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1 Sep 2017
Belarusian ethnographic collection donated to Kazakhstan’s National Museum
Acting Director of the National Museum of Kazakhstan Leonid Kochetov thanked Natalya Kochanova for the present...
1 Sep 2017
Belarus’ beauty through the lens of French photographers
The French photographers visited popular Belarusian tourist centers (Minsk, Mir, Nesvizh, Grodno, Brest) and some small places with picturesque sights...
1 Sep 2017
Brazilian colors in Minsk metro
At first Brazilian artists sent drawings of a metro car design to the Minsk City Hall...
1 Sep 2017
950 years of Minsk: events program
The City Day celebrations will be the culmination of the large-scale cultural program of 2017. The festival will include a tilting match reenactment, art exhibitions, presentations, music festivals and theater performances, sport competitions and marathons, public and patriotic campaigns, parades and concerts...
1 Sep 2017
Slavonic Literature Dazhynki opens in Gomel
The event has brought together the members of the unions of writers of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine and the young authors of the three countries. All in all, more than 100 authors will attend the festival...
31 Aug 2017
Belarus Events Calendar: September 2017
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Aug 2017
Palace of Independence hosts photo exhibition of major events in Belarus’ sovereign history
The photos cover two decades in the life of the Belarusian state. They highlight significant political events of nationwide and international importance, landmark national projects...
31 Aug 2017
Poland, Belarus to promote Augustow Canal under single brand
“Belarus has great opportunities for tourism development. We note the growing interest in Poland on the part of guests from Western Europe, and we can offer them more. We therefore need to develop joint projects which could draw additional tourists to the two countries”...
31 Aug 2017
Minsk National Airport to introduce Chinese-language signage
“The passenger flow from China has surged lately. This is not only about transfers: many Chinese arrive in Belarus to visit the country. The construction of the Belarus-China industrial park Great Stone and Belarus’ tourist attractiveness in general may have played a role in this increase”...
31 Aug 2017
H.O.G. Rally Minsk 2017 scheduled for 16 September
The event is going to draw participants from Belarus, Russia, the Baltic countries, and Western Europe. The festival is in Harley-Davidson’s event calendar. A motorcycle parade will take place in the streets of Minsk...
31 Aug 2017
Athletes from Ethiopia, Kenya to join 2017 Minsk Half Marathon
According to the chairman of the Belarusian Athletics Federation, the number of foreign athletes will considerably increase...
31 Aug 2017
Belarus eager to help build national library, metro in Vietnam
The participation of Belarusian construction companies in various civil engineering projects in Vietnam was discussed during a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko.
30 Aug 2017
Production of huge picture near Minsk National Airport explained
The entire picture occupies 410x460 meters. It is visible from the aircraft, which are landing or taking off. MTZ’s most powerful tractor Belarus-4522 (460hp) as well as a Belarus-82 and a Belarus-320 worked for two weeks on this high-precision project...
30 Aug 2017
Belarus team chief for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics named
The Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang will take place on 9-25 February 2018...
30 Aug 2017
Athletes of 45 states to compete in 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
Belarus will field eight athletes: Yekaterina Galkina, Alina Gornosko, Anna Gaidukevich, Mariya Kotyak, Margarita Ovadinskaya, Anastasia Rybakova, Anna Shvaiba and Arina Tsitsilina...
30 Aug 2017
Vitebsk school to launch Polish language program
The school administration plans to establish close cooperation with Polish educational institutions interested in the initiative, to launch student exchange programs, and carry out joint scientific and cultural projects...
30 Aug 2017
Mogilev to host international pop song festival on 22-29 October
A concert of foreign and domestic jazz stars will surely deliver vivid impressions during the festival. It will feature Olga Pirags (Latvia), Quentin Moore (USA), the vocal quartet Minsk Voices and Premier Orchestra (Belarus)...
30 Aug 2017
Belarus’ Rakov to host festival of cultures 10 September
The program will comprise the presentations of Belarusian, Polish, Lithuanian and Jewish cultures...
29 Aug 2017
France to host Belarusian, Chinese art exhibitions in 2018
On 21-29 August an international art competition was held in the communes of Giverny and Lyons-la-Foret, Normandy, with the assistance of the Confederation of Art Unions of Belarus...
29 Aug 2017
Minsk-Bishkek interstate linkup scheduled for 31 August
The linkup will discuss cooperation between Belarus and Kyrgyzstan within the Eurasian Economic Union, the implementation of joint trade, economic and humanitarian projects, culture and traditions of the two countries...
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