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05 June 2020, 18:25

Rapota: Preparations for Slavianski Bazaar festival continue

MOSCOW, 5 June (BelTA) – The Standing Committee of the Belarus-Russia Union State has been actively preparing for the forthcoming international festival of arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk despite the restrictions introduced due to the new coronavirus infection, State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota told the media after the meeting of the High Level Group of the Council of Ministers of the Belarus-Russia Union State on 5 June, BelTA has learned.

“All the preparations for the Slavianski Bazaar are underway. Everything remains in force,” Grigory Rapota said.

The state secretary said that plans are in place to mark Union State Day on 17 July as part of the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk. The celebrations will include the Live Cinema Music concert and also an exhibition of the famous Russian Khokhloma painting and works of Torzhok gold embroidery.

Yelena Ovcharenko, Aide to the State Secretary of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, added that the Standing Committee of the Union State plans to bring a lot of Russian journalists to the festival.

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