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10 May 2019
Belarus wins 31 medals at World Aerial Sports Championships in Moscow Belarus wins 31 medals at World Aerial Sports Championships in Moscow
The tournament was held in Sport and Artistic nominations in a number of disciplines...
10 May 2019
Belarus’ project presented at Venice Biennale Belarus’ project presented at Venice Biennale
The project Exit has multiple dimensions and works in the coordinates of time, history, and the modern world. It has been created through the spatial interaction of five multimedia objects...
10 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor
“Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
10 May 2019
Grodno welcomes record number of visa-free tourists past week Grodno welcomes record number of visa-free tourists past week
"Traditionally, we see the biggest flow from the neighboring countries: Lithuania, Poland and Latvia. Germany is fourth in the number of visa-free tourists, the sport and tourism department said"...
10 May 2019
Victory Day-themed campaign launched in Belarus Victory Day-themed campaign launched in Belarus
"During the commemorative event at the Victory Monument in Minsk on 9 May, the BRSM members presented their project to the Belarusian president and showed him the Belarus Remembers album featuring the photos and stories about their family members who fought in the Great Patriotic War"...
9 May 2019
Belarusian diplomats attend war commemorative events Belarusian diplomats attend war commemorative events
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Spain Pavel Pustovoy took part in a commemorative event to mark the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War at the Fuencarral cemetery in Madrid...
9 May 2019
Lukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk Lukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk
A minute of silence was observed in tribute to the memory of the people killed during the Great Patriotic War. The Guards of Honor of the Minsk Military Commandant's Office marched past the guests...
4 May 2019
Belarusian, Chinese publishers present joint book series
The series will be available in Belarusian and Chinese. It is being published by the Belarusian publishing house Mastatskaya Litaratura in line with the agreement signed with the Beijing-based publisher Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (FLTRP) during the Beijing International Book Fair 2018...
4 May 2019
Tickets for Europe v USA match in Minsk go on sale Tickets for Europe v USA match in Minsk go on sale
Europe vs USA match is due in Minsk, Dinamo Stadium, on 9-10 September. It is expected to feature some 350 athletes...
4 May 2019
First Eurovision 2019 rehearsals kick off in Tel Aviv First Eurovision 2019 rehearsals kick off in Tel Aviv
Belarus is participating in Europe’s most popular song show for the 16th time. ZENA with the song “Like It” will perform 8th in the first semifinal on 14 May...
4 May 2019
Elvira Herman 6th at 2019 IAAF Diamond League opener in Doha Elvira Herman 6th at 2019 IAAF Diamond League opener in Doha
The Belarusian clocked 12.88 seconds. Danielle Williams from Jamaica won the event in 12.66 seconds. Silver went to Tobi Amusan from Nigeria (12.73 seconds). Sharika Nelvis from the United States (12.78 seconds) collected bronze...
3 May 2019
Over 200 athletes to compete in European Spochan Championship in Minsk Over 200 athletes to compete in European Spochan Championship in Minsk
Representatives of 16 countries will compete for prizes in various age groups. Belarus will host the championship for the first time. Belarusian spochan athletes have proven their high level of training at various international competitions...
2 May 2019
Belarusian delegation to leave for Eurovision 2019 on 3 May Belarusian delegation to leave for Eurovision 2019 on 3 May
Belarus will compete in the European popular song contest for the 16th time. The official representative of Belarus at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest ZENA with the song “Like It” will perform 8th in the first semifinal on 14 May...
2 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles project presented at Mass Media in Belarus expo Partisan Chronicles project presented at Mass Media in Belarus expo
The project in six languages is based on a unique collection of handwritten partisan journals provided by the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
2 May 2019
Spring in Gomel exhibition to showcase Days of Moldovan Culture, food festival Spring in Gomel exhibition to showcase Days of Moldovan Culture, food festival
Gourmands will be welcome to attend the Tasty Spring food festival which will be held in seven restaurants on 20-26 May. This year’s specialty will be the Days of Moldovan Culture in Gomel Oblast...
2 May 2019
Visitors to BelTA’s stand at Belarus mass media expo in for special treat Visitors to BelTA’s stand at Belarus mass media expo in for special treat
Belarusian Telegraph Agency BelTA treated visitors to partisan’s kasha (porridge) at its stand at the Mass Media in Belarus expo that kicked off in Minsk on 2 May...
2 May 2019
Russia's Novosibirsk Oblast debuts at Mass Media in Belarus expo in Minsk Russia's Novosibirsk Oblast debuts at Mass Media in Belarus expo in Minsk
"We are participating in the expo on the initiative of Governor Andrei Travnikov and presenting regional mass media outlets of Novosibirsk Oblast. We have 30 districts and respectively 30 regional newspapers, Sovietskaya Siberia publishing house, a website, regional TV broadcaster"...
2 May 2019
Chinese tea ceremony, Tai Chi master class presented at mass media expo in Minsk Chinese tea ceremony, Tai Chi master class presented at mass media expo in Minsk
A traditional Chinese tea ceremony to the accompaniment of guzheng and a master class in Tai Chi martial art were presented at the joint stand of Confucius class of the Belarusian State University of Physical Culture and the Chinese Embassy in Belarus...
2 May 2019
Lukashenko awarded 115 Years of Trade Unions of Belarus medal
According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the medal will be kept in the Palace of Independence museum which features all the awards and presents to the president...
2 May 2019
Motto for Victory Day celebrations in Belarus announced Motto for Victory Day celebrations in Belarus announced
"All celebrations will be themed around the Belarus Remembers motto in the light of the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation. The Belarus Remembers campaign which was launched long ago has gained national prominence"...
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