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9 Aug 2019
Famous food critic from UAE impressed by Belarusian cuisine Famous food critic from UAE impressed by Belarusian cuisine
"The things that I tried were really amazing: draniki, machanka, sausages. Before the trip I learned that potatoes are a staple food in Belarus, therefore everywhere I went I tried potato dishes. National cuisine can become one of the biggest tourist draws of your country"...
9 Aug 2019
Belarusian opera singer wins prize at competition in Bucharest Belarusian opera singer wins prize at competition in Bucharest
Viacheslav Kozlovski (baritone), a soloist of the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers in Saint Petersburg, was recognized by the jury as the best performer of Russian repertory at the competition...
9 Aug 2019
Aleksandr Medved tournament kicks off in Minsk Aleksandr Medved tournament kicks off in Minsk
Qualifications started at 10.30. The opening ceremony is scheduled for 17.00. Taking part in the tournament will be 203 athletes from 14 countries...
8 Aug 2019
Wargaming Fest: Tanker Day expected to gather over 200,000 participants from 28 countries Wargaming Fest: Tanker Day expected to gather over 200,000 participants from 28 countries
This year’s festival is expected to gather over 200,000 participants. A considerable number of them will come from Russia. In 2018 Wargaming Fest: Tanker Day brought together representatives of ten countries...
8 Aug 2019
Estonian wind orchestra to perform in Minsk on 10 August Estonian wind orchestra to perform in Minsk on 10 August
“Saxon is a concert band from the Estonian city of Parnu. The orchestra is over 50 years old and unites 35 people of various ages and professions,” the organizers said...
8 Aug 2019
Aleksandr Medved tournament to gather wrestlers from 14 countries Aleksandr Medved tournament to gather wrestlers from 14 countries
“This year the tournament will be held for the 49th time. It is expected to gather 203 athletes from 14 countries. Belarus will be represented by more than 50 athletes,” the head of the Belarusian Wrestling Federation said...
8 Aug 2019
Minsk to host IFMA Muay Thai European Championships on 4-11 November Minsk to host IFMA Muay Thai European Championships on 4-11 November
Taking part in the competitions will be athletes from more than 35 countries...
8 Aug 2019
Ivye Tomato Festival due in Belarus on 17 August Ivye Tomato Festival due in Belarus on 17 August
The festival will start with a theatrical procession along the central streets of the town. The first jar of fresh tomatoes will be pickled on the embankment. A huge tomato sandwich will be cooked, measured and offered to visitors for tasting...
7 Aug 2019
Minsk to celebrate Estonia Culture Day on 10 August Minsk to celebrate Estonia Culture Day on 10 August
The Estonian association “Swallow” and the Estonian Embassy in Belarus have put up a program of the celebration which will span five venues. The concert program kicks off at 12.30 on the main stage at the Upper Town concert hall...
7 Aug 2019
Central Russia art to go on display in Minsk Central Russia art to go on display in Minsk
"The exhibition will feature more than 40 works of artists from 25 cities of Central Russia," the organizers noted. "The works depict landscapes, churches, monasteries, landmarks, and scenes from modern life"...
7 Aug 2019
Minsk to host Tbilisoba festival in August Minsk to host Tbilisoba festival in August
"This year the festival will highlight the friendship between the peoples of Georgia and Belarus through food, music, dance and entertainment. The Georgian band Mgzavrebi that plays ethno, jazz and rock, will be a headliner at the festival"...
7 Aug 2019
Belarus to host international beekeepers’ congress in 2020 Belarus to host international beekeepers’ congress in 2020
Vladislav Zavalnyuk, a priest at Saints Simon and Helena's Church (the Red Church) in Minsk brought forward a proposal to arrange the International Congress of the Federation of Beekeeping Organizations in Minsk in September 2020...
7 Aug 2019
Hunting in Belarus grows more popular among Georgians Hunting in Belarus grows more popular among Georgians
“The number of Georgian tourists coming to Belarus is on the rise. Hunting grounds are becoming popular. Many Georgians come back again after properly appreciating how good the things here are”...
7 Aug 2019
Georgia House to open in Minsk Georgia House to open in Minsk
"It will be Georgia’s corner in Belarus where one will be able to find not only natural Georgian products, but also information about them, the country. The House will host different events and meetings. It will be a kind of a cultural and educational center"...
7 Aug 2019
Aliaksandra Herasimenia announces retirement from swimming Aliaksandra Herasimenia announces retirement from swimming
During her career, Aliaksandra Herasimenia won two silver medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the 50m and 100m freestyle. At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, she clinched a 50m freestyle bronze...
7 Aug 2019
Belarusians leading after first stage of Sniper Frontier contest Belarusians leading after first stage of Sniper Frontier contest
The rating of every team (the score gained by all the snipers) was determined as a result of the first stage. Eight teams will compete in the second stage of the Sniper Frontier contest: Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Uzbekistan, Iran, Vietnam, and Azerbaijan...
6 Aug 2019
Belarus’ Augustow Canal invites for Sea Festival on 10 August Belarus’ Augustow Canal invites for Sea Festival on 10 August
The merry makeshift vessel swimming race will be one of the draws of the festival. The jury will assess the design of the vessel and its presentation. Another attraction is a swamp football tournament...
5 Aug 2019
BRSM, Youth Union of Uzbekistan to run joint IT projects BRSM, Youth Union of Uzbekistan to run joint IT projects
"The forum will result in a roadmap offering solutions to strategic issues and putting forward proposals to be implemented together. First of all, we should help our partners from Uzbekistan to establish contacts with Belarusian IT giants"...
5 Aug 2019
TEART festival in Minsk to feature theaters from five countries TEART festival in Minsk to feature theaters from five countries
The biggest theater forum of Belarus traditionally consists of three parts: an international program, a showcase Belarus Open, and an educational program “School of TEART”...
5 Aug 2019
Belarusian Industrial Investment Forum to be held in Minsk on 17-20 September Belarusian Industrial Investment Forum to be held in Minsk on 17-20 September
The exhibition project will be held under the auspices of the government. This is one of the CIS biggest showcase of modern technology...
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