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25 Jul 2022

Program of Belarusian Written Language Day in Dobrush unveiled

Program of Belarusian Written Language Day in Dobrush unveiled

DOBRUSH, 25 July (BelTA) – About 20 major venues will set up in Dobrush during the 29th edition of Belarusian Written Language Day scheduled for 3-4 September. The theme of the festival was discussed at the meeting of the national organizing committee on 20 July. The committee is led by Belarus Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko, BelTA has learned.

According to Gomel Oblast Deputy Governor Vladimir Privalov, the participants of the festival will lay wreaths and flowers at the Memory memorial complex and at mass graves. The Iput River embankment will become the venue for the Dobrush Partisan military history reenactment show. Other thematic venues will include an interactive exposition of military glory museums of educational institutions Memory of Generations, a mobile museum Road of Memory of the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History and the project of the National Art Museum We’ll Never Forget.

Vendors, travel agencies, the Postal Pavilion and the youth venue will be located on Prince Paskevich Street. A children’s interactive zone will be arranged in the park. The institutions of vocational and secondary training of the region will present their stands in the area near the fountain.

Visitors to the holiday will be invited to see the exhibition of regional printed media Newspaper Boulevard, the venue History of the Press of Gomel Oblast. The book and press event promises to be informative and memorable.

A garden in Prospekt Mira will host thematic literary pavilions. The Gomel regional branch of the Union of Writers of Belarus will present its creative projects. Artisan stalls will sell unique authentic handicrafts.

The festival will be launched in an official ceremony in the central square.

Vladimir Privalov noted that the festival will feature the Slavonic Literary Dazhynki fest, a ceremony to honor the winners of the Cyril of Turov regional literary awards, the regional festival of brass bands, Vladimir Ryzhenkov soccer memorial, and a solo exhibition of Vladimir Prokoptsov, an honorary citizen of Dobrush, an honored worker of arts of Belarus. Students and teachers of Gomel Art College will present the creative project "Dobrush through the eyes of artists”.

Belarusian Deputy Information Minister Igor Buzovsky spoke about the events that will precede the main holiday. For example, the international scientific and educational expedition "The Road to the Sanctuaries" will start on 31 August and end in Dobrush on 4 September.  On 2 September, the Information Ministry plans to hold a traditional international roundtable "Eternal values through books. Justice is at the heart of it". The discussion will involve Belarusian and foreign writers and young bloggers. Igor Buzovsky also detailed the concepts of printed logo products for Belarusian Written Language Day, the themes and content of the platforms and events.

Established in 1994, Belarusian Written Language Day is celebrated annually on the first Sunday of September. Its mission is to promote the best traditions of the national culture, printed word, and spirituality of the Belarusian people. It is held in towns that shaped the history and culture of the nation and are the birthplaces of the country’s famous personalities.

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