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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 08:52

Healthy lifestyle festival for men 45+ organized in Molodechno

Healthy lifestyle festival for men 45+ organized in Molodechno

On July 24, the festival "It's time! Charging" will be held in Molodechno, organizers told BelTA.

The event, which will be held in the amphitheater of Victory Park, will begin with a joint charge. Further, experts in active longevity, doctors, motivational trainers will perform in the "Experts" zone. One of the speakers will be the head of the Republican Gerontological Center (active longevity) Lyudmila Zhilevich. Consultations will be organized in the "Projects" tent. Among the participants were the cardiopatrol "Health in the cube" of the BELMED project, the topic was the risk of cardiovascular diseases and their assessment. A start-up on the employment of pensioners for the Adel pharmacy chain will be presented by the Minsk Active Longevity Center.

There will also be workshops on Nordic walking, yoga, wellness gymnastics, an open tournament in city sport, in particular in Finnish towns. The most active participants in master classes and the championship will receive incentive prizes - sports equipment and literature on the topic of healthy lifestyle.

The festival will end with a concert of the blues musical group from Minsk The Road Dogs.

The holiday will be the final event of the initiative "It's time!" on the formation of a modern model of active longevity, especially among men over 45 years of age. However, the organizers are waiting for the festival to people of all ages. The initiative works in five district centers of the Minsk region: Molodechno, Volozhin, Slutsk, Salihorsk, Zhodino. It has already held focus groups among local residents, seminars for the media and business leaders. The initiative is part of a large-scale BELMED project funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP, WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Belarus.

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