Belarusian Stars Become Comic Characters

Minsk secondary school #161 hosted an unusual action dedicated to the World AIDS Day. The members of the Star Team to fight AIDS, which was created last year under the UNDP project ‘Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Belarus’, held an autograph session and a presentation of comics where they featured.
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MultClub

MultClub has a database of several (local) political cartoons. “All MultClub characters similarities to real Belarusian politicians are accidentally.”
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Censorship in Belarus

Web Cartoons in a Closed Society: Animal Farm as an Allegory of Post-Communist Belarus. Written by: Olena Nikolayenko. “Political humor directed at President Alyaksandr Lukashenka is beyond the official boundaries of the permissible in Belarus, a former Soviet Republic tucked away on the eastern border of the European Union and often labelled ‘Europe’s last dictatorship.’

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Andrei Puchkaniou

Andrei Puchkaniou (1960-2009) was one of the most internationally well-known Belarusian cartoonist. He won several comic competions such as the Aydin Dogan (Turkey), Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), Satyrykon (Poland), Jaka Bede (Poland), Biennial Písek (Czech Republic), Biennial Tehran (Iran), and Kolasin (Montenegro).
The virtual museum of the Turkish Competition Aydin Dogan shows a part of his work.
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Hanna Silivonchyk

Hanna was born in 1980 Homiel, Belarus. She works as a professional painter and black-and-white artist. Currently she lives and works in Minsk, Belarus.
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