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5 Apr 2018
Gomel State University to cooperate with universities of Sudan
The parties signed a memorandum of understanding to establish cooperation with six universities in Sudan: University of Science and Technology, the Alzaiem Alazhari University, the University of Gezira, Blue Nile University, and the University of Western Kordofan...
5 Apr 2018
International chamber music festival opens in Polotsk
The forum will open on 5 April by the Chamber Orchestra “Europe Center” under the baton of Rail Sadykov. The orchestra will play the works of great composers Johann Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi...
4 Apr 2018
Minsk’s Nezavisimosti Avenue up for joint nomination to UNESCO World Heritage List
Concrete steps were determined for including Minsk’s Nezavisimosti Avenue into the Belarusian shortlist of the UNESCO World Heritage List...
4 Apr 2018
Growing interest of foreign tourists in Belarus noted
“I think that Belarus has plenty of potential for tourism development. If we organize everything in a proper way, we will achieve the necessary results we need,” Sergei Kovalchuk said...
4 Apr 2018
Young scientists from seven countries discussing health and safety in Minsk
Representatives of 55 higher education institutions from Belarus, Latvia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine are taking part in the scientific forum...
4 Apr 2018
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences signs MoUs with five Sudanese universities
"These agreements are designed to encourage the academic mobility of students, postgraduates, and faculty staff, hold joint scientific research, including the programs Erasmus+ and Horizont 2020, and exchange information and technologies"...
4 Apr 2018
Polesie Drama Theater to take part in Ark of Smolensk festival
The Polesie Drama Theater will present a Very Simple Story (writer Maria Lado) at the Griboedov Smolensk State Drama Theater on 13 April...
4 Apr 2018
Over 15 countries to attend Brest 2018 forum of business contacts
The forum will provide opportunities to discuss topical issues of investment, establishment and strengthening of long-term cooperation in production, trade and services between Belarusian and foreign enterprises and companies...
3 Apr 2018
Belarus to welcome up to 500 Syrian children for recuperation holidays in 2018
Igor Karpenko reaffirmed Belarus’ commitment to continue to organize rest and recuperation holidays for Syrian kids in the national children’s educational and health center Zubryonok...
3 Apr 2018
Union State award to be presented at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
“We expect the signing of the Union State Supreme Council decision in the near future. Then, we will know the winner,” said Margarita Levchenko...
3 Apr 2018
Slavianski Bazaar festival receives first ever applications from Guinea, Vietnam, Egypt
The first applications for the international children’s song contest have been sent from the UK, Canada, and Colombia...
3 Apr 2018
Minsk to host Mass Media in Belarus expo on 3-5 May
The expo reflects the whole range of the information space in the country. Among the participants of the forum are printed and audio-visual mass media, internet resources, news agencies, cable TV operators and distributors, publishing houses...
3 Apr 2018
Minsk Pass cards in Minsk National Airport starting April
For now these cards are available in Mingorspravka information spots near the central railway station and in the Upper City (the tourism information center Minsk at 13 Revolyutsionnaya Street) and can also be bought online...
3 Apr 2018
Minsk Pass card marketing based on demand research
As a result, the cards in five formats were launched on 2 April. 16 types of cards in VIP, premium, de luxe, business, and economy varieties will be available. They will be valid for different periods of time (from 24 hours to 12 months) and some of them will include a transport pass...
3 Apr 2018
Cello schools of Belarus, France mark 20 years of cooperation with concert in Minsk
The musicians told the journalists how their friendship started and developed. It started with Jerome Pernoo’s visit to Minsk 20 years ago, which followed with an exchange of talented French and Belarusian young musicians...
2 Apr 2018
Belarus-Russia Union State MPs to discuss transport security 12-13 April
“The seminar will be split into sections dedicated to legal regulation in transport security in the Belarus-Russia Union State, and the protection of transport infrastructure and transport systems in Belarus and Russia from acts of unlawful interference”...
2 Apr 2018
Union State journalists to go on literary tour of Russia
According to Yelena Ovcharenko, the press tour will start with a visit to the Maksim Bogdanovich Museum in Yaroslavl...
2 Apr 2018
Brest Fortress renovation project: First results expected in 2018
“This year, the Belarus-Russia Union State launched a project to renovate the Brest Fortress. Under this project, a lot of work will be done to reconstruct and renovate a number of buildings of the Brest Fortress and set up a museum in one of them”...
2 Apr 2018
Hope for extension of visa-free travel period via Minsk airport up to ten days by year end
So far nearly 97,000 citizens of 68 countries have used the visa-free travel option available to those, who enter Belarus via the Minsk National Airport...
2 Apr 2018
Azarenka back to WTA Top 100
WTA Top 100 also includes Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich, 49th, and Aryna Sabalenka, 60th...
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