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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...
5 Sep 2018
Sovetskaya Belorussiya newspaper editorial board renamed into publishing house Belarus Segodnya
Today the publishing house Belarus Segodnya publishes the SB. Belarus Segodnya newspaper, the Respublika newspaper, the Narodnaya Gazeta newspaper, the Selskaya Gazeta newspaper, and the Znamya Yunosti newspaper...
5 Sep 2018
Belarusian war exhibition opens in Beijing
Sergei Katkov is a renowned Belarusian artist, a teacher who was a press photographer and a painter on the Third Belarusian Front during the Great Patriotic War...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus, Poland to discuss joint promotion of Augustow Canal
The group will also discuss the international project August Velo. It envisages the development of cycling routes within the area of the Augustow Canal on both sides of the border, and also their inclusion into the global cycling network...
5 Sep 2018
Minsk to celebrate City Day on 7-9 September
This year Minsk turns 951. The celebrations will start with a professional excellence awards ceremony and a concert at the Palace of Culture of Trade Unions...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus to host Partnership for the Future media forum on 11-14 September
The media forum will be attended by media leaders, prominent political scientists, experts from the CIS and non-CIS countries...
4 Sep 2018
Belarusian students to contact International Space Station
Oleg Novitskiy, a Roscosmos cosmonaut, a Belarus native, will tell the school students about the profession and will hold a live call with cosmonauts on board the ISS...
4 Sep 2018
St Petersburg to celebrate Minsk Days on 11-12 September
Minsk Mayor Andrei Shorets is set to meet with St Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. The Minsk Day program will feature a gala concert of the Presidential Orchestra and Belarusian singers...
4 Sep 2018
Belarus’ national exposition at Moscow Book Fair
The Moscow International Book Fair will be running in one of the best VDNH pavilions. It will feature more than 300 publishing houses from 25 countries and over 100,000 book tiles...
4 Sep 2018
Over 500 volunteers apply for Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018
"The applications closed on 25 August. We have received more than 500 applications from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Switzerland"...
3 Sep 2018
New kits for Belarus national football team presented in Minsk
The presentation took place near the National Art Museum of Belarus. Football fans could see new sets of home and away kits the team will wear during the matches of the UEFA Nations League and the qualification process of UEFA Euro 2020...
3 Sep 2018
Belarusian and foreign writers explore new joint projects
According to his words, this year the roundtable has been attended by the writers from Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ecuador, which happened for the first time...
3 Sep 2018
Minsk to host Italy-Belarus Friendship Festival on 9 September
The program also includes a sand art performance by Olga Radetskaya, a puppet theater show by Carro dei Comici, a presentation of famous Italian brands and a joint show by hairdresser and stylist Antonio Boccadamo and the Image Pro school...
31 Aug 2018
Belarusian State University 44th on THE’s Eurasia ranking
BSU takes 44th position. It is the only Belarusian university on THE’s ranking...
31 Aug 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: September 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Aug 2018
Minsk airport celebrates 2018 three-millionth passenger
The 2018 three-millionth passenger took Belavia's Minsk-Moscow flight on 30 August at 16.30...
31 Aug 2018
Crystal Swan to be featured at BFI London Film Festival
The debut full-length work of the Belarusian filmmaker will be shown out of competition on 14 October. This is a very prestigious festival which is held under the patronage of the British Film Institute, Darya Zhuk noted...
31 Aug 2018
Tatsiana Khaladovich wins javelin throw event at Diamond League Final Zurich 2018
The Belarusian threw 66.99m in her best attempt to clinch gold. Second was Liu Shiying of China (66.00m)...
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