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24 Sep 2015
Belarus expects more Bulgarian tourists
“Indeed, Bulgaria is a favorite recreation spot for Belarusians. But I am convinced that Bulgarian citizens will be interested in our country. Farm tourism and eco-tourism as well as healthcare tourism are actively developing in Belarus"...
24 Sep 2015
Animal Planet shoots film about Belovezhskaya Pushcha
At present, the Belovezhskaya Pushcha is the largest cultural, scientific, and tourist center in Belarus. It received substantial state support in the 21st century...
24 Sep 2015
Minsk to host Japanese Autumn in Belarus festival on 26-29 September
The program of the festival will include a Japanese language speech contest, a costume show with the participation of popular characters of Japanese anime and manga...
22 Sep 2015
Germany Weeks in Belarus on 25 September – 24 October
This year’s event will be particularly large-scale and will last for about one month on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Germany’s reunification. The event will target all people, who take interest in the German culture, language, and society...
21 Sep 2015
European Heritage Days in Belarus on 24 September
“The European Heritage Days is a large-scale cultural campaign held by the countries that are signatories to the European Cultural Convention. Belarus is one of them"...
20 Sep 2015
Anna Guskova victorious at Belarus’ Open Aerial Skiing Water-Ramp Championships
Four female aerial skiers performed at the new sport center Freestyle. Anna Guskova scored the highest 85.40 points to claim the gold medal...
18 Sep 2015
Belarus joins COMUS project
The current project involves six countries: Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia. Every country has designated a historic town which will be the venue for meetings of experts, seminars, and master classes by foreign specialists...
17 Sep 2015
Chinese art expo on show in Gomel
The majority of the exhibits have been provided by the Embassy of China in Belarus as well as by a representative of the Palace of Culture of Rail Workers in Zhengzhou, Henan Province...
15 Sep 2015
Belarus to host open aerial skiing water-ramp championships
The entry list will include Belarus’ leading aerial skiers such as world championship medalist Maxim Gustik, World Cup medalists Denis Osipov and Anna Guskova, junior world champion and World Cup winner Alexandra Romanovskaya...
15 Sep 2015
Russian filmmaker Vadim Abdrashitov to head Listapad Film Festival jury
The international panel of judges will include five cinematography specialists. The competition program will comprise 12 films...
14 Sep 2015
Three Belarusian universities to join STAR-NET initiative
According to the representative of the agency, one of the cooperation aspects with Belarus and other countries that develop national nuclear power programs is assistance in developing a personnel training system...
14 Sep 2015
Animayevka 2015 Grand Prix goes to Spain
As many as 225 films from 43 countries, including Australia, Greece, Israel, Mexico, Romania, South Korea, and Japan, were screened during the Animayevka 2015 festival. The competition program featured 79 films from 33 countries...
13 Sep 2015
Over 400 foreign athletes take part in Minsk Polo Marathon
A total of 16,099 athletes took part in the 5km, 10km and 21.1km races. The Belarusian Athletics Federation prepared 19,000 medals to award each participant of the event...
10 Sep 2015
Animayevka 2015 in Mogilev to feature record number of films
The program of the festival includes 225 cartoons from 43 countries, such as Australia, Greece, Israel, Mexico, Romania, South Korea, and Japan...
10 Sep 2015
Minsk Day at Expo Milano 2015
Minsk and Italian companies will discuss mutually beneficial cooperation...
9 Sep 2015
Belarusian pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 attracts crowds
Belarus’ national day took place at Expo Milano 2015 on 9 September. Crowds turned up to see the national pavilion as hundreds of tourists from Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America were trying to get inside...
9 Sep 2015
UNESCO marks 250th birthday of Michal Kleofas Oginski
The concert was organized under the auspices of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and the Permanent Delegates of Belarus, Lithuania, and Poland to UNESCO...
8 Sep 2015
Minsk, Belgrade to exchange monuments
A monument to the famous scientist Nikola Tesla, a Serb by origin, will be built in Minsk. A park or the part of the park where the monument will be located is likely to be named Happy Planet...
7 Sep 2015
Works of Belarusian students, famous artists on display in Austria
The exposition is on show in Gumpoldskirchen (Lower Austria) under the auspices of the Gumpoldskirchen City Hall and the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Austria...
7 Sep 2015
Grodno to host Festival of National Cultures on 3-4 July 2015
The opening concert of the festival will take place in Minsk on 12 September this year. It will be followed by regional qualifying rounds which will last from September to December...
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