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9 Oct 2017
Promotion tour for tour operators of Russia, Latvia, Poland across eastern Belarus
The tour will involve 35 tour operators and representatives of mass media. The route will start with a visit to Polotsk, the ancient city of Belarus, and then will go to Vitebsk where the guests will be offered to go sightseeing, visit Marc Chagall’s places and Ilya Repin’s museum-estate Zdravnevo...
9 Oct 2017
Jhonas Enroth named KHL Goalie of the Week
The netminder went with three wins in three matches, including one away game, to show the best save percentage of 95.74 and goals against average of 1.30...
9 Oct 2017
Belarusian singer Gunesh named best vocalist at MakFest song contest in Macedonia
This is a special award by the organizers and the directorate of the contest. Three prize winners were determined by Macedonian viewers through SMS voting. The 32nd international competition featured 30 artists from Macedonia, Sweden, Finland, Bulgaria, Belarus, Azerbaijan...
9 Oct 2017
Two medals for Belarus at Tashkent Grand Prix 2017
Dmitry Minkov claimed gold in the -66kg weight category. Yegor Voropayev had to go through repechage to collect bronze in the -90kg event...
8 Oct 2017
Listapad film festival to host script lab on 6 November
Directors and producers are invited to participate with their projects. The international experts will discuss the works and give practical advice regarding the promotion of projects...
6 Oct 2017
Belarus clinches five medals at FINA World Cup Doha 2017
On the second competition day Ilya Shimanovich collected bronze in the men’s 100m breaststroke event. His time is 56.76 seconds...
6 Oct 2017
2019 to be declared Year of Book in CIS
"Armenia’s Goris will be named the CIS Capital of Culture in 2018. Belarus’ Brest will be the CIS Capital of Culture in 2019, and Kazakhstan’s Shymkent in 2020"...
6 Oct 2017
Winners of 100 Ideas for Belarus contest in spotlight in Sochi during WFYS 2017
The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students is scheduled for 14-22 October and is expected to become the largest event in the sphere of international youth interaction. Over 20,000 people from 150 countries are expected to attend the festival...
5 Oct 2017
Belarus, Russia set up transboundary nature reserve
The establishment of the nature reserve Zapovednoye Poozerye will allow improving cooperation in environmental protection, scientific research, the preservation of biological diversity, the promotion of ecological awareness...
5 Oct 2017
Belarus president presents gifts to Venezuela president, his wife
In turn, Nicolas Maduro presented a picture of the Venezuelan capital - Caracas - to Alexander Lukashenko...
5 Oct 2017
Monument to Venezuelan hero unveiled in Minsk
“Simon Bolivar is a symbol that unites our nations. It is the greatest person of all the people, who have ever been born in America," Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro said in the unveiling ceremony...
4 Oct 2017
Three medals for Belarus on day one at FINA World Cup Doha
Ilya Shimanovich clocked 2:04.77 to claim silver in the men’s 200m breaststroke...
4 Oct 2017
Cell tower powered by solar cells erected in Minsk Oblast
The cell tower is powered by solar energy since no access to the power grid is available. The hybrid energy source comprises solar cells, industrial accumulators, and a diesel generator...
4 Oct 2017
Vitebsk, Gomel may join UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities
The event will make part of the German Weeks 2017 program and the Sustainable Development Week organized by the German Federal Government’s Support Program for Belarus in cooperation with governmental, non-governmental, and international organizations...
3 Oct 2017
Listapad 2017 in Minsk to start with Boris Khlebnikov’s Arrhythmia
The film will debut at the opening ceremony in the Moskva cinema house on 3 November. Arrhythmia is a relationship drama about paramedics with an interesting insight into their everyday life with sarcasm, humor and tenderness...
3 Oct 2017
Forty-six Belarusian populated areas take part in European Mobility Week
The results of the European Mobility Week which took place on 16-22 September under the motto “Clean, shared and intelligent mobility. Sharing gets you further” have been summed up...
3 Oct 2017
Belarusian palace in spotlight in Moscow
The photo exhibition features the palace and park ensemble, castle bastions and courtyard, earth walls, picturesque parks and the lake as well as the interior decoration...
3 Oct 2017
Belarus nominated for National Geographic Russia award for Gastronomy, Agrotourism
Belarus was given the first prize in the Agrotourism category at the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2016...
2 Oct 2017
Minsk to host first conference of Belarus’ honorary consuls 3 October
“The upcoming conference is designed to evaluate the performance of honorary consuls and discuss promising avenues of their work to protect our national interests. Special focus will be put on foreign trade and the attraction of foreign investment”...
2 Oct 2017
Exhibition to mark 25th anniversary of Belarus-Russia relations opens in Moscow
The exhibition is co-located with another photo exhibition "The Union State is a unity of peoples, cultures, and countries" from the funds of Belarusian embassy in Russia...
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