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8 Sep 2018
Lukashenko to take part in sports festival to mark Minsk City Day
The big sports festival will span four competition areas in several sports...
7 Sep 2018
Domracheva, Bjoerndalen to take part in Christmas race in Germany
The biathlon Christmas race will be held at the Veltins Arena of the Schalke 04 Bendesliga football club on 29 December...
7 Sep 2018
Belarus nominated for best agrotourism destination in National Geographic Traveler Awards 2018
Belarus was the winner in the Agrotourism nomination in 2016...
7 Sep 2018
Three MAZ-SPORTauto crews off to Turkmenistan for Turkmen Desert Race 2018
The crews of Sergei Vyazovich, Aleksei Vishnevsky and Alexander Vasilevsky are experienced racers and are favorites of the forthcoming competitions...
7 Sep 2018
Minsk to host international volleyball tournament on 7 September
The games will be held in Chizhovka Arena on 7-9 September...
6 Sep 2018
National Library of Belarus awarded National Commission for UNESCO diploma
Director of the National Library of Belarus Roman Motulsky thanked the ministry, the National Commission for UNESCO for assistance in the publication of the Primer...
6 Sep 2018
Augustow Canal to be available for virtual tour
Joint work is currently underway on a website about the Augustow Canal. The website will include panoramic photos similar to the ones on popular mapping services. A virtual traveler can see landscapes as if from a canoe or a yacht...
6 Sep 2018
About 30 countries to attend Belarusian International Media Forum
The event is held in the context of the digitization of the Eurasian Economic Union, the development of the digital economy and the information society in Belarus, qualitative changes in the activity of modern mass media...
6 Sep 2018
Belarus MFA initiates seminar on human rights in Minsk
The topic of the seminar is "Interaction with UN mechanisms for the protection of human rights: the role of the national mechanism for the preparation of reports and follow-up activities"...
6 Sep 2018
Minsk to host high-level international counter-terrorism conference
"What is special about the conference is that it will deal with two most pressing challenges of our time: counter-terrorism and cyber security"...
6 Sep 2018
Belarusian students win 4 medals at Japanese Olympiad in Informatics
"Belarus won the fourth place, sharing it with the Russian team. This is the best result of Belarusian students for the entire period of their participation at the International Olympiads in Informatics"...
6 Sep 2018
Belarus pockets bronze medal at ISSF World Championship
Belarusians Yury Shcherbatsevich, Vitaly Bubnovich and Ilya Chergeiko were third with the result of 3526 points in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Team event...
6 Sep 2018
Brest to host international futsal tournament for customs inspectors
The tournament will be traditionally timed to the Day of Customs Inspectors that is marked on 20 September. This year the tournament will gather six teams representing five countries: Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia and Ukraine...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus president harvests potatoes, watermelons from household plot
Despite the rather dry summer the potato harvest was ample in the presidential field – 60 tonnes from a field of 1.5ha, with the yield at 400 centners per hectare...
5 Sep 2018
Joint youth projects to be presented at Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia
About 250 young people will attend a gathering of student construction brigades Youth is Building the Union in Polotsk District on 22-23 September...
5 Sep 2018
Art exhibition opened in Minsk to celebrate 25th anniversary of Belarus-Ecuador relations
The exhibition is timed to the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Ecuador diplomatic relations. The exhibition features works by Pedro Valdivieso and Yuri Podolin...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus wins Grand Prix of Art of Book contest
The book Belarusian Trace in Moscow’s Culture and Architecture published in Belarus won the Commonwealth nomination. The best in the My Country nomination was Belarusian Costume illustration book...
5 Sep 2018
Brest Oblast tourist info center to open in Warsaw
This center is designed to inform Polish residents and nationals of other countries about tourist attractions of Brest Oblast and Belarus in general, the visa-free program and forthcoming events...
5 Sep 2018
Minsk invites for big sports festival on 8 September
The program of the festival features competitions in power extreme, kettlebell lifting, streetball, master classes in volleyball, martial arts, chess and other sports...
5 Sep 2018
More Belarusian history and traditions at Chinese universities
Belarus’ Ambassador to China Kirill Rudy met with Huang Mei, the director of the School of Russian Language of Beijing Foreign Studies University in Beijing on 5 September...
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