Minsk theatres

Or anyway, “theatres” broadly defined.

We’ve already seen the Moskva (Москва) cinema on Pobediteley avenue, but here’s the Pobeda (Победа) cinema on Internatsionalnaya street in Minsk:

Pobeda theatre, Minsk

And what it’s showing:

attraction at Pobeda theatre, Minsk

Here’s the Belarusian National Opera & Ballet Theatre:

Belarusian National Opera & Ballet Theatre, Minsk

Belarusian National Opera & Ballet Theatre, Minsk

Belarusian National Opera & Ballet Theatre, Minsk

It’s clear from this page about the history of the building that it has recently been restored.

But what more dramatic way to announce a theatre than with a tank in front? (Other sites say that the tank is a T-35/85, a model written up here.) Below, the Drama Theatre of the Belarusian Army, on Krasnoarmeiskaya street.

Drama Theatre of the Belarusian Army, Minsk

Drama Theatre of the Belarusian Army, Minsk

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along Pobediteley avenue

Time for a walk along Pobediteley avenue, which runs from the northwest past Victory park, the Hero City monument, and the hotel where I stayed, toward Nyezhavisimosty avenue, by which time it has acquired the name Lenin street.

shop display, Pobediteley Ave

detail, Moskva cinema, Pobediteley Ave

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