Minsk, Belarus 18-21 July 2013

Venue

The exhibition hall of the Minsk City Youth Centre will serve as a venue for the competitions.

Address: 220053 Minsk, Starovilenskiy Trakt 41
Website: http://www.mddm.org/ (in Russian only)

The centre is located in a quiet place near the park area. To get to the venue directly, you can either take a public transport (tram routes 3, 4 and 5, direction “Озеро”, stop “Дворец молодёжи” [dvɐ ˈrʲeʦ] [mɐɫɐ ˈdʲɵʐɨ]) or a taxi (about € 0.5 per km).


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Accommodation

We recommend the following places to stay which can be booked by yourself:

Hotel Victoria ****
2 km, 25 min walking from the venue,
€ 140/184 for single/double room per night.
Hotel Planeta ***
1.3 km, 18 min walking from the venue,
€ 78/95 for single/double room per night
Hotel Yubileiny ***
1.5 km, 20 min walking from the venue,
€ 76/100 for single/double room per night.
Hotel Tourist ***
8 km, 28 min by tram n.3 from the venue,
€ 53/81 for single/double room per night.

There are also some budget places (from € 10 per person per night) to stay for undemanding travelers. The conveniently located ones are:

Hotel Sport
4.5 km, 20 min by tram n.5 from the venue.
Hostel Trinity
1.9 km, 24 min walking from the venue.
Hostel EasyFlat
3.5 km, 18 min by tram n.3 from the venue.
Hostel Jazz
1.5 km, 20 min walking from the venue.
Students' hostel (~€ 5 per person per night)
10 km, with possible transportation between the venue and the hostel.

Meals

During the tournaments a low-priced cafeteria will be available at the venue. The cafeteria offers a variety of meals for lunch. They have sandwiches, soups, fried food, salads, hot and cold non-alcoholic drinks.

You can also taste different dishes of the national cuisine in the restaurant Podvorie, situated in the neighborhood of the venue. And of course, in the center of the city there are many restaurant facilities with affordable prices.

Get to Know Minsk

If you are the first time in Minsk and you want to get to know the city, we would like to offer a short tourist program (see Events Schedule), which is subject to change.

  1. City sightseeing tour (3 hours, about € 5 per person)
  2. Visit to the unique ethnographical complex and an open air museum of old folk crafts and technologies "Dudutki" (5.5 hours, about € 15 per person, including transfer and lunch of national cuisine)

The short review of Minsk you can see in the clip below.