Official Website of the Republic of Belarus
Belarus Events Calendar
Belarus’ Top Tourist Sites
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belarus
Belarusian sanatoria and health resorts
Souvenirs from Belarus
| Home | News | Press releases

Press releases

21 Sep 2017
Minsk to host Belarus’ first philosophy congress on 18-20 October
The congress will be Belarus’ largest scientific forum in the field of philosophy, social sciences and humanities, an important event of the Year of Science marked in the country in 2017...
20 Sep 2017
Restored Gospel of 1600 on display at National Art Museum in Minsk
The exhibition presents the restored Gospel of 1600. This Gospel was printed by the printing center “The Mamonich House” in Vilna, the largest Belarusian printing center of the late 16th- early 17th centuries...
20 Sep 2017
Belarus second at international lumberjack tournament in Estonia
The best-performing Belarusian participant was Anatoly Andron who placed second in Limbing and fourth in the all-around...
20 Sep 2017
Special first day cover to mark 95th anniversary of Belarusbank
Chairman of the Board of Belarusbank Viktor Ananich said that the stamped envelopes could reach 192 countries that are partners to the Belarusian postal service in the Universal Postal Union...
20 Sep 2017
Minsk named top CIS tourist destination in autumn 2017
According to Turstat, tourists book autumn holidays in Minsk for an average of 2.5 days and spend $70 on accommodation per day...
19 Sep 2017
Belarus’ Listapad film festival announces slogan
“The slogan Truth, Love, and Beauty is a trinity which is the very essence of the cinematography. Cinema, as Jean-Luc Godard once said, gives us an opportunity to see. See the truth, as the image is always true itself"...
18 Sep 2017
Minsk National Airport celebrates three-millionth passenger in 2017
The passenger arrived in Minsk from Domodedovo Airport, Russia on the Belavia flight B2952 at 4 p.m. This year it happened a couple of months earlier, which shows that the passenger flow is growing steadily...
18 Sep 2017
Minsk to host CIS film forum 21-23 September
The forum will feature the films of 2015-2017 released in the CIS member states, including Russia’s After You, premiere of 2017 Hostages (Georgia), Traces on Water (Belarus), the joint Russian-Armenian film Earthquake...
18 Sep 2017
Student theater groups from nine countries to gather in Minsk for Kufar festival
The festival’s signature project Kufar-in-Motion is going to be among this season's most spectacular events...
18 Sep 2017
Winners of Belarus-Russia festival of regional TV companies honored in Minsk
The jury of experts evaluated the projects of the regional TV companies in various genres and thematic scope...
18 Sep 2017
Vasily Kiriyenko wins bronze in team time trial
The British Team Sky consisting of the Belarusian cyclist, and also Chris Froome, Gianni Moscon, Michal Kwiatkowski, Geraint Thomas and Owain Doull was among the favorites for the 42.5km race in Norway’s Bergen...
15 Sep 2017
Big-name Russian TV hosts talk journalism with Belarusian students
Valdis Pelss spoke on how to combine the role of the host of entertainment TV shows and the production of serious films...
15 Sep 2017
Minsk to host plenary session of Council of Bishops' Conferences of Europe
The plenary session dedicated to the matters of youth and Europe as a common home will be attended by the heads of European Bishops' Conferences from 45 countries...
15 Sep 2017
Union State youth festival opens in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don on 14 September
This music forum is held annually at the initiative of the Parliamentary Assembly, with the support of the government, the Legislative Assembly and the committee for youth policy of Russia’s Rostov Oblast...
15 Sep 2017
Exhibition to mark 150th anniversary of Wassily Kandinsky opens in Minsk
The project aims to analyze the human nature, the way a person gains an insight, makes a discovery or a breakthrough...
15 Sep 2017
Belarus’ embassy in Russia hosts Ethno Art Fest 2017
Ethno Art Fest was first held in 2016 and was dedicated to the CIS’s 25th anniversary...
15 Sep 2017
Lukashenko sends greetings to People’s Artist of Belarus Bella Masumyan
According to Alexander Lukashenko, many-year creative work of Bella Masumyan focused on the development of the best Belarusian theater traditions deserves utmost appreciation...
14 Sep 2017
Lilya Brik’s coat and Eva Braun’s dress: Alexandre Vassiliev brings his exposition to Minsk
According to Alexandre Vassiliev, the draws of the expo is a summer dress made of silk ribbons from the wardrobe of Rodion Malinovsky’s daughter Natalya, Maya Plisetskaya’s Coco Chanel attire, Lilya Brik’s coat and Eva Braun’s dress...
14 Sep 2017
Belarus to host Days of Kazakhstan Culture in 2018
The cultural establishments of the two countries enjoy steady cooperation as well. Representatives of Kazakhstan take an active part in the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk concerts, theater and film festivals organized in Belarus...
14 Sep 2017
Victoria Azarenka elected to WTA Player’s Council
Venus Williams (the USA), Johanna Konta (the UK) and Samantha Stosur were also elected to the Player’s Council...
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
Great Patriotic War monuments in Belarus