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Folk art festival “Augustow Canal Invites Friends”

Date: 27.05.2017

Venue: Grodno region

Address: Aŭgustoŭski kanal, šluz Dambroŭka

Category: Culture


A unique hydraulic facility of the 19th century and one of the most beautiful natural landmarks of Belarus and Poland, the Augustow Canal, opened a tourist season in April with an international festival of water tourism Neman Spring 2017. In May, the Augustow Canal will host the traditional festival “Augustow Canal Invites Friends”.

It will begin with a fascinating parade of amateur art groups from Grodno District. Apart from extreme kayaking, the guests of the festival will watch theatrical performances, listen to the folk music of the best bands from Grodno District, take part in contests and popular entertainments, buy souvenirs at the exhibition and fair Patterns of Grodno Artisans, and taste national cuisine at a local farmstead…