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6 Jul 2018
Belarus sixth largest nation in CIS
As of the beginning of 2018 Belarus’ population stood at 9.492 million. In terms of population the country ranks 92nd in the world, 17th in Europe and 6th in the CIS...
6 Jul 2018
Independence Avenue to be added to Belarus’ UNESCO tentative list in September
Participation in the transnational property nomination “Socialist Postwar Architecture in Central and Eastern Europe. 1940s-1950s” was confirmed by Russia, Poland and Germany...
6 Jul 2018
Plans to set up Belarusian-Chinese educational cluster at BSU
The first step toward implementing this initiative was the opening the Belarusian-Chinese Joint Institute DPU-BSU in Dalian in 2017. The next stage is to set up the Belarusian-Chinese Institute at BSU...
6 Jul 2018
Thirteen more countries to present cultural traditions in Minsk this summer
Minskers will be able to learn more about Estonia on 21 July and Greece on 28 July...
6 Jul 2018
Chinese citizens offered to do a Master’s degree at Belarusian State University
The Chinese delegation was particularly interested in Master’s programs in information technology, mathematics, physics and chemistry. Several cooperation options were outlined...
6 Jul 2018
Bella Chagall in focus of new exhibition in Vitebsk
The exposition “Bella Chagall. Portrait of the Artist’s Wife” is timed to the birthday of the famous painter marked on 6 July...
5 Jul 2018
Minsk to join Kupala Night festivities
The visitors will see Kupala Night wonders and a concert of folklore groups, try traditional food and take part in various activities and entertainments, including round dances and old rituals...
5 Jul 2018
Over 350 people partaking in Days of Ukrainian Culture in Belarus
"I think Belarusians have missed authentic Ukrainian culture, both academic and modern. We will use this opportunity to cheer the Belarusian audience up, bring them joy and maybe slight nostalgia, the feeling of friendship and fraternity, as well as unity"...
5 Jul 2018
Ukraine to host Days of Belarusian Culture in 2019
The Days of Belarusian Culture will take place in Ukraine in 2019 and will be similar to the Days of Ukrainian Culture that are ongoing in Belarus, Culture Minister Yuri Bondar said...
5 Jul 2018
Japanese singer Yamashita to kick off Ivan Kupala celebrations in Beshenkovichi
The singer will make his first-ever appearance at the national Kupala holiday to pay tribute to Belarus-Japan friendship. He will perform songs in Japanese, Russian, and Belarusian...
5 Jul 2018
Kupala Night Festival to showcase signature events of Belarusian regions
The Kupala Night Wonders exhibition and fair will nestle along the Dnieper River. Music and crafts of the participating states will be presented along theme-specific streets...
5 Jul 2018
Belarus-China visa-free travel agreement enters into force on 10 August
In line with the document, Belarusians will be able to stay in China visa free for up to 30 days during one trip, but not more than 90 days a year. The same rule will apply to Chinese citizens...
5 Jul 2018
Lukashenko calls recent Independence Day parade best in Belarus history
"I am convinced that almost all the attendees took part in our parade. I believe this was the best organized parade in my time in office and in the history of sovereign and independent Belarus"...
4 Jul 2018
Order of Mother conferred on 64 Belarusian women
The Order of Mother has been conferred on 64 women from Brest Oblast, Grodno Oblast and Mogilev Oblast for giving birth to and bringing up five and more children...
4 Jul 2018
Ukrainian Cultural Days in Belarus on 5-10 July
The Cultural Days will be officially inaugurated at the Palace of the Republic in Minsk on 5 July...
4 Jul 2018
Maradona to attend Dinamo Brest vs Soligorsk Shakhter match on 16 July
As it was reported, Argentinian Diego Maradona signed a three-year contract to join the Belarusian club Dinamo Brest as their new chairman...
4 Jul 2018
Sasnovich stuns Kvitova in Wimbledon opener
Aliaksandra Sasnovich kept her cool throughout the match (2 hours 14 minutes). She went for her shots, served with pace and variety and played a practically flawless decider making two unforced errors to close out a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 match...
1 Jul 2018
Alexandria Gathers Friends 2018
For its 8th time, the festival will welcome thousands of guests on the picturesque bank of the Dnieper River in the agro-town of Alexandria, Shklov District...
30 Jun 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: July 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Jun 2018
Austrian president plants tree in Trostenets Memorial Complex
According to him, the planted tree is a symbolic “first stone” for the memorial that will be dedicated to the memory of the victims - Austrian citizens who lost their lives in the former death camp. Commemorative trips to the extermination camp have been organized since 2010...
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