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11 May 2018
Minsk to host International Olympic Day on 2 June
The sports federations will organize the sports competitions with the participation of famous Belarusian athletes...
11 May 2018
Belarusian singers become laureates of Euro Stars contest in Malta
Taking part in the contest were about 100 performers from 17 European countries. The Belarusian contestants were awarded 3rd degree diplomas in their age categories. It took the singers three months to prepare for the contest...
10 May 2018
Art festival Motley Tulip in Brest to feature theater art, choreography first time ever
"The previous festivals were purely musical. This year’s program is more expansive. Theater art will be represented for the first time ever. The flamenco performance Frida will be staged by a theater company from Saint Petersburg"...
10 May 2018
TIBO 2018 to feature over 100 companies from 15 countries
TIBO’s central exposition will be IT Country Belarus featuring innovative developments in the field of information technologies of government bodies and Belarusian IT companies, resident companies of the Hi-Tech Park...
10 May 2018
Days of Belarusian Culture in Tajikistan on 13-17 May
The program will include the concerts by Belarusian state dance company Khoroshki, Honored Artist of Belarus Alena Lanskaya, Honored Artist of Belarus Vladimir Gromov, the Belarus and Belarusians exhibition by the National History Museum, and the Days of Cinema...
10 May 2018
Cross-border picnic to open summer season at Augustow Canal
One of the events will celebrate the Belarusian cuisine, with an opportunity to taste traditional Belarusian dishes and compete in food-related events...
9 May 2018
Belarusian diplomats attend Victory Day celebrations abroad
“On these days Belarusian diplomats, alongside with their Russian and other colleagues, pay tribute to those who fought during the Great Patriotic War, worked on the home front, sacrificed their lives for the Motherland,” the ministry said...
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
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...
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