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28 May 2018
Plans for Belarus-Japan friendship commemorative tablet in cherry blossom tree alley in Minsk
The tablet resting on a granite pedestal reads “Sakura of friendship”...
28 May 2018
Belarus to host Vietnam’s expo in June
The exposition will make part of the Days of Vietnamese Culture in Belarus, the museum said...
25 May 2018
Belarus, Poland to hold joint sports event on Augustow Canal in 2019
The program of the event includes competitions in cycling, track-and-field athletics, kayaking and canoeing. The event will take place in the run-up to the European Games MINSK 2019 and the 100th anniversary of the Polish Olympic Committee...
25 May 2018
Preparations for 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest discussed in Minsk
Technical Director of the Eurovision Song Contest Ola Melzig from Sweden and his assistant Tarmo Krimm from Estonia are currently on a working trip to Belarus...
25 May 2018
Delegations from 33 countries to attend Gomel Economic Forum
Foreign participants will include official delegations, representatives of embassies, banking and financial establishments, free economic zones, businessmen...
24 May 2018
Minsk marks Day of Slavic Writing and Culture with literary soiree
The poems of different nations were warmly received by the audience who was happy to learn more about the art and literature of Slavic countries...
24 May 2018
Belarus president’s reserve fund to finance recuperative holidays of 300 children from Syria
The visit will include health improvement programs, excursions, cultural and sports events in Minsk and other regions of the country...
24 May 2018
Lukashenko sends greetings to personnel of Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater
“The history of the theater was written by great masters devoted to their vocation – wonderful singers, actors, conductors, directors and artists,” the message of greetings reads...
24 May 2018
Braslav to host international festival of traditional culture 26-27 May
Braslav Lightnings is one of the oldest festival in Belarus. Its 50th anniversary was celebrated in 2017. The event acquired the international status in 2009...
24 May 2018
National сultures festival in Grodno to feature 800 participants
“This festival is one of the most popular in Belarus both in the number of participants and the number of guests. Bearing in mind the visa-free travel opportunity, we expect large numbers of tourists in Grodno this year”...
24 May 2018
Lukashenko congratulates Patriarch Kirill on his Name Day
Alexander Lukashenko is strongly convinced that Patriarch Kirill will keep defending and promoting Christian values and traditions built upon goodness, justice and mercy...
23 May 2018
New Trostenets Memorial Complex to be unveiled near Minsk in June
The new memorial complex will be located on the site of a former concentration camp. That concentration camp was the biggest on the territory of the former Soviet Union...
23 May 2018
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences interested in cooperation with China in nano, biotechnologies
The promising avenues of cooperation include space exploration, nano and biotechnologies, new materials, lasers, medical technologies, and mechanical engineering...
23 May 2018
Kobyakov visits WorldSkills Belarus 2018 premises
The Premier examined the major competition venue and talked to the organizers, experts and partners of the contest...
22 May 2018
Minsk to host discussion on greater access to affordable medicines
Participants of the regional session are expected to come up with a uniform approach to increasing access to quality-assured, efficient and affordable medicines to treat HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis C as part of the efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals...
22 May 2018
Belarus’ humanitarian internet project seeks international status in CIS
Harmony: Literature and Journalism of the CIS States is the CIS only internet project aimed at making cultural and artistic space closer to each other...
22 May 2018
Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater festival at Radziwill Castle on 22 -24 June
The annual festival of the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus gathers admirers of classical music, opera and ballet at the Radziwill Castle dubbed as the “Belarusian Versailles”...
22 May 2018
Minsk in top three most popular summer destinations in CIS
According to surveys, Minsk is attractive to tourists due to its cuisine and Soviet-style architecture, museums and excursions...
22 May 2018
Vyasnovy Buket fair to kick off season of festivals of national cultures in Minsk
The festival will include various competitions and master classes, the performance of local music and dance bands, including Khoroshki Dance Company and Kupalinka Folk Band...
21 May 2018
Belarus takes part in St. Petersburg International Book Salon
When preparing the exposition this year Belarus has made an emphasis on the publications dedicated to the Year of Native Land declared in Belarus in 2018 and the anniversaries of Belarusian literature classics...
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