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31 Aug 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: September 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Aug 2015
Marina Arzamasova to start training for Rio Olympics in October
"My coach and I have set much higher goals for 2016. This season, I will take part in the IAAF Diamond League and the Military World Games in South Korea"...
29 Aug 2015
Magnificat 2015 film festival to feature 48 films from 16 countries
The first day of the competition took place in Minsk. On 31 August the festival moved to Glubokoye. Films will be also shown in the Udelo agrotown...
28 Aug 2015
Over 1,000 delegates to attend 79th IEC General Meeting in Minsk
"These are representatives of the world's leading of companies in the field of electrical, electronic and related technologies, the international, regional and national organizations"...
28 Aug 2015
First international screening for Belarusfilm's movie Eastern Corridor
The film was shot by Valentin Vinogradov in 1966 (Alexei Kuchar’s script play). Due to its unconventional poetics, the film was silenced upon its release, and became a cinematic phantom...
27 Aug 2015
Bottle of UFO fragrance makes Guinness World Records
Minsk Arena hosted the show in January 2015. The audience had a chance to see the 130-liter fragrance bottle with a height of over 50 centimeters...
27 Aug 2015
Belarus plans to accede to Community-led Urban Strategies in Historic Towns program
Mstislavl has been designated a historic town in Belarus which will be in the focus of attention of foreign specialists in 2015-2016...
27 Aug 2015
Belarusian stamps named best at Singapore 2015 World Exhibition
Belarusian stamp sheets National Symbols, National Clothes, Religion, Flora and Fauna of Belarus attracted much attention from the visitors...
26 Aug 2015
Belarus, Poland work on cross-border bison population project
According to Natalia Minchenko, the project will be implemented in the Belovezhskaya Pushcha and hunting entities located to the north of the reserve...
26 Aug 2015
Bolshoi Theater of Belarus to open new season with Tsar’s Bride
The Tsar’s Bride is of huge significance for the Belarusian theater. The opera alongside with Carmen, Onegin and The Barber of Seville gave start to the history of the theater in the early 1930s...
26 Aug 2015
Nearly 3,000 people register for Minsk Polo Marathon
The September sport fest is meant both for professional runners and amateurs. The event will feature three races: 5km, 10km and 21.1km...
26 Aug 2015
Spectacular fireworks to mark Minsk’s 948th anniversary
Minsk will host more than 60 festive activities to mark its City Day. The program will include an award ceremony for the winners of the Best Professional Skills contest on 11 September...
26 Aug 2015
Belarusian ballet company to partake in Johvi International Festival
Belarusian ballet dancers will show Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus and Scheherazade by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov...
25 Aug 2015
Belarus lifts short-stay visa restrictions for China
The visa-free rules will be valid for the citizens of China that arrive on direct flights from the airports of the country of nationality and have a valid visa of the EU...
24 Aug 2015
Mrs Universe 2015 kicks off in Minsk
The seven-day contest will include a variety of events including national costume catwalk in the Central Botanic Garden and a roundtable to discuss domestic violence...
24 Aug 2015
Paintings from Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery to go on display in Minsk
It will be the third time that the National Art Museum has hosted an exhibition comprising paintings from the State Tretyakov Gallery. This time, the exhibition will showcase 79 works by famous artists including Alexei Savrasov, Igor Grabar, Ilya Repin...
24 Aug 2015
Minsk to host international summer school of Belarusian studies
The list of participants includes students from Hungary, the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Russia, China, and Japan...
24 Aug 2015
Belarus women’s team 2nd at 2015 FIBA 3x3 U18 European Championships
In the final Belarus lost to Hungary 15-16 in overtime. The two teams opened the championships on 21 August, with Belarus taking a solid 15-7 victory...
21 Aug 2015
Medieval culture festival at Golshany Castle on 29 August
The program is diverse featuring jousting fights, authentic music, theatrical performances, sports and equestrian shows, master classes in pottery, forging, fencing and a unique fire show...
20 Aug 2015
Belarus visitor numbers rise 5-8%
“Belarus is an attractive country but still a little-known land in the tourism world. Our new program, which will be implemented in 2016-2020, will focus on enhancing the country’s attractiveness and recognizability”...
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