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28 Feb 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2023
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
27 Feb 2023
Belarus secure second medal at Children of Asia Games Belarus secure second medal at Children of Asia Games
Belarus’ Vasily Borokhovsky clinched bronze in figure skating with the total of 204.48 points. Pavel Gavdis of Belarus finished 7th among 15 participants...
23 Feb 2023
Aryna Sabalenka reaches Dubai quarterfinal Aryna Sabalenka reaches Dubai quarterfinal
In the quarterfinal the Belarusian will face world number 30 Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic...
21 Feb 2023
2023 Minsk International Book Fair to be held on 22-26 March 2023 Minsk International Book Fair to be held on 22-26 March
The fair traditionally gathers exhibitors from 10-30 countries...
20 Feb 2023
Belarus hosts over 57,000 visa-waiver travelers since year’s start Belarus hosts over 57,000 visa-waiver travelers since year’s start
Since 1 January 2023, Belarus has hosted 57,044 arrivals from the EU as part of its visa-waiver program: 41,428 citizens of Lithuania, 2,262 non-citizens and 8,410 citizens of Latvia, and 4,944 Polish citizens...
17 Feb 2023
COVID-19 off Belarus’ list of high-risk diseases COVID-19 off Belarus’ list of high-risk diseases
To date, more than 6.678 million residents of Belarus (72.2% of the total population) have received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine; more than 6.577 million of them (or 71.1%) have completed the vaccination regimen...
13 Feb 2023
Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings
The Belarusian holds 6,100 points and goes behind Iga Swiatek of Poland...
9 Feb 2023
Minsk hosting Future Cup ice hockey tournament Minsk hosting Future Cup ice hockey tournament
Competing will be the Belarusian junior team, Kazakhstan’s U20 team, Russian U18 and U17 teams. The matches will be played through Sunday...
7 Feb 2023
Belarus’ Lidziya Marozava off to good start at Linz Open Belarus’ Lidziya Marozava off to good start at Linz Open
Lidziya Marozava of Belarus, teamed with Xinyun Han of China, went off to a good start at the 2023 Linz Open defeating the Czech duo Anastasia Detiuc and Miriam Kolodziejova, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-3 to progress into the quarterfinal...
6 Feb 2023
Belarus’ Egor Gerasimov reaches Challenger Vilnius main draw Belarus’ Egor Gerasimov reaches Challenger Vilnius main draw
Belarus’ world number 414 Egor Gerasimov has reached the Challenger 100 main draw in Vilnius seeing off Kazakhstan’s Beibit Zhukayev (World No.304), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the second qualifying round...
31 Jan 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: FEBRUARY 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: FEBRUARY 2023
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Jan 2023
Belarus’ Lidziya Marozava to play at Lyon Open Belarus’ Lidziya Marozava to play at Lyon Open
In the opener Lidziya Marozava and Germany’s Vivian Heisen will take on Russia’s Alexandra Panova and Olga Danilovic of Serbia...
30 Jan 2023
Belarus’ Alina Harnasko wins five gold medals at Winter Queen Cup in Spain Belarus’ Alina Harnasko wins five gold medals at Winter Queen Cup in Spain
Belarusian athletes clinched 15 medals. Alina Harnasko, a bronze medalist of the Tokyo Olympics Games, became the absolute champion of the tournament in Spain...
30 Jan 2023
Intellectual Belarus expo draws 80,000-100,000 visitors Intellectual Belarus expo draws 80,000-100,000 visitors
The exposition was divided into a number of clusters: artificial intelligence, IT-technologies, robotics; innovative instrumentation; electric transport and its basic components; defense and military science; ecology, nature management; biotechnologies; pharmacy, healthcare, medicine; agroindustrial complex, food; youth initiatives...
30 Jan 2023
Sabalenka returns to WTA No.2 after Australian Open win Sabalenka returns to WTA No.2 after Australian Open win
Before the Australian Open the best Belarusian tennis player was ranked 5th and moved up three spots after her triumph in Melbourne. She currently holds 6,100 points...
27 Jan 2023
Dzinara Alimbekava-Smolskaya 2nd in sprint at Commonwealth Cup in Raubichi Dzinara Alimbekava-Smolskaya 2nd in sprint at Commonwealth Cup in Raubichi
As for other Belarusian biathletes, Darya Kudayeva finished 16th, Irina Kruchinkina-Shakleina was 22nd, Yuliya Kavaleuskaya – 23rd, Viktoryia Khadasevich – 25th, Adelina Sabitava – 27th among 28 athletes...
26 Jan 2023
Sabalenka makes her first Australian Open final Sabalenka makes her first Australian Open final
Belarus’ world number 5 Aryna Sabalenka has reached her first Australian Open final, defeating Poland’s world number 45 Magda Linette, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2, in an hour and 33 minutes...
26 Jan 2023
Smolski 3rd in sprint at Commonwealth Cup in Raubichi Smolski 3rd in sprint at Commonwealth Cup in Raubichi
Leader of the men’s total score Anton Smolski of Belarus finished 3rd, with one penalty, 17.2 seconds behind winner Eduard Latypov of Russia. Russia’s Daniil Serokhvostov came in 2nd...
25 Jan 2023
Sabalenka soars into first Australian Open semifinal Sabalenka soars into first Australian Open semifinal
Belarus’ world number 5 Aryna Sabalenka soared into the first Australian Open semifinal of her career with a 6-3, 6-2 win over world number 64 Donna Vekic of Croatia in the women's quarterfinal...
24 Jan 2023
Azarenka into Australian Open semifinal Azarenka into Australian Open semifinal
Belarus’ world number 24 Victoria Azarenka solved world number 3 Jessica Pegula of the United States, 6-4, 6-1, to reach the 2023 Australian Open semifinal...
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