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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...
17 Nov 2017
Belarusian magazine Biathlon showcased in Moscow
"Needless to say, the growing interest in this sport is largely due to outstanding athletes such as Darya Domracheva, a three-time Olympic champion, the pride of both Belarus and Russia. She gave an impetus to biathlon development, to a great extent"...
17 Nov 2017
Belarus, China may launch joint master’s degree programs in 2018
"China is interested in our technological projects. These include drones, pharmaceutics, electric cars, chemical industry. Therefore, they are interested in sending their students to Belarus"...
16 Nov 2017
Svetlana Gorbacheva to represent Belarus at Miss Tourism International
Apart from demonstrating girls at their best the contest also offers a platform for education, tourism development, and for sharing the best practices between countries...
16 Nov 2017
Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition to feature artists from 19 countries
The organizers received 231 applications for participation in the contest of vocalists at the Bolshoi Theater that will run from 14 till 20 December. The Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition is held in three rounds: the first and the second rounds with piano accompaniment, and the third round with orchestral accompaniment...
16 Nov 2017
Iranian Embassy to open condolence book for earthquake victims on 17 November
The book of condolences will be available for signing from 10.30 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 17.30 on 17 November in the building of the Embassy of Iran in Minsk at 41 Starovilensky Trakt...
16 Nov 2017
Yakub Kolas birth anniversary celebrated in Moscow
The life and art of Yakub Kolas, the poet, playwright and social activist, are closely linked with the Russian historical and literary process, the diplomat stressed...
15 Nov 2017
Ground broken for Belarusian residential district in France
The housing program in Lorraine Region provides for the construction of 650 wooden houses within the next five years...
15 Nov 2017
Diana Yurchenko from Vitebsk wins special prize at IMFC 2017
She received the prize from People’s Artist of Russia Sergei Bezrukov at the opening concert of the 30th International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) in Vitebsk...
15 Nov 2017
Minsk to join Week of Italian Cuisine in the World
The program will feature tastings, master classes, a university conference, televised meetings with chefs, marketing campaigns, cooking shows, screenings of films and documentaries...
15 Nov 2017
Plans for visa-free travel between Belarus, Uruguay
“Visa-free travel between Belarus and Uruguay would help bring about additional conditions for contacts of our citizens and the development of opportunities for trade, economic, tourism, and cultural potential between Belarus and Uruguay. We believe visa-free travel meets interests of both sides”...
15 Nov 2017
Sobolenko off to a good start at Taipei Open
The world number 79 saw off Misaki Doi of Japan 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, 6-3. In the round of last 16 the Belarusian will play either Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland or Lee Ya-hsuan of Taiwan...
15 Nov 2017
Plans to launch Belarus-Russia Union State award in science, technology
"We believe that we should have such an award in the Union State so that we could encourage the best scientists and developers together with Russia every second year. This will become another impetus to draw attention to our developments and to our scientists"...
14 Nov 2017
Belarus CIS leader by number of students per 10,000 population
In the 2016/2017 academic year, 51 Belarusian higher education institutions had 313,000 students enrolled in their programs. Belarus boasted the highest ratio in the CIS, which stood at 330 students per 10,000 population...
14 Nov 2017
Minsk’s Dinamo Stadium to host Europe-USA athletic match in September 2019
"Frankly speaking, the event has not been held since the 1960s. In 2019 there are not many athletic competitions on the calendar, apart from the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Qatar. That is why we have decided on the date"...
14 Nov 2017
Helena Meraai off to Tbilisi for Days of Belarus Culture in Georgia
Belarus’ entry at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Helena Meraai will perform her song Ya Samaya (I am the one)...
14 Nov 2017
Belarus win Pragochema Cup 2017 in Prague
The Grodno hockey players won in all six matches at the tournament, including over HC Minsk (2-0) that drew 1-1 with the Czech Republic for the second place. HC Minsk goaltender Alena Bovtko was named the best player of the tournament...
14 Nov 2017
Vitebsk to host CIS healthcare conference 15-16 November
One of the key events of the conference will be the second forum of youth scientific societies, organized by the council of young scientists, the student scientific society of the Vitebsk State Medical University jointly with the Open University Skolkovo (OpUS)...
13 Nov 2017
CIS Youth Interparliamentary Assembly to discuss family policy
The tenth session will be centered around such topical issues as ways to support family, develop family values among young people, and outline the main avenues of parliamentary work...
13 Nov 2017
Belarus claims 12 medals at 2017 World Sambo Championships in Russia
Belarus ranked second in the overall team standings with seven (two gold, three silver, and two bronze) medals...
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