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27 Mar 2018
Minsk to host international fair of tourism services 4-7 April
According to the Belarusian National Statistical Committee, some 727,500 Belarusians travelled abroad for tourism in 2017 (up by 47% versus 2016)...
27 Mar 2018
Pope Francis does not rule out visiting Belarus in future
In early 2018, Belarusian bishops traveled to the Vatican with an ad limina visit (a visit to the thresholds of the tombs of the Apostles) and met with Pope Francis. During the meeting, they discussed a possible visit of the Roman pontiff to Belarus...
27 Mar 2018
Brest to host international festival Children of the Planet 27 April-1 May
Apart from concerts, the program includes recitals, master classes, and evenings of culture of the countries participating in the forum. Balloons will be released at the opening and closing ceremonies of the festival...
27 Mar 2018
Minsk to bid for 2022 World Chess Olympiad
President of the European Chess Union Zurab Azmaiparashvili thanked Belarus for its readiness to host the World Chess Olympiad and promised to support the Belarusian bid...
27 Mar 2018
Healthcare of Belarus 2018 expo opens in Minsk
The expo will feature a wide scientific program, with the international scientific and practical conference, e-Health - Digital Transformation of the Healthcare System of the Republic of Belarus to be its central event...
27 Mar 2018
Azarenka powers through to Miami Open quarterfinal
Victoria Azarenka won the Miami Open in 2009, 2011, and 2016...
26 Mar 2018
Gorky National Academic Drama Theater to tour to Russia’s Kaliningrad in June
From 1 to 3 June, the Belarusian theater will perform the fairy tale Wish upon a Pike and two plays by Andrei Kureichik, Panie Kochanku (My Dear Sir) and Podvodniki (Submariners)...
26 Mar 2018
Minskers bring flowers to Russian embassy to pay tribute to Kemerovo fire victims
The fire in the four-storied shopping and entertainment complex Zimnyaya Vishnya (Winter Cherry) in the Russian city of Kemerovo broke out on 25 March...
26 Mar 2018
Belarus clinches two medals at Grand Prix Thiais
The Belarusian team of Anna Gaidukevich, Anna Shvaiba, Anastasiya Rybakova, Lolita Matskevich and Diana Misyuchenko got a total of 18,800 points with Five Hoops...
26 Mar 2018
Minsk to host PR-Kvetka international student forum 28-30 March
This year, about 150 participants from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Iran will present their communications projects before the juries to vie for the podium...
26 Mar 2018
Gomel State University, Sichuan University sign cooperation agreement
The Belarusian ambassador has given a lecture to Sichuan University students on Belarus’ participation in the Belt and Road initiative...
26 Mar 2018
Brest to host Motley Tulip festival in May
This year the festival is dedicated to the stage art of the 20th century. The forum will feature music masterpieces, theater plays and ballet from Belarus, Russia, Poland, France and Japan...
26 Mar 2018
Ignat Golovatyuk of Belarus takes gold in WUC Speed Skating mass start
This medal has become the third for the Belarusian at the World Uiversity Speed Skating Championship in Minsk. Earlier on, he took second place in the 500m and 1,000m events...
25 Mar 2018
Four gold medals for Belarus at World Sambo Cup in Moscow
Evgeny Ilyukhin clinched gold in the men’s 90kg event. Evgeny Aleksiyevich took the champion title in the men’s 80kg combat sambo. Kseniya Danilovich collected gold in the women’s 52kg event...
25 Mar 2018
Azarenka into Miami Open round of 16
The Belarusian battled through Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to progress to the fourth round. Victoria Azarenka will next face Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland...
23 Mar 2018
Top Belarusian students of Japanese off to Fukushima University
Two students of the International Relations Faculty of the Belarusian State University will spend six months focusing on Japanese studies at the Human Development and Culture Faculty of University of Fukushima...
23 Mar 2018
Liubou Charkashyna awarded IOC Athlete Role Model title
The International Olympic Committee has announced 12 new Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will support, advise and inspire the young athletes taking part in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games...
23 Mar 2018
Belarusian State University takes top award at Hi-Tech 2018 expo in St Petersburg
Each of the 18 developments presented by Belarusian State University got an award at the contest...
23 Mar 2018
Hope for successful launch of second Belarusian satellite
Belarus launched its first satellite in 2012. “This is not just a satellite that Belarus owns. It has been made in Belarus. All the purpose-designed equipment is Belarus-made”...
23 Mar 2018
Lukashenko lays flowers at Heroes Memorial in Tbilisi
The memorial honors all those who died protecting the territorial integrity of Georgia in 1992-1993. The monument was erected in Heroes Square in Tbilisi...
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