Today in Minsk will host a presentation of the two-year cultural campaign "Discover Belarus — Discover Europe". In this joint program, except for Belarus involved five EU countries — Lithuania, Germany, Portugal and Sweden.
During the campaign, the modern culture these countries present about 70 musicians, artists and photographers.
Concerts, exhibitions, yes master classes for two years will be held in Minsk, Nyasvizh, Polotsk, Bobruisk, Rechitza, Pinsk, Dresden, Vilnius, Lisbon, Stockholm, Tartu.
Alexander Apeykin — the coordinator of the campaign "Discover Belarus — uncover
Europe "in Belarus says" Freedom ":
"This company was initiated by six European organizations, which were already engaged in the problem of Belarus and Belarusian culture, but individually. Now they have decided to create a joint Europe-wide campaign that will be involved and Belarus.'s Goal — supporting the modern Belarusian visual art. And the second goal — the development of relationships between representatives of various circles of art — Belarusian and European. And also support the initiatives of skasavnni visas between the EU and Belarus. "
Kamapniya "Discover Belarus — Discover Europe" is supported by the European Commission. Vyacheslav Shelegeyko — Project Coordinator of the EU Delegation in Belarus, in an interview with the "freedom", said:
"For several years, the EU has a number of programs of international cooperation and assistance, particularly in the field of culture. Event and takes place in the framework of one of these projects. EU comes from the fact that cooperation in the field of culture is essential to the development challenges facing the country EU partners. Specifically, this collaboration will facilitate contacts between people, social cohesion, the creation of new jobs. And, of course, contributes to the sustainable socio-economic development of society. "
The new company is divided into three phases, — said Alexander Apeykin:
"The first stage — the European. Approximately 35-40 Belarusian artists, photographers and members of musical groups. Flow 2011and they will visit European countries. The second stage — in 2012, representatives of the European artistic circles will visit Belarusian cities. The third stage — vyadiki gala concert with the participation of all members of our company. It will be held in October 2012 in Minsk. "