This is already a cult event with a 27-year history. After a two-year break, it returns in a refreshed form in 2022. It is the only festival in the Podlaskie Province, and the largest and oldest in the world, presenting author's song and sung poetry in the Belarusian language.
This was the first edition of the festival organised by the Tutaka Foundation.
At the Secondary School with DNJB in Hajnówka, Kaciaryna Vadanasava gave a concert for students.
And in the Bielski House of Culture held concerts by: WZ Trio, Kupalaŭcy - "Ja havaru", a discussion around the figure of Mikhail Aniepadistava and the presentation of the Mikhail Aniepadistava prize for the best Belarusian book cover design.
The Białystok Puppet Theatre hosted the premiere of KUPAŁAŬCY - '37-22', directed by Andrei Saŭčanek, followed by the presentation of the book 'Unshot' by Sergei Budkin and a discussion around the 'Night of Executed Poets' and contemporary Belarusian prison poetry.
The Municipal Cultural Centre in Gródek hosted performances by Źmicier Vajciuškievič, Jan Karpowicz and an author meeting with Uladzimir Arloŭ.
On the same day, the festival concluded with a concert by Palina and Jaŭhien Baryšnikaŭ at Bialystok's Zmiana Klimatu club.
It was a beautiful celebration of Belarusian poetry!
28.10.2023 The Bielski House of Culture
29.10.2023 The Białystok Puppet Theatre
30.10.2023 The Municipal Cultural Centre in Gródek
28.10.2023 Zmiana Klimatu Club