MINSK, 19 November (BelTA) - Belarusians living in Spain participate in various cultural projects featuring Belarus, head of the All-Spanish Association of Belarusians, director of the consultative and language center Lingvolandia Svetlana Yaskova told BelTA on the sidelines of the sixth meeting of the Advisory Council for Belarusians Abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.
She said that several thousand Belarusians live in Spain. "We regularly implement cultural projects and hold various events, including literary meetings. For example, we recently took part in the Dazhynki event celebrating the end of harvest time in the Embassy of Belarus in Spain," she noted.
Svetlana Yaskova spoke about the ongoing educational projects in the consultative and language center Lingvolandia. "We have organized a linguistic project 'Learning Without Borders'. It involves children who live in Spain, not only Belarusians, but in general Russian-speaking kids, including Russians, Ukrainians. They attend our classes on Saturdays. They take a Belarusian primary school course, study with primary school teachers from Minsk," she shared.
In addition, Svetlana Yaskova reported on the ongoing tourist projects with an educational content: "Every year I bring groups of Spaniards to take Russian-language courses in Belarus, internship courses in Minsk State Linguistic University. Health resorts are a new line of work for us. We want to combine education with holidays in Belarus."