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23 Jun 2017
Film about BELARUS tractors wins grand prix of international festival in United States
The Breadwinner video about the Belarusian tractor was recognized as the best among 2,000 entries from more than 50 countries. The film tells a story about the life of the tractor BELARUS working in different countries. The protagonists of the video are real farmers, for whom the tractor has become the main partner in the work and family breadwinner...
22 Jun 2017
Chizhovka Arena to host Belarus-United States Fed Cup final
The matches for the prestigious trophy will be held in 11-12 November. On the way to the final, Belarus beat the teams of the Netherlands and Switzerland...
22 Jun 2017
Delegations from Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia attend Day of Remembrance events in Brest
Twenty-two official delegations have arrived in Brest. The guests attended a commemoration event at the Ceremonial Square to mark the 76th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War and watched historical reenactment of the defense of the Brest Fortress...
21 Jun 2017
Belarusian designer wins Silver Lion for CS Light Bulbs packaging
Angelina Pischikova of Belarus won the Silver Lion of the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in the Design category for the CS Light Bulbs packaging for Crazy Service, the producer of lighting equipment...
21 Jun 2017
Azarenka wins on her return
The Mallorca Open first-round match between Victoria Azarenka and World No.74 Risa Ozaki of Japan lasted for two days. On Tuesday evening the Belarusian won the first set 6-3. The second was a close battle and ended up with a victory of the Japanese player 6-4...
21 Jun 2017
Silver for Belarus at 2017 IWF Junior World Championships
The Belarusian lifted 171kg in the snatch phase and 207kg in the clean and jerk stage to combine for the total of 378kg for the second place in the -94kg category...
21 Jun 2017
Minsk in top three travel destinations in CIS in summer 2017
The top ten travel destinations in the CIS in the summer of 2017 included Astana (Kazakhstan), Baku (Azerbaijan), Minsk (Belarus), Yerevan (Armenia), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Chisinau (Moldova), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Kiev (Ukraine), and Ashgabat (Tajikistan)...
21 Jun 2017
Minsk to host festival of Lithuanian culture 24 June
The festival will feature master classes on arts and crafts such as woodcarving, amber decoration, felting and knitting. Taking part in the exhibition will be craftsmen from Lithuania and Belarus...
20 Jun 2017
Brest to mark anniversary of Great Patriotic War outbreak with reenactment event
This time the reenactment of the historical events of June 1941 will feature more than 500 participants. Many more applications were submitted but the organizers had to limit the number of participants. Brest will welcome representatives from Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Japan, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, China, and Kazakhstan...
20 Jun 2017
Ten more cities of Belarus to join Green Cities project
“Our project will be first of all implemented in three pilot cities: Polotsk, Novopolotsk and Novogrudok. We are planning to expand this experience to ten more Belarusian cities. The cities have not been defined yet. Everything depends on the interest from the local administration”...
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