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3 Oct 2018
Team Belarus off to 3rd Youth Olympic Games Team Belarus off to 3rd Youth Olympic Games
The Belarusian team comprises 37 athletes and 18 coaches. Belarusian athletes will compete for medals in 16 sports...
3 Oct 2018
International jury for Listapad National Competition program International jury for Listapad National Competition program
Professionals from different lines of cinematography are invited to the jury of the National Competition: directors, producers, screenwriters, actors, film critics, representatives of international film festivals, and distributors...
3 Oct 2018
Commemorative plaque to Yanka Kupala unveiled in Finnish Imatra Commemorative plaque to Yanka Kupala unveiled in Finnish Imatra
Yanka Kupala and other outstanding representatives of the Belarusian National Revival travelled to Finland along the route Saint Petersburg – Terijoki – Vyborg - Imatra on 21-22 June 1910...
3 Oct 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Battle of Kuchin Partisan Chronicles: Battle of Kuchin
The Battle of Kuchin is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
3 Oct 2018
Brest to host music festival during German Language and Culture Weeks Brest to host music festival during German Language and Culture Weeks
Musikfest 2018 is organized jointly with the public association "Twin cities Brest and Shussenthal". The festival will offer three concerts...
2 Oct 2018
Belarus to host European Bird Watching Days on 6-7 October Belarus to host European Bird Watching Days on 6-7 October
The goal of EuroBirdwatch is to get local residents familiar with migrating birds, their nesting needs, problems they encounter along flyways and within wintering areas in the Mediterranean and Africa...
2 Oct 2018
Belarus and Bible named National Library’s best-attended exhibition Belarus and Bible named National Library’s best-attended exhibition
"The exhibition opened on 20 September and since then the National Library has seen record attendance every day. The Book Museum which exhibits the rarities of international importance draws up to 5,000 visitors every day"...
2 Oct 2018
Belarusian Transport Week opens in Minsk on 2 October Belarusian Transport Week opens in Minsk on 2 October
The Belarusian Transport Week is an annual international transport and logistics forum that incorporates an international exhibition Transport and Logistics and an extensive business program...
1 Oct 2018
Belarus submits Crystal Swan film for Academy Award Belarus submits Crystal Swan film for Academy Award
Crystal Swan was submitted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film...
1 Oct 2018
CIS documentary film festival kicks off in Minsk CIS documentary film festival kicks off in Minsk
The main film selection criterion is coverage and the author’s interpretation of events that have a direct or indirect impact on the social and political life in the CIS countries...
1 Oct 2018
Sabalenka 16th in WTA rankings Sabalenka 16th in WTA rankings
A week earlier the Belarusian sat 20th and rose 3 places thanks to her victory at the 2018 Wuhan Open. This is 20-year-old Aryna Sabalenka’s career-best achievement in the WTA so far...
30 Sep 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: October 2018 Belarus Events Calendar: October 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Sep 2018
Lukashenko congratulates Sabalenka on 2018 Wuhan Open trophy Lukashenko congratulates Sabalenka on 2018 Wuhan Open trophy
The head of state stressed that the world’s best tennis players yield to the player’s energy, skills and self-belief. “I am confident that the first WTA Premier 5 title is the start of a long journey to great victories and new career-high WTA rankings”...
28 Sep 2018
Sabalenka makes 2018 Wuhan Open final Sabalenka makes 2018 Wuhan Open final
In today’s semifinal the Belarusian saw off Australia’s world number 17 Ashleigh Barty 7-6 (7-2), 6-4...
27 Sep 2018
CIS documentary film festival in Minsk 1-4 October CIS documentary film festival in Minsk 1-4 October
The program provides for meetings with filmmakers, master classes, and roundtables. The festival also runs the youth competition program “Eurasia. Doc: 4 Minutes”...
27 Sep 2018
Sabalenka into 2018 Wuhan Open semifinal Sabalenka into 2018 Wuhan Open semifinal
In the quarterfinal the Belarusian defeated Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova, the world number 31, 7-5, 6-3...
27 Sep 2018
Over 40 countries to attend OSCE counter-terrorism conference in Minsk Over 40 countries to attend OSCE counter-terrorism conference in Minsk
OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger and heads of the UN specialized agencies, Interpol, the Council of Europe, the CIS, the CSTO and the SCO are expected to attend as well...
26 Sep 2018
Minsk Planetarium preparing Fulldome Competition program for Listapad Minsk Planetarium preparing Fulldome Competition program for Listapad
Minsk International Fulldome Festival will show the achievements and the technologies of one of the youngest and most promising areas in the film industry – Fulldome Cinema, an immersive dome-based video projection environment...
26 Sep 2018
Youth for the Union State forum opens in Moscow Youth for the Union State forum opens in Moscow
"The participants will discuss the ideological and information basis of the Union State, Belarus’ and Russia's legislation in the area of youth policy and promising areas for youth in Belarus and Russia"...
26 Sep 2018
Belarus secures wins over Australia, Croatia at 2018 Chess Olympiad in Batumi Belarus secures wins over Australia, Croatia at 2018 Chess Olympiad in Batumi
Belarus men’s team won 2,5:1,5 against Australia. Belarus women’s team secured the same score against Croatia...
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