The European Heritage Days in Polotsk

On September 17, 2019, the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral in Polotsk:

issues of study and restoration” was organized in Polotsk within the framework of the European Heritage Days by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus and the Spaso-Efrosinievsky Monastery with the support of the Council of Europe Information Point in Minsk.

82 participants from different countries and specialists involved in the restoration works of the cathedral took part in the conference. The main goal of the international conference is to preserve for future generations the spiritual, artistic and documentary features of the cathedral, to promote the significance of historical and cultural heritage as one of the most important national symbols of Belarus.

Also, the exhibition dedicated to Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral in Polotsk was organized in the capital of the country by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus with the support of the Council of Europe Information Point in Minsk.