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Belarusian culture should be promoted abroad, culture minister says

In the Year of Culture, it is necessary to actively promote Belarusian culture abroad, said February 5 Belarus Minister of Culture Boris Svetlov.

According to him, Belarusian culture is well represented at events both at home and abroad. Boris Svetlov also noted the high level of professionalism of the national bands and creative teams. 

Notable events of 2015, according to him, were Khorovoye Veche (Choir Meeting), Midsummer ("Alexandria Gathers Friends"), Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk, the Festival of Belarusian Song and Poetry in Molodechno, and many other activities.

According to the minister, collectives from around Belarus should not remain on the sidelines. Many of them present interesting creative projects that can become popular with local and foreign spectators.

Belarusian culture should be promoted abroad, culture minister says