The European Union announced the start of the 15 regional projects in the field of culture in the countries of "Eastern Partnership" - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Financial support for projects will amount to €8.2 million. This was reported to Telegraf in the representation of the EU in Belarus.
Belarus will take part in 2 out of 15 projects. The first project will bring together photographers and photoeditors of Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The participants will be able to organize remote photo-workshops and exhibitions, to develop their sites, to meet and exchange experiences through seminars, conduct open-air contests and photos with the winners. In addition, a special edition of photo-magazine will be released in the framework of the project, as well as some national exhibitions will be organized.
The second project aims to study the state of the cultural heritage of Palesse. Belarusian and Ukrainian participants will work together to create a historical and ethnographic exhibition, to conduct archaeological expeditions, to combined the NGOs, interested in the problems of the region, into a single network, to develop tourist routes, as well as to conduct training seminars, make a series of publications and shoot a documentary.
As Telegraf previously reported, the Belarusian authorities refused to participate in the summit of "Eastern Partnership," held on September 29-30, 2011 in Warsaw. "Belarus had been actively working for the preparation of the summit and had planned to participate in its activities. However, in these circumstances, participation in the summit became impossible: the partnership can’t be based on discrimination," reads the statement of the Foreign Ministry.
- Доктор, муж постоянно кашляет. Все лекарства пробовали, всё равно кашляет.
- А травки не пробовали?
- Пробовали — хихикает, но все равно кашляет…