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17 Oct 2018
Minsk, Smorgon to host conference on 100th anniversary since end of First World War on 25-26 October Minsk, Smorgon to host conference on 100th anniversary since end of First World War on 25-26 October
The conference “Belarus in the Flames First World War” will be held on 25-26 October. On the first day the conference will be held in Minsk, on the second one it will move to Smorgon which was affected by the century-old events the most...
17 Oct 2018
25th Minsk International Film Festival Listapad to feature 167 films 25th Minsk International Film Festival Listapad to feature 167 films
"This year the festival will feature 167 films from 48 countries. Two countries – South Africa and Kenya – will make their debut at the festival"...
17 Oct 2018
Listapadzik’s 2018 competition program to feature six movies Listapadzik’s 2018 competition program to feature six movies
"These movies, I think, are small yet important revelations about the theme of childhood. They represent Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, China, Estonia and Serbia"...
17 Oct 2018
Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of Great Patriotic War Museum Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of Great Patriotic War Museum
“Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of the Great Patriotic War Museum” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. It is dedicated to the beginnings of the museum...
17 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international conference on communications on 18-19 October Minsk to host international conference on communications on 18-19 October
"The conference has become an annual forum of research centers, higher learning institutions and companies specializing in development, introduction and operation of communication means"...
17 Oct 2018
Skaters from over 30 countries to partake in Ice Star competition in Minsk Skaters from over 30 countries to partake in Ice Star competition in Minsk
The event is scheduled for 18-21 October. Minsk will host this competition for the seventh time already. It will be a kind of test in the run-up to the ISU European Figure Skating Championship that will take place in Minsk Arena in January 2019...
17 Oct 2018
IFMC play to be staged in Minsk, Gomel, Vitebsk IFMC play to be staged in Minsk, Gomel, Vitebsk
Rossini Overtures by Spellbound contemporary ballet (Italy) will premiere at the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus in Minsk on 20 November. The play will travel to Gomel on 22 November and then to Vitebsk on 25 November...
16 Oct 2018
Minsk named among world’s top three cleanest cities Minsk named among world’s top three cleanest cities
“The capital and largest city of Belarus is often touted by tourist sites as the world's cleanest city. Diligent workers take care of the city's many parks and regularly keep the streets sparkling clean”...
16 Oct 2018
EU mulls energy efficiency programs for Brest Oblast, Grodno Oblast EU mulls energy efficiency programs for Brest Oblast, Grodno Oblast
"Next year we are launching a big resource and energy efficiency program worth €15 million. Brest Oblast and Grodno Oblast have been chosen as pilot areas. They will receive €10 million"...
16 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international congress of librarians on 18-19 October Minsk to host international congress of librarians on 18-19 October
The main theme of the forum is Comfortable Environment of Libraries: New Technological and Material-Technical Solutions...
16 Oct 2018
4G mobile services in Minsk metro as from April 2019 4G mobile services in Minsk metro as from April 2019
4G mobile service should be enabled in the Minsk metro ahead of the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 in line with the government’s instructions...
16 Oct 2018
Belarus’ Nina Sinyakova wins composers competition in Saint Petersburg Belarus’ Nina Sinyakova wins composers competition in Saint Petersburg
She scored the highest for her Concerto for Two Violins with Orchestra. She also won People’s Choice Award...
16 Oct 2018
WTO Weeks start in Belarus WTO Weeks start in Belarus
At present, accession to the World Trade Organization is one of the priorities of Belarus’ foreign trade policy. WTO membership will enable the country to secure stable and predictable terms of trade with other countries...
15 Oct 2018
Cold War to open Lіstapad film festival in Minsk Cold War to open Lіstapad film festival in Minsk
Cold War narrates about impossible love during the impossible time. Wiktor and Zula, who share names and character traits with the film-maker’s mother and father, meet on the ruins of postwar Poland.
15 Oct 2018
Belarusians to study at Huawei University in Shenzhen Belarusians to study at Huawei University in Shenzhen
The Chinese tech giant is implementing an international educational project Seeds for the Future. About 1,000 Belarusian students and university graduates specializing in IT are selected for an internship at the innovative center of Bel Huawei Technologies...
15 Oct 2018
Sabalenka 15th in WTA rankings Sabalenka 15th in WTA rankings
Three more Belarusian players have made it to the WTA Top 100: Aliaksadnra Sasnovich is 31st, Victoria Azarenka is 56th, and Vera Lapko is 62nd...
12 Oct 2018
Belarus to launch joint projects with participants of Frankfurt Book Fair Belarus to launch joint projects with participants of Frankfurt Book Fair
Belarus’ Deputy Information Minister Igor Buzovsky noted that the Belarusian book stand attracted many private publishing houses, entrepreneurs, and Belarusians living in Germany...
11 Oct 2018
Book about Belarus-Russia interregional contacts comes out Book about Belarus-Russia interregional contacts comes out
"The book Regions For The Union State was published with support of the Union State Standing Committee and was timed to the 5th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia"...
11 Oct 2018
FIDE hails Belarus’ potential in organizing international tournaments FIDE hails Belarus’ potential in organizing international tournaments
"We always had constructive and business relations with the previous leadership of FIDE. Belarus supported the candidacy of new FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich"...
11 Oct 2018
Belarus to field three teams at 2022 World Chess Olympiad Belarus to field three teams at 2022 World Chess Olympiad
"These will be the men’s, women’s and youth national teams. We understand how much preparation needs to be done"...
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