The Prize For Spiritual Revival
President Alexander Lukashenko and Metropolitan of Minsk and Slutsk, Patriarch Exarch of All Belarus Filaret award prizes of the President of the Republic of Belarus For Spiritual Revival, 9 January 2013
The prize For Spiritual Revival was instituted in 1997.
The President of the Republic of Belarus presents five prizes For Spiritual Revival.
The prize of the President of the Republic of Belarus For Spiritual Revival is awarded every year for remarkable works of literature and art and (or) active humanitarian work which helps preserve and enrich the national cultural heritage, foster love for the Fatherland in the youth, cherish spiritual values, artistic and moral traditions, ideas of philanthropy, charity and mercy.
The prize can be bestowed upon workers of culture, literature, art, architecture, healthcare, education, science, social protection, mass media, foster parents, guardians, clergy and other persons as well as groups of authors, creative figures or other workers.
Works of applicants have to be made public (performed, published or put into operation) within two years prior to the expiry of the nomination period (before 1 October of the year, for which the prize is awarded).
The prize is awarded in line with the decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus and is presented by the President or other officials on his behalf.
A recipient of the prize is awarded a diploma of the winner of the prize For Spiritual Revival.