Cute Gifts And Souvenirs From 500 Artists At Big Handicraft Fair In Minsk This Weekend

Spring is coming – and so are various fun events! Annual handicraft fair Mlyn will open the spring season in Minsk on 24-26 February.

For three days more than 500 artists from all over Belarus will be selling traditional Belarusian handmade accessories, clothes, toys, arts and crafts at BelExpo centre.

mlyn handicraft fair minsk

As always, the program of the exhibition is very diverse. Making a choice might be a really hard task!

You will definitely be enchanted by the charm of Belarusian products and the richness of artisan’s fantasy. Carved caskets, jewelry from beads, felt paintings, super realistic dolls, fluffy teddy bears, colorful embroidery will be presented at Mlyn.

mlyn handicraft fair minsk

Naturally you’ll be able to buy traditional clothing with Belarusian patterns.

Men won’t get bored there, too. The exhibition offers blankets, lights, business card holders, cups, accessories for bath house, amulets, bracelets, watches from a variety of materials, which will underline the dignity and style of their owners.


For those who will feel inspired to create their own masterpieces a number of exciting and unusual master classes in ceramics, floral design, painting brooches and defiles will be organized.

The opening hours of the handicraft exhibtion are:

  • 24 February – 11:00-20:00
  • 25 February– 11:00-20:00
  • 26 February –  11:00-18:00

You can buy tickets at BelExpo ticket office. The entrance ticket is 2 Br (~$1).

Don’t miss this festival of colors and creativity!

Photo: TUT.BY/Dmitry Brushko