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7 Sep 2017
Belarusians of the World festival opens in Minsk on 7 September
This year the festival is themed around such dates as the 950th anniversary of Minsk, 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing and 135th anniversary of birth of Belarusian poets Yanka Kupala and Yakub Kolas...
6 Sep 2017
BelTA launches photo exhibition featuring archival photos of Minsk
The photos have been taken in different years by BelTA’s photo correspondents (except the pre-revolution reproductions). The modern Minsk is represented mainly by the works of young employees of the news agency...
6 Sep 2017
Belarus wins bronze at 2017 Cadet World Championships in Athens
On the first day of the competitions the Belarusian collected bronze in the 54kg weight category after defeating Japan’s Sunao Shimaya...
6 Sep 2017
Belarus’ Mogilev to host World Summer Polyathlon Championship
Taking part in the competitions will be about 180 athletes from ten countries, including Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Venezuela, India, and Tatarstan...
5 Sep 2017
Francysk Skaryna’s facsimile books open to public in National Library of Belarus
The National Library of Belarus has had Francysk Skaryna’s facsimile books printed...
5 Sep 2017
Bikers from 15 countries to take part in H.O.G. Rally Minsk 2017
“This is a quite unique program, the first of a kind in the CIS. There will be plenty of other surprises, too,” the organizer remarked...
5 Sep 2017
Belarusian film Pershadruk to be shown abroad
The documentary Pershadruk is dedicated to Francysk Skaryna, one of the most outstanding personalities in the Belarusian history, and is timed to the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing...
5 Sep 2017
Belarusian tales, riddles, legends to be translated into Chinese
A collection of such examples of folk wisdom as proverbs and sayings has already been published. Next in line are the collections of riddles, folk tales, child folklore, legends and fables and ballads...
5 Sep 2017
History museums of Belarus, Romania sign memorandum of cooperation
"The document envisages cooperation between the two parties in organizing joint exhibitions, archeological research, and an exchange of experience"...
4 Sep 2017
Francysk Skaryna’s medieval Bible delivered from Moscow to Minsk
The book has been kept in the State History Museum in Moscow from the mid-19th century...
4 Sep 2017
Georgia to host Days of Belarusian Culture in November
"Cooperation in the humanitarian field has intensified: the cultural institutions have bolstered ties, theaters and museums have started to exchange projects"...
4 Sep 2017
Belarusian pentathletes 3rd at Kremlin Cup
The Belarusian athletes also claimed bronze at the Under 19 European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Portugal...
4 Sep 2017
East-West Chamber Orchestra to perform twice at Yuri Bashmet Festival in Minsk
The international chamber orchestra East-West Chamber Orchestra includes the best soloists from the Eastern and Western Europe, winners of the most prestigious international contests...
4 Sep 2017
Belarus, India to release postage stamp to mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations
The project has been organized in cooperation with the Belarusian Embassy in India...
4 Sep 2017
Chinese institute eager to make modern animation products with Belarus
The Jilin Animation Institute is a versatile institution that trains animation specialists and makes cartoons, which win international awards...
4 Sep 2017
Huawei Connect 2017 in Shanghai to present cloud service with AI
The event will be attended by the company Bel Huawei Technologies which successfully works in Belarus and effectively cooperates with Belarusian partners...
4 Sep 2017
Belarus claims gold, silver at 2017 European Rowing U23 Championships
The women’s double sculls event was won by Belarus’ Kristina Staroselets and Tatyana Klimovich, who covered the distance in 7:34.72...
4 Sep 2017
Belarusian agro-town in Sakhalin to be commissioned in summer 2018
"Belarusian specialists are responsible for the design and the construction. We are adopting the experience"...
4 Sep 2017
Three medals for Belarus at FIG World Challenge Cup 2017
Pavel Bulavsky and Ilya Yakovlev of Belarus graced the podium in the vaulting event. Pavel Bulavsky clinched silver with the total of 14,625 points. Ilya Yakovlev finished third with 14,300 points...
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...
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