Diese Präsentation wurde erfolgreich gemeldet.
Wir verwenden Ihre LinkedIn Profilangaben und Informationen zu Ihren Aktivitäten, um Anzeigen zu personalisieren und Ihnen relevantere Inhalte anzuzeigen. Sie können Ihre Anzeigeneinstellungen jederzeit ändern.

Seven Facts about Belarus

198 Aufrufe

Veröffentlicht am

Interesting facts about Belarussian people, Belarusian language, holidays, IT companies and potato

Veröffentlicht in: Reisen
  • Als Erste(r) kommentieren

  • Gehören Sie zu den Ersten, denen das gefällt!

Seven Facts about Belarus

  1. 1. BELARUS Seven Facts
  2. 2. Belarus is a small country in eastern Europe... They say...
  3. 3. Belarus is not THAT small #13/49 in Europe Belarus Utah
  4. 4. Belarusians are known as ‘potatomen’ = ‘bulbashi’ Bulba is Belarusian for ‘potato’ Photo credit: http://www.etobelarusdetka.com/
  5. 5. Potato in Belarus 1676 Potato was introduced from Netherlands to Grand Duchy of Lithuania 1536 Spanish Conquistadors discovered potato in Peru and carried it to Europe Now The are 300+ potato dishes recorded in Belarus Belarus ranks eighth among world potato producing countries
  6. 6. Potato 2lb Onion 2 eggs While flour, 1 tbsp Salt and pepper Oil, 2 tbsp Draniki
  7. 7. Minsk is older than Moscow 1067 - Minsk was mentioned in historical records first time Minsk was rebuilt 8 times. Last time - after WWII
  8. 8. Belarusian languageBel Rus ● Belarusians mostly speak in Russian ● Belarusian language shares 84% of common vocabulary with Ukrainian ● The old Belarusian language was an official language of the Belarusian– Lithuanian State Grand Duchy of Lithuania (1230–1596).
  9. 9. Chernobyl ● About 70% of the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl disaster landed in Belarus ● More than 2,000 towns and villages were evacuated
  10. 10. Belarus is a Silicon Valley of former USSRPhoto credit: http://www.etobelarusdetka.com/
  11. 11. Belarusian Startups
  12. 12. Christmas Tree New Year
  13. 13. Belarusians have Two Christmases! ● Catholics - December 25th ● Orthodox - January 7th And two bank holidays too!

×