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17 Jan 2020
Belarusian children's technopark to open in January 2021 Belarusian children's technopark to open in January 2021
Plans are in place to set up 15 innovative laboratories in the national children’s technopark in robotics, aerospace, green chemistry, engineering ecology and biology...
17 Jan 2020
Belarus National Art Museum to host visual art festival on 1 February Belarus National Art Museum to host visual art festival on 1 February
The festival is a kind of experiment, an attempt to capture the current state of Belarusian art not only in the form of a traditional exposition...
16 Jan 2020
Belarusian scientists design world’s first all-season atmospheric lidar Belarusian scientists design world’s first all-season atmospheric lidar
“This year we’ve finished the development of a container-type atmospheric lidar. It is supposed to be shipped to Antarctica at the end of the year. The device will help our scientists study the atmosphere. It will be the world’s first all-season lidar”...
16 Jan 2020
Belarus president receives Latvia Team hockey jersey Belarus president receives Latvia Team hockey jersey
Krisjanis Karins has chosen a Latvia Team hockey jersey as a gift for a reason: in 2021, Minsk and Riga will co-host the IIHF World Championship. Its organization was discussed among other issues during the talks in the Independence Palace...
16 Jan 2020
Sabalenka knocks out Halep in Adelaide Sabalenka knocks out Halep in Adelaide
Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka, No.12 on the WTA ranking, has beaten No.2 seed Romanian Simona Halep (World No.4) 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Adelaide International semifinals...
15 Jan 2020
Queen of Belgium interested in visiting Belarus Queen of Belgium interested in visiting Belarus
During the event Aleksandr Mikhnevich had a conversation with Queen Mathilde of Belgium who is related to the Sapieha dynasty. She expressed interest in visiting Belarus...
15 Jan 2020
Belarus National Art Museum joins Museum Selfie Day 2020 Belarus National Art Museum joins Museum Selfie Day 2020
The National Art Museum of Belarus invites visitors to take part in the Museum Selfie Day 2020...
14 Jan 2020
Dakar 2020: Belarusian crew lands in second at Stage 9 Dakar 2020: Belarusian crew lands in second at Stage 9
Siarhei Viazovich’s crew of the Belarusian MAZ-SPORTauto Team landed in second at Dakar’s Stage 9...
14 Jan 2020
Maria Guleghina back to Minsk for solo recital on 1 February Maria Guleghina back to Minsk for solo recital on 1 February
Maria Guleghina will perform a solo recital in the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus on 1 February
14 Jan 2020
BelTA, Great Patriotic War Museum to launch new joint project BelTA, Great Patriotic War Museum to launch new joint project
The project is a wide reaching survey of people who went through the war, the fallen and the survivors, those who made the papers and ordinary people. Within the permits of the military censorship, the fighters described various aspects of the war: hardships of their daily routine, attacks, injuries and the joy of victories...
13 Jan 2020
First medal for Belarus at Winter Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland First medal for Belarus at Winter Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland
Belarusian Yulia Kovalevskaya won the first award for Team Belarus at the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland as she came in third in the 10km Individual...
10 Jan 2020
Belarus’ visa-free travel program to cover 2021 IIHF World Championship participants, guests Belarus’ visa-free travel program to cover 2021 IIHF World Championship participants, guests
The document was developed taking into account the experience of hosting the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 and the Match Europe vs USA. The decree provides for an integral approach to dealing with matters concerning preparations for the ice hockey world championship that Belarus and Latvia will co-host in 2021...
10 Jan 2020
Minsk airport named most on-time small airport by OAG Minsk airport named most on-time small airport by OAG
Belarus' Minsk National Airport has claimed the first place in the Small Airports category (2.5 - 5 million seats) in the OAG Punctuality League for 2020...
10 Jan 2020
Belarus named must-visit destination for 2020 by Le Figaro Belarus named must-visit destination for 2020 by Le Figaro
The newspaper noted that Belarus is the birthplace of Marc Chagall, hailed the architectural heritage of Minsk and the country’s amazing nature: primeval forests and extensive national parks...
9 Jan 2020
Second monument to Yanka Kupala unveiled in China Second monument to Yanka Kupala unveiled in China
The ceremony was one in a series of events to cap off the Year of Belarus’ Education in China. “The unveiling of the monument to Yanka Kupala reflects the truly friendly relations between Belarus and China, sincere interest and respect of the Chinese people for Belarusian culture and history”...
9 Jan 2020
Belarus to partake in 3rd Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne Belarus to partake in 3rd Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne
Team Belarus will perform in five disciplines...
9 Jan 2020
New museum to open at Brest Fortress in summer New museum to open at Brest Fortress in summer
The main theme of the new museum is the defense of the Eastern Fort in 1941. That was one of the most powerful pockets of resistance in the Brest Fortress. The Nazi invaders could not approach the Eastern Fort...
4 Jan 2020
Belarus beat IIHF team at Minsk Christmas ice hockey tournament Belarus beat IIHF team at Minsk Christmas ice hockey tournament
The Belarus President’s team seized the initiative in the game in Group A on the big ice rink of the Chizhovka Arena from the very first minutes. Gennady Savilov opened the scoring eight minutes into the game and secured a hat trick by the end of the second period...
31 Dec 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: January 2020 Belarus Events Calendar: January 2020
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Dec 2019
Minsk to host Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for 16th time Minsk to host Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for 16th time
Competing will be 12 teams divided into four preliminary groups. Group A will feature Belarus, IIHF Team, and the United States. Group B will comprise China, the UAE, and Balkans Team; Group C – Ukraine, Switzerland, and Finland, Group D – Baltics Team, Germany and Russia...
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