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Alexander Lukashenko presents For Spiritual Revival awards, special prizes to Belarusian art luminaries in 2017

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MIL OSI – Source: President of the Republic of Belarus – Press Release/Statement

Headline: Alexander Lukashenko presents For Spiritual Revival awards, special prizes to Belarusian art luminaries in 2017

4 January 2018

Belarus President
Alexander Lukashenko has conferred For Spiritual Revival awards and special
prizes to Belarusian art luminaries in 2017. The head of state has signed
corresponding decrees on 4 January.The President
conferred five awards For Spiritual Revival in 2017 on the groups of authors
and representatives of religious associations in recognition of their vigorous
humanitarian activities.The
prize was conferred on the Belarusian Union of Women in recognition of the
efforts to promote family values, protect maternity and childhood, active
charity work.The
prize was also bestowed upon the National Library of Belarus for the facsimile
replication and promotion of the book heritage of Francysk Skaryna.The
Belarusian Research Center of Oncology and Medical Radiology named after
N.N.Aleksandrov was awarded the prize in recognition of a big contribution to
the promotion of the ideas of humanity, charity, and mercy.The
award was also conferred on archpriest Viktor Peregudov, the prior of the Church of St. Euphrosyne
of Polotsk in the village
of Ivenets, Volozhin
District, Minsk Oblast, for the organization of social aid to disabled children
and other categories of people.Mufti
of the Muslim Religious Association in the Republic
of Belarus Abu-Bekir Shabanovich was
honored with the prize in recognition of a big personal contribution to the
preservation of spiritual values and traditions of Muslims in Belarus.Ten
special prizes were awarded to Belarusian figures of culture and art in 2017.These
prizes were bestowed upon workers of the information sector, culture and art,
teams of authors, cultural institutions for significant achievements in the
information sector, historical and cultural heritage, theater and fine art,
amateur art, museum affairs, education of talented youth.The
award was conferred on the team of authors of the main directorate of the
Television News Agency of the Belarusian Television and Radio Company,
including Alexander Atrashevsky, Antonina Stankevich and Ruslan Turkov, for the
production of the documentary series Life Work.The
prize was bestowed upon the team of authors of the Belarusian State Academy of
Arts, including Polina Amelyanovich, Konstantin Kostyuchenko, and Gleb Otchik,
for the project to embellish Saints Cosmas and Damian Church in the village of Vishnevo, Minsk Oblast.Deputy
Director of the National Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve Nesvizh Sergei
Yegoreichenko received the award in recognition of a big contribution to the
preservation of the historical legacy of the Republic of Belarus
and the publication of the album Nesvizh. The Park and Palace Ensemble. The
Collection of Weapons and Armor.The
award was bestowed upon the workers of the Marka Publishing Center of Belpost
Company for a big contribution to the preservation of the spiritual legacy of
the Republic of Belarus, production of a collection of stamps on the occasion
of the 500th anniversary of book printing in Belarus and the 135thanniversary of birth of Yanka Kupala and Yakub Kolas, other landmark events in
the history and culture of Belarus.The
special prize was also conferred on the workers of the arts and crafts center
in Oktyabrsky District in recognition of a big contribution to the preservation
and promotion of traditional weaving techniques and the organization of
exhibitions.The
Belarusian Drama Theater received the special prize in recognition of a big
contribution to the development of theater art, organization of events to
celebrate the 500th anniversary of book printing in Belarus.The
special prize was bestowed upon the team of the Lida District center of culture
and amateur art for the project From the Past to the Present to restore unique
weaving techniques of the Belarusian Neman region, and the production of
traditional and modern Belarusian clothes.The
special prize was conferred on the workers of Minskconcert for the project to
organize a summer music and tourism season in the cultural center of Minsk.The BelarusianStateMusicAcademy received the
special prize for the implementation of large-scale creative projects for
talented children and youth.The
special prize was also conferred on artist, member of the Belarusian Union of
Artists Valery Slauk for a big personal contribution to the development of the
national school of easel graphics and book illustration, the organization of
the exhibition Planet Slauk, personal exhibitions in Minsk and Belarusian regions.Such
decrees on presenting awards attest to the ongoing attention of the state to
the creation of a healthy spiritual atmosphere in Belarus and the promotion of the
Belarusian culture and art.

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