20-24 February 2013


Traditional souvenirs from Belarus are wooden filigrees from Gomel, ceramics, linen clothes and towels. Belarusian artisans are famous for their straw figurines, being the only craftsmen who know the techniques of the volume straw plaiting. Art pieces of the Belarusian straw decorate interiors of the Buckingham Palace in London and the White House in Washington. Star-talismans, dolls in the national suits, wedding garlands, birds, spiders and even full-scale aurochs are made from straw. Find them at one of Minsk best souvenir shops, «Slavutiya Maistry» in the Trinity Suburbs.


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