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18 August 2014
MINSK, 18 August (BelTA) - The 10th edition of the international festival of Christian movies and TV programs Magnificat 2014 will take place in Minsk and Glubokoye on 24-28 August 2014. The festival will feature 43 movies from 16 countries, BelTA learnt from the Roman-Catholic Church of Belarus. The biggest number of films, 12, will be displayed by Russia. Belarus will present 10 pictures, with Poland bringing in seven. The forum will feature movies of Armenia, the UK, Georgia,...
14 August 2014
KHABAROVSK, 14 August (BelTA-ITAR-TASS) – The authorities of Khabarovsk Krai have already discussed import substitution efforts with food companies in the wake of Russia’s ban on food imports from the West. About 30 types of hard cheeses will be supplied by Vitebsk and Russia’s Vologda; two types of soft cheeses will be produced by Pereyaslavl Dairy Factory, the leading dairy producer in the Far East, Deputy Premier-Agriculture and Food Minister of Khabarovsk Krai Alexander Yats...
5 August 2014
VITEBSK, 5 August (BelTA) – The celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Church in Vidzy, Braslav District (Vitebsk Oblast, will include a relay, a secular festival and a solemn service, Rector of the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Priest Alfred told BelTA. The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Vidzy (the second largest Roman Catholic Church in Belarus, second only to the church in Budslav) will arrange three-day celebrations to mark...
29 July 2014
MINSK, 29 July (BelTA) – In order to restore historical heraldic symbols and create new ones in some administrative and territorial units Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree to institute official emblems of these towns, BelTA learned from the presidential press service. The decree instituted the emblem of the Babinovichi agrotown, Liozno District, Vitebsk Oblast. In Grodno Oblast the document established emblems of the village of Lyubcha, Novogrudok District,...
21 July 2014
VITEBSK, 21 July (BelTA) – The 23rd International Youth Camp Be-La-Rus will open in Verkhnedvinsk District, Vitebsk Oblast, on 24 July, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk Oblast office of the BRSM Youth Union. The youth camp Be-La-Rus takes place at the junction of the borders of Belarus, Latvia and Russia near the Mound of Friendship which was erected as a symbol of cooperation between partisans of the three countries every year. The camp is organized by the BRSM Youth Union, the Youth...
14 July 2014
VITEBSK, 14 July (BelTA) – The 23rd International Festival of Arts Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk will close on 14 July, BelTA has learned. The final day of the festival has a diverse program. The Vitebsk Concert Hall will host meetings with Russian theater companies. The State Academic Dance Company Alan (North Ossetia) will perform at the Vitebsk Oblast Philharmonic Hall. The festival will be crowned by a gala concert at the Summer Amphitheater. Partaking in the concert will be Oleg...