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26 Sep 2016
Belarusian cardiologists to use more nanosized diamonds
“I am talking about cardiographs shaped virtually as an optic fiber. They can measure the heart’s magnetic activity for diagnostic purposes,” said Sergei Kilin, Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus...
26 Sep 2016
Tourbusiness 2016 expo to focus on inbound, domestic tourism
“This year’s edition of the forum will be different from the previous ones. The focus will be placed on Belarus’ tourism potential, that is on inbound and domestic tourism. Previously, the emphasis was on outbound tourism,” Mikhail Portnoi explained...
26 Sep 2016
Belavia’s second rebranded aircraft to arrive in Minsk 28 September
The second out of three Boeing 737-800 ordered in 2014 will arrive in Minsk late on 28 September. Belavia’s first rebranded aircraft landed in Minsk National Airport on 15 August. The third one is expected in Minsk in December. The plane comes in white and blue colors, with a cornflower beautifying the tail...
26 Sep 2016
Belarusian artists partake in Salon d’Automne in France
The opening ceremony was attended by Belarusian artists Vladislav Kufko from Brest and Yuri Nesteruk from Mogilev, among others. The exhibition features works by contemporary Belarusian artists Sergei Belooky, Leonid Rotko and Yuri Khilko...
23 Sep 2016
Exhibition opened to highlight 45th anniversary of Brest Fortress memorial
The exhibition is timed to the 45th anniversary since the memorial was opened. The photo project is divided into a historical part and a modern part. The former relies on photos from the museum’s own stock. They were made in the 1950-1970s. The latter features works submitted for the contest A Look at the Brest Fortress that took place in July-September 2016...
23 Sep 2016
Day of Azerbaijani Culture in Minsk on 1 October
The festival will kick off in the capital’s Upper Town at midday. Minsk residents and visitors will enjoy Azerbaijani folk music and the Lezghinka dance performed by Legends of the Caucasus and Sarı Gelin. Visitors to the celebrations will be invited to attend workshops of Azerbaijani cuisine...
23 Sep 2016
Russian-funded film highlights 60th anniversary of Brest Fortress Defense Museum
Andrei Shishkanov, one of the project’s initiators, said during the presentation that rare documentaries and photos from personal and state archives had been used to make the film...
22 Sep 2016
Plans for Italian-Belarusian dictionary
The Italian-Belarusian dictionary will be the first lexicographic reference book in the history of the Belarusian linguistics developed for translating texts of different genres and styles, fist of all, fiction and popular-science literature from Italian to Belarusian...
21 Sep 2016
Bike 4 SDGs gathers participants from 35 countries in Volozhin District
“Representatives of 35 countries have gathered here today to have a bike ride and make a canoe trip,” said Sanaka Samarasinha. The goal of the event is to pay attention to the environment that should be preserved for the future generations.
20 Sep 2016
Belarus to host ISU European Figure Skating Championship 2019
The tournament will take place on 21-27 January 2019. It is planned that the competitions will be held at Minsk Arena. Apart from the Belarusian capital, competing to host the ISU European Figure Skating Championship 2019 was Zagreb, Graz, Kiev and Tallinn...
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