City Day 2022 in Minsk
This year the Belarusian capital will celebrate its 955th anniversary. Although Minsk celebrates its City Day on the second Saturday of September (10 September in 2022), the celebrations in the capital of the republic will begin on 3 September.
The events, celebrating the 955th anniversary of Minsk, will show Minsk’s residents and guests the multifaceted nature of the city, its musical, industrial, economic and educational potential.
On 3 September all the districts of Minsk will host events under the motto “Minsk is a family town”. Also on this day the Belarusian State Circus will open its doors to everyone who wants to get acquainted with the circus art from the inside. Guests will be able to communicate with artists, listen to interesting stories and take part in master classes.
Starting from September 5, Minsk’s museums will give the citizens and guests of the city an opportunity to visit some of the exhibitions and expositions free of charge.
There are 30 km of bicycle lanes and over 250 km of combined bicycle routes in Minsk. On the City Day, September 10, a new bicycle route called ” The Road of Memory” will be presented. It will start in the Upper Town and will go as far as the Minsk-Arena.
On the Day of Minsk on September 10 the citizens and guests of the city will get the chance to visit the historical city of the 19th century: in the Trinity Suburb will be created ” Vernissage”; there will be shopping malls where pictures and pieces of art will be exposed. There will also be a photo zone and musicians will play. The organizers promise to recreate the atmosphere of the century before last.
In addition, on Saturday theatres will hold an Open Doors Day, allowing everyone to find their way behind the scenes and talk to the directors and actors.
Traditionally, the biggest traditional festivities will take place near the Palace of Sports. There will be plenty of entertainment and sporting, musical and culinary events.
The city day ends at 11 p.m. with a festive fireworks show.