Folk group VALACHOBNIKI of the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts (Minsk, Weißrussland)
The vocal-choreografic ensemble “Valachobniki” was created in 1979 and has united the students of the Belarusian Folk Songs Chair of the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts. It consists of 30 musicians, singers and dancers. The members of the group are always in the search of new perspectives. Annually they arrange folklor expeditions in which they collect the samples of the traditional music. The best examples of the Belarusian folkor regularly enrich the repertoire of the ensemble. The concert programs of the group are full of verity and vividity. They consist of masterpieces of different genres and style trends. The Folklor heritage of the Belarusians and other Slavic Peoples are represented in the repertoire of the ensemble in ethnografical and stylized sounding. Regularly the group shows its concert programmes in the Republic of Belarus. For many times it went on tour in Russia, France, USA, Spain. The group became laureate and prize winner of different international festivals and competitions in Estonia, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands and Belgium.
Information about the University:
The Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts was set up on the basis of Minsk University of Culture which started its activity in 1975. Specialties, which are at the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts – “Culturology”, “Literary work”, “Social work”, “Directing holidays”, “Social pedagogy”, “Social and cultural activities”, “Folk art”, “Conducting”, “Haragrafichnae art”, “Рop art”, “Singing”, “Library science and bibliography”, “Museum business and protection of historical and cultural heritage”, “Art criticism”, “Decorative and applied arts” “Wind instruments”.
On the following dates you can see the Belarusian group:
Saturday – 28.07.2018 / 20 Uhr
Opening ceremony with all groups in the marketplace in Witzenhausen
Sunday – 29.07.2018 / 15 Uhr
Event with all groups in Fürstenhagen,
Friday – 03.08.2018 / 20 Uhr
Public evening event of the Belarusian Group
Saturday – 04.08.2018 / 14:30 Uhr
Ceremony for the anniversary week and “Eurokirmes”
Public closing event with the performances of all groups and presentation of results of the working groups