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20 Aug 2015
Belarus visitor numbers rise 5-8%
“Belarus is an attractive country but still a little-known land in the tourism world. Our new program, which will be implemented in 2016-2020, will focus on enhancing the country’s attractiveness and recognizability”...
20 Aug 2015
Belarus, Russia mull over cross-border biosphere reserve creation
“I have already met with representatives of the Association of Reserves and National Parks of Russia’s North-West to talk over the creation of the cross-border biosphere reserve Osveya-Krasny Bor-Sebezhsky National Park. Its creation will take place under the auspices of the UNESCO. The materials on the Belarusian part of the reserve have already been prepared”...
19 Aug 2015
Eurasian Potato exhibition in Belarus on 20-21 August
Visitors of the exhibition will be able to see a demonstration field with the latest potato varieties. The exhibition will feature methods used to cultivate and harvest potato, machines and equipment used for growing...
19 Aug 2015
Tunisia abolishes visas for Belarusians
“To enter Tunisia, Belarusians will need valid passports and travel documents. The total duration of stay shall not exceed 90 days,” Dmitry Mironchik specified...
19 Aug 2015
Photo and literary exhibitions in Drucki-Lubecki Palace on Belarusian Literature Day in Shchuchin
The opening of the former residence of the Drucki-Lubecki noble family will mark the start of the Belarusian Literature Day celebrations on 6 September...
19 Aug 2015
Internet booking for Belovezhskaya Pushcha visa-free visitors
“The program has been already commissioned. Every detail has been coordinated with banks. We are already welcoming visa-free visitors that book their trips online. I believe the program will be further polished and improved”...
18 Aug 2015
Vegetables from Lukashenko’s garden delivered to rest home and orphanage
Eco-friendly products – potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes, marrows, melons and water melons – grown by the head of state were delivered by his younger son Nikolai...
17 Aug 2015
Minsk most popular destination for Russian tourists in CIS in August
The rating is made based on the number of hotel reservations made by Russian tourists from 1 till 31 August 2015...
17 Aug 2015
Two Medallions for Excellence for Belarus in San Paolo
Two Belarusians were awarded the Medallions for Excellence given to competitors who achieve at least 500 points. These were Alesya Nazarova in Hairdressing (516 points) and Olga Zakrevskaya in Fashion Technology (515)...
17 Aug 2015
Kamyanitsa 2015 to gather musicians from Poland, Estonia, Ukraine
The program of the festival also features Belarus’ best folk bands...
17 Aug 2015
Belarusian scientists in learning brain project
The researchers believe that the number of applications for the artificial intelligence they have created is limitless. The artificial brain can help study and treat various kinds of amnesia, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s...
17 Aug 2015
Israel government approves visa-free regime with Belarus
In line with the agreement a citizen of one state can enter the other state with a national passport and visa free. A person can stay on the territory of the other state up to 90 days within six months from the date of the entry...
17 Aug 2015
Lukashenko and his son Nikolai harvest potatoes, melons in Drozdy
At first, Alexander Lukashenko and his younger son Nikolai harvested potatoes. It took them 1.5 hours to gather a good harvest from the field of 1,800 square meters. In the near future the harvest will be handed over to orphanages and rest homes...
16 Aug 2015
Belarus first among CIS countries by number of transplant surgeries
Organ and tissue transplant operations represent one of the most actively developing fields of hi-tech medical care in Belarus. Belarusian specialists share experience with their foreign colleagues from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Tajikistan, and Russia...
15 Aug 2015
Artists from Belarus and Russia to take part in plein-air in Mozyr district
The program of the plein air includes master classes, field sketches in the picturesque places of Mozyr District, and exhibitions...
13 Aug 2015
Virtual guide for Belarusian exposition at WorldSkills 2015 in Brazil
The organizers of the Belarusian exposition mentioned strong interest in the exposition. A lot of participants and guests of the competition approached the Belarusian exposition and asked many questions...
13 Aug 2015
Eye of Pleasure chosen Listapad’s slogan in 2015
"In the best movies, the main meanings are contained not in the words of the characters, but rather in the arrangement of the scenes, colors and shades, and film editing techniques"...
13 Aug 2015
Dave Lewis signs contract with Team Belarus
There were no big changes in the coaching staff. Michael Lehner and Craig Woodcroft will continue working with the national team of Belarus. Dave Lewis will still be assisted by Oleg Antonenko and Andrei Mezin...
13 Aug 2015
Trial population census in Belarus in 2017
"Belarus has a well-run census system. However, the latest population count was carried out with the use of paper forms. All the countries are switching to tablets and online forms"...
12 Aug 2015
Pakistan prime minister and family visit Belarus president’s residence
“The guests were able to experience first-hand the Belarusian nature, tasty cuisine, and hospitality they had heard so much about”...
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