Belarusian musicians returned from Kusturica festival in Serbia with two medals. Student of the gymnasium and college under the Belarusian conservatory, clarinetist Miroslav Batalonok won bronze. Silver was taken by student of the Belarusian Academy of Music Anastasia Mikhnovets in vocal contest. It was the first time a Belarusian delegation took part in the Emir Kusturica International Festival. The jury of the academic music competition at the forum was chaired by head of the Belarusian Academy of Music Ekaterina Dulova.