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03 July 2017 → From the Middle Ages to the First World War: the events of the Belarusian history were reconstructed near the walls of the Town Hall

A festive program dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus was held in the Upper City on July 3, the "Minsk-Novosti" Agency correspondent reports..

The program opened with the performance of ensembles "Charaunitsy" and "Khoroshki".

The central event of the festivities at the Town Hall was the historical program "The Path to Independence" - a theatrical interactive show that recreates the events of Belarusian history from the early Middle Ages to the First World War. Among the participants in the program there were historical reconstruction clubs "Menskaya Kharugva", "Brama", "Honor of the uniform", "Medveditsa", "Vialikaye Kniastva", "Megas" and others, as well as the studio of historical dance "Versailles".

“The program includes the historical stages of the formation of the Belarusian statehood, and special attention is paid to the capital. That is how it is said about the first annalistic mention of Minsk, the appropriation of the Magdeburg law”, noted the organizers.

Residents and visitors of the capital were able to plunge into the epochs of the Middle Ages, Reformation, Enlightenment, get acquainted with the knightly traditions, music, dances and crafts of the 16th-17th centuries.

In continuation of the historical program, which ended at 5 pm, the ensemble "Spadchyna" and "Shum" performed. The festivities at the Town Hall finished at 23:00.

Photo by Tamara Khamitsevich

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