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25 Jul 2019
Belarus MFA suggests introducing e-visas for nationals of third countries
“As you know, Belarus has launched a 30-day visa-free program for citizens of nearly 80 countries. We are not going to stop at this and are working on further steps. We have prepared the proposals for the government on electronic visas for nationals of third countries”...
24 Jul 2019
Over 300 performers apply for 2nd Minsk Festival of Circus Arts Over 300 performers apply for 2nd Minsk Festival of Circus Arts
“The organizing committee of the festival worked on a tight schedule from the beginning of the year to 1 July when applications were closed. We received more than 300 applications from all over the world. Taking part in the festival will be about 100 circus performers from Brazil, Chile, China, Australia, Ethiopia, Israel, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia and, of course, Belarus, who will show 26 acts of different genres in two programs,” the director said...
24 Jul 2019
Minsk in CNN’s list of Europe’s most beautiful cities without crowds of tourists Minsk in CNN’s list of Europe’s most beautiful cities without crowds of tourists
The article invites travelers to wander around the vast Independence Square before taking in the Museum of the Great Patriotic War History which looks at how Belarus overcame Nazi occupation...
24 Jul 2019
Belarus to open general consulate in China’s Chongqing in 2020
As of today, Belarus operates two general consulates in China: one is located in Guangzhou and the other in Shanghai...
24 Jul 2019
BelTA, Armenpress to present photo exhibition about Spitak tragedy in Minsk BelTA, Armenpress to present photo exhibition about Spitak tragedy in Minsk
On display will be over 30 photos made by photo journalists of BelTA and Armenpress during the 1988 Armenian earthquake also known as the Spitak earthquake. The photos will offer a flashback into this catastrophe and the response of the humankind, including Belarus, to the tragedy that befell the Armenian people...
24 Jul 2019
Shenyang Finance Museum to present unique collection China’s money in Minsk Shenyang Finance Museum to present unique collection China’s money in Minsk
The exhibition “Ancient Money of the East – Silver and Paper” arranged jointly with Shenyang Finance Museum will open at the National History Museum of Belarus on 2 August...
23 Jul 2019
Minsk to host Belarus-Uzbekistan Forum of Regions on 29-30 July Minsk to host Belarus-Uzbekistan Forum of Regions on 29-30 July
tending the forum will be representatives of the regions, ministries and departments, parliaments, and business communities of the two countries...
22 Jul 2019
First entrants enrolled at joint Belarusian-Chinese institute First entrants enrolled at joint Belarusian-Chinese institute
Entrants of the institute of the Belarusian State University and Dalian Polytechnic University were enrolled on the courses with the specialty “physics” with the passing score of 322 and also “mechanics and math modeling” (305)...
18 Jul 2019
Minsk among Top 40 safest cities in the world Minsk among Top 40 safest cities in the world
The 2019 Crime Index covers 328 cities...
16 Jul 2019
Summer International Sberbankiada in Minsk features 40 medal events Summer International Sberbankiada in Minsk features 40 medal events
The tournament, which will last until 21 July, has brought together over 2,000 employees of Sberbank from 83 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and 22 countries...
16 Jul 2019
Russian Sberbank to build fountain with lights, music in Minsk by next Independence Day Russian Sberbank to build fountain with lights, music in Minsk by next Independence Day
According to German Gref, edutainment is getting more and more popular in the world. “We’ve made several fountains of the kind [in Russia] and have interesting experience"...
15 Jul 2019
National Historical Museum of Belarus advances cooperation with Chinese partners National Historical Museum of Belarus advances cooperation with Chinese partners
Apart from that, the National Historical Museum of Belarus hosted a presentation of Chinese traditional black brick tea. Technologies to make this kind of tea represent China’s intangible cultural legacy...
15 Jul 2019
Azarenka 38th in WTA rankings, Sabalenka back into Top 10 Azarenka 38th in WTA rankings, Sabalenka back into Top 10
Before Wimbledon the Belarusian tennis player was 11th. Now she is up one notch, with 3365 points...
15 Jul 2019
Nedasekau claims gold in high jump at European U23 Championships in Sweden Nedasekau claims gold in high jump at European U23 Championships in Sweden
The Belarusian cleared 2.29m in the high jump to win the champion’s title. Tom Gale of the United Kingdom settled for silver with a 2.27m clearance...
12 Jul 2019
Tsimanouskaya wins gold in Women’s 200m in Napoli Tsimanouskaya wins gold in Women’s 200m in Napoli
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus trailed in fifth after 100m but came through to win the women's 200m in 22.99. Jessica-Bianca Wessolly of Germany clocked 23.05 to win silver and her Lisa Kwayie finished in 23.11 to clinch bronze...
12 Jul 2019
Replica of Russia's Great Imperial Crown on display in Vitebsk Replica of Russia's Great Imperial Crown on display in Vitebsk
"The replica of the Great Imperial Crown has been exhibited in the world’s major museums around the world. It will stay on display in Vitebsk for one day. The original was designed by Catherine the Great for her Coronation in 1762"...
12 Jul 2019
Union State Day taking place at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Union State Day taking place at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The Union State Day will consist of two blocks: official events and cultural projects. The first one will open with a flower ceremony at the Eternal Flame of the memorial in honor of the Soviet soldiers-liberators, veterans and underground movement members of Vitebsk Oblast...
12 Jul 2019
Slavianski Bazaar receives numerous greetings from foreign officials Slavianski Bazaar receives numerous greetings from foreign officials
The message of greetings from Moldova President Igor Dodon reads that this large-scale forum is very important for the enhancement of humanitarian cooperation as it promotes mutual spiritual enrichment and rapprochement of nations...
11 Jul 2019
Vitebsk Song Contest 2019 to feature singers from 16 countries Vitebsk Song Contest 2019 to feature singers from 16 countries
All the contestants were taken on fascinating excursions the other day. Participants of the senior song contest visited the Independence Palace in Minsk. Representatives of 21 countries competing in the junior song contest visited the Vitba confectionery factory and also went to see the ancient Polotsk...
10 Jul 2019
MAZ reigns supreme at Silk Way Rally Stage 4 MAZ reigns supreme at Silk Way Rally Stage 4
Three crews of MAZ-SPORTauto Team occupied Stage 4 podium as they finished first, second and third. Sergei Vyazovich won the third victory since the start of the race and significantly strengthened his lead...
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