Prague Belarusians annually celebrate the anniversary of Independence of the Belarusian People's Republic. Saturday's celebratory event in honor of the Act of March 25, 1918 took place in the heart of the Czech capital, Prague's oldest tserkvisvyatyh Kuzma and Demian beginning of the tenth century.
The celebration began with a solemn service, which was attended by the Greek Catholic Exarch of Czech bishop Vladislav Gutchkoff. There was a prayer for Belarus, which was written by the father Leo Goroshko. During the service, and after, in the secular part of the celebration, the choir sang mezhprihodskogo "Prosphora" under the direction Mary Yanushkevich. This choir Ming, who came to Prague especially on Freedom Day celebration.
In celebration attended Bogdan Danilishyn. This former Economy Minister of the government of Yulia Tymoshenko, was granted political asylum in the Czech Republic. The event was a candidate for the presidency of the Republic of Belarus in the last election Alexei Mikhalevich, who also received political asylum in the Czech Republic.
His documentary series "The Wall" is Vyacheslav Rakytskyy
During the celebration, Vyacheslav Rakytskyy presented his television project for "Belsat" — "The Wall". It is a 12-movie monologue of the peaceful protests December 19, 2010, which was the same night jailed or fined a large sum of money.
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The event was chaired by the Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Belarusian People's Republic of Sergei Navumchyk.
It ended a two-hour concert of the author and performer of his own songs Eugene Baryshnikov, who made a special trip to Prague at the invitation of local Belarusians. Eugene was playing not only the guitar, but also on the bagpipes.
The event was held under the white-red-white flags. On it were about a hundred of Belarusians, who are now living in the Czech Republic.