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17 Oct 2017
Belarusian exhibition dedicated to 130th anniversary of Marc Chagall opens in Moscow
The famous native of Vitebsk is the pride of not only Belarus but also Russia, France, the United States, Switzerland, and Israel where he worked and created his masterpieces...
17 Oct 2017
Monument to Kosciuszko with plate in Belarusian, German installed in Switzerland
“Today was the technical installation of the monument. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 21 October,” Charge d'Affaires a.i. of Belarus in Switzerland Pavel Matsukevich said...
17 Oct 2017
Plans to expand Chinese language program in Belarus
We intend to increase this number in the coming years, taking into account ambitious Belarus-China social and economic projects, including the construction of the Great Stone industrial park,” the minister remarked...
17 Oct 2017
Details of IMFC 2017 in Vitebsk revealed
Another draw of the festival will be a performance by the Spanish National Dance Company. In 2016, the team won the Prix Benois de la Danse. In the world of ballet, this award is the equivalent to the Academy Awards (Oscars)...
17 Oct 2017
Minsk to host Listapadzik film festival 4-7 November
The competition program of Listapadzik will open with Andreas Dresen’s Timm Thaler (Germany). All in all , the program will feature 10 movies from Iran, France, Germany, Colombia and other countries. The jury will be headed by Kai S. Pieck from Germany...
17 Oct 2017
Over 20 companies from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania featured in Mint Lion 2017 in Minsk
“This exhibition is the country’s only exhibition dedicated to advertising, design and printing. This year it features more than 20 companies with a wide variety of services and products in the field of advertising, design and printing”...
17 Oct 2017
French libraries receive facsimile editions of Skaryna’s books
The parties reached an agreement that France will assist Belarus with the development of a digital library similar to the French Gallica...
17 Oct 2017
Belarusian State University 21st in QS ranking
According to the ranking released by the British agency QS on 16 October 2017, Belarusian State University is among the 25 highest-ranked universities in emerging Europe and Central Asia having climbed 18 positions up to the 21st place...
17 Oct 2017
Gomel to host Days of German Films on 23-25 October
The Days will kick off with the political detective The Lives of Others on 23 October. It is a 2006 German drama film about the monitoring of East Berlin residents by agents of the Stasi, the GDR's secret police...
17 Oct 2017
Belarus announces contests for young journalists, youth parliaments
The best works will be published in the UNICEF newspaper to mark the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (20 November)...
16 Oct 2017
Works of Belarusian artists on display at Paris Autumn Salon
"This year Belarusian artist Elena Makarevich has joined the Salon d'Automne association, the most prestigious public organization of contemporary artists in France"...
16 Oct 2017
Youth unions of Belarus, Russia sign agreement on cooperation
These are recommendations to involve young people in the self-government development system, to develop the united electronic database that will include the best practices of developing self-government systems among the youth from different countries...
16 Oct 2017
Baranovichi theater wins Grand Prix of Russian festival
"During our performance the hall was packed to the rafters. According to the jury composed of theater critics, filmmakers and actors, the decision to award the Grand Prix was unanimous"...
16 Oct 2017
Belarusian State University to host conference on philosophy
The conference will make part of Belarus’ first philosophy congress headlined National Philosophy in the Global World...
16 Oct 2017
Belarus to host Days of UAE Culture 21-28 October
The event is timed to the 25th anniversary of Belarus-UAE diplomatic relations. The solemn opening ceremony will be held at the Mikhail Savitsky Art Gallery on 23 October...
13 Oct 2017
Belarus suggests joint grass hockey championship with Russia
"The organization of the tournament will be sponsored with the funds from the Union State budget. The joint championships will help enhance the level of the clubs and the national teams"...
13 Oct 2017
Belarus 3rd at CIS customs K9 competitions
The Belarusians scored 791 points in the detection of narcotics, psychotropic substances and their precursors in trucks, cars, buildings and luggage...
13 Oct 2017
Andrei Vasilevsky, Hans Podlipnik Castillo win doubles event in Tashkent
In the final the Belarusian-Chilean tandem beat the Indian duo of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan 6-4, 6-2...
13 Oct 2017
Sobolenko into Tianjin Open semifinal
In today’s quarterfinal Arina Sobolenko beat China’s world number 113 Zhu Lin 6-3, 6-4...
12 Oct 2017
Belarus urges no interference with Kosciuszko monument project in Switzerland
The dedication ceremony for the monument to Tadeusz Kosciuszko in Solothurn, Switzerland was scheduled on 21 October. However, a conflict situation arose thanks to the Polish Embassy over the inscription on a plate stating the country of origin of the national hero...
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