Holding the Days of Belarusian Culture in various countries

Where
Belarus
When
2020
Who
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

One of the important directions in the development of the international cooperation in the Republic of Belarus with other countries is holding the Days of Belarusian Culture abroad. It will promote the national cultural achievements, strengthen cultural ties, ensure the mobility of artists and creative people, export cultural products, and develop intercultural dialogue.
In 2016, the Days of Belarusian Culture were held in the Russian Federation, Turkey, Laos, and in 2017 the geography of celebrating expanded and covered 6 more countries, including India, Hungary, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Georgia. In 2018-2019, the Belarusian culture was presented in 10 more countries in Europe and Asia.
During this event, various cultural achievements and products are presented, for example, exhibitions of Belarusian artists, craft fairs, concerts of classical and pop music, book fairs and creative presentations of the Belarusian writers and poets, dance and theater productions, and Belarusian films are held.
In its turn, Belarus hosts similar presentations of other countries' cultures. From 2016 to 2020, more than 15 such events have been organized in Belarus by various countries. In particular, in 2019, Belarus hosted great cultural events of Vietnam, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, Poland, and China.
It has already become a good tradition when foreign embassies accredited in the Republic of Belarus organize cultural events, which are very popular among Minsk citizens and guests. Every year, from May to September, music concerts, folk art fairs, and culinary traditions presentations are held in Minsk Verkhniy Gorod (the historical center of the city).

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

* strengthening the position of culture in the policy of international cooperation;
* the development of wider access for the international community to the cultural products, the creative initiatives and cultural processes of Belarus;
* the development of cultural tourism;
* the involvement of various creative associations and groups in the organization and holding of the Belarusian culture days abroad.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

The data is not available

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
Public Sector
Belarusian Union of Theater Workers
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Belarusian Union of Musical Figures
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Belarusian Union of Artists
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Belarusian Union of Craftsmen
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

The results of international cooperation and the Days of Culture of Belarus abroad are annually summarized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus. A detailed analysis of these results allows to improve the management of the event and introduce new forms of presentation of Belarusian culture abroad. The recommendations are related to the expansion of the geography of international cooperation of the Republic of Belarus, the specification of goals and the development of cooperation between various stakeholders.