1 May Processions Not Planned In Belarus Due To Easter

    В Беларуси не будет шествий 1 мая из-за Пасхи у православных

    On May, 1st, a part of the Belarusian population will celebrate the Resurrection of Christ and another part – the Labor Day. But traditional mass events, meatings and processions will not be staged this time. It is connected with the fact that this time the Labor Day coincided with Easter.

    The authorities answered the request of the Orthodox clergy and working collectives themselves, the official statement says.

    On May, 1st in Minsk there will be only the laying of flowers at the Lenin monument and a festival at Gorky park. Before that the Trade Unions Federation if Belarus will have a festive meeting.

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