The Republican Vocalist and Choir Festival-Competition ‘Songs Burnt by the War’ (with international participation), dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi invaders, was held on May 2-3 in the city of Minsk. The organizer of the Festival-Competition is the Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank with the support of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus and the Belarusian Cultural Center of Spiritual Renewal.
Solo performers, vocal groups and choirs of institutions of general secondary, secondary special and higher education and culture of Belarus and Russia attended the Festival. In total, more than 500 contestants took part in the event.
The solo singer of the Suzorye vocal group Ilya Kubrakov was awarded the Second Degree Laureate Certificate in the category ‘Solo Singing’, the vocal group Suzorye was awarded the Second Degree Laureate Certificate in the category ‘Vocal Group’. The Head of the group is Anna Vladimirovna Alekseyeva.