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4 Mar 2015
Minsk welcomes more tourists in 2014
In 2014 Minsk received a total of 76,200 tourists, an 8.9 percent increase on 2013...
4 Mar 2015
Brest to host Music Week for Children
The Music Week will be preceded by the 1st International Competition of Pianists that will mark the 100th birthday of Sviatoslav Richter...
4 Mar 2015
Safari park in Dzerzhinsk District to open in autumn 2015
The safari park will be home to European fallow deer, dappled and red deer, roedeer, moufllons and other animals...
3 Mar 2015
Russia’s Travel.ru names Vitebsk among top three travel destinations for 8 March
The rating compilers note that Vitebsk, a cultural capital of Belarus, harmonically blends the traditions of the previous times and modern trends of the present...
3 Mar 2015
Belarus, Russia to hold joint events to mark Victory’s 70th anniversary
Partaking in the Victory parade in Minsk will be Russian military units. Besides, the program of the celebrations will comprise conferences, forums, Olympiads and other events...
3 Mar 2015
Items from Minsk Museum of Great Patriotic War to go on display in Moscow
The exhibition will continue last year’s project of Belarusian and Russian museums that marked the 70th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the Nazi invaders...
3 Mar 2015
Vatican Secretary of State to visit Belarus on 12-15 March
During his visit to Belarus, Cardinal Pietro Parolin will consecrate the first stone of the new building of the Apostolic Nunciature in Minsk and hold talks with representatives of government bodies...
3 Mar 2015
FIBA Europe inspectors hail Minsk sport infrastructure
FIBA Regional Director Europe Kamil Novak expressed satisfaction with the constructive dialogue with representatives of the Sport and Tourism Ministry and the Belarusian Basketball Federation as well as of the sport and urban infrastructure in Minsk...
3 Mar 2015
Grodno to hold traditional fair Kazyuki on 4 March
Over 200 craftsmen from Belarus, Poland, and Ukraine will gather in Grodno to present their works. The visitors will have an opportunity to see and buy unique handicrafts made from leather, wool, glass, straw, fabrics, beads, metal, wood, and other materials...
3 Mar 2015
Belarus to present its tourism potential at two Moscow expos in March
Russia accounts for over 60% of tourists that come to Belarus on an annual basis. The most popular tourism programs in Belarus for Russians are sanatorium recuperation and excursions...
2 Mar 2015
Belarus’ Darya Skrypnik wins European Judo Open Women bronze in Prague
In the 52kg weight category Darya Skrypnik beat Brazilian judoka Jessica Pereira and lost to Korea’s Da-Sol Pack...
2 Mar 2015
Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk 2015 to feature interactive theatrical projects
This year the organizers will offer the Seven Winds fest of street theaters, musicians, artists and poets which will feature interactive performances, appearances and performances...
2 Mar 2015
Forum of young specialists to be held as part of IEC General Assembly in Minsk
The 79th General Assembly of the International Electrotechnical Commission will take place in Minsk from 5 to 16 October 2015. It will be a large-scale forum for the economic, scientific, and technical life of the country and the entire world...
2 Mar 2015
Borisov Arena among world’s best stadiums of 2014
With a capacity of 13,000 people, the new football stadium in Borisov was ranked 7th with the total of 63,371 points...
2 Mar 2015
Only Belarusian rubles to pay for fuel on Belarusian roads
Executive order No. 148/8 of 27 February 2015 invalidated the previous executive order that allowed spending U.S. dollars, euros, and Russian rubles to pay for refueling foreign-registration vehicles at refueling stations...
2 Mar 2015
Belarusian scientists to showcase innovative products in Abu Dhabi
There are plans to showcase innovative products in the spheres of industrial equipment, technologies for mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and ecology...
28 Feb 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: March 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Feb 2015
Da Vinchi Inventions exhibition opens in Minsk
The Da Vinci Inventions exhibition brings to life the genius of Leonardo as an inventor, scientist, and engineer...
27 Feb 2015
Belarus to host Francophone Days 9-30 March
This year the French Embassy will offer Minsk residents meetings and events dedicated to the French gastronomy, theater, music, history and cinema...
26 Feb 2015
Eleven Belarusian cities join Covenant of Mayors
The Covenant of Mayors is a EU initiative the participants of which pledge to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by at least 20% by the year 2020 as against the base year through the implementation of energy conservation projects...
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