INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

The most popular view that can be met in Belarusian streets on the 8th of March are people with flowers. It is the day when we celebrate spring, love, and devotion. And also it is the day when we commemorate the great achievements that were made by women: in science and politics, medicine and literature, human rights and pop culture. […]

HAPPY TEACHERS DAY!

HAPPY TEACHERS DAY!

Belarus celebrates Teachers Day on the first Saturday of October. Alongside with our country in many parts of the world the beginning of October is the time to praise people of this noble profession.

THE BLACK DAME OF NESVIZH AT KUPALA THEATRE

THE BLACK DAME OF NESVIZH AT KUPALA THEATRE

One of the most mysterious characters in Belarus history – Barbara Radziwill is still believed to be living in the old Nesvizh castle. The story of her dramatic and sad love is told in the famous play “The Black Dame of Nesvizh” written by Alexey Dudarev and staged at Kupala theatre in Minsk. On March 24 our students visited that […]

GRADING RUSSIAN TEXTBOOKS: AN AMERICAN POINT OF VIEW

GRADING RUSSIAN TEXTBOOKS: AN AMERICAN POINT OF VIEW

The YouTube channel of School 8 in Elabuga presented a video in which two young American teachers Olivia and Carry review Russian textooks and compare two educational systems: the Russian and the American ones. The review could be really interesting for Belarusian students and teacher – it’s always exciting to look at ourselves from a different side.

WONDERFUL BELARUS

WONDERFUL BELARUS

Belarus is situated in the centre of Europe. It is not very large – the area of my country is 207.6 thousand square kilometers. The population of the country is 9.5 million people. The largest city of the country is our capital Minsk – about 2 million people live there. Other large cities are Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno and Mogilev.