11 Events in Minsk and Belarus in November 2018 You Can’t Miss

Junior eurovision song contest Minsk Belarus November 2018, logoOnce again, we present a list of the best events in Minsk and Belarus, this time in November 2018.

If you’re planning to visit our country and don’t know what to do this month, we will provide you with some ideas.

Entertain yourself and your family by going to exciting events in the capital of Belarus and other cities in the country.

Festivals, exhibitions, concerts, film screenings, Junior Eurovision and much more in our list of events in Minsk and Belarus in November 2018.

Japanese autumn

Festival of Japanese culture in Minsk, events in BelarusWhat: festival of Japanese culture

Where: Minsk, Borisov, Grodno, Vitebsk, Mogilev, Gomel

When: September 20 – November 29

Price: depending on the event

This long festival of Japanese culture will last almost until the end of November, so you still have the opportunity to get closer acquainted with the cultural features of this eastern country.

In terms of shows, there will be lectures, master classes, concerts, tea presentations, martial arts sports competitions and family games, and much more …

Find out more information on the official website of the Japanese Embassy in Belarus (information only in Russian and Japanese).

Art project “Autumn Salon with Belgazprombank” in Minsk

What: fine art exhibition

Where: Minsk

When: October 5 – November 4

Price: 2.5-5 rubles

The popular exhibition, which began in October of this year, lasts until November 4, so you still have the opportunity to get acquainted with the masterpieces of fine art from Belarus.

The exhibition was created as an analog of the legendary Paris Salons, where every year the most talented creative personalities of our time gather.

Salon held in Belarus is a great opportunity to see what modern Belarusian art looks like. In addition to the exhibition, the event plan includes lectures, master classes, interactive tours, and quests.

You can find out more on the official website of the art project.

Art of Chocolate

What: a celebration of German culture

Where: Minsk, K. Marx 12, National Historical Museum

When: October 25 – January 8

Price: 8-12 rubles.

In its world tour, the Art of Chocolate exhibition has already visited more than 20 cities around the world and attracted over a million visitors.

Now, residents and guests of the city of Minsk have a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the real Art of Chocolate, as well as learn how to create chocolate wonders with their own hands, taking part in master classes.

The exhibition will include amazing chocolate exhibits and compositions, a special 3D chocolate photo zone, a game zone, master classes and much more.

Learn more on the museum’s website.

Check the list of the best festivals in Belarus

UNICON Convention & GameExpo Minsk

Unicon, fantasy festival in MinskWhat: youth geek culture festival

Where: Minsk district, ag. Schomyslitsa, 3 km from Minsk Ring Road (Globus Park shopping center)

When: November 2-4, 2018

Price: 20-27 rubles. (for children from 10 rubles)

UNICON Convention & GameExpo Minsk is an interactive exhibition and festival that is fully devoted to video games for a computer or console. At the festival, you will have the opportunity to learn about new games and projects related to video games.

In addition, you will learn about innovations in the field of modern technologies, and you will be able to participate in eSports competitions.

One of the best events of the year for fans of gaming themes.

Learn more and buy tickets on the official festival website (only in Russian).

Germany weeks in Belarus

German weeks in Belarus, festivalWhat: German culture festival

Where: Minsk, Baranovichi, Borisov, Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, Mogilev, Molodechno, Pinsk and Polotsk

When: September 23 – November 18

Price: depending on the event

Another celebration dedicated to the cultures of other countries. Germany’s weeks are held in Belarus already for the 15th time.

The program of the event will include concerts, film screenings of German films in the original language and national dishes of Germany, which you can not only taste but also learn how to cook.

Also during the festival, there will be a conference in Minsk dedicated to renewable energy called “Minsk Energy Forum”.

Find out more information here.

Minsk International Film Festival „Listapad”

Listapad movie festivalWhat: international film festival

When: November 2-9

Where: Minsk

Price: about 8-15 rubles. per session

The largest film festival held in Belarus will be held already for the 25th time!

At the “Listapad” festival, you will have the opportunity to watch film masterpieces from around the world. It will be held in 8 Belarusian cinemas.

In addition to watching the film, there will be a competition consisting of 4 sections:
– Documentary film
– Game cinema
– Film competition for children and youth audience “Listapadzik”
National Competition (includes films from the above three categories)

You can find out more about the festival, the schedule of shows and cinemas participating in the event on the official website of the Listapad Film Festival.

Belarus Fashion Week

What: fashion show

When: November 7-9

Where: Minsk, 11 Communist st., BelExpo

Price: about 8-15 rubles. per session

The most fashionable event of the year in Belarus. Three days of fashion shows, project presentations, as well as new and established fashion brands.

Learn more about the festival program on the official website of Belarus Fashion Week.

KINOkorpus: outside the box

Kinokorpus film festival in Minsk, events in Belarus in November 2018What: festival of unusual film shows

Where: Center “Corpus”, Masherova 9/8

When: November 7, 14, 21, 28

Price: Free

The cultural center Corpus launches 2 seasons of free mysterious film screenings KINOkorpus: outside the box. At 8 pm, every Wednesday, an unusual movie will be shown here.

Coming there, no one knows which movie will be shown. The organizers will pull out the name of the movie out of the box to decide what you watch this time. It will be chosen from a large variety of films from various genres.

Learn more at the official website of the Korpus Center (only in Russian)

Seafood Gastrofest

Seafood gastronomic festival in Minsk Belarus in November 2018

What: gastrofest

Where: restaurants of Minsk

When: October 25 – November 18

Price: 24 rubles.

Another gastrofest takes place in Minsk. This time the theme, or rather the cuisine that will be served at the festival, will be seafood.

20 restaurants around the capital take part In this gastrofest.

Learn more at the official website of the gastrofest (only in Russian).

Junior Eurovision Song Contest – 2018

Junior eurovision song contest Minsk Belarus November 2018, logoWhat: children’s song contest

Where: Minsk-Arena, pr. Pobediteley, 111

When: November 25

Price: 10 rubles.

For the second time, Belarus hosts the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

This time, young performers from 20 countries from all over Europe participate in the competition.

Learn more and buy tickets on the official website of Junior Eurovision.

Eco-market “Pasternak”

What: eco-festival

Where: Minsk, Grand Bellagio restaurant

When: November 25

Price: 10 rubles.

Eco-market “Pasternak” is an ecological holiday where like-minded healthy lifestyle and eco-product suppliers gather in one place to spend time in a pleasant and friendly environment under the sign of “ECO”.

Find out more at the official festival website.(only in Russian)

This is a list of the most interesting events in Minsk and Belarus in November 2018. Plan your visit and buy tickets in advance.

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  1. Great summary of best events in Minsk! Keep up posting calendars for every month. It is very useful for us who work with international tourism and popularisation of Belarus world wide!

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