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8 Mar 2016
Belavia to launch charter flights to Tenerife on 18 March
The first flight is scheduled for 18 March. Taking into account a spring holiday break the demand for it is big. Belavia also plans to launch a new flight to Palanga and increase the number of flights to Batumi...
5 Mar 2016
Number of European bisons in Belarus on the rise
At present there are ten micropopulations of the European bison in Belarus. Eight bisons have been relocated to Kazakhstan for the sake of creating new micropopulations that live in the wild outside Belarus...
5 Mar 2016
Romanovskaya victorious at FIS Europa Cup Aerials in Switzerland
The Belarusian collected 155.19 points in her two attempts to leave behind her teammate Anna Guskova (154.79 points). Bronze went to Russia’s Kristina Spiridonova (154.39 points)...
4 Mar 2016
Exhibition of Alexei Kuzmich’s works opens in Berlin
The exposition that will stay open through early April includes more than 30 works of the artist from different time periods. The central theme of the exhibition is the image of Madonna as an icon of woman’s beauty, maternity and spirituality...
4 Mar 2016
Ambassadors’ spouses invited for children’s performance in Minsk ahead of Women’s Day
This time, the foreign guests were invited to the National Arts Center for Children and Youth for a musical performance. The play was directed by Vera Polyakova-Makei. Under her guidance the first graders of one of Minsk schools staged Korney Chukovsky’s Mukha-Tsokotukha (“Fly-a-Buzz-Buzz”)...
4 Mar 2016
Belavia to celebrate birthday with flights at €20
“Only on 5 March, Belavia will offer all regular round-trip flights from Minsk at €20 plus fees and taxes. The sale will last for one day”...
3 Mar 2016
Belarus welcomes around 300,000 tourists in 2015
Among countries outside the CIS the leaders by the number of visits to Belarus were Germany, China, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, France, and Estonia. The average duration of stay was 5 days (4 days in 2014)...
3 Mar 2016
Low-cost airline FlyDubai may launch flights to Belarus
"Since the beginning of 2016 Belavia has received cooperation proposals from around ten airlines. The Belarusian company is currently in talks with Qatar Airways and Emirates"...
3 Mar 2016
Belavia to focus on European destinations in summer 2016
"More flights will be offered to Barcelona. Besides, aircraft with larger capacity will be used. The same applies to Larnaca. Belavia also has plans to launch a new flight to Palanga and increase the frequency of flights to Batumi"...
3 Mar 2016
Belarusian Gymnastics Association tops FIG ranking list 2015
The list that was topped by the Belarusian Gymnastics Association also included the federations of the UK, Latvia, Finland, Japan, Hungary, Azerbaijan, the Republic of South Africa, China and Germany...
2 Mar 2016
Belarus names roster for IBU World Championships mixed relay
Partaking in the first event of the championships on 3 March will be Nadezhda Skardino, Irina Krivko, Vladimir Chepelin, Alexander Dorozhko...
2 Mar 2016
Special needs children to take to the runway for Moda Italia in Minsk
With every year the project acquires more and more social features, the organizers said. This time the clothes will be modeled by children and young people with disabilities and special needs. The event has been supported by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Belarus...
2 Mar 2016
Belarus and Belarusians expo opens in Budapest
Visitors of the exposition will get familiar with the main stages of Belarus’ historical development and the cultural legacy of the republic. The exposition features the Belarusian nation as an indispensable part of the global community and helps understand Belarusian people...
2 Mar 2016
Maslenitsa Week in Belovezhskaya Pushcha
Visitors will be treated to a theatrical performance and an interesting program with games and entertainment. Everyone will also be able to learn how to cook Maslenitsa pancakes, enjoy a field kitchen and herbal tea...
1 Mar 2016
Belarus’ Interior Ministry museum to offer free entry to all policemen
Any policeman who comes to the museum in uniform will be able to visit it free of charge,” said Belarus’ Interior Minister Igor Shunevich...
1 Mar 2016
Minsk named cheapest tourist destination for Russians on 8 March
The top ten included Barcelona, Prague, Milan, Paris, Madrid, Warsaw, Helsinki, Minsk, Budapest and Berlin...
1 Mar 2016
Lukashenko’s interview with CCTV to be included in One Belt, One Road documentary
The film is dedicated to the Silk Road Economic Belt. Among other things, the authors of the documentary series are planning to highlight the achievements of the Belarusian-Chinese cooperation. The film will be aired on CCTV in June 2016...
1 Mar 2016
Belarus elected Vice Chair of Universal Postal Congress in Istanbul
This is the first time that Belarus has been elected to this position. The host country Turkey will be the chair of the congress...
1 Mar 2016
Four Polish visa centers open in Belarus on 1 March
Visas will still be issued by the Embassy or the consulates of Poland. Regardless of the place where the documents are filed, all decisions on the visa on will be taken by a consul personally...
1 Mar 2016
Winners of Union State Award in Literature and Art announced
Among the winners are the team comprising Archpriest Fyodor Povny, the senior priest of the All Saints parish in Minsk, Vladimir Slobodchikov, a sculptor, honored worker of arts of Belarus...
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