Singing promotes friendship
Grodno hosts traditional Artistic Meetings Grodno-Bialystok festival
The event takes place in both regions by rotation, with Belarusian songs performed by ethnic Belarusians living in Poland and Polish songs sung by Belarusian Poles. This year, the event was dedicated to the Path to Reciprocity conference, organised by the Committee for Religion and Nationalities, the Grodno Regional Executive Committee, Yanka Kupala Grodno State University and the Belarusian Philology Chair at Bialystok University, as well as the Union of Poles in Belarus and the Belarusian Public and Cultural Society in Poland. Over a hundred scientists arrived from Minsk and Warsaw, Gomel and Lublin, Gdansk, Brest and other cities in neighbouring states to discuss topics of common interest.