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Belarusians awarded for saving Jews during World War 2
A ceremony to bestow certificates of merit and medals upon the Belarusians, who are deemed Righteous Among the Nations, took place in Sharkovshchina, Vitebsk Oblast on 28 November. Ambassador of Israel to Belarus Alon Shoham took part in the ceremony, representatives of the Sharkovshchina District administration told BelTA. The Israeli diplomat awarded special certificates of merit and medals to representatives of five families, whose ancestors saved Jews from elimination during World...
IFMC in Vitebsk turns into Belarus' trademark
Over 30 years the International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) in Vitebsk has become Belarus' cultural trademark, Belarus' Culture Minister Yuri Bondar said at the closing ceremony of the festival, BelTA has learned. "Over its 30 years of existence the festival has turned into a cultural trademark of not only Vitebsk but also the whole country. Today, the festival is well-known outside Belarus, is recognized by the world's choreography community, sets trends in modern...
FEZ Vitebsk, Turkish city chamber of industry to facilitate manufacturing cooperation
The free economic zone (FEZ) Vitebsk and the Kocaeli City Chamber of Industry, Turkey intend to assist with the advancement of manufacturing cooperation between Belarusian and Turkish companies in addition to uniting efforts to help the companies penetrate new markets. The plans are stipulated by the partnership agreement, which was signed during a recent visit of the Vitebsk delegation to Turkey, BelTA learned from Yulia Mikolaichik, aide to the FEZ Vitebsk administration head. The...
Choreographer Radu Poklitaru praises program of IFMC 2017 in Vitebsk
The program of the 30th International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) in Vitebsk rivals many European forums, choreographer Radu Poklitaru, chairman of the IFMC international jury, Honored Artist of Ukraine, People's Artist of Moldova, told a press conference in the BelTA press center on 1 November. "The role of the IFMC in Vitebsk can hardly be overestimated. When I look at all the authors and dancers throughout the festival's history, I realize that the whole art of modern dance...
Lukashenko demands to revise approaches in agriculture in Vitebsk Oblast
It is essential to revise approaches in agriculture in Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as heard out a report on the measures taken to finish the harvest campaing in the country and the proposals to improve the cultivated land structure in Vitebsk Oblast on 23 October, BelTA has learned. "Vitebsk Oblast is a very sensitive issue in our country. We need to carry out a serious reform in Vitebsk Oblast's agricultural industry. We have agreed to begin with the...
Details of IMFC 2017 in Vitebsk revealed
The 30th installment of the International Festival of Modern Choreography (IMFC) in Vitebsk holds some surprises for the participants of the national contest and its viewers Deputy Director General of the Vitebsk cultural center Marina Romanovskaya spoke about the most interesting moments of the upcoming forum during a press conference on 17 October, BelTA has learned. The festival is due to run from 15 to 19 November to bring together artists from Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium,...
Vitebsk Oblast student brigades foster cooperation with Russia's Beloyarsky District
Student brigades of Vitebsk Oblast foster cooperation with Beloyarsky District (Russia), BelTA learned from the BRSM Youth Union regional committee. "In 2016 our student brigade went to Beloyarsky District of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra for the first time. This was the result of the agreement on establishing twin-city relations between Vitebsk and Beloyarsky District signed in 2016. The students took part in the construction of a residential house. The Russian employer was...
Law conference to gather specialists from five countries in Vitebsk Oblast
The international conference Traditions and Innovations in Law will take place at the regional educational and scientific law center in the village of Mezhdurechye, next to Novopolotsk, on 6-7 October, BelTA learned from Polotsk State University. Scientists and specialists in jurisprudence from Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Germany and Sweden will discuss problems of judicial science and practice taking into account the continuance and innovative development of national legal systems and...
Cooperation prospects between Vitebsk, Chinese Jinan determined
The advancement of manufacturing cooperation, humanitarian exchange programs, and tourism will become the main avenues of cooperation between Vitebsk and the Chinese city of Jinan for the period till 2020. The plans are stipulated by the protocol on implementing the agreement on advancing cooperation between the twinned cities, which was signed in Vitebsk on 22 September, BelTA has learned. The document was signed by Chairman of the Vitebsk City Council of Deputies Vladimir Belevich and...
Belarusian flax now sold to South Korea
The Belarusian company Orsha Linen Mill has started selling fabrics to South Korea, the company's representatives told BelTA. The company has penetrated the Korean market thanks to persistent efforts. So far two major batches and one small batch of fabrics have been shipped. Negotiations on consequent shipments are underway. Orsha Linen Mill's products are sold to over 30 countries. In 2017 the company added Chile and India to the list. Chile bought a small batch of merchandise while...
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