Delegations from 15 twinned cities to congratulate Gomel on 875th
GOMEL, 8 September (BelTA) - Delegations from fifteen twinned cities will
arrive in Gomel to participate in the celebration of the 875th anniversary
since Gomel was first mentioned in chronicles, BelTA learned from
Yekaterina Degtyareva, Deputy Head of the Ideology, Culture, and Youth
Affairs Department of the Gomel City Executive Committee.
According to the source, the delegations will come from 15 twinned cities
located, in particular, in Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Serbia, China, and
Georgia. The foreign delegations will be welcomed by top officials of the
Gomel city administration at the Gomel Oblast Public and Cultural Center.
A number of documents on cooperation are expected to be signed during the
Gomel City Day is scheduled for 16 September. The celebration will begin
in Lenina Square. The key venues will include Sovetskaya Street, Biletsky
Spusk Street, Lenina Square, the Sozh River bank, and the A.A. Gromyko
public garden. Apart from that, exhibitions, presentations, and
interactive sites will be arranged in all parts of the city. A total of
over 100 various events will be organized.
The celebration will end with fireworks in five locations of the city.