Brest: No Belarusian-Language Plays Invited to Belaia Vezha Theatric Festival

2006 2006-09-11T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to RFE/RL

The organizers of the 11th festival of theatric plays Belaia Vezha which is to take place in Brest explain their decision to invite only the Russian-language plays from Belarus with the fact that the event is upheld by the regular committee of the union state of Russian and Belarus. Meanwhile, the Belarusian Ministry of Culture has refused to issue any means for this festival for several years already. Besides Russian-language plays dramatic theaters from other countries will also show plays in Polish, Slovak, Persian and Turkish. But not a single play in Belarusian.