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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...
15 May 2015
Latushko hold talks on French film shooting in Belarus
Pavel Latushko attended the screening of the film, My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse), at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. The film was partially shot in Belarus in October 2014...
14 May 2015
British art on display at Belarus’ Art Museum
The exhibition, Touch of Britain: 18th-19th Centuries of British Art, will go on show at the National Art Museum of Belarus on 15 May-13 July 2015...
14 May 2015
Minsk to host Thirteenth National Ecology Forum on 19-22 May
“We decided to hold the forum during the National Sustainable Development Week. The forum will be dedicated to the ecologization of the Belarusian economy”...
14 May 2015
Belarus to play Canada at 2015 IIHF World Championship
One of the key figures in today’s encounter at Prague’s O2 Arena will be Canadian-born goaltender Kevin Lalande that dons the colors of the Belarusian national team...
13 May 2015
Belarus wins international equestrian tournament in Russia
Two-time participant of the Olympic Games Yelena Telepushkina of Belarus and her horse Passat won the CCI3* program...
13 May 2015
Marc Chagall Art Center in Vitebsk to join Night of Museums
The organizers have prepared a romantic music evening to be held on 16 May. Its program features recitals of poems by the Silver Age poets with live music and dances...
13 May 2015
Chinese travel agents to visit Belarus in May
“A 4-5-day familiarization tour for representatives of the Chinese tourism industry will take place in late May"...
12 May 2015
Belarus, other post-Soviet states among world's leaders in maternity leave length
The new report of the International Labor Organization (ILO) says the paid maternity leave makes up 126 days in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan and Ukraine...
12 May 2015
Belarus beat Norway, reach IIHF World Championship playoff
Alexei Kalyuzhny, Dmitry Korobov and Andrei Kostitsyn provided the offense for Belarus’ success...
12 May 2015
Minsk House of Masons to reveal its secrets during Night of Museums
The House of Masons will present to its visitors a modern adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera with the participation of soloists of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus...
11 May 2015
Zhejiang Province suggests cooperation in tourism to Minsk Oblast
Li Qiang told his Belarusian counterpart about the tourism potential of Zhejiang Province and its prospects, plans to increase the number of China’s visitors...
11 May 2015
Grodno to hold Korean Culture Days on 14-15 May
The program of Korean Culture Days in Grodno features a number of events organized on the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Belarus. Day of Korean Cinema will be the highlight of the celebrations...
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