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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.
| 01.08.2014
GOMEL, 1 august (BelTA) – Teacher from Gomel Yulia Filonenko took second place in the competition on the best history lesson among young teachers, World War One on the map of the Union State. The award ceremony was held at the Moscow Lomonosov State University, BelTA learnt from the Gomel City Hall.
| 30.05.2014
VETKA, 29 May (BelTA) – Belarus welcomes any kind of cooperation in alleviating consequences of the Chernobyl disaster and is thankful to the United Nations Development Program, Belarusian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Vashchenko told media in the town of Vetka on 29 May. The Minister accompanied UNDP Administrator, UN Under Secretary General Helen Clark during her visit to Gomel Oblast, BelTA has...
| 30.05.2014
MINSK, 29 May (BelTA) – Cooperation of the United Nations Development Program with the Belarus government in overcoming consequences of the Chernobyl disaster has been excellent at all times and at all stages. The opinion was voiced by Administrator of the United Nations Development Program, UN Under Secretary General Helen Clark in Vetka, Gomel Oblast on 29 May as part of her visit to Belarus, Be...
| 18.04.2014
GOMEL, 17 April (BelTA) - The Mozyr District Executive Committee and the People's Government of the city of Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, signed a protocol of intent on trade, economic, cultural and social cooperation. The document signing ceremony took place in Mozyr on 17 April during the official visit of the Chinese delegation to Gomel Oblast, BelTA has learnt. The delegation h...
| 18.04.2014
GOMEL, 17 April (BelTA) ? The book "Gomel Guberniya: how it all began. Unknown pages? has been published to the order of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee and under the general editorship of Gomel Oblast Governor Vladimir Dvornik, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. The book presents the historical facts relating to the little-known period o...
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