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7 Jun 2018
Plans to set up Association of Healthy Cities of Belarus
The Healthy City movement started in Belarus in 2012. In 2016, the city of Gorky joined the European network...
7 Jun 2018
Brest welcomes first fans heading for FIFA World Cup in Russia
The first fan, an Australian citizen, entered Belarus from Europe by train on 4 June. Three more fans from Switzerland, Poland and the UK crossed the Belarusian border in Brest on 5 and 6 June...
7 Jun 2018
Law enforcement agencies of Belarus, Russia in close contact ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup
Russian FAN IDs which give the right for a visa-free entry and stay in the Russian Federation are valid from 4 June, ten days before the start of the championships, through to 25 July. To cross the Belarusian border a foreign traveler must present a FAN ID and a valid passport...
7 Jun 2018
Lake Naroch in top three CIS resorts popular with Russian travelers
The top five of CIS resorts popular with Russian visitors includes Burabai (Borovoye) (Kazakhstan), Lake Issyk-Kul (Kyrgyzstan), Lake Naroch (Belarus), Bilgah beaches on the Caspian Sea coast (Azerbaijan), and Lake Sevan (Armenia)...
7 Jun 2018
EBRD vice president commends level of health and eco- tourism in Belarus
The EBRD vice president shared his impressions of the visit to Plissa health resort in Glubokoye District for the onsite meeting of the EBRD regional group...
6 Jun 2018
Over 60,000 tickets sold, reserved for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk events
Viewers from Germany and Ukraine demonstrate a strong interest in the festival. Lithuania and Latvia are “pulling closer”, added the festival director...
6 Jun 2018
Minsk to mark Day of Multiethnic Russia on 9 June
The concert will feature Nikitina Russian Songs Choir, the dance group Legends of the Caucasus, the Tatar and Bashkir folk band Leisan, the Chuvash music band Khamar Yal...
6 Jun 2018
Nanjing Massacre exhibition opens in Minsk
The exhibition “Shared Memory: Nanjing Massacre of 1937” in the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War features one hundred photos, nine stories, four material evidence and one story footage...
6 Jun 2018
Belarus’ first MFA Piotr Kravchenko awarded Order of Star of Italy
The order is awarded to Italian nationals residing abroad and foreign nationals for outstanding achievements in the development of friendly relations and cooperation between Italy and other countries...
6 Jun 2018
Belarus to open Consulate General in Dubai
Belarus will open a Consulate General in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates in 2018, reads Resolution No. 421issued by the Council of Ministers...
5 Jun 2018
Belarus’ experience in achieving SDGs to be in spotlight of conference in Minsk
The participants will review the status of implementation of the National Strategy for Sustainable Social and Economic Development (NSSD) of Belarus for the period till 2030 and will draw up proposals for the draft national sustainable development strategy up to 2035...
5 Jun 2018
Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria to feature Ukrainian Cultural Days
"A big concert program featuring popular musicians, artists and groups from Ukraine will be one of the draws of the festival this year"...
5 Jun 2018
Union State student sports festival kicks off in Zhlobin
The festival will feature competitions in athletics, volleyball and futsal on 5-10 June. Taking part in the competitions will be 192 students representing 21 universities of Belarus and Russia...
5 Jun 2018
Retrospective of Polish posters to go on show in Brest
"These are retrospectives, a so-called sentimental journey telling the stories of their creators, trends and phenomena"...
5 Jun 2018
Belagro 2018 expo kicks off in Minsk District
Over 300 samples of modern farming machinery will be presented at the open site of the exhibition...
4 Jun 2018
Belarusian national cuisine presented in France
The festival welcomed over 100 chefs from different countries in the French city of Mougins on 2-3 June. Representatives of Belarus and Italy were honorary guests of this year’s festival...
4 Jun 2018
Minsk to host international conference to discuss early intervention for children with disabilities
Experts from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Croatia, Moldova, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Portugal, Brazil and other countries will share their experiences and best practices, will present the modern systems for alternative communication...
4 Jun 2018
Minsk, Grodno hosting Days of Tatarstan Culture
The official opening of Days of Tatarstan Culture in Belarus will take place at the Belarusian State Philharmonics on 5 June...
4 Jun 2018
Vietnamese Culture Days in Belarus on 11-17 June
The program of the culture days includes performances of Vietnamese artistic groups in Minsk and Brest, the exhibition “National costume and handicrafts in Vietnam” in the National History Museum of Belarus...
4 Jun 2018
Belarus 32nd in Integrated Index for Postal Development 2018 ranking
Belarus placed between Croatia (31st) and Ukraine (33rd). Among the post-Soviet states Belarus was surpassed by Estonia (13th), Lithuania (22nd) and Moldova (27th)...
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