| 31.10.2013GOMEL, 31 October (BelTA) - The exhibition "Not to Forget..." will open in the Gomel branch of the Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions on 1 November, BelTA learned from the museum. The exhibition is part of the project "Voices of Gone Villages" which is dedicated to the villages that disappeared after the Chernobyl tragedy. The exhibition will showcase the unique items of icon painting, minting, book art, old wooden architecture of the town of Svyatsk of the 18th - early 20th centuries.
| 30.10.2013MINSK, 30 October (BelTA) - The National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus is expanding into Gomel. The agreement on its new branch was signed by Vladimir Gridyushko, Director General of the Opera and Ballet Theater, and Ivan Kovalenko, director of the cultural and sports center at Gomel Office of the Belarusian Railways, BelTA learnt from the theater. According to the five-year document, the Bolshoi Theater will stage plays and concert programs at the cultural center of railway workers.
| 16.07.2013The Museum of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, will host an exposition of Belarusian icons taken from the holdings of the Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble.