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Six countries to partake in Chamber Music Festival in Polotsk
VITEBSK, 4 March (BelTA) – Performers from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Poland and Germany will take part in the concerts of the 27th International Festival of Ancient and Contemporary Chamber Music which is due in Polotsk on 13 March - 2 May, BelTA learnt from the Concert Hall in St. Sophia Cathedral. The Music of Kings program will open the festival. People’s Artist of the Republic of Belarus soloist of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater Oksana Volkova...
Latgale, Vitebsk Oblast to run a project to foster self-employment
VITEBSK, 25 February (BelTA) – The Latgale region of Latvia and Vitebsk Oblast will run an international technical aid project “Fostering home-based self-employment opportunities” as part of the cross-border cooperation program Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus, BelTA learnt from the Association of Employers and Entrepreneurs (Vitebsk). The association underlined that the major objective of the project is to increase economic activity of artisans. “Many of them create original and unique...
Beltamozhservice, Russia’s Arsenal to set up guaranteeing association
NOVOPOLOTSK, 12 February (BelTA) – An agreement on the establishment of a joint guaranteeing association has been signed by Beltamozhservice and Russian insurance company Arsenal, BelTA has learnt. The document was signed in Novopolotsk during the 10th session of the joint board of the customs services of the Customs Union member states on 12 February. “The integration between the customs services has been gaining momentum, which has an impact on their control functions. One of these...
Polotsk Gospel wins Grand Prix of Art of Book National Contest
MINSK, 4 February (BelTA) - The winners of the 53rd edition of the Art of Book National Contest were announced. The Grand Prix (Triumph nomination) was awarded to the Polotsk Gospel issued by the publishing house of the Belarusian Exarchate of the Moscow Patriarchate, BelTA learned from the Information Ministry. The book collections “Vyanok" and "Golden Collection of the Belarusian Literature” by the Mastatskaya Litaratura publishing house were named winners in the LIT-Farmat...
Vitebsk and Smolensk Oblasts sign plan of action to promote cooperation
SMOLENSK, 27 January (BelTA) – Smolensk Oblast of Russia and Vitebsk Oblast of Belarus signed an action plan on trade and economic, sci-tech and cultural-humanitarian cooperation between for 2014-2015. The document was signed by Chairman of Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee Alexander Kosinets and Smolensk Oblast Governor Alexei Ostrovsky in Smolensk on 27 January, BelTA has learnt. The two regions intend to stimulate business activity of economic entities, organize joint exhibitions and...
Vitebsk Oblast to build 22 tourist facilities in Year of Hospitality
VITEBSK, 9 January (BelTA) - Vitebsk Oblast will set up 22 new tourist facilities in 2014 which was declared the Year of Hospitality in Belarus, BelTA learnt from the sport and tourism department of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee. Vitebsk Oblast is planning to set up 11 hunting grounds and the same number of farmsteads in line with the Five Hundred subprogram of the regional program for innovation and investment development. Besides, over five new roadside service facilities will be...
Vitebsk to host Israeli Culture Day
VITEBSK, 11 December (BelTA) – The Israeli Culture Day will be held in Vitebsk on 11 December, BelTA learnt from the Vitebsk City Hall. The oblast center will host events to get Vitebsk residents and guests of the city familiar with the cultural heritage of Israel and its contemporary life. Thus, First Secretary of the Embassy of Israel in Belarus Anna Keynan will give a lecture at Masherov Vitebsk State University. The Marc Chagall Art Center will display an exhibition of photos of the...
Recreation of Sherlock Holmes’ house in Belarusian Orsha
MINSK, 3 December (BelTA) – Plans have been made to start building a Sherlock Holmes house in the Belarusian town of Orsha in March-April 2014, BelTA learned from Oleg Shchukin, Director of the private company Protege By, which has designed the building. According to the source, the land plot for the interesting construction project is 1.5km far from Orsha’s central avenue. The building’s design is being prepared. The company is also seeking investors for the project. If investors are...
International Festival of Modern Choreography to open in Vitebsk
VITEBSK, 20 November (BelTA) – The 26th International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) will officially open in Vitebsk on 20 November, BelTA has learnt from the Vitebsk culture center. Partaking in the festival will be Evgeny Panfilov's ballet company from Perm, Modern Choreography Theater D.O.Z.S.K.I from Minsk, STREET JAZZ ballet company from Moscow, Arts printing house from Vilnius, Kyiv Modern Ballet, and the ballet company of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet...
Marc Chagall bust to be unveiled in Liozno
VITEBSK, 5 November (BelTA) – A bust of Marc Chagall will be unveiled at the Liozno Military and History Museum on 5 November, BelTA learnt from the Liozno District Executive Committee. The idea of its creation belongs to sculptors Alexander Gvozdikov and Azat Torosyan. Attending the unveiling ceremony will be local authorities, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Belarus Yosef Shagal, Liozno residents. One of the most prominent representatives of the art...
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