Already this weekend New Year's fairs will kick off in Minsk. At the food courts near the Sports Palace it will be possible to taste oysters, snails and grilled foods. Delicacies and holiday souvenirs can be purchased in glass beehives in the Kastrycnitskaya Square. For the first time, shopping stalls this year will be installed near the Komarovsky market. Starting with December 22, New Year-themed wooden kiosks will be put here. Hot drinks and Christmas cakes will be available on December 25th. This weekend the city illumination will also be launched.