The agro-town of Lyaskovichy in the Gomel region is getting ready to receive the "Polessye calls" festival. This year, the event will be held in a new format – an economic forum and a seminar of tourist operators. The program also includes concerts, master classes of craftspeople, and a traditional fishers' competition. The Polessye area of Belarus is represented this year by 8 districts of the Gomel region and 3 districts of the Brest region. Representatives of foreign diplomatic missions plan to take part in the event. The International festival "Polessye calls" is held once in two years. In 2014, the festival got an international status.