18 January 2018, Thursday, 14:24

Freedom Day celebration moved to March 24


The organising committee on celebration of Freedom Day decided to hold main events on March 24, Sunday.

The celebration plans were discussed by representatives of BPF party, the United Civil Party, For Freedom movement, European Belarus civil campaign, the organising committee to create Belarusian Christian Democracy party and Belarusian Movement, Razam solidarity movement and Pahonya artists' association.

As BelaPAN news agency learnt from BPF head Alyaksei Yanukevich, the organising committee took a decision to apply for a march from the Botanical Garden to the Peoples' Friendship Park and a rally in the  Peoples' Friendship Park. Representatives of BPF, UCP, BCD and For Freedom movement plan to sign the application and file it next week.

An application for leasing premises in the Tractor Plant Culture Centre was already lodged to have celebration there at 5 p.m. On Match 24. Pahonya association plans to open an exhibition in the BPF party headquarters on March 22.

According to Yanukevich, the march and celebration will focus on independence protection and the release of political prisoners.

The organising committee decided to prepare a “wide appeal” inviting famous people, political leaders and ordinary citizens to join the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the Belarusian National Republic.