Minsk's 950th anniversary was celebrated on 7-10 September. The main celebrations began on 9 September with the laying of flowers at the Minsk – Hero City stele. The day ended with a festive laser show and a gun salute.
The video of flying on hot air balloons is courtesy of the representative office of the Mir TV channel in Belarus.
The song has been written and performed by Vladimir Pugach and the music band J:MOPC.