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25 May 2016
Belarus to present its national exhibition in Georgia in September
Belarus’ large-scale national exhibition will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on 1-4 September. Partaking in the exhibition will be Belarus’ leading companies-exporters of products, goods and services...
24 May 2016
Belarus’ Yekaterina Karsten claims Rio 2016 berth
At the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland the Belarusian finished third in the Women’s Singles Sculls clocking 7:25.940...
23 May 2016
Belarus presents 19 films at Zolotoy Vityaz festival
The Belarusian films have made part of six out of seven festival competition programs. Natalia Galuzo’s Timur and Co. competes in the nomination Films for Children. Galina Adamovich’s Belarus. A Documentary Story is presented in the competition program of feature-length documentaries...
23 May 2016
Belarus claims ten medals at 2016 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup
Gold medals were clinched by Vitaly Belko and Roman Petrushenko in the K2 1000m, and the Belarusian women’s team of Margarita Makhneva, Nadezhda Lepeshko, Olga Khudenko and Marina Litvinchuk in the K4 200m heat...
23 May 2016
Replicas of Zhirovichi, Budslav icons donated to Three Saints Doctors Cathedral in Paris
The press service said that on 20 May, the Orthodox Cathedral of Three Saints Doctors in Paris hosted an event that celebrated two most respected Belarusian Christian relics, the Zhirovichi and Budslav icons of the Mother of God...
22 May 2016
Seven medals for Belarus at 2016 BSB Bank World Cup
On the final day of the tournament leader of the Belarusian national team Melitina Staniouta graced the podium three times. She clinched silver with the Hoop (18,700 points) and bronze with the Ball (18,700 points). The Belarusian scored 18,650 points to claim another bronze with the Clubs...
21 May 2016
Belarusian art conservation experts to undergo training in Vatican museums
"For us it is very important in the context of the museum complex which is currently being built in Minsk,” the Director General of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Prokoptsov said...
21 May 2016
Belarusian, Vatican museums interested in enhancing cooperation
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Secretary of State of the Holy See Cardinal Pietro Parolin visited the exhibition of Belarusian icons of the 17th-21st centuries in the museum of the Vatican...
21 May 2016
Belarus president presents Pontifical Medal to singer Patricia Kurganova
It happened when the Belarusian head of state visited the museum of the Vatican which houses the exhibition of Belarusian icons of the 17th-21st centuries...
20 May 2016
Azarenka learns French Open draw
Belarus number one Victoria Azarenka, ranked 5th in the world, will make her 10th appearance at Roland Garros. Her best achievement is reaching the semifinal in 2013 where she lost to Maria Sharapova...
20 May 2016
Technical University of Cotopaxi to cooperate with Belarusian universities
The Belarusian diplomat Igor Poluyan met with the Rector, staff and students of Technical University of Cotopaxi, which is located in the provincial capital, city Latacunga...
19 May 2016
Belarusian State Circus presents new show
“Artists involved in the new program will do their level best to live out the imagination of both children and adults. Today we held a dress rehearsal and invited children with special needs as well as kids from orphan homes and the hospice to see it”...
19 May 2016
Belarus, WHO to implement joint program to combat noncommunicable diseases
“The World Health Organization recognized the achievements of the Belarusian health sector and stepped up work to share Belarus experience with other countries. More experts in all areas of medicine visit Belarus now"...
19 May 2016
Serbia to contribute to expo to mark 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing
The National Library of Serbia will present original editions from its holdings. The agreement was reached at a meeting between Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Serbia to Belarus Veljko Kovacevic and Culture Minister of Belarus Boris Svetlov...
19 May 2016
Four gold medals for Belarus on Grand Prix Minsk 2016 day one
In the women’s scratch race (10km, 40 laps) Inna Savenko of Belarus finished first, with two Polish athletes Natalia Rutkowska and Edyta Jasinska taking silver and bronze medals...
18 May 2016
No visas for Belarusians for trips to Albania till 1 November
The Albanian government issued a resolution to allow Belarusian citizens to travel visa free to that country for private and tourist purposes for up to 90 days from 15 May to 1 November 2016...
18 May 2016
Minsk hosting Riga Days
The Riga Days opening ceremony will take place in the concert hall Upper Town on 19 May. Speaking at the event will be Chairman of the Minsk City Council Vasily Panasyuk and Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs...
18 May 2016
Belarusian icons on show in Vatican
In her words, the exhibition will feature 33 icons that will familiarize Italian specialists and numerous tourists from around the world with unique works of the Belarusian sacral culture...
17 May 2016
Polish travel agencies to evaluate potential of Belarusian part of Augustow Canal
The Belarusian-Polish tourism forum will take place on both sides of the Augustow Canal on 20-21 May. The participants are expected to discuss ways to jointly develop the tourism industry in the Polish city Augustow on the first day of the forum...
17 May 2016
World’s oldest Terek Sandpiper lives in Belarus
"This bird is rare for Belarus (there is even a monument to this bird in Turov). But it is precisely this bird that has become perhaps the rarest: it had a 17-year-old ring on its leg"...
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