BLS branches and divisions operate in 76 Belarusian towns and villages as well as in Moscow, Irkuck, Vilnia, St. Petersburg and Riga.
The recent 5 years have witnessed the progressive decline in the number of university entrants who take the test in the Belarusian language. Hence, we suggest making the test in the Belarusian language compulsory for all the Belarusian university entrants.
This paper was first presented at the international conference on linguistic rights and their defence in Minsk (April 26, 2015) by the Society's deputy head, Denis Tushinsky. The article narrates on the Irish school course in linguistic rights and outlines a Belarusian variant of such a school subject.
The Congress takes place in Minsk on May 27 - 29.
"Revivalistics" online course.
Montana debates a bill on native languages' immersion programmes support.
5-th Cambridge Conference on language endangerement.
Since Polish had long been the official language in Belarus, the Society proposed teaching Polish for Belarusian history students.
The much discussed solemn 20-th anniversary of the 1995 referendum was commjemorated in Lida by a proactive initiative. Language activists have founded a Society's branch at the local shoe factory.
The ancient Pahonya symbol has always been the sign of Lida district. Even during the soviet regime, the weather vane shaped as Pahonya crowned the top of Lida Castle tower.