BRYU Holds "Make your Choice!"Action in Minsk

04.11.2010 10:05

Belarusian Republican Youth Union conducts an action "Make your choice!" in all the regions of Minsk on Wednesday, November 3. Activities aim at increasing the share of electoral culture of young people and awareness of voters of the elections. This was reported in the press service of the City Committee.

This action, according to its organizers, will help to create the necessary conditions for conscious participation in the election campaign, as well as to develop the youth’s civic responsibility, BelTA informs.

BRYU has prepared a separate program in every district of the city. So, a campaign «Your choice — your future!» will be organized on Independence Square. A youth action «Choose Belarus!» will be held in front of department store «Belarus,» the campaign «Make your choice»- near Kamarouski market. A concert «Belarus, we are with you!» will unfold at the cinema «Salyut,» and the action «For Belarus»- near the National Library of Belarus.

During the last campaign, BRYU activists, having armed with red and green umbrellas, lined up under the special scheme, thus forming a huge sign, CTV reports.

«The more people will join this campaign, the more people will support the action «For Belarus,» the more it will attract public attention and make us happy,» the head of the youth department of Administration of Minsk Pershamaiski Olga Shibko said.

In turn, BRYU first secretary Igor Buzovsky said that the position of Youth Union would be the most active during the election campaign. According to him, the Youth Union, which is a third of the Belarusian youth, has a great experience, received at the previous election. This year the Youth Union won’t remain aloof from the main political event of the country as well.

Youth Union Plans to Conduct Exit Polls during Elections

Igor Buzovsky reported that the Youth Union planed to organize exit polls this time. According to the First Secretary of the Youth Union, the practice has received a great response and public support even at the previous elections, as it really reflected the mood of the voters.

Igor Buzovsky believes that the activity of young people in such important political campaigns is very significant. «Of great importance is the fact that we attract young people to public works, they feel their involvement in something bigger, such as a life of their state, are involved in historical events. This is a civic education,» the head of the Youth Union stressed.