Belarus' Alexei Gross has won the Grand Prix of Vitebsk 2016 song contest at the 25th international festival of arts Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk. , BelTA informs.
The first award went to Adam from Kazakhstan. The second award – to Eleonora Vecchio from Italy and Anna Odobescu from Moldova. The third award – to Andrea Gvelesiani from Georgia and Anna Timofei from Israel. A special award of the Belarusian President Slavonic Hope went to the singer from Czechia. The Vladimir Mulyavin prize went to the singer from Mexico.
The winners of the song contest were awarded during the closing concert of the Slavonic Bazaar festival on 18 July. Partaking in the concert were Valery Leontiev, Elena Vaenga, Alexander Rosenbaum, Diana Arbenina and the Nochnye Snaipery band, Turetsky Choir Art Group, Yadviga Poplavskaya and Alexander Tikhanovich, Alexander Rybak, etc.
On 19 July the Summer Amphitheater in Vitebsk will host a concert of Alexander Rosenbaum and the anniversary program of Shanson TV. Diana Arbenina and the Nochnye Snaipery band will perform in the Summer Amphitheater on 20 July.