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11 Jul 2018
Name chosen for FIBA U17 Women's Basketball World Cup mascot
The name Buslіk won the most votes. It has a national flavor and is very easily pronounced in different languages, which is also important...
11 Jul 2018
Belarusian MAZ trucks to participate in Amul-Khazar 2018 Rally in Turkmenistan
This year has been rather intense for the Belarusian team. After their success at the Dakar Rally the MAZ pilots will participate in the Silk Way Rally in July and the Amul-Khazar 2018 Rally across the Karakum Desert in September...
11 Jul 2018
Kazakhstan’s art in focus of Slavianski Bazaar festival on 11 July
One of the most exciting events of the day will be the gala Art of the Great Steppe in the Vitebsk Concert Hall...
11 Jul 2018
Winner of Spring Queen 2018 pageant announced in Minsk
Maria Solovyova from Vitebsk State University was named the first runner-up. Valeria Ketova from Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Russia) was the second runner-up...
10 Jul 2018
DPRK debuts at Slavianski Bazaar festival with exhibition project
The exhibition features more than 220 works made by the DPRK artisans in a variety of techniques. Mr. Jong Sae Nal, a representative of the DPRK Embassy in Belarus, noted that the cooperation between the two countries in culture has been growing...
10 Jul 2018
Lukashenko gives Geely car to Rodina collective farm
The president believes that there is no harder work than working the land. “It could be handled only by the strongest people who really love their land and feel its heartbeat, figuratively speaking”...
9 Jul 2018
Over 200 craftsmen to partake in craft fair in Vitebsk
The craft fair will feature traditional Slavonic crafts, including ceramics, pottery, willow weaving, national costumes, embroidery, and felting. Craftsmen from Kabardino-Balkaria will take part in the fair for the first time...
9 Jul 2018
Belarus starts enlisting volunteers for Junior Eurovision 2018
Candidates should meet the following requirements: they should be aged 18-31 years, have good communication skills, a good command of English; knowledge of several foreign languages will be an asset...
9 Jul 2018
Zadkine’s sculpture to stay in Vitebsk after Slavianski Bazaar closes
He told journalists that the sculpture The Return of the Prodigal Son cast in 1962 was purchased for the Belgazprombank Corporate Collection at Christie’s auction in 2016 and was not displayed up till now...
8 Jul 2018
Domracheva, Bjoerndalen to explore Belarusian landmarks
Darya Domracheva promised to post photos from the trip under the hashtag #NorwegianInBelarus...
7 Jul 2018
Shot putter Aliaksei Aleksandrovich wins gold at European U18 Championships
Aliaksei Aleksandrovich broke his own record and achieved the best result of the season in the U18 category...
6 Jul 2018
Thirty Belarusian students receive Chinese Ambassador awards
"The Chinese Ambassador Award instituted as part of the Belt and Road initiative is aimed at drumming up the interest of Belarusian students in the Chinese language. I hope that more students will start studying the Chinese in Belarus"...
6 Jul 2018
Belarus reveals finalists of national selection for Junior Eurovision 2018
The audition took place in the 600 Meters Studio of the media holding on 6 July. The jury selected 10 performers who will take part in the final show of the Belarusian national selection...
6 Jul 2018
Belarus sixth largest nation in CIS
As of the beginning of 2018 Belarus’ population stood at 9.492 million. In terms of population the country ranks 92nd in the world, 17th in Europe and 6th in the CIS...
6 Jul 2018
Independence Avenue to be added to Belarus’ UNESCO tentative list in September
Participation in the transnational property nomination “Socialist Postwar Architecture in Central and Eastern Europe. 1940s-1950s” was confirmed by Russia, Poland and Germany...
6 Jul 2018
Plans to set up Belarusian-Chinese educational cluster at BSU
The first step toward implementing this initiative was the opening the Belarusian-Chinese Joint Institute DPU-BSU in Dalian in 2017. The next stage is to set up the Belarusian-Chinese Institute at BSU...
6 Jul 2018
Thirteen more countries to present cultural traditions in Minsk this summer
Minskers will be able to learn more about Estonia on 21 July and Greece on 28 July...
6 Jul 2018
Chinese citizens offered to do a Master’s degree at Belarusian State University
The Chinese delegation was particularly interested in Master’s programs in information technology, mathematics, physics and chemistry. Several cooperation options were outlined...
6 Jul 2018
Bella Chagall in focus of new exhibition in Vitebsk
The exposition “Bella Chagall. Portrait of the Artist’s Wife” is timed to the birthday of the famous painter marked on 6 July...
5 Jul 2018
Minsk to join Kupala Night festivities
The visitors will see Kupala Night wonders and a concert of folklore groups, try traditional food and take part in various activities and entertainments, including round dances and old rituals...
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