Minsk hosted the festival of Great Britain for the first time. The United Kingdom presented achievements in sport, education and culture in the Upper City of the Belarusian capital. The event was opened by a parade of Mini Coopers and a performance of Pipers of the Second Royal Regiment. Real British entertainments were available to the guests of the festival. The British performer Sian Evans headlined the event. She performed her hits on the open-air stage of the Upper City of Minsk. Minsk will host 15 national cultures this summer.