The performers praised the Newborn God in Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian, Polish, Romanian and even Spanish. At the end of the 16thFestival of East Slavic Carols, the Folk band Gamanina performed (name means cheerful conversation, feast) of State University of Computer Science and Radioelectronics in Minsk, Belarus. The band presented a Christmas performance in which you could admire not only the singing, but also the costumes, colorful stars and dance together with the choristers. Direct contact with the singers did not intimidate the audience, on the contrary, encouraged to join the procession of dancing choristers and choristers from Minsk under the direction of Natalia Sazanowicz.
Thanks to many excellent choirs, elegant visuals, sound, also thanks to the Christmas icon and candles burning in front of the stage, you could feel the mood of an extremely joyful and hopeful Holiday, connecting the whole world in anticipation of the Resurrection.
The festival was accompanied by a photographic exhibition Of Monasticism. Photos from the OrthPhoto.net show Orthodox monks and nuns from 25 countries of the world, their lives, ministry, prayer, but also the architecture of monasteries.