CHISINAU, 21 January (BelTA) – Moldova is interested in adopting the best Belarusian film-making and library science practices, especially those related to digitization of films and library holdings, Moldovan Culture Minister Monica Babuc said as she met with Ambassador of Belarus to Moldova Sergei Chichuk on 20 January, BelTA learned from the Moldovan Culture Ministry.
The parties discussed the prospects for bilateral cooperation in culture between Belarus and Moldova.
Monica Babuc said a few words about the key joint events that have been held over the years of cooperation. She stressed that the mutual organization of the Days of Culture provides an opportunity to step up the bilateral relations. The minister also emphasized that Belarusian and Moldovan libraries and artists have developed strong collaboration ties.
Sergei Chichuk spoke about events that will be held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Belarus and Moldova. He pointed out that plans have been made to produce a documentary to mark the anniversary. Sergei Chichuk also stressed the importance of erecting a bust of Belarus' first book printer Francysk Skaryna in Chisinau.
Monica Babuc invited Sergei Chichuk to attend the Martisor International Music Festival. The opening event of the festival will feature pieces of music by eminent Moldovan composer Eugen Doga who celebrates his 80th birthday this year.