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5 Feb 2016
Belarus. Documentary Story gets special award of Film Assembly on Dnepr
The film narrates about the development of the independent Belarus and the present-day country. The film includes the country’s most important events and facilities, including in the country's industry, agriculture, healthcare, sport, international relations...
4 Feb 2016
Alina Talay wins 60m hurdles in Dusseldorf
The Belarusian clocked 8.00 seconds to finish first in the 60m hurdles. Second was German Cindy Roleder (8.01 seconds), with Serita Solomon of the UK finishing 3rd (8.05 seconds)...
2 Feb 2016
Moscow Days in Minsk in May
The exact dates are being agreed right now. We are looking forward to the event,” the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Igor Petrishenko said...
2 Feb 2016
Belarusian State University in CIS top three
The Belarusian State University is one of the top three CIS universities. It is followed by The Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Saint Petersburg State University...
2 Feb 2016
Another three Belarusian sites get international status
“Another three Belarusian wetlnds have received the international conservation status in addition to seventeen wetlands that have already had the status for some time,” the minister said. These are Polesye Valley of the Bug River, Servech, and Vileity...
2 Feb 2016
Guests from 10 new countries visit Vitebsk Oblast in 2015
“In comparison with 2014,the export of tourism services in the region was expanded by ten countries, namely Australia, Greece, Argentina, Maldives, Thailand, the Dominican Republic, South Africa, Tunisia, Qatar, and Sudan"...
2 Feb 2016
U.S. cities invited to take part in Festival of National Cultures in Grodno
"We sent invitations to the vice mayors of Los Angeles and Sacramento, and also representatives of Rancho Cordova in California with which we recently signed an agreement on friendship and partnership"...
2 Feb 2016
Rogachev to host Day of Belarusian Written Language 4 September
A national organizing committee is being set up to prepare and hold the event. The committee will be led by Vice Premier Natalia Kochanova...
2 Feb 2016
Grodno to host Festival of National Cultures on 4-5 June 2016
The forum brings together representatives of all national minorities living in Belarus, contributes to the preservation of the national identity and promotes understanding and mutual enrichment of cultures. In terms of the format the festival is unmatched in the world...
2 Feb 2016
Yekaterina Galkina kicks off season with All-Around silver
The top ten included four more Belarusian athletes. Arina Sharapa finished fifth with 65,500 points. Yelena Bolotina (65,100), Anna Bozhko (63,550) and Mariya Trubach (63,000) were 7th, 8th and 9th respectively...
2 Feb 2016
Viktor Liventsev Memorial Tournament to gather boxers from 17 countries
Partaking in the competitions will be over 100 boxers from 17 countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Greece, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Nigeria, Russia, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Ecuador...
1 Feb 2016
Belarus, China announce joint contest of S&T projects
The application package must contain a business plan, a written commitment regarding the application of research results and share participation in project financing, and a copy of the agreement on cooperation with a foreign organization...
1 Feb 2016
Belarusian judoka Dmitry Shershan wins European Sofia Open 2016
The Belarusian beat Russia’s Abdula Abdulzhalilov in the final...
30 Jan 2016
Baranovichi joins UNICEF Child Friendly Cities initiative
“Belarus has made a great headway in the work with the youth. Belarus has good experience to share with other countries,” said Rashed Mustafa Sarwar...
29 Jan 2016
Belarus Events Calendar: February 2016
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Jan 2016
Gomel to host Winter University of UNESCO Clubs
Ten creative workshops UNESCO Club Invites, three workshops for graduates of UNESCO clubs academies, and a coaching school will be held as part of the forum. The workshops will provide platforms for sharing experience and implementing projects...
29 Jan 2016
International forum TIBO 2016 scheduled for 19-22 April
The program of the forum features expo TIBO 2016, the Belarusian congress on information society technologies, the Belarusian-Azerbaijani business forum on information and communication technologies, a meeting of ministers of the Eastern Partnership countries, the exhibition and conference Trade Forum – Innovation Technologies in Trade...
29 Jan 2016
Vera Lapko secures her maiden Australian Open Junior final spot
Vera Lapko of Belarus, ranked 533rd in the world, saw off Sara Tomic of Australia (World No.452) 6-2, 6-3 to secure her first final berth in the Australian Open Junior Championships...
29 Jan 2016
Best mushers to gather for dog sledding festival in Logoisk District
The event will be held at the Expeditsiya picnic hotel in the village of Oktyabr, Logoisk District and will start at 12pm (Minsk time). Partaking in the races will be the best mushers from Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine and other countries...
28 Jan 2016
Representatives of Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater honored with state awards
In accordance with Belarus President’s decree No. 32 of 28 January, the People’s Artist of Belarus title has been conferred on chief opera soloist and Honored Artist of Belarus, winner of the state prize Nina Sharubina for the many-year productive work, professional excellence and a big contribution to the development of culture...
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