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17 Aug 2017
Minsk to host first festival of Moldavian wine in September
Victor Sorocean noted that Belarus makes numerous proposals to develop cooperation in hospitality, including cultural, agrarian and production tourism, military and patriotic routes, environmental, healthcare, national and historical tourism...
17 Aug 2017
Monument to Vladimir Mulyavin unveiled in Minsk
The monument has been installed in the Mulyavin Boulevard in Minsk. The image was chosen by the musician’s family...
17 Aug 2017
Creative youth to gather for Russia-Belarus forum near Smolensk
The forum is part of the project named the Russian-Belarusian Festival of Modern Art “Towards the Stars”...
16 Aug 2017
Chinese company donates $50,000 to support ice hockey for children, teenagers in Belarus
According to the source, CITIC Construction Company, one of China’s largest civil engineering companies, donated $50,000 to support ice hockey for children and teenagers in Belarus...
16 Aug 2017
Belarus attends SCO cultural heritage summer camp in China
The opening ceremony took place at the Chinese capital during the 10th China International Youth Arts Festival...
16 Aug 2017
Alina Talay second at Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Poland
The Belarusian clocked 12.90 seconds to claim silver...
15 Aug 2017
Burgundy hosts Belarusian Cultural August
The Belarusian Cultural August project is presented in Burgundy from 6 to 19 August...
15 Aug 2017
Vladislav Goncharov to test new program at Minsk FIG World Cup 2017
The Belarusian athlete will take part in the FIG World Cup 2017 – Senior Trampoline in Minsk on 18-19 August and also at a big sport forum entitled Slavic Games, which kick off on 16 August...
15 Aug 2017
Three Sophias project brings together artists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine
During the plain airs the young artists from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine will paint St. Sophia Cathedrals in Veliky Novgorod (Russia), Polotsk (Belarus) and Kiev (Ukraine)...
15 Aug 2017
Head of French-Belarusian association Life in Music receives Medal of Francysk Skaryna
Georgy Sosnovsky received the award in recognition of a big personal contribution to the promotion of Belarusian culture abroad and support of young Belarusian musicians...
15 Aug 2017
Exhibition of Belarusian paintings to go on display in Beijing 23 October
The exhibition will feature 57 works of Belarusian artists. The exhibition will stay open for two months at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing...
14 Aug 2017
Tourists invited to ride 220-tonne BelAZ truck in Belarus
In addition to looking at a manufacturing factory in operation up close tourists will be able to see how haul trucks, which are as high as a three-story house, are made and will be able to ride in the cabin of the 220-tonne truck 6m above the ground level...
14 Aug 2017
India interested in broader presentation of its traditions, culture in Belarus
A festival of Indian culture in the Upper Town in Minsk will be held on 27 August. The event will feature an Indian dance group, and the country’s traditions, in particular, the Indian wedding ceremony...
14 Aug 2017
Tenth Belarusian expedition to travel to Antarctica in late October
We plan to work on the Gora Vechernyaya all the time, without traveling to other stations...
14 Aug 2017
Belarus in top 3 holiday spots popular with Russian tourists
Belarus came up 3rd on the list of the most popular and budgetary travel destinations for Russians...
14 Aug 2017
Four medals for Belarus at 2017 FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Kazan
Taking part in the 2017 FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Kazan were 145 athletes from 33 countries. Belarus fielded eight gymnasts...
11 Aug 2017
Belarus to welcome 80 children from Syria for rest and recuperation holidays
“At the invitation of the head of state 80 children from Syria will come to Belarus for recuperation holidays. They will be accompanied by eight adults. Some children will stay in the national educational and health center Zubryonok and others will be hosted by the Rodnichok summer camp”...
11 Aug 2017
Oleg Novitsky to attend international space congress 2018 in Minsk
On 11 August the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus played host to a meeting between Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov and cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky. The talks highlighted Belarus’ preparations to the 31st Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers and also the participation of Russian cosmonauts in the forum...
11 Aug 2017
Minsk to host Fed Cup final
The final of the international tennis competitions Fed Cup (women) will take place in Minsk in 2017. The organizing committee was headed by Minsk Mayor Andrei Shorets...
11 Aug 2017
Belarus, Sudan to cooperate in training of scientific personnel
The NASB institute and the universities will cooperate in the development of higher education, training of scientific personnel and academic mobility of professors and students...
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