"Belarusian Folk Dance" DVD Released With UNESCO Support
Belarusian State University for Culture and Arts with the financial support of UNESCO Moscow Office has released a DVD “Belarusian Folk Dance.”
The DVD contains videos featuring unique examples of the traditional folk dance of all of the six ethno-graphic regions of Belarus being performed by the local inhabitants.
In the course of DVD’s production the experts in the area of folklore, traditional Belarusian dance and technical specialists selected, restored and converted into digital format the most valuable materials that have been kept at the Research Laboratory of the Belarusian Dance Art, which was functioning at the Belarusian State University for Culture and Arts during 1981-1991.
The support of the UNESCO Moscow Office to this project was provided in the framework of its programme aimed at preservation and promotion of intangible cultural heritage in the cluster countries. A special emphasis of this programme is put on the preservation of intangible heritage by means of modern ICTs.
The DVD is designed for heads of amateur and professional dance groups, professors at the secondary and higher art institutions and researchers.