The directorate of the Slavianski Bazaar has received more than 20 applications for a contest of young performers. Also, there are two dozen applicants for participation in the children's competition. The geography of countries whose performers want to compete for the main award of the Belarusian festival is also expanding. It is already known that Belarus will be represented by Artem Skorol in the children's and Evgeny Kurchich in the adult international competition, which this year will be held from 13 to 15 July.