Independence Palace, Minsk
Independence Palace (Belarusian: Палац Незалежнасцi) is a palace in Minsk. Located on the Pieramožcaŭ Avenue, near the exhibition center "BelExpo" and the State Flag Square, not far from Victory Park.
|Address||Praspiekt Pieramožcaŭ, Minsk, Belarus|
|Construction started||June 2011|
|Completed||24 October 2013|
|Floor area||50,000 sq m|
|Design and construction|
The purpose of the Palace of Independence is to host important and landmark events, meetings of foreign delegations, honoring of big families, and the admitting of children to pioneer organizations.
On 7 May 2013 Alexander Lukashenko said:
The idea of this complex is to present the last biggest point of our independence visually. If you wish, this is a visual demonstration that Belarus is a country that has everything: the land, the coat-of-arms, and this Independence Palace.
Structure and LayoutEdit
The meeting on Ukrainian crisis between presidents of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and representatives of the European Union was held at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 26 August 2014.
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