In the final of the 22nd Republican festival-competition — Melnitsa Mody — Belarusian designers introduced more than 70 new collections
International experts from Azerbaijan, Great Britain, Italy, Poland, Latvia, Russia, Ukraine and Finland came to Minsk to define the best trendsetters of Belarusian fashion. As well as the competition show, master classes were held at the final stage of Melnitsa Mody. Experts in the field of fashion and the design of clothes held a number of educational seminars and lectures. The presentation of the charitable project ‘Stylish Beginning’, with participation of pupils of Minsk Children’s Home #5, became the highlight of the festival. A collection of clothes was made especially for children, which they received as a gift upon termination of the project. Organisers of festival-competition Mel-nitsa Mody not only dressed pupils of the children’s homes, but also brought them onto the podium and taught them a fashion parade in order to give them the confidence to believe that they can achieve anything that they want in life.