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Festive tour «Veles Night» to the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve

Festive tour «Veles Night» to the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve

Festive tour «Veles Night» to the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve

Lepel , Festival 28 - 29 October 2023

During the weekend October 28-29, 2023 in Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve will host the mythical holiday tour «Veles Night». This holiday in Slavic traditions is compared with the Western holiday Halloween, on this night all its «spirits» appear from the forest.

Veles Night is a night of great power, as well as a family holiday. It was believed that it was at this time that all living nature fell into a dream, the earth went to rest, in which it would remain until the first spring thaw woke it up.

The Slavs believed that in addition to our world, there is also a world of spirits, evil and good. And on the night of the transition of autumn to winter, the boundaries between the worlds become thinner and the spirits can walk in the forest. The sorcerer god Veles was traditionally considered the guardian of the borders, after whom the holiday is named.

    During the tour you will walk along the Eco-trail «In the Land of Myths» where you:

  • meet various «spirits» who will share thousands of years of wisdom with you;
  • taste miraculous herbal teas in the middle of a forest glade on the outskirts of a swamp;
  • tell your future;
  • participate in an exciting mythological quest;
  • make a talisman against evil forces with your own hands.

Also in the restaurant Hotel Complex «Serguch» A themed dinner seasoned with animation and entertainment awaits you.

Location: Lepel district, Domzheritsy settlement
Time: October 28-29, 2023

The events of the city Lepel

  • 24 February - 17 March 2024

    Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve invites everyone to attend the festiveprogram «E-he-hey! Maslenits!», which will take place from February 24 to March 17, 2024!


    • 45 minutes – excursion to the Museum of Nature – the amazing world of animals;
    • 45 minutes – animated and entertaining Maslenitsa program – traditional Belarusian festivities in a new way;
    • 15 minutes – treat yourself to fluffy pancakes – delicious pancakes in the fresh air with herbal tea and jam;
    • 90 minutes – excursion to the Forest Zoo and the Pet Zoo.

    For an additional fee, guests can attend a creative master class on creating a souvenir, appear on a sleigh, and also visit the Honey Museum and the Museum of Mythology.

    Place: Lepel district, Domzheritsy village
    Time: from February 24 to March 17, 2024.