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Milestones in History
01.06.2017 Don Quixote of Russian Literature
May 31 marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Konstantin Paustovsky, a man of exceptionally happy writer's destiny, a master of the Russian word that received worldwide recognition
25.05.2017 First teachers of all Slavs
On May 24, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the great enlighteners of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Cyril and Methodius, and in many Slavic countries the Days of Slavic Writing and Culture
24.05.2017 Zhirovitsky image: five centuries of a shrine
Among the miraculous icons that have been shown on the territory of Belaya Rus, Zhirovitskaya (or Zhirovichskaya) icon of the Most Holy Theotokos is one of the most revered
05.05.2017 Three holy images
In the last days of April, Belarusians especially celebrate the days of veneration of their "own" icons of the Mother of God, named according to the place of their acquisition: Belynichskaya (April 25), Vaskovskaya-Fomina (April 23) and Cesar-Borovskaya (April 22)
05.05.2017 The moment of truth in August of the 44th
The filming site of Mikhail Ptashuk's picture "In August of the 44th ..." turned into an arena to confront the director, producer and script writer. It would seem that the prospects could be very sad. However, the film has become the best military blockbuster of recent decades
07.04.2017 Spring was called - it's time to consecrate a willow!
The seventh of April, on Friday - the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which has long been considered the beginning of all other Orthodox holidays in the Orthodox church calendar
03.04.2017 American Muromets
90 years ago, on April 7, 1927, the American scientist Herbert Ives managed to organize the first public television broadcasting at a great distance. The Americans were then terribly proud of their novelty and somehow did not particularly spread that her father was a Russian with a difficult-to-pronounce name - Zvorykin, sponsored by the Belarusian Sarnoff
27.03.2017 Marc Chagall: an artist dedicated to Vitebsk
On March 28, 1985 the famous artist, born in Belarus, died
20.03.2017 Invincible Victory
The whole Christian world honors the miraculous icon of Our Lady "of Czestochowa," and a special celebration of this image of the Blessed Virgin takes place annually on March 19 Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Ukraine.
07.03.2017 All legends of Great Lent
Lent began in the cities and towns of Russia and Belarus (and throughout the Orthodox world) on February 27. It will last for seven weeks and will end on Easter, April 16. There are many curious legends - folk and chronicles - about how the glorified ancestors of today's Russians and Belarusians spent the strict time of fasting
20.02.2017 To his mother-in-law on pancakes
In Russia, Belarus and some other Slavic peoples from Monday begins mischievous, songs and gastronomic week - Shrove Tuesday. At the very end, on Forgiveness Sunday, February 26 honest people will see off winter, burn her straw man and ahead of time, from afar to meet spring. Winter was an early and long, so maybe spring red hastened with his advent?
18.02.2017 Mikhail Savitsky: the artist who wrote about the opposition of light and darkness
18 February Belarus marks the 95th anniversary of the birth of one of the really significant artists that represents an entire era. The role of Mikhail Savitsky in the history of art is exceptional. None of the Belarusian artists did not reach such heights of recognition, becoming a national artist of the USSR, Hero of Belarus and one of the symbol of the Belarusian art of the twentieth century
14.02.2017 Valenty William Vankovich: back to basics
February 14, 1800 was born founder of the Belarusian school of portraiture
06.02.2017 Yehuda Peng: the founder of the Vitebsk art school
In late February 1937, 80 years ago, died tragically in Vitebsk People's Artist of Belarus, a student of Ilya Repin, the famous founder of the Vitebsk art school Yehuda (Judel) Pen. Among his pupils - the famous avant-garde artist Marc Chagall
27.01.2017 Rimma Kazakova "Remember me without sadness ..."
January 27, 2017 marks 85 years since the birth of a classic Soviet-Russian poetry, the author of many songs Rimma Kazakova
18.01.2017 Chelyuskinskaya epic: a feat that can not be undone
In the center of Minsk city stretches Park named after the legendary explorers of the North - the crew of the icebreaker "Chelyuskin" and members of the scientific expedition Schmidt. In Belarus, they honor the heroism of Soviet polar explorers, because he led the march through the ice of their fellow countryman
09.01.2017 When they came to the Christmas holidays - then come and matchmakers
Since the dawn of the century in Russia and in Belarus days from the 7th to the 19th of January (New Style, of course) filled with the great church festivals and events, and for so many people - momentous changes in personal life
09.01.2017 The first printer of the glorious city of Polotsk
In 2017, Belarus and the whole world will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the release of the first printed book of Francis Skaryna - the first printer, philosopher, humanist and scientist
07.01.2017 Came yuletide - come and matchmakers
Since the dawn of the century in Russia and in Belarus days from the 7th to the 19th of January (New Style, of course) filled with the great church festivals and events, and for so many people - momentous changes in personal life
03.01.2017 From Nicholas to the Epiphany - sheer fun
Catholics, Uniates, Protestants - in short, all those who are called Christians in Belarus, Western-style, celebrate Christmas. This festival they - the longest in the year, for Christmas time, "holy days" began in Western Christians already on December 19 and will end on January 6, on Catholic Baptism of our Lord Jesus. And then the festive "baton" taken up by the Orthodox believers: their January 6 - Christmas Eve, 7th - Christmas, and then - 12 days of Christmas time, according to the number of the Apostles

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