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12 Sep 2017
Minsk to host TEFI Commonwealth TV festival 14-17 September
The festival’s seventh edition is dedicated to documentary movies. Taking part in the competition this year are 20 works from 12 CIS and non-CIS states...
12 Sep 2017
Belarusian foresters victorious at Russian Logging Championship 2017
The Forestry Ministry team will continue training for the forthcoming World Logging Championship which is due in Norway in August 2018...
12 Sep 2017
Youth for the Union State festival to gather about 300 participants from Belarus, Russia
"The Youth for the Union State festival is a large-scale art forum that was first held in 2005 at the initiative of the Belarus-Russia Union State Parliamentary Assembly"...
12 Sep 2017
Lukashenko visits Raj Ghat memorial in New Delhi
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko visited Raj Ghat memorial in New Delhi where he laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi monument...
11 Sep 2017
Ancient Egyptian treasures on display in Belarus
After a lengthy tour in Brazil, Peru, and other Latin America countries the exhibition crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time to arrive in Belarus. It is symbolical because ancestors of the owner of the exhibition came from Belarus...
11 Sep 2017
Piano virtuoso Aleksei Volodin to perform at Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk 29 September
The program comprises a series of concerts, namely eight Medtner’s fairy tales, Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata No.3, and Sergei Rachmaninov’s Sonata No.1...
11 Sep 2017
Minsk second at International Olympiad of Metropolises in Moscow
They competed in two rounds in physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science. Every team included eight school students: two for each subject...
10 Sep 2017
Belarus to launch India Friendly tourism program in 2018
"We primarily aim at exporting tourism services, drawing Indian tourists. In the first place, this is possible as the tourist flow to Russia has been growing"...
8 Sep 2017
Vasily Kiriyenko 3rd at Tour of Britain 2017
The UCI Continental Minsk Cycling Team is taking part in the three-day Tour of Bulgaria...
7 Sep 2017
Olympic silver medalist Ivan Tikhon plans to take part in 2019 European Games
“I want to take part at the European Games in Minsk. I hold regular training sessions. I watched the leading hammer throwers at the world forum in London"...
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...
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