85% of tickets for events of the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk have been sold or reserved. Some concerts have been sold out including today’s opening ceremony of the 27th edition of the International Festival of Arts. The start of the cultural forum was preceded by a spectacular ceremony. The flag of the festival was raised. A star in honor of Roza Rymbayeva, a holder of the special award of the Belarusian President, appeared on the Celebrity Square. By the way, this year the Kazakh singer will be a member of the jury at the International Song Contest in Vitebsk.