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6 Dec 2019
EAEU-themed train launched in Moscow metro to mark union’s 5th anniversary EAEU-themed train launched in Moscow metro to mark union’s 5th anniversary
Two cars of the train are dedicated to each of the five EAEU member states. “It was great to see things that are associated with Belarus: lakes and forests, Yanka Kupala’s poems and the words from the Belovezhskaya Pushcha song, BelAZ trucks and Belarusian food products”...
4 Dec 2019
Verkhnedvinsk to host festival of national cultures Verkhnedvinsk to host festival of national cultures
About 200 people are to take part in these events. These are representatives of diasporas living in Vitebsk Oblast, including Armenians, Ukrainians, Russians, Mordovians, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Tajiks, Poles, Jews, and Bashkirs...
2 Dec 2019
Rare Christmas decorations to go on show at National History Museum Rare Christmas decorations to go on show at National History Museum
The exhibition will feature Christmas decorations from Europe, Asia, Australia, America and Africa. Among them are rare exhibits: a replica of the decoration given to Pope John Paul II as a gift and later inscribed in the Guinness Book of Records, a huge glass bauble, which decorated the Vienna Christmas Ball, and many more...
2 Dec 2019
Ivan Litvinovich wins trampoline silver in Japan Ivan Litvinovich wins trampoline silver in Japan
Ivan Litvinovich scored a total of 61.52 points to finish second behind Gao Lei of China...
29 Nov 2019
Belarus’ contestant in Top 32 at Miss World 2019 Sports Competition Belarus’ contestant in Top 32 at Miss World 2019 Sports Competition
“Anastasia Laurynchuk has made it to the Top 32. For that she got additional points which increased her chances of winning the Miss World 2019 pageant”...
29 Nov 2019
Switzerland, Belarus sign agreement to boost tourism during IIHF World Championships Switzerland, Belarus sign agreement to boost tourism during IIHF World Championships
The 2020 IIHF World Championship will take place in Zurich and Lausanne. Switzerland will host the event for the 11th time. The 2021 edition will be co-hosted by Minsk and Riga...
29 Nov 2019
Belarusian Ded Moroz tops CIS charts as most popular winter wizard Belarusian Ded Moroz tops CIS charts as most popular winter wizard
The Belarusian Grandfather Frost welcomes guests in his residence in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. The residence is the most famous tourist brand of the country. It welcomes about 150,000 visitors every year...
26 Nov 2019
Belarus to introduce visa-free rules at regional airports, land border crossings Belarus to introduce visa-free rules at regional airports, land border crossings
“Visa-free travels represent a very important decision that has been made. At present visa-free entry is available in the Minsk National Airport and partially in Brest Oblast and Grodno Oblast. The program has produced serious results over a short period of time”...
21 Nov 2019
Belarus’ Zhirovichi Monastery gearing up for 500th anniversary celebrations Belarus’ Zhirovichi Monastery gearing up for 500th anniversary celebrations
The main celebrations will take place on 20 May; festive services will start on 19 May...
21 Nov 2019
Belovezhskaya Pushcha among National Geographic’s best trips for 2020 Belovezhskaya Pushcha among National Geographic’s best trips for 2020
National Geographic invites tourists to visit one of Europe’s last true wild places. The park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, spans a vast territory and creates an oasis of wilderness in the middle of a crowded continent...
21 Nov 2019
Belarusian rock band J:Mors performs at UN to celebrate 30 years of Convention on Rights of Child Belarusian rock band J:Mors performs at UN to celebrate 30 years of Convention on Rights of Child
The Rock4Children campaign has become a symbolic contribution of Belarus to the global campaign dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child...
20 Nov 2019
Slavianski Bazaar music festival seeks to bring new artists to Vitebsk Slavianski Bazaar music festival seeks to bring new artists to Vitebsk
“This poll is one of the activities to help us put together the line-up of the next Slavianski Bazaar festival. We intend to hold other interactive activities in the near future”...
19 Nov 2019
Belarus’ Liza Misnikova to perform 7th at Junior Eurovision 2019 Belarus’ Liza Misnikova to perform 7th at Junior Eurovision 2019
Young hopefuls from 19 countries will take to the stage of Arena Gliwice at the grand final...
19 Nov 2019
Karsten, Herasimenia honored by Belarus’ NOC Karsten, Herasimenia honored by Belarus’ NOC
Presenting the awards, the head of state stressed that Ekaterina Karsten is a legend of Belarusian sport and that Aliaksandra Herasimenia represented the national colors in the international arena throughout many years. The president expressed regret that the two athletes already retired...
18 Nov 2019
International Festival of Modern Choreography kicks off in Vitebsk International Festival of Modern Choreography kicks off in Vitebsk
The IFMC 2019 in Vitebsk will bring together artists from Belarus, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Russia, and Ukraine...
15 Nov 2019
Belarus President’s Sport Club joins TAFISA Belarus President’s Sport Club joins TAFISA
Joining TAFISA will help the Belarus President’s Sport Club to establish cooperation with key international organizations in the field of mass sports, improve the quality of mass competitions in Belarus...
15 Nov 2019
ISU World Cup season kicks off in Minsk ISU World Cup season kicks off in Minsk
It is expected that taking part in the competitions will be 250 athletes from 27 countries, including well-known foreign athletes Kjeld Nuis (Netherlands), Martina Sablikova (Czech Republic), Pavel Kulizhnikov (Russia), Brittany Bowe (United States) and many others...
13 Nov 2019
Belarus’ Junior Eurovision delegation to leave for Gliwice on 17 November Belarus’ Junior Eurovision delegation to leave for Gliwice on 17 November
The delegation includes Liza Misnikova, her team and representatives of the Belarusian Television and Radio Company...
13 Nov 2019
Belarus capable of booking some 100 Tokyo Olympic berths Belarus capable of booking some 100 Tokyo Olympic berths
As of 6 November, the Olympic qualifying requirements and standards were met by 63 Belarusian athletes across 51 events in 13 sports...
6 Nov 2019
Shanghai to host Minsk Days on 7-9 November Shanghai to host Minsk Days on 7-9 November
The Minsk-Shanghai business forum is scheduled for 8 November. Top on the agenda will be contacts between the two cities, advanced technology, investment potential, and tourism...
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