The day after Belarus declared independence from Russia on March 12, the country’s government will hold an event to commemorate the day and its victory.
The country’s president, Alexander Lukashenko, will hold a ceremony in the center of the capital, Minsk, the government said in a statement on Thursday.
The ceremony will also include a parade of military units, military flags, military vehicles and flags of state.
The parade will include the Belarusian anthem, “Mala” or “Motherland,” which was written in Belarusian, and is the countrys national anthem, according to the government.
Belarus is currently in the midst of a period of political unrest in which many political parties have called for Lukashenkov’s resignation.
The opposition Democratic Alliance, which Lukashevs party won in May elections, is currently calling for a nationwide referendum to decide whether to hold a vote to choose a new leader, which is scheduled to take place on March 18.
The government has not yet commented on whether it plans to hold such a referendum.