Minsk city executive committee does not allow to take place in Minsk, "Pillow Fight" on the occasion of the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald.
"Due to the fact that the statement of the IPO" Historian "on mass action does not meet the requirements of Article 5. 5 of the Law" On Mass Events "Minsk city executive committee does not permit the activities at the site next to the building of the National Library", — explained in the response, who signed vice-chairman Minsk City Executive Committee Mikhail Titenkov.
Public Association "Historian" is the organizer of fighting with pillows.
"I do not understand the irrational fear of the authorities," — said one of the initiators of BelaPAN pillow fights Andrew Kim.
Kim said that the participants "battle" is still going to meet on July 15 at 19:00 with their pillows at the National Library in order to participate in this informal action. "I hope that common sense will prevail, and the holiday will be positive without interference," — said Kim.
The first action of "Pillow Fight", dedicated to the 599th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald in Minsk on July 15 2009and without the permission of the authorities.
September 8 2009and, in honor of the 495th anniversary of the Battle of Orsha, was the second sanctioned "pillow action". It was attended by about 400 people.