News photo. Epiphany bathing in Minsk

Residents and guests of Minsk plunged into the baptismal font at the city water rescue station

epiphany , holiday , minsk

Christmas fairs in Belarus

... addition, two years ago, the holiday winter fair on Oktyabrskaya Square ... This year, a holiday in ethnic style is held on the banks ... be well prepared for the holiday and be sure to take ... care of their health. After all, the festivities should ...

new year , christmas , holiday , fairs , tourism

Unusual New Year

... and the culmination of the holiday is a noisy open-air ... like. Alaska The long-awaited holiday in Alaska is considered a ... — where a folklore festival is held, is distinguished by its grand ...

New Year , holiday , traditions , tourism , world

Ten facts about Father Frost

... the mandatory celebration of this holiday. In those days, Father Frost ... Western European Santa Claus. 7. Holiday in Soviet style It is ... Year became a truly national holiday. In December 1935, a member ...

Father Frost , New Year , holiday , traditions , fairy tale

Our Children New Year charity event launched in Belarus

On December 14 th , the New Year charity event – Our Children – was solemnly launched at the National Centre of Art Creativity for Children and Youth in Minsk. All regions were represented at the festive event by boys and girls who had won Olympiads, tournaments, creative contests and sports competitions. The holiday also brought together children from social shelters and foster families.

children , holiday , minsk

Workers of culture honoured in Dobrush

The professional holiday was solemnly celebrated at Dobrush’ ... and exciting to celebrate the holiday of cultural workers there. Among ...

culture , holiday

Minsk Zoo happy to jointly celebrate World Animal Protection Day

On Saturday, Minsk Zoo will host educational and entertainment events dedicated to World Animal Protection Day – as its website informs Photo by Tatiana Stolyarova "World Animal Protection Day – celebrated on October 4 th – aims to unite people's efforts to preserve the wildlife of our planet. On this day, we invite everyone to think over their role in protection of nature and animals, and to remind that we are responsible for those we have tamed," Minsk Zoo says. On October 9th, ...

zoo , animals , holiday

Preparations for 900th anniversary of Saviour and St. Euphrosyne Convent in Polotsk discussed

... out to prepare for the holiday. At a request of the ...

church , holiday , polotsk

Photo of the week

Traditional holiday of the autumn harvest and equinox — ‘Bagach’ — celebrated in the house of Belarusian poet Yanka Kupala in the village of Vyazynka PHOTO BY ALEKSEY STOLYAROV

Bagach , holiday

Holiday for villagers

Dazhynki 2021 Harvest Festival held in Kopyl, Minsk Region The ... Dazhynki guests. Next year, the holiday of rural workers will be ...

harvest , agriculture , holiday

Autumn celebrated

Belarusian traditional holiday dedicated to the end of harvesting campaign and the first fire lit at home has been celebrated in Vyazynka

harvest , holiday

International marathon scheduled for early October

... third international marathon will be held in Mogilev Three distances – 4km ... planned as part of the holiday which aims to attract as ...

Marathon , sport , holiday

Belarus celebrates National Unity Day

... for the first time. This holiday refers to the events of ... establishment of a new state holiday on June 7th. In honour ... significant date, solemn events are held countrywide today.

national unity day , holiday

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