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14 May 2018
Minsk to host Yuri Bashmet music festival on 6-20 October
The organizers are busy preparing a world premiere for a concert featuring an alto, a fortepiano, and an orchestra. It will be performed by the People’s Artist of the USSR and Russia Yuri Bashmet and the prominent Belarusian pianist Rostislav Krimer...
14 May 2018
Belarus wins two gold medals at Meeting Elite de Montgeron
Elvira Herman of Belarus set a new personal record of 12.74 seconds to win the women’s 100m Hurdles...
14 May 2018
Minsk Upper Town to host 15 festivals of national cultures
The festival of Swedish Culture is scheduled for 2 June. Organizers promise a lot of pleasant surprises...
11 May 2018
Minsk commemorates Moldovan soldiers who died in battles for Belarus’ liberation
Today's event is an opportunity to remember the fallen heroes, the combat brotherhood of the Belarusian and Moldavian peoples, and the common victory, Andrei Shorets noted...
11 May 2018
Minsk Pass cards now sold in Minsk National Airport
According to Alexander Shifrin, Minsk Pass card holders most of all visit Mir Castle, the museum in Nesvizh, the Belarusian State Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Lifestyle, art and history museums, the Great Patriotic War History Museum...
11 May 2018
Belarusian-Chinese friendship accomplishments park opened in Great Stone park
“As many as 400 trees, including 230 apple trees, have already been planted. The fact that most of the trees bear fruit is symbolical. The fruits can be viewed as fruits of our Chinese-Belarusian cooperation”...
11 May 2018
TIBO 2018 in Minsk to present over 90 R&D, innovative products
The Belarusian Innovative Foundation will present projects of winners and finalists of a national contest of innovative projects in the sphere of information technologies and instrument-making...
11 May 2018
Minsk to host International Olympic Day on 2 June
The sports federations will organize the sports competitions with the participation of famous Belarusian athletes...
11 May 2018
Belarusian singers become laureates of Euro Stars contest in Malta
Taking part in the contest were about 100 performers from 17 European countries. The Belarusian contestants were awarded 3rd degree diplomas in their age categories. It took the singers three months to prepare for the contest...
10 May 2018
Art festival Motley Tulip in Brest to feature theater art, choreography first time ever
"The previous festivals were purely musical. This year’s program is more expansive. Theater art will be represented for the first time ever. The flamenco performance Frida will be staged by a theater company from Saint Petersburg"...
10 May 2018
TIBO 2018 to feature over 100 companies from 15 countries
TIBO’s central exposition will be IT Country Belarus featuring innovative developments in the field of information technologies of government bodies and Belarusian IT companies, resident companies of the Hi-Tech Park...
10 May 2018
Days of Belarusian Culture in Tajikistan on 13-17 May
The program will include the concerts by Belarusian state dance company Khoroshki, Honored Artist of Belarus Alena Lanskaya, Honored Artist of Belarus Vladimir Gromov, the Belarus and Belarusians exhibition by the National History Museum, and the Days of Cinema...
10 May 2018
Cross-border picnic to open summer season at Augustow Canal
One of the events will celebrate the Belarusian cuisine, with an opportunity to taste traditional Belarusian dishes and compete in food-related events...
9 May 2018
Belarusian diplomats attend Victory Day celebrations abroad
“On these days Belarusian diplomats, alongside with their Russian and other colleagues, pay tribute to those who fought during the Great Patriotic War, worked on the home front, sacrificed their lives for the Motherland,” the ministry said...
9 May 2018
Belarus fails to qualify for Eurovision 2018 final
Belarus’ entry ALEKSEEV who performed Forever did not make it to the final of the song contest that is due to take place on 12 May...
8 May 2018
Minsk to host international mediation fest on 17-18 May
The event will bring together mediators, conflictologists, psychologists, professors, lawyers and representatives of other professions specializing in the settlement of conflicts and disputes...
8 May 2018
Belarus-inspired kimono may be produced in Japan ahead of Summer Olympic Games
“The diplomatic mission assisted a group of Japanese enthusiasts with the design of a kimono featuring the elements of Belarusian ornaments in the run-up to the 32nd Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. A fragment of the Slutsk belt is an important detail of the design”...
8 May 2018
Japanese regions plan to attend Alexandria Gathers Friends festival in Belarus
“In the near future, representatives of a number of Japanese regions are planning to participate in the tenth investment forum Mill of Success and the folk festival Alexandria Gathers Friends”...
8 May 2018
Belarusian swimmers win gold in Morocco
Belarusian swimmers have won a total of six medals: two gold, two silver and two bronze medals...
7 May 2018
IT Country Belarus in spotlight of upcoming telecommunications forum TIBO 2018
The IT Country Belarus exposition will feature innovative R&D products in the sphere of information technologies and their possible applications in healthcare, education, public security, transportation, agriculture, and so on...
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