Yanka Kupala park "occupied" by thousands of people (photo report)
At first, the people walked along the pavements from the Independence Square and the Victory Square. Then there was a demonstration and a concert dedicated to the Day of Labour, in the park.
The Belarusian Congress of the Democratic Trade Unions and the representatives of Leftist parties were not allowed to hold demonstrations in Minsk.
Chairman of Minsk city executive committee Mikalaj Ladutska
Ambassadors of Vietnam, Cuba, Venezuela and China.
Despite the police's prohibition to use alcohol farther than 5 meters away from the food trading spots, the park turned into an entire place for drinking.