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31 Jan 2018
Signs in Chinese expected to attract more travelers to Belarus
The stands installed in the Upper Town, Trinity Suburb, Privokzalnaya Square, Yakub Kolos Square, Nemiga Street, and Nezavisimosti Avenue now feature Chinese-language information...
31 Jan 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: February 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Jan 2018
Belarus’ Bolshoi theater to bring Swan Lake to Mexico
A little earlier the Belarusian theater staged Swan Lake, Nutcracker or Another Christmas Story in Germany and Austria...
29 Jan 2018
Belarus gets five additional quotas for PyeongChang 2018
The additional quotas were given to two skiers and three figure skaters, chief of the Belarusian mission to the 2018 Winter Games Alexander Baraulya said...
29 Jan 2018
Belarus debuts at New York Times Travel Show 2018
Guests of the national stand were told about the Belarusian nature and cultural heritage, large-scale sporting events which Belarus will host in the next few years such as the European Games 2019 and the IIHF World Ice Hockey Championship 2021...
29 Jan 2018
Belarus’ first Olympic group arrives in Pyeongchang
According to chief of the Belarusian Olympic mission, Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister Alexander Baraulya, there were no serious problems on the way to South Korea...
26 Jan 2018
Geoff Platt to join Belarus in friendly against Canada
The coaching staff of the Belarusian national team has named the roster for the forthcoming training camp and a friendly. Dave Lewis’ team will include 26 players, including 14 players from HC Dinamo Minsk...
26 Jan 2018
Belarus applies for IOC permit to include Ole Einar Bjoerndalen in its Olympic delegation
“The Belarusian Biathlon Federation has applied to the International Olympic Committee with a request to include eight-time Olympic champion Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway in the Belarusian Olympic biathlon delegation in Pyeongchang. There has been no answer yet, but we hope it will be positive”...
26 Jan 2018
Belarus’ MAZ to develop new bonneted race truck
“The company has decided to make a new vehicle, namely a bonneted truck, following the successful performance at Dakar Rally. The project has already been approved. We will now start working on it”...
25 Jan 2018
Belarusian State University in top 500 in Webometrics Ranking
The WRWU ranks around 27,000 out of more than 30,000 schools from all over the world...
24 Jan 2018
Belarus to open UEFA Nations League against San Marino
The calendar of the games of the Belarusian national football team was announced following the UEFA Nations League draw ceremony which took place in Lausanne...
24 Jan 2018
Ghetto prisoners, Righteous among Nations commemorated in Belarus
A monument to the Righteous among the Nations in the village of Porechie was one of the first in Europe. The residents of this village saved 40 Jewish children who escaped from the Minsk ghetto during the Great Patriotic War...
24 Jan 2018
Original Primer of 1618 to go on display in Belarus
Minsk expects guests from many countries for the international book readings dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the first Primer scheduled for 26-27 April...
24 Jan 2018
Cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky wishes Team Belarus every success at Pyeongchang Olympics
“Olympic champions are a sport asset of every country. With all my heart I wish the Belarusian athletes to fly high and conquer the Olympic heights. Remember, we are Together with the Team”...
24 Jan 2018
Belarus’ National Library preparing to recreate Primer of 1618
The authorship of Europe’s first edition of the book defined as Primer is believed to belong to the Belarusians. This makes its possible to position Belarus as a country with rich traditions, significant achievements in education...
23 Jan 2018
Minsk International Book Fair rescheduled for 28 February-4 March
The 25th installment will be headlined “Belarus: the cultural platform of Europe”...
23 Jan 2018
Belarusian wooden church in London joins Building of the Year contest
The Church of St Cyril of Turau and All the Patron Saints of the Belarusian People was built in 2016 as a memorial to the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. It is located in front of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum founded by Greek-Catholic priests from Belarus...
23 Jan 2018
Minsk to host China International Import Expo presentation on 1 February
Belarus’ exposition will be organized by the National Center for Marketing and Price Study...
23 Jan 2018
Belarus’ freestyle aerials team earns six Olympic berths
Belarus will field 2014 Olympic champion Anton Kushnir, winner of two World Cup legs Maksim Gustik and Stanislav Gladchenko...
22 Jan 2018
Plans revealed for Eurasian digital forum in Minsk in May
The diplomat underscored Belarus’ readiness to make its own contribution to the digital theme on the OSCE agenda and to share experience, including taking into account the Digital Economy Development Ordinance...
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