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Interactive Public Lectures on Music: New Season

Interactive Public  Lectures on Music: New Season
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December 18
19.00 – 20.00
"Labyrinth" gallery (3rd floor)

The National Library of Belarus and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus have opened the new season of interactive public  lectures “Belarusian Music in the World's Art.”

On Christmas Eve, we will talk about the features of the celebration of the winter solstice in the south-western part of Belarus, in particular, in Brest and Pinsk regions. You will learn more about the interweaving of pre-Christian and Christian songs and get acquainted with photos and videos of Christmas rites.


Free admission (a library card or a ticket of the library's social and cultural center are required).

For more info: (+ 375 17) 293 27 52.

Special Collections Department

Read more about interactive lectures on music at the National Library:
Stanislaw Moniuszko and Florian Miladowski
Michał Kleofas Ogiński
Belarusian Christmas Rites and Songs in the Fall
Belarusian Spiritual Songs
Modern Belarusian Chamber and Symphonic Music
Christmas Songs of the Belarusian Polesie
Public Lectures about Belarusian Music: the End of Season


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