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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...
5 Aug 2019
Belarus-Poland summer camp in Pinsk District to welcome 100 children Belarus-Poland summer camp in Pinsk District to welcome 100 children
The international summer camp Spasatel (Rescuer) opened at the children’s rehabilitation and health center Svitanak in Pinsk District on 5 August...
5 Aug 2019
Belarus 3rd in medley relay at 2019 FINA World Cup in Tokyo Belarus 3rd in medley relay at 2019 FINA World Cup in Tokyo
The Belarusian team of Mikita Tsmyh, Ilya Shymanovich, Aksana Dziamidava and Alina Zmushka clocked 3:49.47. Japan claimed gold in 3:44.75. Australia was second in 3:47.07...
5 Aug 2019
Team Belarus to compete in 33 skills at WorldSkills in Russia’s Kazan Team Belarus to compete in 33 skills at WorldSkills in Russia’s Kazan
Participants will demonstrate their skills in such competences as Construction and Building Technology, Manufacturing and Engineering Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Transportation and Logistics, Social and Personal Services, Creative Arts and Fashion...
5 Aug 2019
Sabalenka 9th in WTA rankings Sabalenka 9th in WTA rankings
Last week the Belarusian was tenth. After reaching the 2019 San Jose final moved up to surpass Serena Williams...
5 Aug 2019
Ilya Shymanovich clinches second gold at FINA World Cup in Tokyo Ilya Shymanovich clinches second gold at FINA World Cup in Tokyo
The Belarusian clocked 26.78 seconds to win the men’s 50m breaststroke. Second was Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi (26.88 seconds). Bronze was collected by Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan (27.05 seconds)...
5 Aug 2019
Belarus-Uzbekistan Youth IT Forum opens in Minsk on 5 August Belarus-Uzbekistan Youth IT Forum opens in Minsk on 5 August
The forum is designed to become a platform to discuss modern trends and challenges in IT, jobs and careers in this sector, and to outline development prospects for the international youth startup movement and entrepreneurship...
1 Aug 2019
China to open Belarus-themed tourist complex by late 2020 China to open Belarus-themed tourist complex by late 2020
The replica of Nesvizh Castle will be the main draw of the complex. The Chinese party has also taken interest in several architectural sites of Minsk: Holy Spirit Cathedral, Minsk Town Hall, and Saints Simon and Helena Church (also known as the Red Church)...
1 Aug 2019
Chongqing-style settlement to be built in Minsk Oblast Chongqing-style settlement to be built in Minsk Oblast
The settlement will cover an area of about 100 hectares. The design of the housing was inspired by the Ba-Yu culture, one of traditional cultures of Chongqing, and by architectural patterns used in the eastern part of Sichuan Province...
1 Aug 2019
Belarus-Uzbekistan Youth IT Forum to kick off in Minsk on 5 August Belarus-Uzbekistan Youth IT Forum to kick off in Minsk on 5 August
"The Youth IT Forum of Belarus and Uzbekistan organized by the BRSM is designed to become a platform to discuss modern trends and challenges in IT, jobs and careers in this sector, development prospects for the international youth startup movement and entrepreneurship"...
1 Aug 2019
Aryna Sabalenka secures victory in 2019 San Jose opener Aryna Sabalenka secures victory in 2019 San Jose opener
Belarus’ world number ten Aryna Sabalenka, seeded second at the tournament, took down American wildcard CoCo Vandeweghe in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, to reach the quarterfinals at the 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic...
31 Jul 2019
Minsk joins European Mobility Week Minsk joins European Mobility Week
The European Mobility Week will wrap up on 22 September with the urban environmental event Car Free Day. The event will be held in Oktyabrskaya Street and will feature entertainment for kids and adults, concerts and theatrical performances...
31 Jul 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: August 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: August 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Jul 2019
Uzbekistan Culture Days kick off at Belarusian State Philharmonic Uzbekistan Culture Days kick off at Belarusian State Philharmonic
Uzbekistan Culture Days kicked off with the performance of Yalla and Mumtoz Navo bands, Toshkent Zebolari folk dance company, People’s Artist of Uzbekistan Farrukh Zokirov, Honored Artist of Uzbekistan Aygul Nadirova and other artists...
30 Jul 2019
About 8,000 foreign nationals visit Vitebsk for Slavianski Bazaar without visas About 8,000 foreign nationals visit Vitebsk for Slavianski Bazaar without visas
The festival featured more than 160 events which were attended by more than 300,000 people...
25 Jul 2019
Belarus to host Days of Egyptian Culture in autumn Belarus to host Days of Egyptian Culture in autumn
The parties discussed the possible schedule of bilateral contacts between official and business delegations, the implementation of the agreements reached during the visit of Egypt President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to Belarus in June...
25 Jul 2019
Latvia mulls over visa facilitation for Belarusians during 2021 IIHF WC Latvia mulls over visa facilitation for Belarusians during 2021 IIHF WC
"We have discussed the preparations for the IIHF World Championship which will be co-hosted by Latvia and Belarus. We are ready to work out a special mechanism for this period to simplify visa procedures for visits to Latvia"...
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