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18 Jul 2024
Belarus 99th in FIFA rankings Belarus 99th in FIFA rankings
The Belarusian national football team go 99th with 1219.78 points in the recently published rankings of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)...
18 Jul 2024
Belarus win silver at 2024 WDSF World Championship in China Belarus win silver at 2024 WDSF World Championship in China
Belarus’ Mikalai Charniak Lizaveta Hmyrak clinched silver at the 2024 WDSF World Championship Latin Junior II in Wuxi...
17 Jul 2024
Sasnovich reaches Hungarian Open quarterfinal Sasnovich reaches Hungarian Open quarterfinal
World number 134 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus advanced to the Hungarian Open quarterfinal, seeing off Russia’s world number 103 Maria Timofeeva, 6-2, 6-4...
16 Jul 2024
Team Belarus confirmed for Paris 2024 Team Belarus confirmed for Paris 2024
The National Olympic Committee of Belarus confirmed the Team Belarus squad for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris at the Executive Board meeting...
16 Jul 2024
Sasnovich moves to Hungarian Open round two Sasnovich moves to Hungarian Open round two
World number 134 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus went off to a good start at the Hungarian Open, defeating world number 49 Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria, 2-6, 6-2, 2-4...
15 Jul 2024
WTA rankings: Sabalenka 3rd, Azarenka, Sasnovich slide WTA rankings: Sabalenka 3rd, Azarenka, Sasnovich slide
Aryna Sabalenka had to pull out of the Wimbledon Open due to a shoulder injury and currently has 7,061 points. Victoria Azarenka, who also had to withdraw from the event due to an injury, slipped four places to No.20. Aliaksandra Sasnovich dropped ten spots to No.134...
15 Jul 2024
MAZ-SPORTauto Team 3rd at Silk Way Rally MAZ-SPORTauto Team 3rd at Silk Way Rally
Siarhei Viazovich outran Bogdan Karimov by 14 minutes to claim bronze. This has become the fifth medal place for the MAZ-SPORTauto team in the history of its participation in the Silk Way Rally...
12 Jul 2024
Slavianski Bazaar officially opens in Vitebsk Slavianski Bazaar officially opens in Vitebsk
The international arts festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk marked its 33th birthday with grandeur and style. The gala concert of the grand opening ceremony will be remembered for great music and a special vibe of the unity of cultures...
11 Jul 2024
Lukashenko presents special prize to Russian singer at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Lukashenko presents special prize to Russian singer at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
A star named after People’s Artist of Russia Grigory Leps was unveiled before the gala concert of the opening ceremony of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk earlier today...
11 Jul 2024
Lukashenko presents Union State literature, art awards at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Lukashenko presents Union State literature, art awards at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The Union State prizes for literature and art are awarded every two years by the Supreme State Council of the Union State of Belarus and Russia in recognition of creating works of literature and art that make a big contribution to the reinforcement of relations of brotherhood, friendship, and all-round cooperation between Belarus and Russia...
11 Jul 2024
Over 500 journalists from 11 states accredited at Slavianski Bazaar festival Over 500 journalists from 11 states accredited at Slavianski Bazaar festival
“Slavianski Bazaar has welcomed guests from 42 countries,” he said. More than 6,000 people will take part in the festival. These are participants in the festival's projects, artists and others, Gleb Lapitsky remarked...
11 Jul 2024
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk to open officially on 11 July Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk to open officially on 11 July
A solemn opening ceremony will be the highlight of the international arts festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk on 11 July, BelTA learned from the directorate of the festival...
10 Jul 2024
Children's song contest among highlights of second day of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival Children's song contest among highlights of second day of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival
On the first day of the competition the contestants will perform at the Vitebsk Concert Hall accompanied by the Mikhail Finberg National Academic Concert Orchestra of Belarus. The drawing of lots was held a day before...
9 Jul 2024
Brest to host Belaya Vezha international theater festival on 10-15 September Brest to host Belaya Vezha international theater festival on 10-15 September
According to Anna Senkovets, 23 theater groups will take part in the festival. Each group will present one performance across five venues...
9 Jul 2024
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival kicks off on 9 July Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival kicks off on 9 July
The 33rd edition of the international arts festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk is running on 9-15 July. The festival will officially open on 11 July and close on 14 July...
8 Jul 2024
Cultures of SCO states to be celebrated during Slavianski Bazaar festival on 12 July Cultures of SCO states to be celebrated during Slavianski Bazaar festival on 12 July
The new event will take place during one of the largest international festivals in the post-Soviet space. It will be held under the motto “For peace and development together with the SCO!”, which will highlight the high level of cultural dialogue between the SCO nations...
8 Jul 2024
Over 96,000 people visit Kupala Night festival in Alexandria Over 96,000 people visit Kupala Night festival in Alexandria
The national festival Kupala Night (Alexandria Gathers Friends) that was held in Shklov District on 6 July was attended by more than 96,000 people, up by 16,000 over the previous year...
27 Jun 2024
Operation Bagration: Archival footage of Belarus’ liberation in the summer of 1944. Orsha Operation Bagration: Archival footage of Belarus’ liberation in the summer of 1944. Orsha
Operation Bagration was the codename for the 1944 Soviet Byelorussian strategic offensive operation, a military campaign fought between 23 June and 29 July 1944 which was unmatched in terms of coverage and operational-strategic results. Its goal was to defeat the Army Group Center and the liberation of Belarus...
26 Jun 2024
Symbol of courage and pride. Minsk celebrates the 50th anniversary of Hero City title Symbol of courage and pride. Minsk celebrates the 50th anniversary of Hero City title
Minsk was occupied on 28 June 1941. From the first days, Minsk residents were actively involved in the fight against the aggressor...
24 Jun 2024
Azarenka three spots up on WTA rankings Azarenka three spots up on WTA rankings
Having made the Berlin 2024 quarterfinal the Belarusian goes 3rd with a total of 7,841 points...
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