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14 Mar 2018
China’s Hunan province tourism potential on show in Minsk
Tourism has become an important component of Belarus-China relations, noted Deputy Chairman of the Tourism Development Commission of Hunan province Zhou Anwei. He stressed that Hainan is a popular resort that attracts many tourists...
14 Mar 2018
Tbilisi to host Belarusian-Georgian Business Forum in March
The Belarusian capital will showcase its economic, industrial and investment capabilities and tourism potential. It will also tell about the Smart City system, Minsk Guest Card, design and construction of metro, innovations in passenger transport, new technologies in the food industry...
14 Mar 2018
Grodno university to launch Belarusian language summer program
During the two-week-long courses, the students will attend Belarusian language classes, go on tours of Grodno Oblast landmarks, learn more about Belarusian traditions, and visit master classes...
14 Mar 2018
Slavic Primer digital copy and facsimile reprint donated to National Library of Belarus
Roman Motulsky, the Director of the National Library of Belarus, expressed gratitude for the valuable gift, noting that it was very symbolic in 2018, the year when we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first Belarusian ABC-book...
14 Mar 2018
Belarus’ skier Dmitry Loban wins Paralympics silver in PyeongChang
Earlier, Dmitry Loban won silver in the Men’s 7.5km, Sitting...
13 Mar 2018
Minsk Gymnasium-College of Arts to hold international art festival
The festival guests and participants will see an eventful cultural program: a production of Yanka Kupala’s “Paulinka” by the studio theater of the Minsk Gymnasium-College of Arts, a visit to the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater, and an ethnographic excursion...
13 Mar 2018
ASE Executive Committee to meet in Minsk on 21-26 March
"The meeting will also be attended by cosmonauts born in Belarus: President of the Russian Federation of Cosmonautics, two-time Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Kovalenok, two-time Hero of the Soviet Union Piotr Klimuk and also Pilot-Cosmonaut, Hero of Russia Oleg Novitsky"...
13 Mar 2018
Belarus' Academy of Public Administration to launch internship program in Cuba soon
Such cooperation also envisages joint research aimed at improving public management in all kinds of fields, in particular in industry...
13 Mar 2018
Minsk, Moscow to mark Day of Unity of Peoples of Belarus, Russia on 2 April
They will feature the official parts and concerts. In Minsk the audience will be treated to a joint program of the Belarusian Presidential Orchestra and the Russian Kuban Choir...
13 Mar 2018
Belarus approves agreement with Russia to set up Zapovednoye Poozerye nature reserve
The nature reserve Zapovednoye Poozerye comprises the national park Sebezhsky (in Russia's Pskov Oblast) and the Belarusian landscape reserves Krasny Bor and Osveisky...
13 Mar 2018
Days of Belarusian Cinema in Krasnodar on 13-18 March
“This year the program of the days is special. It will feature different movies. Almost all of them were shot and released in 2017-2018”...
13 Mar 2018
Belarus in PyeongChang Paralympics medal count top ten
Belarus has so far won seven (two gold, three silver and two bronze) medals. Champion titles were taken by Svetlana Sakhonenko (Women’s 15km cross-country skiing, Visually Impaired) and Yuri Golub (Men’s 12.5km biathlon, Visually Impaired)...
13 Mar 2018
Belarusian Union of Afghanistan War Veterans marks 25th anniversary
The president remarked that for a quarter of a century the Belarusian Union of Afghanistan War Veterans makes us remember the pain of severe losses, and reminds us about the fragility and value of peace...
12 Mar 2018
Lukashenko offers condolences over passing of Oleg Tabakov
The head of state remarked that Oleg Tabakov lived a rich creative life and left a bright mark in the history of the Soviet and Russian theater and cinema...
12 Mar 2018
Belarusian State University opens information, education center in Turkey
On the Belarusian side the center’s operation will be coordinated by the Pre-University Education Faculty of Belarusian State University. Educational and cultural ties between Belarusian and Turkish universities are expected to grow stronger thanks to that...
12 Mar 2018
Global Money Week kicks off in Belarus
The Global Money Week was launched by Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI) in 2012. The number of countries and organizations taking part in this campaign grows every year. Belarus was among the first in Eastern Europe to support this educational initiative and join the movement...
12 Mar 2018
Inter Milan to open academy in Minsk
Inter Academy Technical Director Marco Monti is scheduled to sign an agreement with the Minsk-based Nikolai Murashko Junior Football School on 14 March...
12 Mar 2018
Kyrgyz drawing, painting exhibition to open in Minsk on 15 March
Dedicated to the 90th anniversary since Chingiz Aitmatov’s birthday, the international exhibition White Cloud will be opened on 15 March. It is organized by the National Art Museum of Belarus in association with the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Belarus...
12 Mar 2018
Ivan Baranchyk of Belarus batters Petr Petrov in IBF Junior Welterweight Eliminator
The boxer from Soligorsk beat down Russia’s Petr Petrov. The one-sided match was stopped by the referee in round eight. Ivan Baranchyk now has an 18-0 record that includes 11 knockouts...
12 Mar 2018
Belarus’ Anna Malyshchik takes gold at 2018 European Throwing Cup
The Belarusian third attempt of 72.62m brought her gold. Alexandra Tavernier of France finished second with 71.20m. Bronze went to Malwina opron of Poland (69.54m)...
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