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Famous artist Mark Shagal was born in Belarus. In his pictures you can see people flying over the city, gardens and houses. They were created in London or Paris, but devoted to Vitebsk - Belarusian city, of which Mark Shagal dreamt all his life more info
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28.05.2013 |

Open Doors Day in Belarusian country homestays

This time country homestays open their doors to hundreds of tourists, showed their houses, described the services offered, attractions around their B&Bs and of course offered something special to taste. The action involved local tourism administration, craftsmen, folklore groups. more info
05.05.2013 |

The term ‘quest’ is now familiar to homestay owners

In the beginning of May Vidomlya rural settlement hosted an unusual training . The participants got acquainted with an innovative and quiet popular tourist product – questing. Quests are a sort of educational and informative getting one's bearings. After theoretical introduction training participants implemented their knowledge on practical experience: while walking around Vidomlya they defined the key points for a quest, tips and hints, directions. One can say that at the end of the day Vidomlya dwellers already had the first version of quest. more info

New project has started in Belarus

       Belarusian Association “Country Escape’ has started implementation of a new project – “Community-based tourism for conservation, partnership and development of rural territories”, supported by the US Embassy Small Grants Program. In terms of the project on the 31st of March there was held a training in the village of Motol (Ivanovo district, Brest region) dedicated to the interpretation of intangible cultural heritage and possible ways of its integration into tourism. During training experts shared there experience with local community: Tadeush Novogrodsky dwelled upon traditional cuisine, Tatjana Kuharenok told about intangible heritage, representatives of “Country Escape” Association – Valeria Klitsounova and Natallia Barysenka - developed the idea of uniting heritage and tourism. Experts provided recommendations on preservation, using and promotion of Motol intangible heritage (the rite “Wedding loaf”, wedding baked goods, etc.) and creation of tourist products on its basis. Moreover the participants discussed the dates and preliminary program of Motol culinary festival “Motalskiya prysmaki” that annually attracts thousands of tourists in the village of Motol.



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