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Minsk to host Cinema Perpetuum Mobile festival 13-18 January

MINSK, 9 January (BelTA) – An international video-art festival Cinema Perpetuum Mobile will take place in Minsk on 13-18 January, BelTA learnt from the organizers of the event. Apart from competition projects, there will be demonstrated animation and children’s films, student works, including those of the Belarusian State Academy of Arts. The festival events will be held at the National Art Museum, the Rubin Plaza art cinema, the Museum of Cinema History, the Palace of Arts, and the Shchemelev Art Gallery. The festival received more than 190 films from 35 countries including Russia, the USA, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, France, Poland, Italy, Spain, Israel, India, Australia and other countries. According to the organizers, Cinema Perpetuum Mobile can be named a festival-cinema-cooperation between independent filmmakers. Its participants shoot mini movies highlighting the theme “Perpetuum mobile”. The festival includes other nominations: Perpetuum Arts, Perpetuum Idea, Perpetuum Vita, Perpetuum Adversi and Perpetuum Libertas. “Cultural diversity is one of the goals of the festival. Another one is the Belarusian cinema advancement,” the organizing committee stressed. Video art is a type of modern art which relies on moving pictures and comprises video and/or audio data. As opposed to music clips or TV commercials, video art productions are not commercial. They mostly cater for a sophisticated audience.
| 19.03.2014
MINSK, 18 March (BelTA) – The Gomel airport is working to commission a Doppler weather surveillance radar, BelTA learned from representatives of the Aviation Weather Service of the National Hydrometeorology Center of Belarus. The radar will enter testing mode on 25 March. In September 2014 it will be fully operational. The radar model is the latest and most powerful one. It is adapted to the pl...
| 10.03.2014
GOMEL, 7 March (BelTA) – The events in Ukraine will not affect the implementation of the Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation program (EaPTC), chief of the group of experts working on the program Alexei Sekarev said at a briefing in Gomel on 7 March, BelTA has learnt. The conference of the EaPTC partner regions will be held in Tbilisi, instead of Odessa, in April. However, the reloc...
| 04.03.2014
GOMEL, 3 March (BelTA) – The number of citizens, who crossed the Belarusian-Ukrainian border in February 2014, is about 27% lower than the number registered in February 2013, BelTA learned from Igor Moroz, Chief of the Gomel Border Group, at the government session held by the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee on 3 March. The number of vehicles that crossed the border in February went down, ...
| 27.02.2014
GOMEL OBLAST, 26 February (BelTA) – The Armed Forces of Belarus have a full-fledged and smoothly operating battalion of air defense missile systems Tor-M2, BelTA learned from Belarusian Defense Minister Yuri Zhadobin. During a tactical exercise involving units of the 120th Air Defense Missile Brigade of the Western Tactical Command of the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense in Gomel Oblast on ...
| 14.02.2014
MINSK, 14 February (BelTA) - People's Artist of Belarus, winner of the State Prize of Belarus Gavriil Vashchenko died aged 86. The memorial service will be held at the Arts Palace center in Minsk on 15 February, BelTA learned from the Vashchenko Art Gallery. Gavriil Vashchenko was born on 20 June 1928 in the village of Chkalovichi, Bragin District, Gomel Oblast. Gavriil Vashchenko made a huge cont...
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