Belarus second in national costumes contest in Beijing


Belarus has been second in the contest of national costumes hosted by the Chinese capital.

19 countries participated in the show, including Vietnam, Romania, Pakistan and others.

The Peruvian team won the contest; the Russian costume took the third place.

Among the guests and jury members there were representatives of diplomatic missions and their families, as well as foreign students studying in China. Some ambassadors even went out in their traditional costumes.

The Belarusian team performed several dances to the strains of Belarusian-language songs, including those by the famous Pesnyary musical band.

Belarus was the winner of the contest in 2012.

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