How To Celebrate Minsk City Day? 5 Venues To Be In The Thick Of Things

On the third weekend of September, Minsk will celebrate its birthday: our city will turn 952 years. The celebrations will start on Friday and end at midnight on Sunday.

This year’s holiday will be held under the slogan Minsk – a City for All, a City for Everyone. Want to check? Then come celebrate with us!

Sports Palace

H.O.G. Rally Minsk 2019! 13 and 14 September is when you just have to be near Minsk Sports Palace to see thousands of badass bikers from all over the world flooding Minsk roads and streets.

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The festival will kick off with an impressive competition with daredevil riders, crazy motorcycle stunts, a food court, rocking music (Nuteki, 7B band and rapper ST) and many more.

Before the festive Sunday fireworks at 11.00 pm, there will be a Night FLYboard show on the water. Also, the same venue will host competitions to see who is the strongest firefighter and rescuer.

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The representatives of the Ministry of Emergencies from all over the country, as well as rescuers from nine foreign countries, will participate in the competition.

Upper Town

The international project Minsk International will take place at Plošča Svabody from 12 am to 5 pm, which will tell about annual festivals of national cultures in the city.

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At 8.30 pm, the ballet dancers of the Belarusian State Academic Musical Theater will perform at the Town Hall. By the way, if you ever wanted to visit Minsk City Hall, here’s your chance!

On 14 at 3 pm, they will have a book presentation by famous Minsk architect Sergei Baglasov “Revival of the historical center of Minsk. 1980−2016 facility”.

Kastryčnickaja Płošča 

On 24 September at 8 pm, citizens of the year will be awarded. Besides, there will be a festive concert and a presidential orchestra.

Parks of Praspiekt Pieramožcaŭ and Mašerava 

The international reenactment festival Minsk Starazhytny 2019 will be held there. Prepare to immerse into ancient Minsk life, watch epic fights and try hand in various masterclasses.

Reenactors from Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, the Netherlands, Italy, the USA and China have already come to Belarus to entertain you.

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On 15 September, the celebrations will continue with the Minsk Half Marathon and the large-scale Wargaming Fest: Tanker Day with The Offspring as the headliner in Park Pieramohi.

Moreover, every Minsk district will hold a number of their own festive events. Click here to see the detailed program of Minsk City Day.