Link to ZD Net Trade
Show Calendar Up-to-Date information about Trade Shows in Belarus. Although this calendar is supposed to focus on technology, it also includes many consumer shows as well. (Note: The Web site appears to have been reorganized, and Belarus-related information is much more difficult to find.)
January & February 2002 -- Cultural Tour: Khoroshki in Western USA southern California, Arizona, & Utah.
The Belarusian National Dance Ensemble Khoroshki (Khoroshky) comprising 65 members is on tour during January, 2002. Khoroshki performs in bright and colorful costumes and uses rare folk instruments.
They are managed by Hollywood International Management, whose Web site page for Khoroshki is at HIMI presents Khoroshki, (818) 753-1061.
The following are the concerts I know of. If you know of others or if you know of updates or corrections to the following (e.g., one of the following Web sites has two different dates for the same concert), please contact me.
Friday, January 11th, 8:00 pm -- Bakersfield, California Convention Center will have Khoroshki perform as part of the "Russian Series." (sic) ! (tickets: $45.00 / $35.00 / $25.00)
Saturday, January 12th, 2:00 and 8:00 pm -- The Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, California will have Khoroshki perform as part of the "Russian Series." (sic) ! Khoroshki presents a Big Concert Program in two acts.
Arlington Theatre, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Phone: 805-963-4408; Hours: M-Sat 9:00 am -- 6:00 pm, Sun 9:00 am -- 4:00 pm
Sunday, January 13th, 2002, 2:00 pm -- Cerritos Center, Cerritos, California (LA area) (Tickets: $32 $37 $42)
Tuesday, January 15, 2002, 8:00 pm -- Civic Arts Plaza Foundation; Fred Kavli Theatre (Thousand Oaks, California -- Ventura County). Tickets from $27 to $47. For further information, call (805) 449-2775.
Friday, January 25, 2002, 7:30 pm -- Sonoran Plaza Ballroom 19753 N Remington Drive, Sun City Grand. Surprize, Arizona. Tickets: $12 -- children under 12 years; $18 -- adult general admission; $25 -- reserve seating, first 4 rows. For further information, call 623-935-6384 (500 seats in auditorium). Map is on Web site (link listed below):
Thursday, January 31, 2002, 8:00 pm -- Cal State Northridge; (818) 677-3943 (18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA). General Admission $19.50; Seniors, Students & Groups of 15 or More $15. CSUN Students with ID $10.
April 26th -- Chornobyl Shlyach (March) Miensk, Belarus.
Remembering the Chornobyl Disaster, its many victims, and the widespread destruction to Belarus. Refer to the Charter 97 Web site for further details
Aug. 31 -- Sept. 2, 2002 (Saturday thru Monday) -- 25th Biennial Convention of Belarusians of North America Highland Park, NJ (east coast USA).
Check the Bielarus newspaper Web site. I'll provide further details, once they are available. (FYI: Monday, September 2, is the Labor Day holiday in the USA)
Чарговая 25-я Сустрэча Беларусаў Паўночнай Амэрыкі. адбудзецца 31-га жніўня - 2-га верасьня 2002-га году. ў Гайлянд Парку, штат Нью Джэрзі. Сачыце за інфармацыяй. (Арганізацыйны камітэт)
November 22, 2002 (Friday) -- Annual meeting of NAABS at the AAASS Convention, Pittsburgh, Pennsyslvania, USA.
"NAABS" is the North American Association for Belarusian Studies, a scholary organization. Go to the NAABS Web site for further information. (Note: The NAABS business meeting will take place on Friday, Nov. 22nd, from 7:30 TO 10:00 PM. The AAASS convention takes place over four days: Thursday through Sunday, November 21-24, 2002.)