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4 April 2017
Young people from Vitebsk Oblast and Smolensk Oblast will go on four cross-border tours in summer 2017. They will be chosen based on the results of a contest of projects of youth tour routes, BelTA learned from Vyacheslav Khrol, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Vitebsk Oblast Committee of Belarus' BRSM Youth Union. "Today the contest of cross-border tourist routes 'Union Space' was officially closed. The contest was held as part of the social project 'Union Brotherhood' and aimed to...
27 March 2017
A festival of murals is planned to take place in Vitebsk as part of the 26 th international festival of arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, BelTA learned from Belarus Culture Minister Boris Svetlov. In his words, the idea to decorate the buildings in Chagall's city was among the proposals submitted during the Cultural Initiatives for Belarus contest held in 2016, the Year of Culture in Belarus. The contest was about brand new ideas, and such included some 30 projects. This is,...
20 March 2017
An independent project dedicated to Italian culture and art may become part of the program of the 26th international art festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, BelTA learned from Alexander Sidorenko, director of the forum and President of the World Association of Festivals (WAF), on 16 March. Alexander Sidorenko said: "We constantly stay in touch with our partners in different countries and with diplomatic missions. A short while ago I met with the ambassador of Italy to Belarus. We...
10 March 2017
An initiative to prevent children injuries has begun in Vitebsk as part of an EU-UN project, BelTA learned from Olga Bizikova, the coordinator of the local initiative, Chairwoman of the Vitebsk District Organization of the Belarusian Society of the Red Cross. The Vitebsk Oblast Organization of the Belarusian Society of the Red Cross and partnering organizations, which include the Vitebsk Oblast Clinical Center for Psychiatry and Narcology, the Vitebsk Oblast Clinical Center for Children,...
2 December 2014
The overture to the Sollertinsky International Music Festival in Vitebsk will be a concert by famous American organist Ronald Ebrecht on 2 December, BelTA learned from artistic director of the Vitebsk regional philharmonic Nelly Matsaberidze.
26 November 2014
The production Nil by Japan’s Ayaka Habata & Cotaro ITO Dance Company won the Grand-Prix of the 27th International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) which took place in Vitebsk on 19-23 November, BelTA has learned.