Dribin opened the renovated history and ethnography museum. Its scientific and art project was designed by the Mogilev regional local history museum named after Romanov.
Uncrashed cigarettes led to 2 fires at the end of October, the correspondent of the site was told by chief inspector of propaganda and training centre of Mogilev region department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Olga Nekhoroshikh.
New Orthodox church - Svyato-Troitskaya (the Holy Trinity) Church - was consecrated in Dribin district by Bishop Sophrony of Mogilev and Mstislavl, serving at Mogilev eparchy. Several dozens of believers, including those having come from Ryasno, Trilesino, Mikheevka, and other settlements, witnessed the event.
A tourist brand will be developed for Dribin district. The information was provided by the head of education, sports and tourism department of Dribin district executive committee Denis Korneichuck.
August 2 Dribin will be in a fair mood. The township starts the IV regional festival of folk art, trades and handicrafts “Dribinskiye Torzhki”. The information is provided by Tatiana Kochina, a main specialist of the ideology, culture and youth’s affairs department of Dribin district executive committee.
One more bus tour has been introduced in Mogilev region in the Year of Hospitality - "Magic Tour to Ded Triles and Trilesino Giants". The information was provided by the director of Mogilevobltourist Elena Karpenko.
Mogilev enterprise “Gazosilikat” carries out the investment project to construct a wind farm in Pudovnya village, Dribin district. 5 wind turbines will produce 1.5 megawatt per hour. It will provide the company with electric power and enrich the district’s budget.
The cluster “The land of life-giving wells” offers a one-day tour “The Mystery of Kreschenskaya Water”. The tour is about Mogilev and Dribin districts. The information is provided by Alexander Romanov, the deputy director of the hotel complex “Mogilevtourist”.
Two brothers died in fire at Dribin district. The tragedy happened in the afternoon on October 30 at Ryasno village, the correspondent of the site was told by chief inspector of propaganda and training centre of Mogilev region department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Olga Nekhoroshikh.
September, 10 the President of the Republic of Belarus considered personnel issues. The head of the state approved Oleg Maslak to take the chairman office of Dribin district executive committee.
Guests of the third regional festival of folk arts, trades and handicrafts “Dribinskie torzhki” will have to go through the symbolic customs. The festival will be held on 3 August in Dribin, deputy chair of Dribin district executive committee on social matters Dmitry Pimoshenko told.
Felt boot makers from Dribin will provide “Baden” trading network with felt boots. The information is provided by the Culture Office of Dribin District Executive Committee.
“Baden” trading network representatives hold negotiations with Dribin’s craftsmen to produce felt boots for autumn and winter season.
Seven hiding places are laid by travelling cyclists along the green route “Zhivaya Voda” in Mogilev region. The hiding places were laid while testing the first part of the route (Mogilev, Dribin, Chausy, Mstislavl, Krichev districts). Its length of 300 kilometers was covered by travelling cyclists within 4 days.
Alexander Lukashenko signed the Decree awarding 10 special prizes of the President of Belarus to cultural and arts workers. The staff of the Dribin District History and Ethnography Museum became a laureate of the President’s award for their considerable contribution to preservation and propaganda of Belarus’ cultural and moral heritage.
In November, 2012 the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage will consider Belarus’ application to inscribe Belarusian felting (“shapovalstvo” - making hand-made felt boots) on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
Dribin district got a new farmstead not far from Trilesino agritownship. “Bogdanova Farmstead” is located in the picturesque lake area.
The farmstead provides various services to have a good rest: a summer café for 100 persons, a fisherman’s house. In the future the farmstead is expected to get a hotel complex, Russian baths, and a small zoo.
Dribin district committee of the Belarusian Republican Youth Union and district library have initiated collecting books for children’s homes, orphanages and low-income families. It is held within the charitable action “Share the source of knowledge with others”.
The staff of Krugloye post office headed by Lyudmila Baigus got the second prize at the national post office competition. Dribin post service headed by Lidiya Dubikovskaya became the first in the republic.
Ancient traditions of making bast shoes are being revived at Dribin district. This footwear is considered to be both ecologically clean and medicinal, doctors recommend it to pregnant women.
Three more objects in Mogilev region got the status of intangible historical and cultural heritage.