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Scholarly conference marking 70th anniversary of execution of Vintsent Hadlewski held in Minsk

  A scholarly conference marking the 70th anniversary of the execution of Belarusian national revival figure Vintsent Hadlewski was held in Minsk on Saturday.

Opposition youths stage unsanctioned pillow fights to mark anniversary of 1514 Orsha Battle

Some 35 people were arrested in Minsk on Wednesday evening after young opposition activists attempted to stage an unsanctioned pillow fight to mark the anniversary of the 1514 Orsha Battle, in which the army of the Grand Duchy of Litva defeated a superior Russian force,

Opposition activist charged over distribution of greeting cards on occasion of 20th anniversary of State Sovereignty Declaration

Vasil Palyakow, an opposition activist resident in Homyel, has been charged under the Administrative Offenses Code over the distribution of greeting cards on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the State Sovereignty Declaration,

Photo exhibition opens in Minsk on occasion of 600th anniversary of Battle of Grunwald

An exhibition of photographs reconstructing the 1410 Battle of Grunwald opened at the Palace of the Republic's gallery in Minsk on August 13, BelaPAN reports.

Belarusian writers visit Zelva to observe 100th birthday anniversary of Larysa Heniyush

Members of the Union of Belarusian Writers visited Zelva, a small city in the Hrodna region, this past weekend to observe the 100th birthday anniversary of prominent Belarusian poetess Larysa Heniyush, who lived in the city from 1956 until her death in 1983,

Minsk museum hosting exhibition on occasion of Battle of Grunwald anniversary

An exhibition opened at the National History Museum in Minsk on Tuesday on the occasion of 600 years since the Battle of Grunwald, BelaPAN reports.

Troupe of Yanka Kupala Theater marks 90th anniversary with comical show

The troupe of the National Academic Yanka Kupala Theater marked its 90th anniversary with a comical show on July 29, BelaPAN reports.

Troup of Yanka Kupala Theater marks 90th anniversary with comical show

The troupe of the National Academic Yanka Kupala Theater marked its 90th anniversary with a comical show on July 29.

Opposition activists mark 20th anniversary of state sovereignty declaration by flower-laying ceremonies

Opposition activists and public figures on July 27 marked the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of State Sovereignty by laying flowers at the graves of Vasil Bykaw, Henadz Karpenka, Ihar Hermyanchuk, Artur Volski and other people deemed to be prominent co

More than 500 Belarusians left for Polish festivities celebrating anniversary of Grunwald battle

194 people - members of a Minsk-based medieval reenactment society called Knyazhy Huf - will participate in the events, with their trip sponsored by the Belarusian culture ministry...

Minsk authorities ban pillow fight designed to mark anniversary of Grunwald battle

The Minsk City Executive Committee has banned a youth organization called Historyka (Historical Studies) from staging a pillow fight on July 15 to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald.

Activists discuss celebration of 20th anniversary of State Sovereignty Declaration

The organizing committee for festivities marking 20 years since the adoption of the State Sovereignty Declaration on July 27, 1990 was held at the Minsk office of Belarusian Christian Democracy (BCD) on Monday, BelaPAN

Reproduction banners of Grunwald battle consecrated in ceremony at Minsk church

A consecration ceremony was held at the Blessed Virgin Mary church in Minsk on Tuesday for reproduced gonfalons under which Belarusian troops are believed to have fought in the Battle of Grunwald, BelaPAN reports

Reconstructed banners of Belarusian troops that fought in Grunwald battle consecrated in ceremony at Minsk church

A consecration ceremony was held at the Blessed Virgin Mary church in Minsk on Tuesday for recreated gonfalons under which Belarusian troops are believed to have fought in the Battle of Grunwald.

Medieval festival in western Belarus marks 600th anniversary of Battle of Grunwald

The 600th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald was marked during a medieval festival held in Navahrudak, Hrodna region, between June 25 and 27, BelaPAN reports.

Opposition set to stage march in Minsk to celebrate 20th anniversary of State Sovereignty Declaration

The organizers will apply to the Minsk city government for permission to stage the march on July 27, its route has not yet been decided upon.

National ballet and opera theater preparing to premiere Les Sylphides

The National Academic Big Theater of Opera and Ballet on the evening of May 21 will premiere its Les Sylphides dedicated to the 200th birthday anniversary of great Polish composer and pianist Frederic Francois Chopin, Bel

Various benefits offered to WWII veterans on occasion of 65th anniversary of Soviet Union’s victory over Nazis

The health ministry suggests expanding the range of medicines available free of charge for veterans of the Great Patriotic War...

Badge may be designed in commemoration of 600th anniversary of Battle of Grunwald

The Presidential Heraldic Council has received a proposal to design a badge or a medal in commemoration of the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald, the Council's deputy chairman, Uladzimir Adamushka, told reporters in Minsk on Monday, as quoted by

Belarusian Popular Front is abandoning its traditional way of observing Chernobyl anniversary, leader says

The Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) is abandoning its traditional way of commemorating the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, BPF Chairman Alyaksey Yanukevich told reporters in Minsk on Thursday, as quoted by BelaPAN

Video: Concert on 40th anniversary of USSR’s first rock ‘n’ roll festival

A concert was held at Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio Electronics (BSUIR) on Sunday evening on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the USSR’s first rock ‘n’ roll festival.

Opposition youth slapped with $93 fine over BNR anniversary demonstration in Vitsyebsk

Alyaksey Kuznyatsow, leader of the Vitsyebsk city chapter of the Belarusian Popular Front’s youth wing, was slapped with a fine of 200,000 rubels ($93) as a judge of the Kastrychnitski District Court found him guilty of organizing and holding an unauthorized demonstration on March

Belarusians celebrating 90th anniversary of Belarusian National Republic

BNR came into existence shortly before the end of the First World War, when the Bolshevik forces left Minsk and the city was occupied by German...

Commemorative rally held at Holocaust memorial in Minsk on 65th anniversary of Khatyn massacre

A commemorative rally was held at the Yama Holocaust memorial in Minsk on Saturday on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the Khatyn massacre, BelaPAN reports.