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16 Dec 2017
Belarusian art project Stol on display in Galerie Francis Barlier in Paris
The art project “Stol” (“The Table”) is a 32-minute video featuring more than 20 short scenes that happen one by one at a table that is the main unchanging object. The viewer is involved in the process not only emotionally and intellectually...
15 Dec 2017
Belarusian embassy hosts charity action for Moscow orphans
According to the source, the Business and Cultural Complex of the embassy hosted a charity action for children from Moscow orphanages and large families. The action was arranged upon the embassy’s initiative in association with the Russian Children Fund...
15 Dec 2017
Christmas and New Year 2018 in Belarus
The Christmas and New Year holidays are a truly magical time filled with warm meetings with friends, inspiration and anticipation of a miracle. We are sure that you are already planning your New Year holidays 2018 and believe that some intriguing ideas from Belarus will come in handy. You are always welcome to visit our country!
15 Dec 2017
Full house for Belarusian film about Marc Chagall in Cairo
The audience learned more about the legacy of the big-name Belarusian native Marc Chagall. The demonstration of archive photos and reproductions of paintings sparked the interest of viewers in Belarus and encouraged them to visit Vitebsk...
15 Dec 2017
Head of Samara organization of Belarusians awarded Francysk Skaryna Medal
Irina Glusskaya has been honored in recognition of her significant contribution to the popularization of the Belarusian national arts, strengthening of Russia n-Belarusian ties in trade, economy, humanitarian matters, culture and science...
15 Dec 2017
Belarus, Armenia in Customs Union Futsal Cup final
Belarus defeated Russia 3-1 in the semifinal, while Armenia edged Mercury GTK Brest 2-1 in the penalty shootout...
15 Dec 2017
Minsk National Airport among top 10 most punctual airports in Fly Stats ranking
“We will pass the milestone of 4 million passengers by the 2017 year end, which illustrates the rapid development of our enterprise. The number of departures went up from 2016"...
14 Dec 2017
Over 100 singers to compete for awards of Christmas singing competition in Minsk
"Over the years, the competition has seen more than 400 young opera singers. Many of them have gained international fame and popularity. But most importantly, the Christmas singing competition in Minsk has developed its own identity"...
14 Dec 2017
International Christmas festival in Minsk to kick off on 26 December
The Christmas Windows exposition will be erected at the center of the festival venue. Visitors will have an opportunity to make a virtual journey across the countries participating in the forum, and also Japan and Brazil...
14 Dec 2017
Belarus 2nd in 4x50m mixed medley relay in Denmark
The Belarusian quartet of Pavel Sankovich (backstroke), Ilya Shimanovich (breaststroke), Anastasia Shkurdai (butterfly) and Yulia Khitraya (freestyle) clocked 1:37.74. The Netherlands won in 1:37.71...
14 Dec 2017
Belarus to participate in Education World Forum in London
The sides discussed ways to step up bilateral cooperation in education and academic research. They mapped out a number of measures to develop cooperation, including at the Education World Forum due in London from 21 to 24 January 2018...
14 Dec 2017
Belarusian school students to compete in Rosatom’s academic excellence competitions online
Senior-form school students will be able to enter a physics and math competition and an engineering competition remotely in the 2017-2018 academic year. The option will allow school students from the remotest parts of Russia and other CIS states, including Belarus, to test their knowledge in order to reach the final rounds...
14 Dec 2017
Snow Lynx festival to gather athletes from four countries
"The festival will be held for the third time. The geography of its participants expands on a regular basis, hence enhancing its importance as a sports event for the international athletics calendar"...
14 Dec 2017
Exhibition about Belarusian cinema opens at VDNKH in Moscow
The exhibition presented by the Museum of History of Belarusian Cinema is timed to the Belarusian cinema day which is celebrated on 17 December. The exhibition showcases 25 reproductions of the posters to the famous movies that the authors painted by hand to express their personal attitude towards these movies...
14 Dec 2017
Lukashenko sends Name Day greetings to Metropolitan Filaret
“You many-year pastoral service to the society and the Eastern Orthodox Church is an example of dedication and selflessness. Our people are grateful for your efforts to promote Christian traditions and moral support of the society,” the message of greetings reads...
14 Dec 2017
Belarusian State Music Academy marks 85th anniversary
“The academy is by right considered the best cultural education institution. Within a long period of work unique performance, pedagogical and scientific schools have blossomed there, special traditions of work with talented youth have been developed”...
13 Dec 2017
Belarusian cultural center opened in Moscow State University
The center is going to host various events meant to preserve, develop, and popularize Belarusian language, literature, and culture in Moscow...
13 Dec 2017
Roadmap of international partnership to fight TB drawn up in Minsk
For three days the participants worked on the proposals for joint action to combat TB in Europe and Central Asia. According to the WHO, out of 30 countries with the highest multidrug-resistant TB burden nine are located in this region. Among them is Belarus...
13 Dec 2017
Record number of athletes to get scholarships from Belarus President’s Sport Club in 2018
Kristina Staroselets and Tatyana Klimovich won the World and European Youth Rowing Championships. The Belarusian national U18 volleyball team placed 3rd at the 2017 CEV U18 Volleyball European Championship in the Netherlands...
13 Dec 2017
Azarenka awarded Australian Open wildcard
The Belarusian thanked the Australian Open organizing committee for the invitation and said that she is looking forward to coming back to Melbourne where she won the competitions in 2012 and 2013...
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