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21 May 2015
Belarus named Guest of Honor of St Petersburg International Book Salon
The collective stand, Books of the Republic of Belarus, will feature over 500 descriptions of Belarus’ publishing works, the best publications of 2014-2015...
20 May 2015
Belarusians of Russia to gather for congress in Moscow on 22 May
According to the last census, there were 520,000 Belarusians in Russia. It is the largest Belarusian diaspora in the world...
20 May 2015
Bronze for Belarus at World Taekwondo Championships
Belanovskaya’s bronze is Belarus’ highest achievement at the tournament. On her way to the podium the Belarusian beat representatives of Vietnam (11-6), Australia (11-5)...
20 May 2015
Order of visiting Belovezhskaya Pushcha by foreign tourists approved in Belarus
Thus, foreigners can stay on the territory of the park using a valid passport or other document permitting trips abroad for a period of up to three days...
20 May 2015
Vasil Bykov. The Long Road Home exhibition opens in Moscow
The exhibition featuring Vasil Bykov’s creative path has opened a cycle of exhibitions Famous Names of Our Fatherland. This cycle will also include exhibitions about such renowned cultural figures of Belarus as Yanka Kupala, Yakub Kolas, Michal Oginski, Ivan Khrutsky and others...
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"...
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