The grand opening of the «Slavianski Bazaar» in Vitebsk took place the day before. Traditionally, the head of state took part in the ceremony. The name of the Grand Prix winner in the International Children's Music Competition is already known. It is a participant from Belarus – Maria Magilnaya. And today Vitebsk hosts the day of the Union State of Belarus and Russia. A number of activities are planned. In the evening the names of the finalists of the 26th International Pop Song Performers Contest «Vitebsk 2017» will be announced. The representative of Belarus Yegor Sharankov will perform in the semifinal under the number 14.