Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Lukashenka compliments artists for love of Belarusian language and songs

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The state leader has sent greetings to the participants and guests of the XIV National Festival of Belarusian Song and Poetry.

“This prestigious cultural forum has an honourable mission to develop and promote Belarusian literature and music,” BELTA quotes Lukashenka’s message. “Maladzechna has brought together the most famous singers united by the love of our mother tongue and songs. This unforgettable event, the forum and the contest of young singers have brought fame to many Belarusian singers.”

The festival promotes the patriotic education of citizens and helps strengthen the spiritual unity of the people, the President noted.

All participants of the young singers contest sing in Belarusian, Zvyazda notes. See here for more details.