Gomel is hosting «Music of Hope» competitions. Here, young violinists and cellists from Russia, Moldova and Latvia will present their skills, over 80 students of children's art schools, gymnasiums, and colleges in total. The competitions will be held in three age categories, and the best performances will be included into the final concert. Winners are to receive diplomas, prizes, awards from the President's Special Fund for the Support of Talented Youth. Also, the participants can look forward to concerts, excursions and master classes.