MINSK, 13 September (BelTA) - On 14 September a Belarusian delegation will head for the 15th edition of the Youth for the Union State festival, BelTA learned from the Youth Variety Theater.
The BRSM Youth Union has done the necessary preparatory work and formed a delegation consisting of 100 Belarusian representatives from every region of the country. They are university and school students, young workers of various organizations and enterprises, united by the desire for creativity and friendship between the youth of Russia and Belarus. A solemn departure ceremony is scheduled for 14 September.
According to Art Director, coordinator of the festival participants from Belarus Aleksandr Dolzhevsky, the program of the forum promises to be rich and interesting. The festival week will include a grand opening of the festival, a contest of young singers, the Union State youth concert relay “When we are united, we are invincible” across the towns of Smolensk Oblast, a concert for war and labor veterans “Belarus and Russia - with Love for the Motherland!”, the Union State youth patriotic campaign “Candle of Memory”, a musical evening devoted to the national traditions of the Belarusian and Russian regions “We sing and praise our native land”, a show quiz dedicated to the year of national art and non-material cultural heritage, the sports marathon of the youth of Belarus and Russia “Race of Heroes”, the Miss Festival contest, the closing ceremony of the Youth for the Union State festival, a gala concert and a farewell white night of the festival.
At the initiative of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia the 15th edition of the Youth for the Union State festival will take place in Smolensk Oblast, the Russian Federation on 14-19 September. It is a large-scale creative and educational forum aimed at creating a common cultural space of the Union State, strengthening of friendship between the youth of Russia and Belarus, promoting the best ideas in the modern youth movement and establishing cooperation between youth organizations of the two countries. The previous festival was held in Rostov-on-Don in 2019. In connection with the relaxation of the current coronavirus restrictions, the MPs of the Parliamentary Assembly decided to resume this large-scale youth forum in 2022.