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4 Jan 2018
Switzerland beat China in the opener of Christmas amateur ice hockey tournament in Minsk
Switzerland beat China 7-4 in the opener of the 14th Christmas amateur ice hockey tournament for the prize of the President of Belarus. The first goal of the tournament was scored by Swiss forward Pietro Juri...
4 Jan 2018
Over 300 foreign journalists obtain permanent accreditation in Belarus in 2017
In general, the effective coverage of domestic and foreign policy events, and major initiatives of the Belarusian government remained among the priorities of the ministry, reads the review...
4 Jan 2018
Hockey legend Phil Esposito to attend Christmas tournament in Minsk
The ice hockey legend will come to Minsk on 4 January at the invitation of the Chinese team which will make its debut at the competition...
4 Jan 2018
Grodno Governor's Cup to draw children’s ice hockey teams from Belarus, Russia
"The Governor’s Cup is turning into a traditional tournament. This year it is held for the second time. We see the interest in it on the part of visiting teams. It is important for our players to test their strength too"...
4 Jan 2018
Sasnovich through to Brisbane International semifinals
The Belarusian qualifier came from behind to prevail 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the quarterfinal match against France's Alize Cornet (38). The match lasted for 1 hour 50 minutes...
3 Jan 2018
Students of Ostroshitsky Gorodok school visit elderly care home to wish Happy New Year
The students performed numbers in a variety of genres: they sang the songs that are well-known to different generations of Belarusians, recited famous fables and monologues, played piano pieces and danced colorful dance numbers...
3 Jan 2018
Teams of Christmas ice hockey tournament to test the ice of Chizhovka Arena in Minsk
China will make its debut at the Christmas tournament. It will play in Group A together with Switzerland, the UAE and the team of the Rpeisdent of Belarus...
3 Jan 2018
Plans to translate, publish more books of Belarusian, Chinese authors in 2018
The Year of Tourism in the Belarusian-Chinese Relations will be the main topic. Besides, there will be joint contests, new projects of the biggest Belarusian and Chinese mass media...
3 Jan 2018
Grodno welcomes visa-free tourists from 15 countries during New Year holidays
“Most of them (about 60%) were Lithuanian citizens. Polish and German nationals were also among the leaders. All in all, Grodno welcomed citizens of 15 countries during the holidays, including those from Sweden, France, Spain, Czechia, and Italy”...
3 Jan 2018
Sasnovich into Brisbane International quarterfinals
Qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich rallied for a 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 win over Anett Kontaveit of Estonia to set up a quarterfinal match against French Alize Cornet (No.38)...
2 Jan 2018
Belarus’ MAZ-SPORTavto team getting ready for Dakar 2018
“Each of the three crews can make it to the top 10. If everything goes well, we will try to win the medals. The pilots and the vehicles are ready for the challenge”...
1 Jan 2018
Brest welcomes first visa-free tourists
A family from Polish Biala Podlaska was the first group of tourists to arrive in Brest visa free taking advantage of Decree No. 462 on the launch of visa-free entry and departure for foreign citizens...
31 Dec 2017
Belarus Events Calendar: January 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Dec 2017
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International Competitions Calendar 2012/2017 Belarus
29 Dec 2017
Belarusian State University opens educational center in Beijing
The new center is designed to develop educational and cultural relations between Belarusian and Chinese higher education institutions. It will offer pre-entry training programs for Belarusian State University and other Belarusian higher education institutions to Chinese citizens...
29 Dec 2017
Belarus president receives set of Christmas baubles from journalists
The idea to make a present for the president was born literally a couple of weeks ago. The gift was meant to be something meaningful and heart-warming, something associated with the New Year and Christmas...
28 Dec 2017
Makei presents Francysk Skaryna medal to director of Riga Belarusian school
Anna Ivane, the Director of the Riga Belarusian school named after Yanka Kupala, has been awarded the Francysk Skaryna Medal in recognition of her significant contribution to the promotion and development of education in the Belarusian language, the preservation of the cultural heritage of the Belarusians in Latvia...
28 Dec 2017
Belarusian student in top 6 at World Miss University contest
“The contest was held in Cambodia from 5 to 21 December. I made it to the top six and received a special award Miss Photogenic. All in all, there were 83 participants from across the globe – the USA, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Colombia, and many other countries”...
28 Dec 2017
Combined tour across ten-day visa-free territories in Belarus suggested
It is expected that the integration of these territories will create more excursion and tourism opportunities. The regions will come up with tourism products, will do cross-marketing, consolidate resources to promote services to target and potential markets...
28 Dec 2017
Students bring homemade gifts to Belarus president
The gifts were presented to the head of state during a New Year charity event held in the Palace of Independence on 28 December as part of the Our Children charity campaign...
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