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8 Nov 2017
Minsk to host Prodexpo food fair on 14-17 November
The exhibition will feature domestic and foreign food manufacturers: bakery and confectionery products, meat and meat products, sausages, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic drinks, coffee, tea, grocery, frozen foods...
8 Nov 2017
Minsk to host international conference on journalism 16-17 November
The participants are set to discuss the development of international journalism, the interconnection between international journalism and the internet, and other topical issues...
8 Nov 2017
Two Belarusians among top 11 football players in Kazakhstan in 2017
The two Belarusians were among the leaders of Astana and won the 2017 championship. Ivan Mayevsky played 30 matches and scored 3 goals, Igor Shitov scored once in 27 games...
8 Nov 2017
Tentative plans to study international humanitarian law in Belarusian schools
Vladimir Makei added that during the visit Peter Maurer would also read a lecture on humanitarian challenges of the modern world in the Belarusian State University...
8 Nov 2017
Arina Sobolenko among WTA October Breakthrough of the Month finalists
Last month the 19-year-old player made her first WTA final...
8 Nov 2017
Sendoff ceremony for 10th Belarusian Antarctic expedition at NASB History Institute today
Participants of Belarusian Antarctic expeditions will meet with members of the general public at the History Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) at 17:00. A lecture to review ten years of Belarus’ presence in Antarctica will be arranged...
8 Nov 2017
Song contest in Novopolotsk to feature young singers from seven countries
The international jury will be headed by Honored Artist of Belarus Irina Dorofeeva and will include vocal teachers, composers and artists from Belarus, Estonia, Moldova, and Ukraine...
7 Nov 2017
Fanny's Journey wins main award at Listapadzik film festival
Fanny’s Journey, a movie by Lola Doillon (France), was awarded Golden Listapadzik, the main prize of the Listapadzik children and youth film competition...
7 Nov 2017
Winners of Listapad 2017 National Film Schools Competition announced
This year the interest in the contest was very high and application were many. The contest featured the works of 13 national film schools from Belarus, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Germany, Belgium, Israel, Greece...
6 Nov 2017
Belarusian rescue workers sweep podium at St. Petersburg’s biggest vertical race
Alexander Klyuiko, a specialist of the Minsk Department of the Emergencies Ministry, won the men’s Vertical Challenge competition for the second year in a row...
4 Nov 2017
Belarus taking part in World Police Games Abu Dhabi 2017
Six Belarusians will compete in practical shooting and five in judo. The delegation is led by Andrei Borovsky, chairman of the central committee of the Dinamo sports club...
4 Nov 2017
Helena Meraai to take part in Belarus’ Culture Days in Georgia
Less than a month is left before the prestigious European song contest opens in Tbilisi on 26 November...
4 Nov 2017
Berlin State Library receives facsimile editions of Skaryna’s books
Restoration and preservation of the cultural heritage is among the priorities of the National Library of Belarus. A good example here was the joint publishing project of the National Library and BelVEB Bank to reconstruct Francysk Skaryna’s book heritage...
4 Nov 2017
Baranovichi local history readings to gather experts from four countries
"Apart from nature protection projects and programs, our association does local history research. The research is used to develop ecological tours, excursion routes, popularize historical and cultural heritage"...
4 Nov 2017
Listapad 2017 opening ceremony: stylish, simple, tasteful
The event started with a red carpet ceremony – an integral part of the festival. Two hosts, the artist Vladislav Vinogradov and the famous screen and stage actress Yulia Shpilevskaya, announced the guests’ names as they walked down the red carpet...
3 Nov 2017
International film festival Listapad 2017 opens in Minsk
Boris Khlebnikov’s movie Arrhythmia was screened after participants of the contest programs and members of the jury were introduced...
3 Nov 2017
Belarus biathlon team wraps up pre-Olympic training
The team leader Darya Domracheva will join the team during the final stage of preparations for the season in Norway...
3 Nov 2017
Judging criteria at Listapad 2017 film announced
This year, the festival’s motto is Truth, Love, and Beauty. Each of these things can be an evaluation criterion...
3 Nov 2017
Belarus to field 25 athletes at WAKO World Kickboxing Championships
Head coach of the Belarusian national martial arts team Mikhail Stepanov noted that this year the Belarusian athletes did not take part in the World Cup, but held a training camp ahead of the world’s sport forum...
2 Nov 2017
Charity campaign Our Children to run in Belarus on 11 December-10 January
The Palace of the Republic will host a charity New Year party on 22 December to gather orphans and abandoned children, kids from foster homes and military schools, large and now-income families, disabled children, and children of refugees...
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