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25 May 2015
Over 400 delegates from 20 countries to attend Belarus Media Forum
Among the invitees are media outlets managers, eminent political scientists, experts from the CIS and foreign countries...
25 May 2015
Belarus may cancel visas for short-term visits
The decree on visa-free travels (up to 72 hours) to the Belovezhskaya Pushcha national park will enter into force soon...
25 May 2015
Belarus’ Alina Talay wins 100m hurdles at IAAF World Challenge meeting in Hengelo
European indoor champion Alina Talay came within 0.04 of the Belarusian record to win the 100m hurdles in a personal best of 12.70 (1.4m/s). It was the first competition of the season for Alina Talay...
25 May 2015
Artists from 20 countries to take part in folk art festival in Bobruisk
The festival will bring together representatives from four continents: folk groups and professional singers from South America, United States, Africa, Europe and Asia...
23 May 2015
International Congress of Belarusianists in Minsk on 28 May
The event will be dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Belarusian and Eastern Slavic book publishing. One of the themes of the congress will be the issues related to the study of the book publishing of the 16th and 17th centuries...
21 May 2015
Nesvizh to host Muses of Nesvizh arts festival 22-23 May
The first Muses of Nesvizh festival was held in the town 20 years ago. Since then the forum has occupied a special place among Belarusian cultural events...
21 May 2015
Dave Lewis to stay with Team Belarus
Under Dave Lewis’ tutelage Team Belarus finished 7th at the 79th edition of the IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic...
21 May 2015
Belarus named Guest of Honor of St Petersburg International Book Salon
The collective stand, Books of the Republic of Belarus, will feature over 500 descriptions of Belarus’ publishing works, the best publications of 2014-2015...
20 May 2015
Belarusians of Russia to gather for congress in Moscow on 22 May
According to the last census, there were 520,000 Belarusians in Russia. It is the largest Belarusian diaspora in the world...
20 May 2015
Bronze for Belarus at World Taekwondo Championships
Belanovskaya’s bronze is Belarus’ highest achievement at the tournament. On her way to the podium the Belarusian beat representatives of Vietnam (11-6), Australia (11-5)...
20 May 2015
Order of visiting Belovezhskaya Pushcha by foreign tourists approved in Belarus
Thus, foreigners can stay on the territory of the park using a valid passport or other document permitting trips abroad for a period of up to three days...
20 May 2015
Vasil Bykov. The Long Road Home exhibition opens in Moscow
The exhibition featuring Vasil Bykov’s creative path has opened a cycle of exhibitions Famous Names of Our Fatherland. This cycle will also include exhibitions about such renowned cultural figures of Belarus as Yanka Kupala, Yakub Kolas, Michal Oginski, Ivan Khrutsky and others...
19 May 2015
National Belarusian Drama Theater to partake in Chekhov Festival in Moscow
The performance was produced in 2013 by young director from Kyrgyzstan Shamil Dyikanbayev with the support of the International Confederation of Theater Associations. It is based on a play by Belarusian playwright Dmitry Bogoslavsky and will be presented to the Moscow audience on 24 and 25 May...
19 May 2015
Belarusian students win five awards at Intel ISEF 2015
Partaking in the Intel ISEF 2015 were about 1,700 students from 75 countries. Belarus was represented by four winners of the Belarus Science and Engineering Fair...
19 May 2015
Handicraft traditions to go on show at Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk
The street program of the festival will include a demonstration of a wide range of arts and crafts, performances by actors, ensembles and musicians at a number of the venues in the city center. The traditional arts and crafts fair The Town of Craftsmen will be held in Pushkina Street...
18 May 2015
Svetlana Borovskaya appointed UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador in Belarus
Famous TV anchor and actress already participates in the awareness raising campaigns and even introduced ‘the Borovskaya rule’ - to pass the medical test, including an HIV test, at least once every six months...
18 May 2015
Days of Belarusian Culture open in Daugavpils
The program of the Days of Belarusian Culture will comprise amateur performances, master classes in beadweaving, making Belarusian sashes...
18 May 2015
Krevo, Zalesye to make part of tourism cluster in Smorgon District
Smorgon District will start the implementation stage of the project of international technical assistance with a roundtable in the Smorgon Local History Museum on 21 May...
17 May 2015
Belarus to offer more double degree programs after joining Bologna Process
Belarusian students will be credited the courses they attend abroad...
16 May 2015
Minsk to host 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship Division I
The congress considered the applications for hosting the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division I Group A from Belarus and France. France, however, decided to withdraw from the competition...
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