might be too old to go out trick or treating but you can be sure there are plenty of Halloween events for you in Minsk.
Step over to the dark side and allow yourself to be transported to the underworld of Minsk Craft Beer Fest with Halloween flavoured spirits.
Or maybe you prefer haunted dance parties, ghoulish freak shows or macabre horror movies? Minsk have it all.
Spooktacular events, freaky make-ups and fun decorations in Grodno
What plans do you have for Halloween’s night?