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14.11.2017

Ballerinas from Belarus into semifinal of Youth America Grand Prix
Belarus into semifinal of Youth America Grand Prix Young Belarusian ballerinas have entered the top three of the semi-final of the contest "Youth America Grand Prix". The international dance competition took place in Paris on November 13. In the first semifinal, 99 representatives of different countries took part.  Belarus' individual dancers confidently entered the top three in the classical and modern choreography events and won 1st place in their age group.

28.03.2017

World Open 2017 gathers world's best dancers in Minsk
World Open 2017 gathers world's best dancers in Minsk A dance contest that has no analogues in the world was held in Minsk. The name World Open 2017 suggests the scale of action. Dancers applauded by the whole world came to Minsk to compete for the title. After all, Belarusian dancers rarely get a chance to compete against the best athletes of the world.

19.03.2017

Authenticity of Belarusian folk dances
Authenticity of Belarusian folk dances Belarusian authentic folk dances, such as Liavonikha, Polka Janka, Kryzhachok, Bulba, Charot, are the pride of Belarusian culture. For Belarusians it is enough to hear a familiar tune of the pipe, tambourine or garmon (a kind of Russian button accordion), and they unintentionally want to start dancing.  These dances have existed for many centuries. It is known that no ritual, no festival, no holiday was spent without them.

16.02.2017

Neon miracles in Gomel: choreography, circus art and light
Neon miracles in Gomel: choreography, circus art and light Gomel plunged into neon lights. Participants from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union attended the Gomel Light Fest 2017. This is the second year when Belarusian people have discovered the art movement named LED show.

23.11.2016

International Festival of Modern Choreography opens in Vitebsk
International Festival of Modern Choreography opens in Vitebsk A party with the quadrille, ballet with rapiers and a play about Akhmatova's love. The International Festival of Modern Choreography kicks off in Vitebsk November 23.  Taking part in the festival are leading dance groups from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, France, Sweden, Norway, China and other countries. The forum's program includes world hits and high-profile premieres. Among them is the ballet Giselle staged by the famous Ukrainian choreographer Radu Poklitaru.

15.02.2016

Belarusian tradition. The Christmas game "Tsyareshka's wedding"
Belarusian tradition: Christmas game Tsyareshka's Wedding From the ancient times, Belarusians have the ritual game Tsyareshka's Wedding. Today it is fun, but a couple of centuries ago it was a serious ritual. This game is preserved only in the Lepel region and is held only once a year for the Christmas holidays. It is accompanied by folk songs, dances and tons of humor and positive emotions.

09.03.2015

Ballroom dancing
Ballroom dancing: Competitive sport and art A dance is a mixture of grace and beauty, endurance and physical strength that requires day-to-day hard work. Each element is perfected during by not days but years of hard trainings. Artem Kozyro and Anastasia Veslova are among the best professional dancers in Belarus. They told the CTV channel team about their dancing routine. Anastasia Veslova, professional dancing world champion:It is obligatory that we train our physical strength, develop every muscle in our bodies.