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23 Oct 2017
Gomel craftsmen bring home awards from international textile toy competition
The handiwork competition and an exhibition fair gathered dozens of craftsmen from Russia, Estonia, and Belarus. The exposition featured interior and household items, toys, attire, designer clothes and accessories...
23 Oct 2017
UAE Culture Days in Belarus begin
An exhibition of pictorial art, Arab calligraphy, folk crafts and arts will stay open in the gallery till 26 October...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus hosts 3rd international scientific and technical translation contest
For two days young translators of Chinese showed their skills in written translation, consecutive interpretation, simultaneous interpretation in two categories — students and professionals...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus wins 14 medals at 2017 European Championships in Acrobatic Gymnastics
Artur Belyakov and Olga Melnik scored 29,440 points to clinch silver in the Mixed Pair Balance event. Marina Chernova and Georgy Pataraya of Russia took gold...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus 16th at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017
"Attending the competition were international experts-representatives of the European Commission and WorldSkills Europe. They praised the high level of skills of Belarusian specialists"...
23 Oct 2017
Tourists from 68 countries visit Minsk visa-free
"The biggest numbers of tourists came from Germany, Poland, Italy, the United States and the UK. The passenger traffic at Minsk National Airport went up by 30% in comparison with the same period last year"...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus Art Week to take place in Sardinia 26 October-6 November
The Belarusian participants of the exhibition are set to introduce to visitors diverse art objects in different genres and styles (classic, avant-garde, abstract, and religious) on canvas, birch bark, silk, and wood...
23 Oct 2017
Plans to translate information boards about Minsk landmarks into Chinese
Belarus is preparing the information and advertising materials about Minsk’s tourism potential for Chinese visitors. The Belarusian capital is set to sign memorandums of cooperation in tourism with its sister cities from China...
23 Oct 2017
Mirnyi claims 50th ATP doubles champion title
Max Mirnyi made his debut in the Kremlin Cup in 1996. It is the fifth time he has won its doubles event...
21 Oct 2017
WFYS participants support Belarus’ initiative on new Helsinki process
The open dialogue discussed youth for peace and good neighborliness. Young leaders from different countries talked over an alarming situation in the world and the measures they can undertake to rectify it...
21 Oct 2017
Belarus to take part in Indian education forum in November
"Specialists will present the Belarusian potential in higher education. For us India is an interesting partner in what concerns the exports of education services. We will continue working in this direction"...
20 Oct 2017
Works by modern Belarusian artists on display in Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The exhibition features authors from all the branches of modern Belarusian art in the area of pictorial art and sculpture...
20 Oct 2017
Belarusian songs in Chinese presented in Shanghai
The collection includes about 100 Belarusian songs translated into Chinese by Chinese translator, Professor Xue Fan. The collection was published to mark 25 years of the Belarusian-Chinese diplomatic relations...
20 Oct 2017
Belarus’ Lebyazhy water park 11th in Europe
“Can be recommended to visit the place with all the family,” reads the comment on the website...
20 Oct 2017
Plans for new bike routes in Novogrudok District to boost tourism
The 30km tour “Lithuanian Chronicles” will follow the area’s historical “pearls”: Lubcha Castle and Lauryshava Monastery. Tourists will also be able to visit the WWII related places: a partisans’ camp, a museum and a sightseeing platform...
20 Oct 2017
Belarusian Space Congress scheduled for 24-26 October
The forum participants will hear out over 120 reports by scientists and specialists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and other countries. Belarusian cosmonauts and a large Roscosmos delegation are also expected to attend...
19 Oct 2017
Belarusian project wins international conference of young scientists in Sochi
Anastasia’s project was second to none in the Health of the Nation category. This is a medical sorbent that helps remove excessive antibodies from blood. It can be used to treat autoimmune diseases and perform transplant surgeries, when it is urgent to reduce the level of antibodies to avoid transplant rejection...
19 Oct 2017
International fund to finance synagogue renovation project in Slonim
The synagogue is located in the heart of Slonim. It was built in the mid-17th century. The roof of the building has been renovated before. Original interior decorations have been preserved...
19 Oct 2017
Cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky attends Belarus’ exhibition at WFYS 2017 in Sochi
A native of the town of Cherven, Minsk Oblast, Oleg Novitsky told BelTA that he does not miss out on an opportunity to talk with his compatriots. The cosmonaut said he was impressed with the Belarusian exhibition at the WFYS...
19 Oct 2017
Minsk to host international startup contest SU&IT 2017 on 21 October
The event will introduce startups in education, agribusiness, artificial intelligence in medicine, and blockhain...
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