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20 Jun 2018
Second Belarusian Social Business Forum due on 28 June
Experts from Belarus, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Denmark will discuss impact investing (investing that fosters social changes), measurement of social effect, corporate social responsibility programs of big companies, and mentoring programs for startups...
20 Jun 2018
Traveler tax refund now available at Minsk National Airport
"Currently, more than 400 stores have joined the Tax Free System in Belarus"...
20 Jun 2018
Larry King, Kirk Douglas touched by gifts from Belarus
The T-shirts are designed to reflect a family history of each of the celebrities, among whom are Lisa Kudrow, Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Lauren, Steven Tyler and Liv Tyler, Alex Galchenyuk, Anna Galchenyuk, Winona Ryder, Harrison Ford and others...
20 Jun 2018
Participants of 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship to see Belarusian landmarks
"We are planning a sightseeing tour around Minsk, a tour out of city, most likely to Khatyn. There will be Belarusian dishes on the menu and traditional weaving and pottery crafts on the program of the closing ceremony"...
20 Jun 2018
Participants of 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship to see Belarusian landmarks
"We are planning a sightseeing tour around Minsk, a tour out of city, most likely to Khatyn. There will be Belarusian dishes on the menu and traditional weaving and pottery crafts on the program of the closing ceremony"...
20 Jun 2018
Almost 7,000 fans travel through Belarus for FIFA World Cup in Russia
All in all, Belarus has welcomed fans from 87 countries, including the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean, the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Sea, and West Africa’s Guinea-Bissau...
20 Jun 2018
Minsk to host 10th round of EaP informal ministerial dialogues
The participants of the forum will discuss the situation in the region and development prospects for the Eastern Partnership Initiative that is aimed to deliver practical results...
20 Jun 2018
Berahinya traditional culture festival to take place in Gomel Oblast
The festival will welcome people who promote authentic arts and crafts. Taking part in the festival will be folklore teams from Belarus and abroad. The festival is a mix of traditional dance, music, arts and crafts and folk literature...
20 Jun 2018
Over 100 racers to partake in Augustow Canal Half Marathon
The 21km half marathon across the most beautiful places of the canal will take place on 23 June. The track is interesting both in terms of racing and in terms of sightseeing. The runners will race partly on concrete and partly on ground...
20 Jun 2018
Artists from seven countries to partake in International Chagall Plein Air
The event will take place on 25 June – 7 July. The artists will paint in Vitebsk and its suburbs. They will give master classes and will be taken on a sightseeing tour around Vitebsk...
19 Jun 2018
New award in science and technology instituted by Belarus-Russia Union State
The award will be presented to citizens of Belarus and Russia for the outstanding results in joint research, discoveries and scientific advances once every two years, starting in 2019. The award will be timed to the Day of Unity of Russia and Belarus...
19 Jun 2018
Winners of Union State literature and art awards 2017-2018 named
The Union State literature and art awards are presented in recognition of significant contribution to the strengthening of relations of brotherhood, friendship and all-round cooperation between Belarus and Russia and are awarded once every two years...
19 Jun 2018
Mir Castle to host Eurasian International Festival of Cultures on 21 June
It is the second time the festival has been arranged. The first one was held in Pinsk. The event is expected to bring together creative people from various countries...
19 Jun 2018
Equos. Kon. Horse exhibition on display in Minsk
According to Sergei Vecher, the interest in the exhibition is expected to be high. The placement of a temporary exposition in the social networks is already under discussion...
19 Jun 2018
Remains of border guard killed in 1941 reburied in Minsk
The remains of the Belarusian border guard handed over by Ukraine have been reburied near the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the village of Tarasovo, Minsk District...
19 Jun 2018
Belarus’ Independence Day parade to feature about 4,000 servicemen
The forthcoming parade will feature female officers of the Belarusian army and also cadets for the first time...
19 Jun 2018
BelTA presents unique archival photographs of every region of Belarus
BelTA’s exhibition includes 36 large-format photos depicting the major milestones in the history of Belarus since 1918. Every time the exhibition will be supplemented by the unique archival photos about the history of every region of Belarus...
18 Jun 2018
Over 5,000 fans transit Belarus en-route to Russia for FIFA World Cup
Most fans cross the border via Minsk National Airport. More than 3,400 have already traveled to Belarus this way. Rail transport goes next and is followed by traveling by road...
18 Jun 2018
Belarus’ Tum Pabi Dum receives special award of SCO Film Festival jury
Tum Pabi Dum is a family film released in 2017. The film stars Valeriya Arlanova, Pavel Kharlanchuk, Sergei Chekeres, Olga Klebanovich, Aleksei Shedko...
18 Jun 2018
Belarusfilm, China Film Group Corporation to promote Tum Pabi Dum movie in China
Preliminary negotiations were held to distribute other Belarusian movies in China on a regular basis. China confirmed its interest in a number of feature movies, documentaries and cartoons...
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