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2 Dec 2016
Belarus Bolshoi Theater sets off on a tour of Germany, Austria
This is the sixth time the Belarusian artists will tour these countries during the Christmas and New Year holidays. On 9 December-18 January the Belarusian ballet company will perform in the largest theaters in Bonn and Bremen, Hamburg and Cologne, Berlin and Hanover, Munich and Dortmund, Salzburg and Vienna...
1 Dec 2016
First World Cup podium for Belarus’ Chepelin
France’s Martin Fourcade dominated the Men’s 20K Individual race, winning in 51:33.8, despite two penalties. Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe matched Fourcade at the shooting range, but finished second, 29.5 seconds back. Third-place Vladimir Chepelin crossed the finish line 1:24.3 back, with one penalty...
30 Nov 2016
Belarus’ Darya Yurkevich 3rd in 15K Individual in Ostersund
The clean-shooting Belarusian finished 1:17.3 seconds behind the winner, Laura Dahlmeier of Germany (46:14.0; two penalties). Second came in Anais Bescond from France with one penalty, 15.8 seconds back...
30 Nov 2016
Belarus names Eurovision 2017 national selection finalists
A total of 67 entries came through open auditions. The winner of the national selection will represent Belarus at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest to be hosted by Kiev. The final concert for Belarus’ Eurovision entry will be held no later than 25 January 2017...
30 Nov 2016
Olympic qualification named key condition for a sport to be included into 2019 European Games
“Everything will be spelled out in the corresponding contract. Representatives of the European Games organizing committee and also Head of the National Olympic Committee Alexander Lukashenko will express their opinions as well. Most likely the program will comprise such sports as freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, judo, sambo,” Maksim Ryzhenkov said...
30 Nov 2016
Belarus wins international award for hosting Global Money Week 2016
Global Money Week 2016 took place in Belarus on 14-20 March to raise the financial awareness of children and young Belarusians. The campaign was focused on the forthcoming redenomination of the Belarusian ruble...
30 Nov 2016
Belarus to bring Nutcracker ballet to French Lyon
“Today it is important to strengthen cultural relations. This year the Belarusian Embassy in France organized concerts of Pesnyary band in Lyon and Paris. Marina Vezhnovets’ children’s ballet company will bring The Nutcracker production to Lyon before the end of the year,” Pavel Latushko said...
30 Nov 2016
Belarus to host 2019 European Spochan Championship
“The 42nd World Sports Chanbara Championship in Tokyo gathered 1,500 athletes from 26 countries. It was the first world-level event that Belarus took part in. Maria Tatarinova won the 5Q Kodachi (short sword) silver. The schedule of the forthcoming tournaments was revised at the international congress held during the Tokyo championship”...
29 Nov 2016
Minsk to host Art Capital: From France to Belarus expo
The exposition in the National Center of Contemporary Arts will feature the works of 15 famous modern French artists, and also 11 Belarusian painters and sculptors who took part in the French prestigious expo Art en Capital in Paris’ Grand Palais in 2015...
29 Nov 2016
Nikolai Cherginets reelected Chairman of Belarus’ Writers Union
The decision on reelecting Nikolai Cherginets as Chairman of the Writers Union of Belarus was approved unanimously. Nikolai Cherginets thanked for the confidence and said that a lot of plans are ahead...
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