How Tankmen Day was celebrated in Minsk

Have you ever celebrated tanker's day?
This, of course, is not such a “famous” holiday as the day of the border guard or paratrooper, but in Belarus it is very, very honored.
Yesterday I returned from Minsk, where I could see with my own eyes a grand celebration in honor of the tanker's day with a lot of activities, an excellent concert, fireworks, without beating journalists or swimming in fountains and a huge number of people. To be honest, at some point it seemed to me that all the residents of Minsk came to Victory Park and at some point everyone here simply does not have enough space ...
Tankman Day in Minsk
The Day of the tanker in Belarus (as well as in Russia, by the way) is celebrated on the second Sunday of September and this year it fell by the 10th. On the eve of Minsk celebrated the Day of the city, so that Saturday and Sunday for the residents turned into a continuous holiday.
For events in honor of the holiday, they singled out one of the best places in the city - Victory Park, which is the best suited for tank themes.
In the morning at the entrance to the park, military orchestras played, singers performed in the form and ...
Tankman Day in Minsk
... special forces demonstrated for passers-by their skills.
Between the scenes with the breaking of burning tiles on the head, hand-to-hand combat and tricks with the guys, you could talk, and the children even tried to "grudge" their weapons
Tankman Day in Minsk
The central entrance to Victory Park and the queue of those who want to get on the holiday.
Honestly, the number of people initially surprised. Especially considering that this was the very beginning of the events, something around 13.00.
At the entrance to the park framework and inspection. It is forbidden to bring alcohol and any drinks in the glass. Regular water - no restrictions


Tankman Day in Minsk
And in the park itself was already hot!
Either weird people in green, an armored taxi, or unusually dressed holiday participants


Tankman Day in Minsk


The greatest excitement was observed near the huge tent of the company Wargaming, where the game zone was located.
The famous Belarusian developer of computer games made the general partner of the celebration of the Day of the Tankman in Minsk, taking into account the specifics of his main game World of Tanks, and installed many objects in the park, both for adults and children.
It goes without saying that the game zone has attracted thousands of people of different ages.
Tankman Day in Minsk
People stood in a huge queue to take part in a tank battle session, and exchange points earned during it for promotional codes for games that extend premium accounts.
Tankman Day in Minsk
I also participated in several battles with other invited bloggers, but due to my lack of experience playing World of Tanks I didn’t achieve much success


Giving the opportunity to others waiting for their turn to fight with rivals, he went for a walk in the park and watched what the organizers had come up with.
Here, for example, the biggest selfie stick in the world. A giant smartphone was installed on the gun barrel and anyone could take a free selfie.
Tankman Day in Minsk
Children's zones are very well organized.
Lots of entertainment and points, all for free.
Tankman Day in Minsk
Tankman Day in Minsk
Puzzle games for kids a little older
Tankman Day in Minsk
Lounge areas with balls, clouds, bags and deck chairs. Very cool!
Tankman Day in Minsk
The closer to the evening and the concert with fireworks, the more people in the park.
Tankman Day in Minsk
Very cool signs installed on the alleys and squares of the park!
Tankman Day in Minsk
Tankman Day in Minsk
And again, notice how many people!
Tankman Day in Minsk
Children are children. Where there is water, there and pulls them
Tankman Day in Minsk
Moms in control
Tankman Day in Minsk
Installations
Tankman Day in Minsk
Tankman Day in Minsk
Photo zone where you can make a volumetric panoramic photo
Tankman Day in Minsk
I must say that the organization of the holiday was on top.This applies to the placement of various zones and activities, and navigation, and power points, and such necessary things as toilets. They installed a huge number, with the result that there were absolutely no queues.
Tankman Day in Minsk
And what else is very cool, in addition to traditional dry closets, they also installed bio washbasins.
Tankman Day in Minsk
The main event of the evening was tank cyberboys and a concert with Underwood, Nike Borzov and 5'NIZZA.
Someone previously took place closer to the scene ..
Tankman Day in Minsk
Someone on the contrary, took a fancy to the lawns
Tankman Day in Minsk
First there were fights, during which the finalist was determined to participate in the next stage of the World of Tanks Championship in Yekaterinburg
Tankman Day in Minsk
Directorial and commentary sites
Tankman Day in Minsk
And then the drums hit and the speakers exploded with music.
Everyone was looking forward to Undderwood, who flew in specially from the Crimea.
Tankman Day in Minsk
Tankman Day in Minsk
The area in front of the stage was full. People some huge amount. When I had to go to the press area, I could barely squeeze through the audience.
Tankman Day in Minsk
Final performances - 5'NIZZA
Tankman Day in Minsk
Well, in the end, of course, festive fireworks.


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