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29 November 2017
A ceremony to bestow certificates of merit and medals upon the Belarusians, who are deemed Righteous Among the Nations, took place in Sharkovshchina, Vitebsk Oblast on 28 November. Ambassador of Israel to Belarus Alon Shoham took part in the ceremony, representatives of the Sharkovshchina District administration told BelTA. The Israeli diplomat awarded special certificates of merit and medals to representatives of five families, whose ancestors saved Jews from elimination during World...
20 November 2017
Over 30 years the International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) in Vitebsk has become Belarus' cultural trademark, Belarus' Culture Minister Yuri Bondar said at the closing ceremony of the festival, BelTA has learned. "Over its 30 years of existence the festival has turned into a cultural trademark of not only Vitebsk but also the whole country. Today, the festival is well-known outside Belarus, is recognized by the world's choreography community, sets trends in modern...
14 November 2017
The free economic zone (FEZ) Vitebsk and the Kocaeli City Chamber of Industry, Turkey intend to assist with the advancement of manufacturing cooperation between Belarusian and Turkish companies in addition to uniting efforts to help the companies penetrate new markets. The plans are stipulated by the partnership agreement, which was signed during a recent visit of the Vitebsk delegation to Turkey, BelTA learned from Yulia Mikolaichik, aide to the FEZ Vitebsk administration head. The...
1 November 2017
The program of the 30th International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) in Vitebsk rivals many European forums, choreographer Radu Poklitaru, chairman of the IFMC international jury, Honored Artist of Ukraine, People's Artist of Moldova, told a press conference in the BelTA press center on 1 November. "The role of the IFMC in Vitebsk can hardly be overestimated. When I look at all the authors and dancers throughout the festival's history, I realize that the whole art of modern dance...
27 October 2017
It is essential to revise approaches in agriculture in Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as heard out a report on the measures taken to finish the harvest campaing in the country and the proposals to improve the cultivated land structure in Vitebsk Oblast on 23 October, BelTA has learned. "Vitebsk Oblast is a very sensitive issue in our country. We need to carry out a serious reform in Vitebsk Oblast's agricultural industry. We have agreed to begin with the...
20 October 2017
The 30th installment of the International Festival of Modern Choreography (IMFC) in Vitebsk holds some surprises for the participants of the national contest and its viewers Deputy Director General of the Vitebsk cultural center Marina Romanovskaya spoke about the most interesting moments of the upcoming forum during a press conference on 17 October, BelTA has learned. The festival is due to run from 15 to 19 November to bring together artists from Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium,...