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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...
14 Sep 2017
Grodno-Druskininkai bike ride to bring together more than 150 participants
The bike ride is timed to celebrate the Grodno City Day and its 889th birthday...
13 Sep 2017
Belarus to join European Mobility Week 16-22 September
The annual campaign is designed to show the benefits of environmentally friendly transport and the impact of pollutant emissions from transport on public health to urban residents and authorities...
13 Sep 2017
Minsk to gather athletes from 34 states for ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating
The tournament will be the first one for the potential participants of the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games and will precede another big event, the 2019 ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk...
12 Sep 2017
Minsk to host Belarus-Russia festival of regional TV companies
Taking part in the event will be representatives of 17 regional television companies from Belarus and Russia...
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...
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