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7 Jul 2016
Belarus 2nd at wood cutting contest in Estonia
Our team with the total of 4,592 points ranked second, 28 points behind the winner, Team Finland. Partaking in the competitions were 37 best professional wood cutters from Lithuania, Latvia, Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Belarus, including six former champions of different years...
7 Jul 2016
New fundraising school for women to open in Grodno
The school will cater, first of all, for active women who seeks the implementation of socially-oriented initiatives and are interested in provided the funding of the projects. School experts will help them find means for turning the ideas into action...
6 Jul 2016
Belarusians in the Polish Army 1939-1945 exhibition provides new details of history
"The exposition provides an opportunity for two nations, Poles and Belarusians, to become closer to each other, since out grandfathers fought against the Nazis together,” the director of the museum said...
6 Jul 2016
Mirnyi, Huey reach Wimbledon semifinals
In the opener 12th seeds Max Mirnyi and Treat Huey fought through the Spanish duo of Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 7-6 (7-5). They overcame Marcelo Demoliner and Aisam Qureshi in the second round, and Oliver Marach and Fabrice Martin in the third...
6 Jul 2016
Multiethnic Russia photo project to go on display in Minsk on 8 July
The photo project tells about the historical heritage of the country: harmony of cultures and traditions where each character represents his people, religious affiliation and experiences a deep sense of civic pride...
6 Jul 2016
Belarus to present its national exhibition in Tbilisi in September
Its preparation, as well as other issues were considered at a meeting between Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yevgeny Shestakov and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia David Jalagania and members of the Georgian delegation...
5 Jul 2016
Grodno Oblast registers rise in number of tourists from Russia, Poland, Lithuania
In 2016 Grodno Oblast was visited by tourists from 52 countries. Overseas visits to Grodno Oblast also included travelers from Italy, Germany and Turkmenistan. The majority of visitors (70%) were interested in health resort services...
5 Jul 2016
Belarusian Kupalye celebrated in France
“The celebrations of the Belarusian Kupalye were held in France for the third time. Partaking in the festivities were representatives of the Belarusian diaspora, the French community and the personnel of the embassy”...
5 Jul 2016
Euronews shows interest in Belarus’ image promotion project
"The Euronews TV channel is interested in promoting information about Belarus outside its boundaries and suggests a whole program of cooperation. In particular, representatives of Euronews are showing interest in the Belarus’ image promotion project titled as Belarus"...
5 Jul 2016
Team-relay gold for Belarus at UIPM Senior European Championships
On the first day of the European sport forum which is underway is Sofia, Bulgaria, the Belarusians scored a total of 1,377 points. At the start of the tournament Irina Prosentsova and Yekaterina Orel showed their best in fencing and riding...
4 Jul 2016
Sporovsky Reserve to host Scything Boggy Meadows Championships in August
The highlight of the festival will be the 11th European Scything Boggy Meadows Championships. Around 30 teams from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Germany are expected to take part in the event...
4 Jul 2016
2017 IIHF WC visa support for Belarusian fans discussed in Paris
Pavel Latushko met with President of the French Ice Hockey Federation Luc Tardif and Director General of the Federation Eric Ropert...
4 Jul 2016
Mirnyi, Huey through to Wimbledon quarterfinal
The Belarusian-Filipino duo defeated the Brazilian-Pakistani duet of Marcelo Demoliner and Aisam Qureshi 6-4, 6-7 (7-9), 6-3...
4 Jul 2016
Runners from 12 countries to run Grodno-Druskininkai marathon
It is the only in Europe cross-border marathon. The race which is 42km 195m long spans the territory of Lithuania and Belarus. According to the latest data, more than 150 runners have already registered...
4 Jul 2016
MAZ-Sport Auto Team to take part in Silk Way Race
MAZ-Sport Auto Team will field three trucks for the race. Two new trucks are equipped with 12.5-liter engines designed by the Czech team Buggyra, based on Caterpillar. The trucks have been successfully tested at a site near Minsk...
4 Jul 2016
Over 1 million people attend Independence Day celebrations in Belarus
A total of 517 mass events were held on in Belarus’ Independence Day on 3 July. The largest events were held in Minsk. The parade and the gala concert were attended by more than 350,000 people...
4 Jul 2016
Nearly 680,000 people gather for Independence Day celebrations in Minsk
“More than 350,000 people came to see the military parade and an artistic show near the Minsk Hero City Stele on the occasion of Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus on 3 July. Over 255,000 Minsk residents and guests attended an evening gala concert"...
4 Jul 2016
Belarus wins eight medals at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Germany
In the run-up to the 31st Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro the Belarusian gymnasts will take part in two more World Cup events in Kazan and Baku in July. The Olympic rhythmic gymnastics tournament will be held from 19 to 21 August...
3 Jul 2016
Museum of Great Patriotic War presents mobile exposition on Belarus’ liberation
Photo and document materials from the museum funds have been added with maps, posters, newspapers, leaflets, personal things of the participants of Belarus’ liberation...
3 Jul 2016
Over 350,000 people attend Independence Day parade in Minsk
The draw of this year’s parade was the demonstration of the multiple-launch rocket system Polonez, the most powerful weapon of the Belarusian army. 18 parade detachments, a total of nearly 3,100 military personnel, marched in parade ranks before Minsk residents and guests...
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