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3 Jan 2018
Plans to translate, publish more books of Belarusian, Chinese authors in 2018
The Year of Tourism in the Belarusian-Chinese Relations will be the main topic. Besides, there will be joint contests, new projects of the biggest Belarusian and Chinese mass media...
3 Jan 2018
Grodno welcomes visa-free tourists from 15 countries during New Year holidays
“Most of them (about 60%) were Lithuanian citizens. Polish and German nationals were also among the leaders. All in all, Grodno welcomed citizens of 15 countries during the holidays, including those from Sweden, France, Spain, Czechia, and Italy”...
3 Jan 2018
Sasnovich into Brisbane International quarterfinals
Qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich rallied for a 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 win over Anett Kontaveit of Estonia to set up a quarterfinal match against French Alize Cornet (No.38)...
2 Jan 2018
Belarus’ MAZ-SPORTavto team getting ready for Dakar 2018
“Each of the three crews can make it to the top 10. If everything goes well, we will try to win the medals. The pilots and the vehicles are ready for the challenge”...
1 Jan 2018
Brest welcomes first visa-free tourists
A family from Polish Biala Podlaska was the first group of tourists to arrive in Brest visa free taking advantage of Decree No. 462 on the launch of visa-free entry and departure for foreign citizens...
31 Dec 2017
Belarus Events Calendar: January 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Dec 2017
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29 Dec 2017
Belarusian State University opens educational center in Beijing
The new center is designed to develop educational and cultural relations between Belarusian and Chinese higher education institutions. It will offer pre-entry training programs for Belarusian State University and other Belarusian higher education institutions to Chinese citizens...
29 Dec 2017
Belarus president receives set of Christmas baubles from journalists
The idea to make a present for the president was born literally a couple of weeks ago. The gift was meant to be something meaningful and heart-warming, something associated with the New Year and Christmas...
28 Dec 2017
Makei presents Francysk Skaryna medal to director of Riga Belarusian school
Anna Ivane, the Director of the Riga Belarusian school named after Yanka Kupala, has been awarded the Francysk Skaryna Medal in recognition of her significant contribution to the promotion and development of education in the Belarusian language, the preservation of the cultural heritage of the Belarusians in Latvia...
28 Dec 2017
Belarusian student in top 6 at World Miss University contest
“The contest was held in Cambodia from 5 to 21 December. I made it to the top six and received a special award Miss Photogenic. All in all, there were 83 participants from across the globe – the USA, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Colombia, and many other countries”...
28 Dec 2017
Combined tour across ten-day visa-free territories in Belarus suggested
It is expected that the integration of these territories will create more excursion and tourism opportunities. The regions will come up with tourism products, will do cross-marketing, consolidate resources to promote services to target and potential markets...
28 Dec 2017
Students bring homemade gifts to Belarus president
The gifts were presented to the head of state during a New Year charity event held in the Palace of Independence on 28 December as part of the Our Children charity campaign...
27 Dec 2017
Vitebsk plans to twin with Lublin, Kosice in 2018
“Now we are in the middle of concluding the agreements on establishing twinning relations with Kosice and Lublin and are working on the possibility of signing similar documents with the Estonian Tartu and Lithuanian Panevezys”...
27 Dec 2017
Dmitry Lukashenko wishes Happy New Year to Minsk children's center
There are 20 children and teenagers aged from 3 to 18 in the institution. The center takes care of children in need of government protection. They stay in the center for six months to receive support from psychologists, social pedagogues, and counselors...
26 Dec 2017
Plans to set up Belarus-Romania university consortium
Four Belarusian universities established cooperation with Transilvania University in 2017. Three agreements were signed on interaction in a wide range of matters such as student exchange and joint participation in international olympiads and competitions...
26 Dec 2017
Preorders open for Minsk Guest Cards
Minsk Guest Card holders will be able to visit 11 museums for free. They will also be given discounts of up to 50% for visiting over 20 museums, for sightseeing tours, an aqua park and a zoo...
26 Dec 2017
Belarusian parliament speaker joins Our Children charity campaign
The speaker of the upper house of parliament wished the children and teachers happy new year and gave them gifts: a computer with a printer, candies and football balls...
26 Dec 2017
Visa-free travel time up to ten days in parts of Brest Oblast, Grodno Oblast as from 1 January
In line with the document the number of border checkpoints will be increased in Brest Oblast and the city, in Grodno Oblast and the city via the checkpoints located at railway terminals and in airports in order to allow more foreign tourists to enter Belarus and stay here without visas...
25 Dec 2017
Moscow-Brest rally of armored vehicles scheduled for summer 2018
The route will go through the places of defense of the Soviet troops in 1941. Patriotic events will be held in the cities on the route of the rally. Representatives of Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan will also take part in the event...
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