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31 Dec 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: January 2020 Belarus Events Calendar: January 2020
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31 Dec 2019
Minsk to host Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for 16th time Minsk to host Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for 16th time
Competing will be 12 teams divided into four preliminary groups. Group A will feature Belarus, IIHF Team, and the United States. Group B will comprise China, the UAE, and Balkans Team; Group C – Ukraine, Switzerland, and Finland, Group D – Baltics Team, Germany and Russia...
30 Dec 2019
Belarus to take part in travel shows in New York, Dubai, London in 2020 Belarus to take part in travel shows in New York, Dubai, London in 2020
Belarus will take part in 17 international tourist exhibitions with a single national stand...
27 Dec 2019
Minsk in top three CIS cities with best Christmas markets Minsk in top three CIS cities with best Christmas markets
“Minsk Christmas markets feature wooden stalls offering street food, sweets, mulled wine, and presents, photo zones, alleys of winter houses, and corridors of lights”...
27 Dec 2019
Ihar Stasevich named Football Player of Belarus 2019 Ihar Stasevich named Football Player of Belarus 2019
Former coach of FC BATE and current head coach of FC CSKA Moscow Viktor Goncharenko was named the best Belarusian coach. This is his ninth title...
24 Dec 2019
Lukashenko shown Team Belarus Tokyo 2020 outfit Lukashenko shown Team Belarus Tokyo 2020 outfit
One of the outfits is white and blue, featuring ornaments and patterns. The other is a white and red kit. This outfit looks the most patriotic and a bit retro...
24 Dec 2019
Belarus president receives custom-made chess set as gift Belarus president receives custom-made chess set as gift
The art studio uses unique enameling techniques to make game pieces look like their prototypes, including costumes, postures, and characters...
24 Dec 2019
Belarus to host over 100 international sports events in 2020 Belarus to host over 100 international sports events in 2020
The 16th edition of the Christmas International Tournament of Ice Hockey Amateurs for the Prizes of the President of Belarus will take place on 1-9 January. Minsk will host the IAAF World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships on 1-4 May and the international bike festival VIVA Rovar 2020 on 16 May...
24 Dec 2019
Belarus mulls 2021 IIHF WC promotional event at exhibitions in United States, Finland Belarus mulls 2021 IIHF WC promotional event at exhibitions in United States, Finland
The 2021 IIHF World Championship will be co-hosted by Belarus and Latvia on 7-23 May...
16 Dec 2019
Belarus’ National Library to celebrate first national encyclopedia Belarus’ National Library to celebrate first national encyclopedia
The exhibition will also demonstrate the history of European encyclopedias from the ancient times to the present...
13 Dec 2019
Belarus president receives painting of native land from BSMU students Belarus president receives painting of native land from BSMU students
The painting depicting Alexandria outskirts, where the president was born and spent his childhood, was made six-year student of the Belarusian State Medical University Yuliya Golubchik. She said that she grew up in the town of Bykhov, Mogilev Oblast...
6 Dec 2019
EAEU-themed train launched in Moscow metro to mark union’s 5th anniversary EAEU-themed train launched in Moscow metro to mark union’s 5th anniversary
Two cars of the train are dedicated to each of the five EAEU member states. “It was great to see things that are associated with Belarus: lakes and forests, Yanka Kupala’s poems and the words from the Belovezhskaya Pushcha song, BelAZ trucks and Belarusian food products”...
4 Dec 2019
Verkhnedvinsk to host festival of national cultures Verkhnedvinsk to host festival of national cultures
About 200 people are to take part in these events. These are representatives of diasporas living in Vitebsk Oblast, including Armenians, Ukrainians, Russians, Mordovians, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Tajiks, Poles, Jews, and Bashkirs...
2 Dec 2019
Rare Christmas decorations to go on show at National History Museum Rare Christmas decorations to go on show at National History Museum
The exhibition will feature Christmas decorations from Europe, Asia, Australia, America and Africa. Among them are rare exhibits: a replica of the decoration given to Pope John Paul II as a gift and later inscribed in the Guinness Book of Records, a huge glass bauble, which decorated the Vienna Christmas Ball, and many more...
2 Dec 2019
Ivan Litvinovich wins trampoline silver in Japan Ivan Litvinovich wins trampoline silver in Japan
Ivan Litvinovich scored a total of 61.52 points to finish second behind Gao Lei of China...
30 Nov 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: DECEMBER 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: DECEMBER 2019
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29 Nov 2019
Belarus’ contestant in Top 32 at Miss World 2019 Sports Competition Belarus’ contestant in Top 32 at Miss World 2019 Sports Competition
“Anastasia Laurynchuk has made it to the Top 32. For that she got additional points which increased her chances of winning the Miss World 2019 pageant”...
29 Nov 2019
Switzerland, Belarus sign agreement to boost tourism during IIHF World Championships Switzerland, Belarus sign agreement to boost tourism during IIHF World Championships
The 2020 IIHF World Championship will take place in Zurich and Lausanne. Switzerland will host the event for the 11th time. The 2021 edition will be co-hosted by Minsk and Riga...
29 Nov 2019
Belarusian Ded Moroz tops CIS charts as most popular winter wizard Belarusian Ded Moroz tops CIS charts as most popular winter wizard
The Belarusian Grandfather Frost welcomes guests in his residence in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. The residence is the most famous tourist brand of the country. It welcomes about 150,000 visitors every year...
26 Nov 2019
Belarus to introduce visa-free rules at regional airports, land border crossings Belarus to introduce visa-free rules at regional airports, land border crossings
“Visa-free travels represent a very important decision that has been made. At present visa-free entry is available in the Minsk National Airport and partially in Brest Oblast and Grodno Oblast. The program has produced serious results over a short period of time”...
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