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1 Nov 2019
Belarus-China media center to open at BSU Journalism Department Belarus-China media center to open at BSU Journalism Department
The media center will be used primarily for educational purposes. With the number of foreign students growing, the department needs to provide practical training for them...
31 Oct 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: NOVEMBER 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: NOVEMBER 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Oct 2019
Belarusian Dranik Fest featured at charity fair in Beijing Belarusian Dranik Fest featured at charity fair in Beijing
The Belarusian Embassy annually takes part in the event. Its pavilion attracted a lot of interest this year. Visitors were invited to taste draniki (potato pancakes) and other dishes of the Belarusian national cuisine...
29 Oct 2019
Belarus to host Egyptian Culture Days on 29 October – 2 November
The relevant agreement was reached as part of the work to implement the roadmap on advancing Belarus-Egypt cooperation in 2018-2019. The official delegation will be led by President of the Academy of Arts of Egypt Ashraf Zaki...
29 Oct 2019
Belarus win FIRST Global Challenge 2019 Belarus win FIRST Global Challenge 2019
A total of 189 teams took part in the event...
28 Oct 2019
Minsk among cheapest European capitals in terms of metro fare Minsk among cheapest European capitals in terms of metro fare
Many of Europe's capital cities have extensive metro systems which let tourists and locals get around quickly, efficiently, and most of all, cheaply...
28 Oct 2019
Belarus place 13th at 2019 Military World Games Belarus place 13th at 2019 Military World Games
Belarus won 14 (four gold, two silver and eight bronze) medals...
24 Oct 2019
Belarusian State University jumps up Best Global Universities ranking Belarusian State University jumps up Best Global Universities ranking
"The BSU ranks 346th, up 351 notches from the previous year. The BSU also ranks 153rd on the Best Global Universities in Europe"...
23 Oct 2019
BelTA, Prensa Latina sign agreement on information exchange BelTA, Prensa Latina sign agreement on information exchange
The agreement provides for the regular exchange of news in Russian, Spanish and English on current developments in the domestic and international life of the two countries...
22 Oct 2019
Grodno cerebrates this year's 100,000th visa-free visitor Grodno cerebrates this year's 100,000th visa-free visitor
Grodno attracts foreign visitors by the sights, the rich historical past and also events tourism, shopping. Medical and recreational tourism is growing more popular as well...
22 Oct 2019
Over 500 rarities on show at Minsk Great Patriotic War Museum Over 500 rarities on show at Minsk Great Patriotic War Museum
“We decided to celebrate the anniversary with a new project which we have run for the part five years since we moved into a new building. The exposition featured more than 500 original museum items. Virtually all of them are exhibited for the first time”...
22 Oct 2019
Archers secure second gold for Belarus at 2019 Military World Games Archers secure second gold for Belarus at 2019 Military World Games
The Belarusian team of Karyna Dziominskaya, Karyna Kazlouskaya and Aliaksandra Kuratnik beat Russia...
21 Oct 2019
Belarusian author nominated posthumously for ALMA Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Belarusian author nominated posthumously for ALMA Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
The list of 237 nominees was announced at the 71st Frankfurt International Book Fair. The list include 49 new names. The candidates represent all continents and are authors, illustrators, reading promoters and storytellers...
18 Oct 2019
Belarus’ Botanical Garden invites for Celtic festival on 26 October Belarus’ Botanical Garden invites for Celtic festival on 26 October
There will be entertainments for everyone. Visitors will be offered a concert, interactive venues, photo zones, a fire show, Irish dances, Games of Highlanders, meetings with druids and Scottish pipers, and a big market of handmade goods...
17 Oct 2019
Minsk Days in Shanghai in November 2019, in Beijing in 2020 Minsk Days in Shanghai in November 2019, in Beijing in 2020
The Belarusian capital will host Belgrade Days, Shanghai Days, and Saint Petersburg Days in 2020...
16 Oct 2019
Institute of Belarus Research opens in China Institute of Belarus Research opens in China
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Kirill Rudy and Deputy Governor of Gansu Province Zhang Shengzhen attended the opening ceremony...
15 Oct 2019
Non-competitive sections of Listapad 2019 film festival presented in Minsk Non-competitive sections of Listapad 2019 film festival presented in Minsk
Six sections of the non-competitive program of feature films are titled Special Screenings, Master Class, Lions Bears Palm Branches, Midnight Passion, Once Upon A Time in the East, Russian Premieres. These sections encompass 20 films shot in Canada, Belarus, Philippines, France, China, Japan...
15 Oct 2019
Bel:Cinema Listapad Industry platform to discuss film project financing Bel:Cinema Listapad Industry platform to discuss film project financing
"Bel:Cinema Industry platform will run at the Belarusfilm Studio on 5-8 November"...
15 Oct 2019
Listapad 2019 to run national competition on 5-7 November Listapad 2019 to run national competition on 5-7 November
“This year's national film competition will be held for the sixth time. We have received 83 applications”...
15 Oct 2019
Belarus, Poland seek to include Augustow Canal into UNESCO World Heritage List Belarus, Poland seek to include Augustow Canal into UNESCO World Heritage List
“Many canals have been included in this list. They are interesting in terms of technical solutions. For its part, the Augustow Canal has organically fit into the nature and culture of the region over its 180-year-old history. It still attracts tourists"...
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