Minsk is hosting the 13th Christmas International Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the Prize of the President of the Republic of Belarus. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko took part in the opening ceremony at the Chizovka Arena sports complex. According to the head of state, the Christmas Tournament is a good opportunity to show Belarus to the whole world. On the first day of the tournament Belarus President’s Team routed the UAE Team (7:3). The second day will feature four matches, including Belarus vs Balkans.