Participants of Ukrainian fest demand release of Zmitser Dashkevich (Photo)
8:21, — Politics
The music festival "Bandershtat" took place in the Ukrainian town Lutsk for the 6th time on August 3-5.
The event was traditionally dedicated to the memory of Ukraine's national hero, leader of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists Stepan Bandera and all the warriors of the Ukrainian Rebel Army.
Belarusian band Akute performed at the festival as a special guest ("Tavarysz Mauzer", Vinsent and Terrakod also participated in the festival in the previous years). Also, several dozens Belarusians came to the festival. They were spotted because of their white-red-white shirts and national flags. The organizers of the event, in their turn, reminded about the political situation in Belarus from stage and demanded to release leader of the "Young Front", political prisoner Zmitser Dashkevich.
Apart from the musical stage, the participants of the festival could attend meetings with the Ukrainian Rebel Army veterans and civil and cultural activists, literature stage and a series of lectures on various topics, ethnical fair trade, night cinema showing Ukrainian films on the rebel theme, reconstruction of the fight between the Ukrainian Rebel Army and the NKVD, and singing songs at the bonfire at night.