Saturday 18 May 2024 | 22:00

Other news section «Culture»

Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: Belarus basically has no cultural policy
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: Belarus basically has no cultural policy
The main problem with realization of major principles of UNESCO Convention on Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions is monopoly on regulating culture that the state has.  17.09.2015 | 08:29
Cultural field in Belarus is even as such; however, human factor has its considerable influence
Cultural field in Belarus is even as such; however, human factor has its considerable influence
Experts and participants of the seminar-workshop for cultural actors “Culture as a means of social transformation: innovations and unused possibilities” sum up their work and impressions.  24.08.2015 | 08:52
Belarusian identity reveals itself in transliteration of names
Belarusian identity reveals itself in transliteration of names
For many foreigners the Latinised spellings for Belarusian places and names continue to present real difficulties or just appear unpronounceable, writes Ryhor Astapenia.  31.07.2015 | 13:36
Aleh Trusau: We shouldn’t pass Culture Code – it is very detrimental!
Aleh Trusau: We shouldn’t pass Culture Code – it is very detrimental!
A famous historian wrote an author’s variant of a new Belarusan law on culture. The variant of the state doesn’t satisfy him by many reasons.  08.07.2015 | 08:07
Uladzimir Matskevich: I never had a gun so I have nothing to snatch when I hear the word “culture"
Uladzimir Matskevich: I never had a gun so I have nothing to snatch when I hear the word “culture"
If you neglect planted cultures soil gets full of weeds, thought the Romans, who introduced the term culture. Philosopher tells what conditions are needed for a delicate Belarusan “garden” to blossom.  06.07.2015 | 08:31
Post-Soviet museums: between the entertainment industry and the country’s representation
Post-Soviet museums: between the entertainment industry and the country’s representation
A discussion about transformation of museums of the former USSR took place in "CECH" Art-space.  28.06.2015 | 09:49
Is Belarus a blue-eyed country or a Chinese one with pizza and Frida Kahlo?
Is Belarus a blue-eyed country or a Chinese one with pizza and Frida Kahlo?
Art-event “Gramadzianskasc.BY-2015” took place in “U” Gallery on June 19.  27.06.2015 | 09:33
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: Belarusan thinking is poetic if we consider the quotes that people send us
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: Belarusan thinking is poetic if we consider the quotes that people send us
Most often Belarusans recall works by Bykau and Karatkevich. However, they quote fresh thoughts: both from the books of Sieviarynec and Babkou as well as pearls found in the 16th century.  20.06.2015 | 09:09
Blacklists in Belarus: Pulling the strings of the entire cultural process
Blacklists in Belarus: Pulling the strings of the entire cultural process
This is presidential election year, which usually means a tightening of the screws on any hint of opposition, writes Anna Shadrina in her research of prohibited culture of Belarus.  09.06.2015 | 10:55
A three-hour audiobook by Genadz Buraukin presented in Minsk (photo)
A three-hour audiobook by Genadz Buraukin presented in Minsk (photo)
It is the third CD from the series “Voice of the Poet” with recordings of verses from different years, as well as poems “Snow in Khatyn” and “Ascension” voiced by the author.  04.06.2015 | 08:27
Frontman of “Liapis Trubetskoy” and “Brutto” Siarhei Mihalok got Ukraine residence permit
Frontman of “Liapis Trubetskoy” and “Brutto” Siarhei Mihalok got Ukraine residence permit
Siarhei Mihalok and his producer, Anton Azizbekyan received the documents from the hands of the Head of the State Migration Service of Ukraine, Serhiy Radutny.  27.05.2015 | 12:29
Sviatlana Alexievich: Our society will change when Belarus will have people with self-respect
Sviatlana Alexievich: Our society will change when Belarus will have people with self-respect
The writer believes that neither politicians nor the state will change Belarus, but only shifts in civic conscience. The road is long – a “Red” man doesn’t go away that easily.  18.02.2015 | 09:08
Opinion: Onerous visa terms and poor service industry reduce Belarus’ efforts to attract tourists
Opinion: Onerous visa terms and poor service industry reduce Belarus’ efforts to attract tourists
With countless visa-free destinations to choose from, tourists of Western Europe and North America will choose to travel elsewhere unless Belarus improves its infrastructure and international repute.  17.01.2015 | 12:19
