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21 May 2019
Belarusian media forum to draw experts from 25 countries Belarusian media forum to draw experts from 25 countries
The 14th Belarusian international media forum Partnership for the Future: Journalism and Social Security will take place in Brest on 23-24 May...
20 May 2019
Belarus first featured in China’s Music of the World project Belarus first featured in China’s Music of the World project
Belarus was represented by the Vetakh group of the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts. The group was established in 1997 by Vyacheslav Kalatsei...
20 May 2019
Belarus and Belarusians exhibition on display in Moscow Belarus and Belarusians exhibition on display in Moscow
“The exhibition showcases a historic review of the major stages of Belarus’ development, displays Belarusian tangible and intangible culture”...
20 May 2019
Belarus’ sambo wrestler Tatsiana Matsko earns four-time European champion title Belarus’ sambo wrestler Tatsiana Matsko earns four-time European champion title
The Belarusian secured a solid win in the 64kg event over Russia’s Valeria Anisimova. A year earlier, Tatsiana Matsko defeated the same Russian athlete at the European championships in Greece...
20 May 2019
Azarenka 44th in WTA rankings, Sabalenka out of Top Ten Azarenka 44th in WTA rankings, Sabalenka out of Top Ten
A week ago Victoria Azarenka was 51st and went up to the 44th with the total of 1,260 points after reaching the quarterfinal in Rome...
17 May 2019
School in Russia named after Belarus' Great Patriotic War hero School in Russia named after Belarus' Great Patriotic War hero
Attending the event were heads of Kaliningrad Oblast government and the Ministry of Education, local government bodies, representatives of veteran and public organizations, Aleksei Krutalevich’s relatives, the school administration and students...
17 May 2019
Belarusian athlete inducted into International Gymnastics Hall of Fame Belarusian athlete inducted into International Gymnastics Hall of Fame
Ivan Ivankov is a two-time world all-around champion (1994 and 1997) and a two-time European all-around champion. He is also an 11-time world medalist...
17 May 2019
Belarus to perform 19th in Eurovision Grand Final Belarus to perform 19th in Eurovision Grand Final
The Grand Final will decide the winner of the glass microphone on 18 May. Apart from the contestants, the show will feature special guests...
16 May 2019
Only living Brest Fortress defender Piotr Kotelnikov turns 90 Only living Brest Fortress defender Piotr Kotelnikov turns 90
In 1941 Piotr Kotelnikov, a student of the music platoon of the 44th infantry regiment, was 12 years old. “I woke up to a frightening morning that day. In the first few minutes of the war we, the students of the regiments, under the bombs and shells, rushed to the armament arsenals together with adults"...
15 May 2019
Belarusfilm to start shooting first Indian movie soon Belarusfilm to start shooting first Indian movie soon
The Belarusfilm movie studio is getting ready to shoot its first Indian movie. “We believe that this project will become a kind of locomotive for bilateral partnerships in the movie industry,” Lalit Chokhani said...
15 May 2019
MILEX 2019 defense expo kicks off in Minsk MILEX 2019 defense expo kicks off in Minsk
"The exhibition features more than 170 exhibitors from 15 states that have brought their latest technology"...
15 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Naiman’s Handheld Mortar Partisan Chronicles: Naiman’s Handheld Mortar
“Partisan Chronicles: Naiman’s Handheld Mortar” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
15 May 2019
ZENA to perform in second half of Eurovision 2019 Grand Final ZENA to perform in second half of Eurovision 2019 Grand Final
The countries that qualified for the Grand Final include Belarus, Greece, Serbia, Cyprus, Estonia, Czech Republic, Australia, Iceland, San Marino, and Slovenia...
15 May 2019
MILEX 2019 defense expo to kick off in Minsk on 15 May MILEX 2019 defense expo to kick off in Minsk on 15 May
The official opening ceremony will take place at the Stalin’s Line historical and cultural complex on 15 May. Visitors will also get a chance to see the exposition of the Great Patriotic War and postwar military hardware...
14 May 2019
Retro Minsk 2019 to showcase unique 1929 Packard Retro Minsk 2019 to showcase unique 1929 Packard
The festival dedicated to the history of the word automobile industry will bring together around 130 teams from Belarus, Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia...
14 May 2019
International programs to bring kids from seven countries to Belarusian summer camp International programs to bring kids from seven countries to Belarusian summer camp
Children from Japan, Syria, Vietnam, China, Egypt, India, and Poland will spend this summer in Belarus for the purposes of recreation as part of international cooperation programs...
13 May 2019
Exhibition dedicated to European Games to open in Minsk on 18 May Exhibition dedicated to European Games to open in Minsk on 18 May
“Sport has been a universal theme in art. Since antiquity the traditions of fair sport competitions by inviolable rules, the cult of the perfect body have always been interesting for artists. Revived in the early 20th century the sport theme is relevant in modern art”...
13 May 2019
Belarus joins Eurasian Alliance in Pediatric Oncology Belarus joins Eurasian Alliance in Pediatric Oncology
Belarus’ accession to the alliance will be followed by new projects designed to improve the quality of medical care and qualifications of healthcare personnel and to expand the research in the country and in the region...
11 May 2019
Dmitry Asanov claims champion title at St. Petersburg Governor Cup Dmitry Asanov claims champion title at St. Petersburg Governor Cup
The Belarusian defeated three-time world champion Lazaro Alvarez Estrada of Cuba in the final...
11 May 2019
Belarusian book printing project presented in Estonia Belarusian book printing project presented in Estonia
The exhibition features original works, some of which have been used as illustrations to books while others have been created for the project. They tell about Francysk Skaryna and his life’s work – the Bible he printed in the 16th century...
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