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Vetka Museum tours to go multilingual

GOMEL, 19 April (BelTA) – Visitors of the Vetka Popular Art Museum will be offered e-guide services in four languages. The announcement was made at the opening ceremony for the Live Voice of Traditions program seeking conservation of the cultural and spiritual legacy. The program is sponsored by the UN Development Program as part of the International Chernobyl Research and Information Network (ICRIN) project, BelTA has learnt. Necessary electronic equipment has been purchased for the museum to organize the work of the e-guide and demonstrate thematic films in audio and video formats. According to UNDP deputy representative in Belarus Farid Karahanov who attended the presentation of the program, the latest equipment allows the museum to organize its work on a qualitatively new level. “The move will boost the number of tourists in the museum and the region in general,” he said. The contribution of the international organization to the Live Voice of Traditions program made up $7,000, with Belarus allocating $10,500 for these purposes. On the whole, the ICRIN project envisages nine initiatives for seven regions of the oblast. The UNDP is set to allocate $60,400 for different projects in culture, education, healthcare and nature-conservative measures. The ICRIN project is implemented jointly by the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Development Program. Partaking in the project on Belarus’ behalf is the Emergencies Ministry.
| 23.01.2014
GOMEL, 22 January (BelTA) - The boys choir from the Svetlogorsk arts school has been invited to Sochi to take part in the cultural program of the Paralympic Games, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. Young Belarusian talents will become part of the project "Russian Choirs to the Sport of the World? scheduled in Sochi on 14-17 March. To get casted the S...
| 20.12.2013
GOMEL, 20 December (BelTA)-The Holy Faces of Christ and the Mother of God? exhibition will open in the Rumyantsevs-Paskevichs Palace in Gomel on 26 December, BelTA has learnt from the museum. The exposition will feature icons, books, and copper castings from the funds of the museum of the Rumyantsevs-Paskevichs Palace and private collections. Specialists say that the icons represent dif...
| 31.10.2013
GOMEL, 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 ite...
| 30.10.2013
MINSK, 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 ...
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