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6 June 2019
An international firefighting and rescue tournament of the Belarusian physical training and sports society Dinamo began in Vitebsk on 5 June, BelTA has learned. The athletes had to climb to the fourth storey of the training tower using a hook ladder initially. The tournament will last through 7 June. It will become one of the steps in getting the Belarusian national team ready for the world championship, which is due to take place in the Russian city of Saratov in September 2019. Nine...
3 June 2019
The international festival of traditional culture Braslavskiye Zarnitsy united about 1,300 participants. This year one of the most popular events in the cultural life of Braslav District welcomed dancers, singers and musicians from seven countries: Belarus, Russia, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Ecuador. The festival featured a parade of participants, a gala concert, a patriotic campaign, an exposition of local artists and an exhibition of arts and crafts. The event was...
28 May 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will work out measures to enhance the investment potential of Vitebskdrev. The measures will be included in the memorandum on assistance with Vitebskdrev pre-privatization, which will be signed between the Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, BelTA learned from the Development Bank. The memorandum envisages the development of a detailed business plan, which will be used to attract...
10 May 2019
The events of the Great Patriotic War should serve as a lesson for life, for the sake of peace and development, Moldova Ambassador to Belarus Victor Sorocean told the media, BelTA has learned. "The further the terrible years of the war are away from us, the more we need to talk about them. The memory of the war should be passed over to to descendants to make sure the things that happened then should never be repeated. This is the lesson for life, otherwise there will be no peaceful sky,...
19 April 2019
The international Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will not go through significant changes, the newly appointed Director General of the festival Gleb Lapitsky said at a press conference in Moscow on 18 April. "We have not excluded any events from the festival program this year," Gleb Lapitsky said. "A new director of the festival has been appointed. No more replacements have been made. This does not mean that dramatic changes will follow. All we want is to keep up with the...
4 April 2019
The folk art centers of Vitebsk and Smolensk signed a cooperation agreement, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk regional methodical center of folk art. The document was signed by the centers in Vitebsk on 2 April and will be valid for five years. It envisages exchange exhibitions, joint research conferences, and various art projects. The center will participate in important cultural events of the two regions and join efforts to restore traditional costumes. The document provides for other...