Fans heading to Belarus to see European Games in Minsk won’t need to get a visa for the country which will save a lot of effort and a substantial fee.
Now it is official.
European Games in Minsk is a year away and fans will be planning their trips to Minsk to watch the drama unfold.
Belarus is not normally the easiest country to visit as you need to get hold of a visa whenever you are travelling there. Well, until recently.
And while we’are still wainting for a revolutionary decree to come into force, the authorities are ready to help football fans out.
Yesterday Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed decree No. 292 “On steps in preparation for the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019”.
The document grants visa-free entry to Belarus from 20 May till 10 July 2019 for the participants, officials and organizers.
Tourists who have accreditation cards or tickets to sporting events can visit the country rom 10 June till 10 July 2019.
The document also specifies movement of vehicles, validity dates of special customs procedures and other Games’ related issues.
Among other news, four-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva has become the first star ambassador of 2nd European Games.