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29 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Heroes of the Soviet Motherland. Lizyukov Brothers Partisan Chronicles: Heroes of the Soviet Motherland. Lizyukov Brothers
A new page in the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History tells about the heroes – the Lizyukov brothers...
28 May 2019
Kupala Night Festival in Belarusian Alexandria to draw participants from seven countries Kupala Night Festival in Belarusian Alexandria to draw participants from seven countries
The festival will be themed around the three-year Native Land program. It will bring together representatives of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland...
28 May 2019
New open-air museum in Belovezhskaya Pushcha to open on 1 June New open-air museum in Belovezhskaya Pushcha to open on 1 June
Guests of the launch event will be able to immerse themselves in the Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age. An ancient settlement has been recreated in the flood plain of the Lesnaya Pravaya River near the village of Kamenyuki close to the main entrance to the park...
28 May 2019
Belarus study center opens in Nanjing University of Science and Technology Belarus study center opens in Nanjing University of Science and Technology
The new center will also develop education tourism and organize education programs on summer and winter holidays for the academic staff, students and post-graduates from Belarus and China...
28 May 2019
MTZ tractors to race in Bison Track Show near Russian Rostov on 2 June MTZ tractors to race in Bison Track Show near Russian Rostov on 2 June
It will be the 17th race on record. Participants of the event will have to race for time, overcome water obstacles, participate in a paired closed-circuit race with interchangeable lanes...
28 May 2019
International folk dance festival due in Brest on 1-2 June International folk dance festival due in Brest on 1-2 June
Taking part in the festival will be children and youth from Poland, Ukraine, Moldova and Russia. The contestants specialize in folk dances...
24 May 2019
UNESCO pays tribute to Stanislaw Moniuszko UNESCO pays tribute to Stanislaw Moniuszko
Ambassador of Belarus to France Igor Fisenko highlighted Stanislaw Moniuszko's great contribution to the creation of the Belarusian national opera, close connection of his works to Belarusian folklore and national musical traditions...
24 May 2019
Chizhovka Arena to host 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division I Chizhovka Arena to host 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division I
According to Gennady Savilov, Belarus will face very strong opponents for the only berth to the top division. It is necessary to take full advantage from the Belarusian application...
24 May 2019
EU, UNDP regional climate change program presented in Minsk EU, UNDP regional climate change program presented in Minsk
"The EU spearheads environment protection and climate change efforts and the Eastern Partnership countries play an important role in our joint efforts to achieve green development. The new EU4Climate program will contribute to low CO2 emission and climate resilient development of Belarus"...
24 May 2019
Belarus to host 2019 IIHF U20 World Championship Division I
The decision was taken at the 2019 IIHF Annual Congress in Bratislava. Another bidder for the event was Austria...
23 May 2019
First day cover ceremony honoring Year of Education of Belarus in China held in Minsk First day cover ceremony honoring Year of Education of Belarus in China held in Minsk
The stamped envelope has been prepared by Belpochta in cooperation with the Education of Belarus and the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone...
22 May 2019
Belarusian doctors perform liver transplantation in Japanese woman Belarusian doctors perform liver transplantation in Japanese woman
According to Oleg Rummo, this project attests to the high level of Belarusian transplant surgery. Earlier the Japanese woman had her diseased liver replaced by foreign doctors, but the allograft liver was rejected. Belarusian doctors agreed to do re-grafting...
22 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Brigade Commander Flegontov Partisan Chronicles: Brigade Commander Flegontov
A new page in the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History tells about Major General Aleksei Flegontov...
22 May 2019
Brest Half Marathon due on 8 September Brest Half Marathon due on 8 September
Over 100 runners from Belarus have already registered for the half marathon. Applications were also received from European countries, Kenya and India...
21 May 2019
Minsk students meet with Polish ambassador Minsk students meet with Polish ambassador
Minsk school and university students asked the Polish diplomat about the history, culture, and political development of the state, and also its cooperation with other countries in the European Union...
21 May 2019
Belarusian media forum to draw experts from 25 countries Belarusian media forum to draw experts from 25 countries
The 14th Belarusian international media forum Partnership for the Future: Journalism and Social Security will take place in Brest on 23-24 May...
20 May 2019
Belarus first featured in China’s Music of the World project Belarus first featured in China’s Music of the World project
Belarus was represented by the Vetakh group of the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts. The group was established in 1997 by Vyacheslav Kalatsei...
20 May 2019
Belarus and Belarusians exhibition on display in Moscow Belarus and Belarusians exhibition on display in Moscow
“The exhibition showcases a historic review of the major stages of Belarus’ development, displays Belarusian tangible and intangible culture”...
20 May 2019
Belarus’ sambo wrestler Tatsiana Matsko earns four-time European champion title Belarus’ sambo wrestler Tatsiana Matsko earns four-time European champion title
The Belarusian secured a solid win in the 64kg event over Russia’s Valeria Anisimova. A year earlier, Tatsiana Matsko defeated the same Russian athlete at the European championships in Greece...
20 May 2019
Azarenka 44th in WTA rankings, Sabalenka out of Top Ten Azarenka 44th in WTA rankings, Sabalenka out of Top Ten
A week ago Victoria Azarenka was 51st and went up to the 44th with the total of 1,260 points after reaching the quarterfinal in Rome...
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