Belarus celebrated the New Year. Minsk residents and guests of the capital had an opportunity to joint the festivities at 25 special venues. The central New Year tree of the country with a unique decoration of digital lights is located in October Square. The sky over the capital city was lit up with colorful New Year's fireworks. Minsk was chosen as a place to celebrate the holiday not only by Belarusians. For years, the Belarusian capital becomes the most popular city in the CIS for Russians on New Year's holidays.