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22 Nov 2017
Azarenka to start new season in Auckland
The Belarusian leading tennis player has not played since July 2017 due to her child custody battle...
22 Nov 2017
Minsk to host world opera stars for International Christmas Opera Forum on 15-22 December
The forum will open with Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute which premiered in Minsk in March this year. The production team was led by Director Hans-Joachim Frey who staged Flying Dutchman in Minsk in 2013...
21 Nov 2017
Belarus’ flag hoisted in Rouen to mark 75th anniversary of Normandie-Niemen Regiment
The participants of the event laid flowers at the Normandie-Niemen Monument, located opposite the Rouen City Hall. The flags of France, Belarus and Russia were hoisted. An exposition telling the story of the regiment was opened in the Rouen City Hall...
21 Nov 2017
Minsk students victorious at natural sciences tournament in St. Petersburg
The gold went to the Minsk team Entropia who offered the strongest solution for the Taj Mahal task. The students were to develop a new method to remove yellow stains from the mausoleum and to preserve the long-term protection of the surface...
21 Nov 2017
Georgia's parliament speaker elected honorary professor of Belarusian State University
When speaking to faculty members and students, Irakli Kobakhidze expressed gratitude for the great privilege to be an honorary professor of Belarus’ leading university. He said he hopes that Belarus-Georgia cooperation will continue to grow...
21 Nov 2017
Military schools of Russia, Belarus to compete in intellectual marathon in Minsk
According to the rules of the tournament, each team shall consist of not more than six people under 23 years old. Winners will be determined following two intellectual games: “Whiz Quartet” and “What? Where? When?”...
21 Nov 2017
Belarus-Lithuania social research on youth brings interesting results
"It was designed to explore the social and cultural characteristics of young people. The research produced some interesting results. We are neighbors with Lithuania, but it turned out that there are some serious differences between the values of Belarusian and Lithuanian young people"...
20 Nov 2017
Yanka Kupala Theater brings its Chaika to China
The theater company led by art director of the theater Nikolai Pinigin has brought to China its interpretation of Anton Chekhov’s Chaika (Seagull). The play got the 2016 National Theater Award in the nomination Drama Theater's Best Play...
20 Nov 2017
New books on environmental protection published in Belarus
The book 50 Unique Protected Areas of Belarus holds a special place, Vladimir Andriyevich said. The large-format artwork is dedicated to the most valuable protected areas in Belarus, including the biosphere reserve, national parks, national and local game reserves...
20 Nov 2017
Two Belarusian swimmers in top ten at 2017 FINA Swimming World Cup
Pavel Sankovich won gold in the men’s 50m backstroke event. Ilya Shimanovich touched in second in the men’s 50m breaststroke...
20 Nov 2017
Union State student sport competitions kicks off in Brest
The Union State representatives will have a chance to learn more about the city which will turn 1,000 in 2019...
19 Nov 2017
Belarus-Russia duo wins Taipei Open doubles event
In the final the Belarusian-Russian tandem outplayed the Australian-UK duet of Monique Adamczak and Naomi Broady 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-6...  
17 Nov 2017
Belarus’ National Stadium to feature Chinese motifs
"I have asked my friend Xi Jinping to build a stadium with a Chinese flair to demonstrate our friendship with the people of China to everyone, including Belarusians,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
17 Nov 2017
Belarusian magazine Biathlon showcased in Moscow
"Needless to say, the growing interest in this sport is largely due to outstanding athletes such as Darya Domracheva, a three-time Olympic champion, the pride of both Belarus and Russia. She gave an impetus to biathlon development, to a great extent"...
17 Nov 2017
Belarus, China may launch joint master’s degree programs in 2018
"China is interested in our technological projects. These include drones, pharmaceutics, electric cars, chemical industry. Therefore, they are interested in sending their students to Belarus"...
16 Nov 2017
Svetlana Gorbacheva to represent Belarus at Miss Tourism International
Apart from demonstrating girls at their best the contest also offers a platform for education, tourism development, and for sharing the best practices between countries...
16 Nov 2017
Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition to feature artists from 19 countries
The organizers received 231 applications for participation in the contest of vocalists at the Bolshoi Theater that will run from 14 till 20 December. The Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition is held in three rounds: the first and the second rounds with piano accompaniment, and the third round with orchestral accompaniment...
16 Nov 2017
Iranian Embassy to open condolence book for earthquake victims on 17 November
The book of condolences will be available for signing from 10.30 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 17.30 on 17 November in the building of the Embassy of Iran in Minsk at 41 Starovilensky Trakt...
16 Nov 2017
Yakub Kolas birth anniversary celebrated in Moscow
The life and art of Yakub Kolas, the poet, playwright and social activist, are closely linked with the Russian historical and literary process, the diplomat stressed...
15 Nov 2017
Ground broken for Belarusian residential district in France
The housing program in Lorraine Region provides for the construction of 650 wooden houses within the next five years...
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