The flame of the world will travel around Grodno for six days, it will unite thousands of people, writes Гродненская Правда.
II European Games will be held in Minsk from 21 to 30 June. At the same time, the Flame of the World will have a direct connection with Grodno region all the way through the relay, from Rome to the capital of Belarus – torches for it are made in Novogrudok.
✔️On May 3, the fire of the II European Games will be solemnly lit in Rome. On May 5–7, Belarusian climbers will raise the torch of the “Flame of Peace” to the highest point of Europe – Mount Mont Blanc. Accompanied by the Belarusian biker club, the relay will cross the border of Belarus on May 12. The first to meet guests of the Brest region, in Grodno the “Flame of Peace” will arrive on May 18.
✔️THE WAY OF “FLAME OF THE WORLD” IN GRODNO
The relay caravan will start moving from Lenin Square to Grodno. At 5 pm on May 18, on Saturday, a solemn event and concert will begin here. The participants of the relay race will run and cycle along the central streets of the regional center.
On the second day, the fire keepers deliver the flame to the August Channel. Part of the route of the relay will be held here by water: torchbearers will become passengers of water transport. It is possible that traveling on land “The Flame of Peace” on the August Channel will also be in the hands of a representative of a popular sports destination – Scandinavian walking.
✔️The next stopping point is Verteliški agro-town – the center of one of the most successful agricultural enterprises of the Progress-Vertelishki agricultural production complex.
In the column of retro cars, the caravan of the relay will pass through Volkovysk, where the flame will rise to the famous Swedish mountain.
✔️A visit to Mir Castle will be symbolic.
Torchbearers will also visit Novogrudok, Berezovka, Lida. On the final day, May 23, the “Flame of Peace” will arrive in Zalesye, in the museum-estate of M.-K. Oginsky in Smorgon, where a ball will be held in honor of the bright event. Finishing the relay in the Grodno region, in agrotown Gervyaty, near the walls of the architectural pearl of Belarus – the Trinity Church.