Soviet style holidays in Belarus 🎙

February 23, March 8, May 1 and November 7. They are still in the calendar but today they are celebrated differently than in the Soviet Union.

B for Belarus #15 (2020-2-26) expert talk about Belarus with Vladimir Baranich and Yaroslav Romanchuk

Official celebration of the Great October in Minsk – honorary guards lay a floral tribute to the monument of Lenin

  • Soviet style holidays: February 23, March 8, May 1 and November 7. They are still in the calendar but today they are celebrated differently than in the Soviet Union.
  • Sanctity of the holiday Victory Day – May 9.
  • Religious holidays and New Year.
  • July 6 – Ivan Kupala holiday or searching for fern flower.

 

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About the participants
  • Vladimir Baranich is a country consultant and media analyst – aka Lad Bar (the founder of the ExpAt.by).
  • Yaroslav Romanchuk currently works as the President of the Scientific Research Mises Center.

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