High life on the tectonic break. A story of Lara (photo)
High life on the tectonic break. A story of Lara (photo)
Minsk club “DK” held a premiere of “Larachka in the time of changes” – a second film of the project “The history of Belarus in 1917-1941”.  12.01.2015 | 08:20
Ihar Lohvinau: Now publisher in Belarus is accountable to the law more than a bootlegger
Ihar Lohvinau: Now publisher in Belarus is accountable to the law more than a bootlegger
Information Ministry leads recurring wars and destroys publishers. After introducing special license for selling books its next step will be a license for reading them, the famous publisher is sure.  11.01.2015 | 10:02
Julia Darashkevich: "CECH" looks for an adequate owner, who won’t turn us out after three months
Julia Darashkevich: "CECH" looks for an adequate owner, who won’t turn us out after three months
Thanks to the lessee the interior of the neglected factory turned into one of the Minsk galleries; but all of a sudden the owner of the Soviet “industrial” ordered to free the building.  08.01.2015 | 13:31
How to attract tourists with the remains of the ruined castle?
How to attract tourists with the remains of the ruined castle?
Why do locals have almost no influence on the fate of castles in Belarus? Why is it so that many castles don’t belong to the local authorities?  21.12.2014 | 10:08
Andrei Hadanovich: No specific response to the questions about ‘blacklisted’ writers and censorship
Andrei Hadanovich: No specific response to the questions about ‘blacklisted’ writers and censorship
The question regarding the possibility of creation of equal conditions for pro-government and independent writers was also left without an answer.  27.10.2014 | 10:39
Lukashenka still expects Belarusan writers to create new “Virgin Soil Upturned” and “War and Peace”
Lukashenka still expects Belarusan writers to create new “Virgin Soil Upturned” and “War and Peace”
The head of state got concerned with the absence of interesting books in Belarus.  26.10.2014 | 11:41
“ART-Orsha-Rubon!” exhibition opens in Minsk
“ART-Orsha-Rubon!” exhibition opens in Minsk
Oddly, but fact:an exhibition in white-red-white colors opens in central Minsk. Ministry of Culture threw out 2 pictures from it:a goal at a hockey match and Putin’s army in Ukraine opposed by Christ.  26.10.2014 | 10:14
“The solitary human voice” as the main character of Alexievich’s books
“The solitary human voice” as the main character of Alexievich’s books
Alexievich treats the Chernobyl disaster itself as a warning to mankind whose boundless pride and blind faith leads towards self-destruction, writes Joanna Bernatowicz.  14.10.2014 | 11:07
Minsk outscores St. Petersburg, Vilnius, and Riga as the best European destination for November
Minsk outscores St. Petersburg, Vilnius, and Riga as the best European destination for November
The rating of a Russian travel portal compilers name the Belarusian capital as the best city for November trips in 2014 with the total budget of €40.  05.10.2014 | 11:16
Freedom Square in Miensk
Freedom Square in Miensk
Like Rome, Miensk (Minsk) is built on seven hills, nowadays partially levelled and flattened, but which still give the city a unique landscape. At the top of the highest hill is Freedom Square.  21.09.2014 | 11:54
A guide to unseen Belarus
A guide to unseen Belarus
Minsk attracts more and more foreign visitors. Tourism clearly develops. The IHWC 2014 marked a big mile stone here, bringing numerous first time guests to Minsk, writes Thomas Bergmann.  14.09.2014 | 11:22
Belarus won the European Science Fiction Society Award 2014
Belarus won the European Science Fiction Society Award 2014
The Belarusan magazine Kosmoport and writer Victar Martsinovich have been awarded at the 36th convention in Dublin on August 24.  08.09.2014 | 11:32
Новости рубрики «Culture» с 76 по 100 из 158
Gintautas Mažeikis: The relation of political field and arena in the framework of information war

In his report, philosopher Gintautas Mažeikis discusses several concepts that have been a part of the European social and philosophical thought for quite a time.

“It is our big joint work”

It is impossible to change life in cities just in three years (the timeline of the “Agenda 50” campaign implementation). But changing the structure of relationships in local communities is possible.

Shhh! Belarus Wants You to Think It’s Turning Over a New Leaf

Minsk’s muddled media clampdown could jeopardize warming of relations with the West.

Mikhail Matskevich: How to create a local agenda and make it a problem solving tool

To achieve changes, you need to be interested in them and stop pinning all hopes on the state.