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Artists from seven countries to partake in International Chagall Plein Air
Artists from seven countries will take part in the International Chagall Plein Air in Vitebsk, BelTA learned from the Marc Chagall Museum in Vitebsk. Taking part in the art forum will be seven artists from Belarus, Russia, Latvia, Ukraine, Germany, the Netherlands and Israel. The event will take place on 25 June – 7 July. The artists will paint in Vitebsk and its suburbs. They will give master classes and will be taken on a sightseeing tour around Vitebsk. The forum will wrap up with...
Prastora Urban Art Forum to take place in Vitebsk on 22-24 June
Prastora Urban Art Forum will take place in Vitebsk on 22-24 June during the City Day celebrations, head of the Center for Urban Projects and Initiatives Prastora Oksana Kuzina told BelTA. The centerpiece of the forum will be a Smart City hackathon that will bring together IT specialists, designers, urban specialists and environmentalists. "The smart city concept seeks to create new jobs and caters to the needs of local residents and visitors. Such a city attracts investors and...
Slavianski Bazaar opening concert to highlight Year of Native Land
The opening concert of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will be dedicated to the Year of Native Land, chief director of the opening gala, deputy director of the Vitebsk culture center Marina Romanovskaya told a press conference in BelTA's press center, BelTA has learned. In her view, it is a very beautiful theme which cannot leave anyone indifferent. It has inspired a program called "Home where you are always welcome". In addition, this year the...
Over 100 Lithuanian businessmen to attend Belarus-Lithuania forum in Vitebsk
Over 100 Lithuanian businessmen and about 20 representatives of the Lithuanian local authorities confirmed their participation in the 14th Belarusian-Lithuanian Economic Forum in Vitebsk on 7-8 June, BelTA learned from the organizing committee of the forum. The Lithuanian delegation will comprise representatives of the local authorities, the Lithuanian embassy in Belarus, business associations and companies of the light industry, woodworking, transport and logistics, finances and trade....
Vitebsk Oblast to bolster ties with Jiangxi Province of China
A protocol of intent on friendly relations between Vitebsk Oblast of Belarus and the Chinese Province of Jiangxi was signed in a ceremony in the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee on 21 May, BelTA has learned. Commenting on the agreement, First Vice Governor Oleg Matskevich noted that the document creates a solid foundation for building full-fledged relations between the two regions, developing the mechanisms for mutual exchanges and maintaining close contacts to discuss and search for...
2018 Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk to offer record number of events
The number of events to be held within the framework of the 2018 Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will be bigger than last year's, director general of the Vitebsk cultural center, the festival director Alexander Sidorenko told media on 15 May, BelTA has learned. "All festival venues will host a bigger number of events this year. For example, 19 big concerts will take place at the Summer Amphitheater; all of them are very diverse. Other venues will also be busy – they will host 2-3 events...
Sakhonenko: Paralympic sports give a variety of opportunities for development
Paralympic sports give a variety of opportunities for development, Belarusian Paralympic athlete Svetlana Sakhonenko said as he met with students at the No Borders for Sport – Vitebsk Oblast 2018 festival on 24 April, BelTA has learned. The three-time Paralympic champion in cross country skiing cited her sports career as an example. After failing to qualify for Olympic competitions due to her visual impairment, she shifted to Paralympic sports as it was the only opportunity to do sport...
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk to host Vologda lace expo
The world famous Vologda lace may go on display during the Day of the Belarus-Russia Union State during the Slavianski Bazaar festival in Vitebsk, State Secretary of the Belarus-Russia Union State Grigory Rapota told the media, BelTA has learned. Plans are in place to organize a workshop in lace making by Vologda lace masters and to arrange a catwalk show of the apparel made from Vologda lace and Orsha linen fabrics. The Union State Standing Committee is going to offer this idea to...
Program ready for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival
Details have been unveiled for the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival program, director general of the Vitebsk cultural center, the festival director Alexander Sidorenko told the media on 10 April, BelTA has learned. The program has been published on the official website of the festival. It includes the events to be held at the Vitebsk concert hall, the Yakub Kolas National Academic Drama Theater, the Lyalka puppet theater, the Vitebsk Oblast Philharmonic, and the Summer Amphitheater....
International logistics company from China eager to cooperate with Vitebsk Oblast
An international logistics company from China is looking into opportunities for cooperation with Vitebsk Oblast in the area of trade, BelTA has learned. Top executives of the Chinese company have arrived in Vitebsk Oblast in order to take a look at the local product range. During the official meeting with representatives of the Vitebsk Oblast administration the guests expressed interest in agricultural products. They said they had heard a lot about the high quality of organic Belarusian...
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