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24 Nov 2017
Minsk, Brest in CIS Top 10 travel winter destinations
The CIS Top 10 most popular tourist cities in winter includes Minsk, Almaty, Astana, Baku, Yerevan, Tashkent, Bishkek, Brest, Chisinau and Ganja...
24 Nov 2017
Four countries to take part in theater forum in Belarus’ Krasnopolye
Taking part in the forum will be 15 theater companies from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania and Latvia...
23 Nov 2017
Arina Sobolenko into Mumbai Open quarterfinal
The Belarusian top seed saw off Priscilla Hon of Australia (World No.214) 7-5, 6-1 in the opener...
23 Nov 2017
Belarus’ National Art Museum to showcase Scythian treasures
The exhibition entitled “March of the Golden Man across the world” will open on 2 December. It features Saka’s gold of the Early Iron Age (7th to 3rd centuries BC). In 1969, Kazakh archeologists headed by Kemal Akishev discovered a burial chamber of a Saka chieftain in the Issyk mound located 50km east of Almaty...
23 Nov 2017
UNFPA launches domestic violence awareness art project in Minsk
The #opentolive project is meant to tell the stories of women who suffer from domestic violence and those who managed to overcome the crisis by walking down a complicated and painful path...
22 Nov 2017
Belarus’ Biathlon Federation unveils kit for 2018 Olympics
The uniform was designed by Vitaly Ortiukh who found inspiration in Slutsk belts, Belarus’ national treasure and a wonderful example of applied art. The Belarusian reserve team will take part in the first official race of the season in Sjusjoen, Norway in the IBU CUP (men’s 10km and women’s 7.5km sprint event)...
22 Nov 2017
Lukashenko offers condolences over Dmitri Hvorostovsky's death
“This wonderful, very talented man has left a unique imprint on the history of modern culture and opera art and has earned sincere recognition not only in Russia but also on the world’s most famous stages,” the message reads...
22 Nov 2017
Azarenka to start new season in Auckland
The Belarusian leading tennis player has not played since July 2017 due to her child custody battle...
22 Nov 2017
Minsk to host world opera stars for International Christmas Opera Forum on 15-22 December
The forum will open with Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute which premiered in Minsk in March this year. The production team was led by Director Hans-Joachim Frey who staged Flying Dutchman in Minsk in 2013...
21 Nov 2017
Belarus’ flag hoisted in Rouen to mark 75th anniversary of Normandie-Niemen Regiment
The participants of the event laid flowers at the Normandie-Niemen Monument, located opposite the Rouen City Hall. The flags of France, Belarus and Russia were hoisted. An exposition telling the story of the regiment was opened in the Rouen City Hall...
21 Nov 2017
Minsk students victorious at natural sciences tournament in St. Petersburg
The gold went to the Minsk team Entropia who offered the strongest solution for the Taj Mahal task. The students were to develop a new method to remove yellow stains from the mausoleum and to preserve the long-term protection of the surface...
21 Nov 2017
Georgia's parliament speaker elected honorary professor of Belarusian State University
When speaking to faculty members and students, Irakli Kobakhidze expressed gratitude for the great privilege to be an honorary professor of Belarus’ leading university. He said he hopes that Belarus-Georgia cooperation will continue to grow...
21 Nov 2017
Military schools of Russia, Belarus to compete in intellectual marathon in Minsk
According to the rules of the tournament, each team shall consist of not more than six people under 23 years old. Winners will be determined following two intellectual games: “Whiz Quartet” and “What? Where? When?”...
21 Nov 2017
Belarus-Lithuania social research on youth brings interesting results
"It was designed to explore the social and cultural characteristics of young people. The research produced some interesting results. We are neighbors with Lithuania, but it turned out that there are some serious differences between the values of Belarusian and Lithuanian young people"...
20 Nov 2017
Yanka Kupala Theater brings its Chaika to China
The theater company led by art director of the theater Nikolai Pinigin has brought to China its interpretation of Anton Chekhov’s Chaika (Seagull). The play got the 2016 National Theater Award in the nomination Drama Theater's Best Play...
20 Nov 2017
New books on environmental protection published in Belarus
The book 50 Unique Protected Areas of Belarus holds a special place, Vladimir Andriyevich said. The large-format artwork is dedicated to the most valuable protected areas in Belarus, including the biosphere reserve, national parks, national and local game reserves...
20 Nov 2017
Two Belarusian swimmers in top ten at 2017 FINA Swimming World Cup
Pavel Sankovich won gold in the men’s 50m backstroke event. Ilya Shimanovich touched in second in the men’s 50m breaststroke...
20 Nov 2017
Union State student sport competitions kicks off in Brest
The Union State representatives will have a chance to learn more about the city which will turn 1,000 in 2019...
19 Nov 2017
Belarus-Russia duo wins Taipei Open doubles event
In the final the Belarusian-Russian tandem outplayed the Australian-UK duet of Monique Adamczak and Naomi Broady 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-6...  
17 Nov 2017
Belarus’ National Stadium to feature Chinese motifs
"I have asked my friend Xi Jinping to build a stadium with a Chinese flair to demonstrate our friendship with the people of China to everyone, including Belarusians,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
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