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12 Oct 2017
Belarus urges no interference with Kosciuszko monument project in Switzerland
The dedication ceremony for the monument to Tadeusz Kosciuszko in Solothurn, Switzerland was scheduled on 21 October. However, a conflict situation arose thanks to the Polish Embassy over the inscription on a plate stating the country of origin of the national hero...
12 Oct 2017
Belarusian-Chinese philosophy and culture center to open on 19 October
The center was established by agreement between the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Lingnan University...
12 Oct 2017
Ideas of young designers incorporated in Belarus team outfit for WFYS in Sochi
The proposals of the Baranovichi designers have been incorporated in the design of the Belarusian opening ceremony outfits for the festival. The authors of the ideas were included into the list of participants in the forum from Brest Oblast...
12 Oct 2017
Polish delegation to attend events marking 74th anniversary of Battle of Lenino
On 12 October 1943 the Polish 1st Tadeusz Kosciuszko Infantry Division under the command of General Zygmunt Berling, together with the soldiers of the Red Army, took part in their first battle against the Nazis near the Belarusian village of Lenino...
11 Oct 2017
South Korean biathletes hold pre-Olympic training camp at Raubichi
The track at the Belarusian winter sport center is similar to that in Pyeongchang that will be hosting the 23rd Winter Olympic Games on 9-26 February 2018...
11 Oct 2017
Vitebsk Oblast student brigades foster cooperation with Russia's Beloyarsky District
"In 2016 our student brigade went to Beloyarsky District of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra for the first time. This was the result of the agreement on establishing twin-city relations between Vitebsk and Beloyarsky District signed in 2016"...
10 Oct 2017
Belarusian capital presents its culture during Minsk Days in Moscow
Thus, the concert of friendship Belarus-Russia that took place at the Helikon Opera Theater on 10 October was an official opening ceremony of the Days. The concert featured the Belarus Presidential Orchestra under the baton of Viktor Babarikin...
10 Oct 2017
Over $40,000 raised by UNICEF charity dinner in Minsk
The money will be spent on UNICEF programs for children with disabilities...
10 Oct 2017
Belarusian youth to take part in WFYS race in Sochi
The Belarusian youth will take part in discussions, cultural, entertainment, sport and other events. Every day of the festival will be dedicated to one of the macro-regions of the planet, its features and key areas...
10 Oct 2017
Belarusian fair opens in Moscow
"Muscovites love Belarusian foodstuffs because they are organic, without artificial additives, and very tasty. Today Moscow residents can enjoy not only shopping but also Belarusian music"...
10 Oct 2017
World youth festival guests in Sochi promised 3D tour of Belarusian castle
The young trade union activists from Belarus will arrange a trivia quiz, during which young people from other countries will be able to check their knowledge about Belarus. Winners will get certificates for free tours of Mir Castle and Nesvizh Castle...
10 Oct 2017
Minsk mayor lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow
The participants also laid flowers to the commemorative plaques to Minsk City Hero and Brest Hero Fortress in the Alexander Garden...
10 Oct 2017
Three Belarusian ski resorts among top ten CIS winter destinations
The top three ski reports in the CIS include Shymbulak (Kazakhstan), Shahdagh (Azerbaijan) and Silichi (Belarus)...
10 Oct 2017
Moscow to host fairs of Belarusian goods on 10-15 October
Thus, on 10-15 October the Belarusian companies of light and food industries will be selling their goods in sixty-seven wooden chalets allocated by the government of Moscow in Revolutsionnaya Square...
9 Oct 2017
Promotion tour for tour operators of Russia, Latvia, Poland across eastern Belarus
The tour will involve 35 tour operators and representatives of mass media. The route will start with a visit to Polotsk, the ancient city of Belarus, and then will go to Vitebsk where the guests will be offered to go sightseeing, visit Marc Chagall’s places and Ilya Repin’s museum-estate Zdravnevo...
9 Oct 2017
Jhonas Enroth named KHL Goalie of the Week
The netminder went with three wins in three matches, including one away game, to show the best save percentage of 95.74 and goals against average of 1.30...
9 Oct 2017
Belarusian singer Gunesh named best vocalist at MakFest song contest in Macedonia
This is a special award by the organizers and the directorate of the contest. Three prize winners were determined by Macedonian viewers through SMS voting. The 32nd international competition featured 30 artists from Macedonia, Sweden, Finland, Bulgaria, Belarus, Azerbaijan...
9 Oct 2017
Two medals for Belarus at Tashkent Grand Prix 2017
Dmitry Minkov claimed gold in the -66kg weight category. Yegor Voropayev had to go through repechage to collect bronze in the -90kg event...
8 Oct 2017
Listapad film festival to host script lab on 6 November
Directors and producers are invited to participate with their projects. The international experts will discuss the works and give practical advice regarding the promotion of projects...
6 Oct 2017
Belarus clinches five medals at FINA World Cup Doha 2017
On the second competition day Ilya Shimanovich collected bronze in the men’s 100m breaststroke event. His time is 56.76 seconds...
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