Photo of the Day for December 31, 2012

December 30, 2012 7:00 pm

Azdamichy 2012.  Аздамічы 2012 год.

Photo of the Day for December 30, 2012

December 29, 2012 7:00 pm

Churches of Belarus (part XXI):  Orthodox church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Vozjera 2012.  Цэрквы Беларусі (частка ХХІ):  царква Сьвятых апосталаў Пятра й Паўла, Возера 2012 год.

Photo of the Day for December 29, 2012

December 28, 2012 7:00 pm

Near Radchytsk 2012.  Ля Радчыцку 2012 год.

Photo of the Day for December 28, 2012

December 27, 2012 7:00 pm

Belarus in Faces (part LXXI).  Беларусь у тварах (частка LXXI).

Subotniki 2008.  Суботнікі 2008 год.

Photo of the Day for December 27, 2012

December 26, 2012 7:00 pm

At the Sawmill, Azdamichy 2012.  У лесапільні, Аздвмічы 2012 год.

Photo of the Day for December 26, 2012

December 25, 2012 7:00 pm

With Both Grannies, Tsjerablichy 2012.  З абодзьвюма бабулечкамі, Цераблічы 2012 год.

Christmas / Нараджэньне Пана

December 24, 2012 4:05 pm

Luke 2:10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. 2:11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

Паводле Лукі 2

10. І сказаў ім анёл: ня бойцеся; я ўзьвяшчаю вам вялікую радасьць, якая будзе ўсім людзям:

11. бо сёньня нарадзіўся вам у горадзе Давідавым Збаўца, Які ёсьць Хрыстос Гасподзь;

[Пераклад Васілём Сёмухам, © 2000, 2001 Алеся Сёмуха.  Усе правы ахоўваюцца.]

A Merry Christmas to all.  Віншую з Нараджэньнем Пана.  Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia.

Miraculous image of the Virgin and Child, Kamai 2011.  The Virgin’s crown signifies this image’s miraculous nature, recognized already in the 18th century.

Цудатворны абраз Маці Божай зь Дзіцем, Камаі 2011 год.

 

Photo of the Day for December 24, 2012

December 23, 2012 7:00 pm

St. John the Evangelist, Church of the Holy Trinity, Shylavichy 2012.  Сьвяты Ян Эвангеліст, касьцёл Сьвятой Тройцы, Шылавічы 2012 год.

This portrait is a splendid example of vernacular religious painting in the Greek Catholic tradition.  See also photo for June 13, 2012.

Photo of the Day for December 23, 2012

December 22, 2012 7:00 pm

To commemorate Advent IV.  З нагоды чацьвертай нядзелі Адвэнту.

Churches of Belarus (part XX):  church of the Holy Trinity, Rositsa 2012.  Касьцёлы Беларусі (частка ХХ):  касьцёл Сьвятой Тройцы, Росіца 2012 год.

Photo of the Day for December 22, 2012

December 21, 2012 7:00 pm

Traditional shingle roof, Karaljeutsy 2012.  Гонтавы дах, Каралеўцы 2012 год.

It is rare to find a traditional Belarusian shingle roof in such good condition as here.