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7 Dec 2017
Art experts from Russia, Latvia to attend Sollertinsky festival scientific readings in Vitebsk
"The new information about the people, events and cities connected with the life and art of Ivan Sollertinsky will be interesting and will be eye-opening of many because it will help us learn more about the personality of this unique man"...
6 Dec 2017
Igor Boki of Belarus wins five gold medals in Mexico
The Belarusian team is currently sixth in the medal table with 13 (seven gold, five silver and one bronze) medals...
6 Dec 2017
Belarus, Tajikistan trade unions agree on joint cultural, educational events
During the visit to the International University MITSO the parties agreed to organize short-term qualification courses for representatives of the Tajikistan trade unions at the university. Qodir Qosim also views as important to develop cultural cooperation between the two countries...
6 Dec 2017
Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to People’s Artist of USSR Vladimir Naumov
“You enjoy overall recognition as a great director and script writer. Your films with wonderful actors and profound philosophical meaning have been included in the golden collection of the Soviet and Russian cinematography,” the felicitation message reads...
5 Dec 2017
Minsk Christmas Opera Forum gala concert to feature soloists from 15 countries
The main idea of the forum is to show the premiere productions of the season. The forum will open with Mozart’s Die Zauberflote which premiered in March...
5 Dec 2017
Igor Boki claims three gold medals at World Para Swimming Championships
At the previous World Para Swimming Championships in Glasgow, the Belarusian team won nine medals, including six gold medals by Igor Boki...
5 Dec 2017
Some 2,600 delegates to turn up for second congress of Belarusian scientists
"We have breakthrough projects. We have something to show to foreign colleagues. We have even prepared a special edition to highlight brands of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus"...
5 Dec 2017
Belarusian towns to receive assistance in green urban development
The pilot sites of the project were Polotsk and Novopolotsk, Novogrudok. The idea was to find a solution to the issues of energy efficient street lighting system and ecologically sustainable transportation infrastructure in small and medium-sized cities...
4 Dec 2017
Belarus supports IIHF statement on Russia’s participation in Winter Games
Although the Belarusian team can replace the Russian team in the 2018 Winter Games theoretically, we are convinced that the Russian national team fully deserves the right to be in South Korea...
4 Dec 2017
International experts to visit Belovezhskaya Pushcha in 2018
Experts of the World Heritage Center and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources will examine the transboundary site...
1 Dec 2017
International exhibition project gets underway in Belarus
The exhibition is dedicated to the Day of the first Kazakhstan President Nursultan Narzarbayev and the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Kazakhstan relations. It is timed to the visit of the Kazakhstan president to Belarus...
1 Dec 2017
Mogilev to host trampoline competition 3-7 December
The competition will bring together more than 200 best athletes aged from 8 to 18 from Belarus, Russia, Moldova, and Lithuania. The victory will promote some of them to the national team and will allow them to participate in high-profile international events...
1 Dec 2017
Belarusian, Russian writers to discuss literary translation in Minsk on 11-12 December
The guests will arrive to arrange a presentation of the house of national literatures, which was established in 2017 upon instructions of President of Russia Vladimir Putin...
1 Dec 2017
Second Music Seasons in France feature young Belarusian pianists
Another highlight was the inauguration of an exhibition dedicated to three generations of the Gomonov art dynasty: Vladimir, Leonid, and Anna...
1 Dec 2017
Minsk to host international book fair 7-11 February 2018
Serbia will be the guest of honor of the 25th installment, Kazakhstan will be the central exhibitor...
1 Dec 2017
Volleyball federations of Belarus, Russia to expand cooperation in training young players
The parties plan to conclude an agreement on cooperation in the near future. Vladimir Vashchenko and Nikolai Patrushev discussed the participation of Belarusian clubs (men’s and women’s) in the Superleague 2017/2018...
30 Nov 2017
Bordyuzha honored at CSTO summit in Minsk
“I must say that this man is an example and role model for future secretaries. Nikolai Nikolayevich was in charge of the organization for more than 13 years and rightfully deserves this award,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
30 Nov 2017
Science conference on Francysk Skaryna’s life and work underway in Minsk
Several important projects were carried out in Belarus in 2017, one of them being a facsimile edition of Skaryna’s works, Irina Dryga remarked when reading out a welcome speech of the Belarusian culture minister...
30 Nov 2017
Belarus Events Calendar: December 2017
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Nov 2017
Lukashenko sends greetings to Maksim Gorky National Academic Drama Theater
“Throughout its long history, the theater enriched the Belarusian culture with a whole constellation of gifted actors and directors whose talent was recognized by numerous prestigious festivals. Your performances remain up-to-date without breaking with the canons of classical dramaturgy"...
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