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From 29 June to 1 July 2016 Vilnius is hosting the Global Belarusians Meeting.

The organizers, who include Elena Tonkacheva, the head of the Center for Legal Transformation “Lawtrend” and EuroBelarus.Info, invite everyone interested to participate in the organized events.

The Official Opening of the Global Belarusians Meeting took place at Vilnius Town Hall (Didzioji str. 31,

Vilnius) on June 29. Within the frames of the opening a Belarusian artist musical performance and the Opening of Belarusian painters’ exhibition “Greenhouse” took place.

GLOBAL BELARUSIANS MEETING

29 June – July 1, 2016

The city of Vilnius

All the events are open for public

June 30 (Thursday)

17.00 – 18.00 Meeting with Belarusian essayist and poet Uladzimir Arlou at Mint Vinetu bookstore (in Russian language) (St Ignotas str. 16, Vilnius)

17.30 – 18.30 Public excursion “Belarusian footsteps in Vilnius” (please register by email at agne.prasciene@eesc.lt) (LTU-ENG)

18.30 – 20.00 Screening of Belarusian movie “GaraSh” & discussion with movie director Mr Andrey

Kureichyk and production team (Lithuanian Theater, Music and Film Museum, Vilnius str. 41) (ENG subtitles)

20.30 Concert at Saint Bartholomew's Church in Uzupis (Uzupio str. 17, Vilnius) (tbc)

July 1 (Friday)

9.30 – 15.30 Global Belarusians Meeting discussions at Lithuanian Theater, Music and Film

Museum (LTU-RUS, Vilnius str. 41), please see detailed agenda on page 2.

Exhibition of art works from EHU design students

Exhibition of books about the common Lithuanian – Belarusian history and of manuscripts by Global Belarusians Meeting participants

Exhibition of works from Belarusian photographer Andrei Liankevich

17.30 – 18.40 Screening of Belarusian movie “Count in Oranges” (Lithuanian Theater, Music and Film Museum, Vilnius str. 41,) (ENG subtitles)

19.00 – 21.00 Concert of Belarusian band Recha (back yard of Lithuanian Theater, Music and Film Museum, Vilnius str. 41)

Global Belarusians Meeting Discussions

1 July 2016

Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Film Museum, Vilniaus str. 41, Vilnius

Working languages: Lithuanian – Russian

9.00 – 9.30 Registration

9.30 – 11.00 I discussion: Common Lithuanian and Belarusian History

Speakers:

Prof. Alfredas Bumblauskas, Head of the Department of History, Vilnius University

Doc. Dr. Genutė Kirkienė, Department of History, Vilnius University

Doc. Dr. Aleh Dziarnovich, Belarusian historian

Dr. Ales Belyj, Belarusian historian

Moderator:

Dr. Rūstis Kamuntavičius, Vytautas Magnus University Department of History

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00 II discussion: Belarus’ European Identity: How to Communicate History Differently?

Speakers:

Vladimir Arlov, Belarusian essayist and poet

Tatjana Vodolazhskaya, Centre for European Transformation

Alexey Bratochkin, Center for European Studies

Vytis Jurkonis, Lecturer, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

Moderator:

Tatsiana Kulakevich, Representative of the Global Belarusian Leaders

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00- 15.30 III discussion: Cultural Policy and Restoration of Cultural and Historical Unity in the Region

Speakers:

Igor Rahansky, Belarusian Committee Іkamos

Stsiapan Stureika, cultural anthropologist

Michal Amnepadystau, poet

Moderator:

Uladzimir V. Matskevich, Belarusian philosopher

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