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3 Mar 2018
Minsk hosts Day of Italian Design
According to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Belarus Stefano Bianchi said at the event held at the National Center for Contemporary Arts that the meeting is held in Minsk for the second year in a row...
2 Mar 2018
Belarus, China agree on projects to translate, publish classical literary works
On 1 March the ministry hosted a working meeting with representatives of the Chinese publishing organizations who are participating in the 25th installment of the Minsk International Book Fair...
2 Mar 2018
Vera Polyakova-Makei meets with ambassadors’ spouses in Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater
Director General of the Bolshoi Theater Vladimir Gridyushko extended greetings to all the present on the occasion of the coming Women’s Day and emphasized the women’s role in the society of every state...
28 Feb 2018
Belarus to field 15 athletes at 2018 Paralympics, Liudmila Vauchok chosen flag bearer
Apart from the experienced athletes, Belarus will also field six Paralympic debutants...
27 Feb 2018
Over 20 foreign diplomats recite Belarusian poetry
The event We Read Kupala Together was organized by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in association with the Yanka Kupala State Literature Museum...
27 Feb 2018
Belarusian Olympians back home
On their arrival home the athletes shared their emotions about the 2018 Olympics...
26 Feb 2018
Minsk International Book Fair to showcase 360 exhibitors
The book fair will feature the exhibitors from 32 countries. Traditionally, the Minsk book fair will see the greatest representation y the publishing houses from Belarus and Russia. Some 64 exhibits will come from the neighboring country to Minsk...
26 Feb 2018
Norway tops 2018 Winter Olympics medal count, Belarus 15th
Anna Guskova clinched her first Olympic champion title in the Ladies Aerials. The biathlon team of Nadezhda Skardino, Irina Krivko, Dinara Alimbekava and Darya Domracheva won the Women’s Relay...
23 Feb 2018
Belarus, UNDP to develop cooperation in green economy, waste management
Green economy, green energy, integrated waste management, and disposal of persistent organic pollutants have been identified as the main areas of further long-term cooperation between Belarus and the UNDP in environmental protection...
23 Feb 2018
Belarusian biathlete nominated to IBU Athletes’ Committee
Only athletes registered for the first three BMW IBU world cups could be nominated...
23 Feb 2018
Dinamo Stadium to open with international athletics event
“We have signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Association of Balkan Athletic Federations. The Persian Gulf countries have shown an interest in the event too. We are in talks with Poland. Perhaps, another strong national team will join the event. We hope that the world-renowned athletes will come here”...
22 Feb 2018
Domracheva becomes first female biathlete to win four Olympic gold medals
By the number of Olympic golds she has surpassed German biathlete Kati Wilhelm and Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia...
22 Feb 2018
Belarus 13th in Pyeongchang medal standings
Belarus’ Anna Guskova bagged gold in the Ladies’ Aerials and the Belarusian team of Nadezhda Skardino, Irina Krivko, Dinara Alimbekova and Darya Domracheva clinched gold in the Women’s 4x6km Relay at the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang...
22 Feb 2018
Budapest to name one of its squares after Minsk
"Logical continuation of cooperation between two capitals, started in 2016. Great step in preparation of the Days of Minsk scheduled for April this year," the embassy said in its Twitter account...
22 Feb 2018
Sweden wins Olympic Men’s Slalom, Belarus’ 33rd
Yuri Danilochkin of Belarus placed 33rd, 13.16 seconds behind the winner...
21 Feb 2018
Foreign ambassadors recite poetry in Belarusian on International Mother Language Day
The diplomats, who took part in the poetic flash mob, believe that the project We Read Belarusian Together With velcom is important for popularizing Belarusian culture. The national language is an inalienable part of Belarusian culture...
21 Feb 2018
Sweden to allocate €11m for environmental projects in Belarus in 2018
“The majority of the projects that are to be implemented this year in different regions of Belarus will be about water discharge and water treatment,” the diplomat said...
21 Feb 2018
9,300 Great Patriotic War veterans live in Belarus
Minsk is currently home to two Heroes of the Soviet Union: Ivan Kustov, a participant of the Great Patriotic War, and Vasily Michurin, a participant of the Winter War...
20 Feb 2018
Diverse program for Minsk International Book Fair 2018
The 25th Minsk Book Fair will be headlined “Belarus: the cultural platform of Europe”. Belarus is a hospitable country where you can get acquainted with the customs and traditions of many peoples, where the cultural diversity serves the mutual enrichment as the country is home to many ethnicities...
20 Feb 2018
France win Olympic Mixed Relay, Belarus 5th
Starting Nadezhda Skardino cleaned both prone and standing to tag Darya Domracheva in eighth. The three-time Sochi Olympic champion, also shooting clean, gradually narrowed the gap to move up to the third position, 30 seconds behind the leader...
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