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Celebrations honouring 1030th anniversary of Orthodoxy in Belarusian lands held in Polotsk

... St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk were held – gathering thousands of believers The ... Cathedral of Savior was then held – led by His Holiness Patriarch ... . “This is not only a holiday of this land – which was ...

06.06.2022
Orthodoxy , church , holiday , polotsk , patriarch

International Children's Day celebrated in Belarus

... force in Belarus: People's Health and Demographic Security. It is ... , developing measures to strengthen reproductive health, and forming a healthy lifestyle ...

01.06.2022
International Children's Day , holiday , Belarus

Over 70% of Belarusians view Victory Day as most significant holiday

... to be the most significant holiday for themselves – as Associate Professor ...

09.05.2022
Victory Day , holiday , poll , research

Belarus’ emblem and flag are not simply state symbols, but part of internal culture

... of Belarus’ internal culture. “This holiday is significant for every Belarusian ...

08.05.2022
emblem , flag , holiday , Belarus

Kostevich: devotion to Motherland and respect to state symbols are laid in family

Devotion and love to the Motherland, respect to state symbols are primarily laid in the family – as noted by Belarus’ Labour and Social Protection Minister, Irina Kostevich, BelTA reports photo: www.belta.by "Devotion and love to the Motherland, respect to state symbols are laid first of all in the family. Therefore, we – parents – should be a model for our children, we should tell them about our history, centuries-old traditions and fundamental values," Ms. Kostevich stressed. She ...

08.05.2022
emblem , flag , holiday , Belarus

Lukashenko: state emblem and state flag embody Belarus’ sovereignty and national unity

... , Belarus is celebrating another important holiday: Day of the State Emblem ... Flag. Solemn events are traditionally held countrywide on this day, and ... . Here, a solemn ceremony was held to honour Belarus’ state symbols ...

08.05.2022
Lukashenko , flag , emblem , holiday

News photo: Calling of Spring in Belarus

Branch of Vyazynka Yanka Kupala State Museum hosted Calling of Spring holiday devoted to the awakening of nature. Merry songs and round dances urged spring to come.

28.03.2022
holiday , rite , culture

Maslenitsa celebrated in Belarus with burning effigies and pancakes

Maslenitsa traditions are being revived in the Mogilev Region. Since ancient times, Belarusians bake pancakes that are viewed as a symbol of the holiday, visit their relatives and friends, play funny games, sing and dance during the Maslenitsa week. Celebrations close with burning of an effigy and meeting of spring. Photos: www.pniva.by

04.03.2022
maslenitsa , holiday , folk traditions

Banquet in national style

... events, gastronomic festivals, which are held in the territory of Belarus ...

27.01.2022
gastronomic tourism , holiday

News photo. Epiphany bathing in Minsk

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

19.01.2022
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 ...

06.01.2022
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 ...

24.12.2021
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 ...

23.12.2021
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.

14.12.2021
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 ...

08.10.2021
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, ...

06.10.2021
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 ...

01.10.2021
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

01.10.2021
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 ...

27.09.2021
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

27.09.2021
harvest , holiday

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