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23 Feb 2017
Belarus-initiated photo exhibition celebrating family opens in Geneva
Yuri Ambrazevich, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva, stressed the important positive contribution of the family to the effort to achieve sustainable development and the vital role of the family in protecting the rights of its members, especially in supporting people with disabilities...
22 Feb 2017
Belarus Embassy in Vienna marks 25 years of diplomatic relations with photo exhibition
During the reception, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Austria Alena Kupchyna stressed the importance of developing bilateral cooperation between the countries in all areas...
22 Feb 2017
Plans to make biological heart valves in Belarus
According to the source, patients, who opt for biological heart valves, will be able to avoid certain dependence on medications, which mechanical heart valves require. Biological heart valves are believed to be capable of substantially improving the quality of life for such patients...
22 Feb 2017
Belarus to offer more factory tours in 2017
In addition, tourists are invited to visit Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ trademark) and Belarusian Autoworks (BelAZ trademark). “These are the country’s well-known brands, known everywhere and interesting to our tourists”...
22 Feb 2017
Belarus’ visa-free visitors mostly German tourists
The number of foreigners entering Belarus at Minsk National Airport has already exceeded 1,500 since the launch of visa-free entry. German tourists have made up the majority so far, followed by Polish, Italian and UK citizens...
22 Feb 2017
Brussels’ Manneken Pis to don Belarusian national costume on 10 March
The event on 10 March will include a formal part in the town hall with the participation of Belarusian Ambassador to Belgium Alexander Mikhnevich, officials of the mayor’s office and representatives of the Belarusian community in Belgium. The dress up event will also feature music by Belarusian folk bands and Belarusian drinks...
22 Feb 2017
Belarus to take part in Vilnius Book Fair
On the opening day Belarus will present its stand to Lithuanian journalists, guests and participants of the fair. The stand will feature the editions dedicated to Francysk Skaryna and the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing published by the Belarusian state publishing houses (Mastatskaya Litaratura, Belarusian Petrus Brouka Encyclopedia, Narodnaya Asveta, Zviazda, and others)...
21 Feb 2017
Diplomats from 36 countries recite Yanka Kupala’s poems in Minsk
Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko noted that it became a good tradition to arrange events to celebrate Yanka Kupala’s art at the ministry. “In the early 20th century, his poems became a symbol of Belarus’ revival and embodiment of the noble idea of national self-determination,” the diplomat said...
20 Feb 2017
Belarusian day during Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan scheduled for August
According to Yergali Bulegenov, Belarus was one of the first countries to confirm it will participate in Expo 2017. Documents on Belarus’ participation in the forum were signed in 2016. Belarus will be able to use one of the central pavilions...
20 Feb 2017
Number of Belarus' visa-free visitors exceeds 1,000
Among the visa-free visitors are 176 citizens of Germany, 163 from Poland, 112 from Italy. A total of 1,108 people from 46 countries have visited the country visa-free so far...
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