Fragrant and warming

... spoon. You can still enjoy traditional malt from the oven in ... Belarusian chocolates and sweets are traditionally among the top souvenirs brought ...

belarus , traditions , drinks

Belarusian ancestors celebrated Kupala Night with bonfires, round dances and swimming in lakes and rivers

The Kupala Night celebration has been one of the most colourful and poetic rituals among Belarusians since pre-Christian times. This holiday was once called Kupava, Kupalka, Kupolochka, Kupaila, Kupaleika. The national holiday of Ivan Kupala coincides with the church holiday: Orthodox believers celebrate the Nativity of John the Baptist on July 7th. Belarusian ancestors believed that, on this day, the mighty sun-husband Kupala (Kupaila) comes to replace the sun-boy Yarila, and summer finally ...

kupala night , traditions , Belarus

Linen and silk with special chic

... is so complex that the tradition of its use has developed ... the Department of Crafts and Traditional Culture of the Lida District ... threads. Endless story Restoring the traditional technique of white-patterned weaving ... to captivate Lida schoolchildren with traditional needlework. By the way, among ...

traditions , crafts , history

The tree comes alive in the hands

You can see an exhibition of works by Nikolai Krivonos in the Khotimsk House of Crafts In two shifts: work as a physical education teacher at school No. 2 in Khotimsk and a volleyball class. In addition, Nikolai Krivonos spends all his free time in the workshop. Actually, this is a simple balcony on the first floor of a five-story building. The wood carver has all the tools there: chisels, knives and brushes. The work drags on until late at night. Shavings and sawdust are carried around the ...

traditions , Craft

Expert: Belarus retains best practices of university education

... Iranians, as well as their traditional costumes, pantomime, calligraphy, and dancing ... education in its classical and traditional understanding. The Iranian side sees ...

education , traditions , iran , co-operation

Pigeons on glass

... the coming months, the ancient tradition, revived in two districts, will ... proposed to include the ancient tradition of painting on glass into ... Nikitichna made for the fair. Traditions are inherited in this family ...

Malyavankas , traditions , culture

Where to celebrate Maslenitsa in Belarus

... over the fire. Today, Maslenitsa traditions are not so strong, but ... that the museum staff celebrate traditional Belarusian holidays with amazing scrupulousness ... immersion in rituals and ancient traditions with a visit to unusual ...

Belarus , Maslenitsa , traditions , trade , holiday

Heartwarming folk craft of felting

... , having revived, preserves the unique traditions of its region. In the ... and the revival of the traditions of fullers. Master of the ... of the revival of the traditions of fullers in our district ... cultural institution, we continue the traditions of our ancestors, passing on ... various levels to demonstrate the traditions of our country, which we ... features of our culture and traditions. From kindergarten, the guys already ...

Dribin , fulling wool , crafts , traditions

From ceramic tiles to ‘heraldic’ whistles

How pottery masters continue the traditions of pottery in Kopys 8 ... preserving the technologies for making traditional ceramic ware. The Director of ... preserving the technologies for making traditional ceramic ware in the Orsha ... this folk art continue the traditions of potters from the past ...

Belarus , Kopys , pottery , traditions , Crafts

Happiness is multiplied by sharing

... . And he passes on this tradition, instils a love for this ... — this is a long standing tradition — the harvest from the President ...

Lukashenko , Pul Pervogo , traditions , potato , dishes

Keepers of traditions

Folk crafts are an important part of historical memory The Gantsevichi District, located among the Polesie swamps and forests, has always been famous for its original craftsmen. How do they pass on experience and knowledge to young people? Folk master Ulyana Vinnik Photo by Gennady Poplavsky Woven towels are on trend In December, the regional House of Crafts will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its establishment. All this time, the institution provides good opportunities for the development of ...

crafts , Folk , traditions

Paradise on Belarusian land

... according to the best Belarusian traditions. However, the agro-town does ... crafts of Motol residents. Meat traditions originated in the distant 1930s ...

Belarus , agricultural towns , traditions , tourism

Lukashenko instructed to support craftsmen

... reviving and preserving folk artistic traditions. These productions are unique from ... is convinced that experience and traditions should be passed on to ...

Lukashenko , traditions

Our strength lies in our traditions

... necessary to touch ancient Belarusian traditions, believes Aleksandr Lukashenko, “See ... in the preservation of their traditions and love for them. ... live, honour and love these traditions. This is where the ... Alexandria.” Cultural dialogue Alexandria has traditionally become a platform for cultural ... and nesting dolls: the traditional crafts of the Slavs seem ... they differ from the Belarusian tradition, although there are many similarities ... a decorative wheel, which traditionally crowned the fair pole at ...

Belarus , Lukashenko , Kupala Festival , Alexandria , traditions

News photo: Trinity celebrated in Belarus

An ancient rite is celebrated in Belarusian villages on the Feast of the Holy Trinity: Kust Procession. It honours Mother Nature – so that it contributes to the fertility of lands and people, to their health and well-being. A lady – who is doing well with her children, family and household – is annually dressed up as Kusta which symbolises a young flowering tree of life. Kusta is then led around the village houses, and their hosts give it all sorts of goodies and money. A sprig of maple – ...

trinity , traditions , rite , village

News photo: master class on decorating Easter eggs held in Minsk

On the eve of Easter, the National Library has hosted a master class on decorating Easter eggs with straw – led by the People's Master of Belarus, a member of the Board of the Union of Folk Art Masters, Alla Avsyannikova

easter , traditions

Historian dwells on who is responsible for destruction of European values

... Western. Actually, Europe has been traditionally based on three pillars: Christianity ... in Europe: this includes non-traditional gender identity, homosexual marriages, and ... Poles – they are fighting for traditional values and defending their religion ... said. The historian added that traditional values in Belarus and Russia ...

europe , values , traditions

Calling of Spring ancient custom revived in Grodno Region

... spring to come by singing traditional spring songs in the park ...

traditions , customs

Spin in the dance

... . Petersburg to Nesvizh. Today, the tradition of winter evenings takes on ...

ball , theater , dances , traditions , Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus , Nesvizh Castle

Land of unique people

... carolling Old New Year is traditionally celebrated at the festive table ... residents not only kept the tradition, but also transformed it into ... Intangible Cultural Heritage List. The tradition will be maintained. “The people ...

Kopyl , cheese , traditions , ceremonies , biathlon , UNESCO

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