Vytoki festival hailed as showcase event for Belarusian regions
The sports and cultural festival “Vytoki. A Step Towards Olympus” highlights and celebrates the best of every region and sphere of activity in Belarus, co-organizer of the nationwide cultural and sports event Valentina Dynich told reporters in Gorki during the first day of the festival, BelTA has learned.
“The festival should be scaled up, because it incorporates various areas of activity - education, science, economy, sports,” said Valentina Dynich. “The festival promotes positive attitudes and acts as a showcase event for the country's most remarkable achievements in sports and culture, and in other spheres. It is great that the festival allows us to do this,” the co-organizer added.
According to Valentina Dynich, the festival is a big event for each host town. “The festival enhances the positive perception of the things done in Belarus,” she said.
The festival will not lose momentum. “The main goal is to highlight and celebrate the values of the nation, both family and cultural values. This event is designed to unite everyone and show that heritage is a good foundation to build a future. Belarusians should be proud of their culture,” the co-organizer emphasized.
The sports and cultural festival “Vytoki. A Step Towards Olympus” kicked off in Gorki, a town known for its huge student population. It will be running on 22 and 23 July. In the Year of Historical Memory the festival will focus on cultural heritage. The theme of the Gorki installment of the festival is “Agriculture School”.
The Vytoki cultural and sports festival will continue in Polotsk (12-13 August) and Kopyl (26 June - 27 August). The main objective of the project is to unlock the potential of regions through sports, culture, science and education. The organizers of the Vytoki festival are the National Olympic Committee of Belarus, the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus, the Arthaos and BelBrandAudit companies.