From August 26 till September 4 Moscow’s Red Square will be hosting the fifteenth anniversary run of the Spasskaya Tower International Military Tattoo. This year, the cobblestones of the country’s most famous square will once again welcome the Exemplary Band and Honor Guard Unit of the Armed Forces of the Belarus Republic, who are to bring us a new outstanding program.
Founded in 1950, the Exemplary Band of the Armed Forces of the Belarus Republic is currently the leading military music ensemble in the country. The band’s repertoire includes over 500 music pieces, featuring both classical and contemporary compositions. The ensemble is a permanent participant in military parades, different social and cultural events, as well as various radio and TV shows. It regularly tours the country and abroad. Colonel Igor Khlebus and Colonel Maxim Kochetkov, Head and Chief Conductor of the Band, respectively, devote considerable attention to the ensemble’s artistic development, with musicians continuously getting the hang of new music compositions and mastering their skills.
The military band from Belarus is extremely popular among its admirers, particularly due to its exquisite
The Honor Guard Unit of the Belarus Armed Forces was formed in 1995 to accompany arrival and departure ceremonies featuring leaders of foreign states and governments,
This year, 40 members of the unit will step onto the cobblestones of Red Square to once again wow the Spasskaya Tower Festival audiences with stunning arms and regrouping skills mastered and synchronized to perfection. Each and every performance is a breathtaking show full of unexpected surprises. This time, along the already familiar elements, guests of the Festival will witness several new figures. For example, the «Sun» symbolizes the state emblem of the Republic of Belarus, where the basis of the coat of arms is the image of the earth and the rising sun, which, in turn, symbolizes the inseparable innate connection of Belarus with the world community. Meanwhile, the “Wave” represents the strong will, steadfastness, and exceptional determination of the Belarusian people.
Besides, to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Spasskaya Tower Military Tattoo, our guests from Belarus have prepared a special surprise that they will present to those attending evening shows of the Festival.