They say the Belarusians are the least emotional people in the world, we don’t smile and always gloomy. BelarusFeed is ready to dispel the stereotype and prove that statistics don’t count for everything.
We’ll easily prove otherwise.
To do that we won’t need words, perfectly-timed moments captured by cameras of local photographers will do that for us.
Believe us, the Belarusians experience a full range of emotions – from hearty belly laugh to a good cry, from passionate love to absolute fury and apathy.
Slutsk residents observe the filming of the “Chernobyl” TV series. The shooting has taken place in the city since June. Some locals participate as extras. 17 August, 2018. Slutsk, Minsk region. Photo: Yevgeny Yerchak
Two men throw the cauldron out of the window of a non-residential barrack at Grushevka district. At the moment, there’s a multi-apartment housing. 27 July, 2018. Minsk, Belarus. Photo: Dmitry Brushko
The old man is detained during one of the unauthorized marches dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Belarusian People’s Republic. 25 March, 2018. Minsk, Belarus. Photo:
The old woman is dancing and singing during Gukanne Vyasny festival. Belarusian people used the ritual to draw warm days nearer by calling out for birds, the main carriers of warmth. Gomel, Belarus. Photo: Ivan Yarivanovitch
People party during “Rock za Bobrov”. The open air music fest was held in Belarus for the 11th time. It beat last year’s record for attendance, gathering 45,000 visitors. 4 August, 2018. Aerodrome Borovaya, Minsk region. Photo: Dmitry Brushko
Couple kisses during A-fest beer festival in Minsk. 12 August, 2018. Lošyсki Park, Minsk. Photo: Dmitry Brushko
Participants of the Slavic martial arts festival compete during a “wall to wall” game. 6 May, 2018. Grodno, Belarus. Photo: Katerina Gordeeva
7-year-old Sasha and 8-year-old Danik play in a room of a one-room apartment rented by their mother. A young woman works at school and reeives a salary of BYN 300 (~$150). 1 December, 2017. Pinsk, Brest region. Photo: Dmitry Brushko
An old woman sits in front of the monument at the Northern cemetery on Radunitsa, the day of remembrance of the dead. 17 April, 2018. Minsk, Belarus. Photo: Yevgeny Yurchak
The men wash up after taking part in a swamp football during the Sea Festival at Augustow Canal. The event gathered 28 teams. 11 August, 2018. Augustow Canal, Grodno Region. Photo: Katerina Gordeeva
Participants of the Real Men Race to mark the Fatherland Defender Day in Belarus. The topless runners covered 1 or 3 kilometers distances. The event was attended by about 1,5000 people. 23 February, 2018. Photo: Vadim Zamirovsky
Fans and relatives saying goodbye to of Alexander Kullinkovich, the leader of the “Neuro Dubel” band . The singer died of untreated pneumonia on 4 August. He was 46 years old. 5 August, 2018. Minsk, Belarus. Photo: Dmitry Brushko
The soldier hugs his relatives after taking an oath in Pechy military unit. In Pechy, 2,400 young men swore allegiance. 16 December, 2017. Pechy, Borisov district, Minsk region. Photo: Dmitry Brushko
The old ladies ask to choose whose “skylark” pastry is better on Soroki holiday. The Christian feast of the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste. Kostiushkovichi village, Krichevsky region. 24 March, 2018. Photo: Anzhelica Vasilevskaya
Alina Talay and other Belarusian athletes are testing Dynamo stadium before its final comissioning. Minsk, Belarus. 23 June, 2018. Photo: Dmitry Brushko.