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9 May 2018
Belarus fails to qualify for Eurovision 2018 final
Belarus’ entry ALEKSEEV who performed Forever did not make it to the final of the song contest that is due to take place on 12 May...
8 May 2018
Minsk to host international mediation fest on 17-18 May
The event will bring together mediators, conflictologists, psychologists, professors, lawyers and representatives of other professions specializing in the settlement of conflicts and disputes...
8 May 2018
Belarus-inspired kimono may be produced in Japan ahead of Summer Olympic Games
“The diplomatic mission assisted a group of Japanese enthusiasts with the design of a kimono featuring the elements of Belarusian ornaments in the run-up to the 32nd Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. A fragment of the Slutsk belt is an important detail of the design”...
8 May 2018
Japanese regions plan to attend Alexandria Gathers Friends festival in Belarus
“In the near future, representatives of a number of Japanese regions are planning to participate in the tenth investment forum Mill of Success and the folk festival Alexandria Gathers Friends”...
8 May 2018
Belarusian swimmers win gold in Morocco
Belarusian swimmers have won a total of six medals: two gold, two silver and two bronze medals...
7 May 2018
IT Country Belarus in spotlight of upcoming telecommunications forum TIBO 2018
The IT Country Belarus exposition will feature innovative R&D products in the sphere of information technologies and their possible applications in healthcare, education, public security, transportation, agriculture, and so on...
7 May 2018
Registration open for Minsk Half Marathon
The registration will be open for four months and anyone can apply through the official website of Minsk Half Marathon at www.minskhalfmarathon.by...
7 May 2018
Belarus Remembers event scheduled for 9 May
"The nationwide campaign Belarus Remembers will take place in the Victory Square at 12.00 on 9 May and will include a wreath ceremony at the Victory Monument"...
7 May 2018
Russia’s Turetsky Choir to sing ‘Victory Songs’ in Minsk
Turetsky Choir will perform the war songs commemorating the heroes of the war. The head of the art group People's Artist of Russia Mikhail Turetsky will give a press conference in the Hall of Victory of the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War on 8 May...
7 May 2018
Belarus’ Vera Lapko in WTA Top 100
Vera Lapko won the tournament in Russian Khimki at the end of the previous week. This is the fifth victory of 19-year-old Vera Lapko...
7 May 2018
Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich into Madrid Open 2018 round two
In the opener the Belarusian defeated Danielle Collins 7-5, 6-2. Aliaksandra Sasnovich will next face Anett Kontaveit of Estonia who saw off Venus Williams of the United States 3-6, 6-3, 6-2...
4 May 2018
International Association of Academies of Sciences to celebrate 25th anniversary in Minsk
Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov noted that the organization of the anniversary celebrations represents the recognition of accomplishments of Belarusian science...
4 May 2018
Year of China Tourism in Belarus aims to increase visitor numbers
Belarus is developing navigation in Chinese for Belarusian cities. Tourist agencies have developed an instruction booklet for Chinese tourists. The booklet contains useful information about transport, restaurant chains, telephone phones for enquiries...
4 May 2018
Belarus, China working on 30-day visa-waiver agreement
Several events will take place in the Year of Tourism to promote Belarus in China as a tourist destination. They will include Belarusian art exhibitions and special events dedicated to cooperation with Chinese airlines...
4 May 2018
Belarus’ delegation visits Youth Olympic Games sport facilities in Buenos Aires
Representative of the Belarusian National Olympic Committee Vasily Yurchik showed the biggest interest in a cluster located in the southern part of the city: the Youth Olympic Park that will host competitions in athletics, wrestling, modern pentathlon, judo, gymnastics, swimming, and hockey...
3 May 2018
Great Patriotic War veterans honored at Belarusian embassy in Moscow
“As we celebrate this holiday, we honor and pay tribute, in every family, enterprise and at the state level, to the generation of victors - fallen, dead and living heroes of the Great Patriotic War: soldiers, partisans, undergrounders home front workers”...
3 May 2018
Belarus’ Irina Kurochkina wins gold at 2018 European Wrestling Championships
Irina Kurochkina is one of the most decorated athletes in the Belarusian national women’s wrestling team...
3 May 2018
BelTA’s centennial anniversary celebrated at Mass Media in Belarus expo
The exhibition and the photo album feature the best photos made in the 100 years since the agency’s founding. These photos span a century of Belarus’ history, Information Minister Alexander Karlyukevich said as he spoke during the presentation...
3 May 2018
Mass Media in Belarus expo opens in Minsk
The expo, which will be running from 3-5 May, is featuring more than 50 exhibitors that display about 400 printed mass media outlets from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, China, Turkey, and other countries...
3 May 2018
Mass media of Belarus, Russia’s Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area to cooperate
"Those are draft intentions, draft friendship. I think it will be fleshed out with concrete steps on media partnership in the near future"...
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