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6 Jul 2015
Gerard Depardieu visits Belarus Embassy in France
Nowadays there are not many countries which can pursue the independent policy in the best interest of their people like Belarus does, the actor said as he met with Belarus Ambassador Pavel Latushko...
1 Jul 2015
Miory to host medieval culture festival on 4-5 July
The program will also include the Gold Dragon animation game with viewers, a medieval music concert, a master class on medieval dances, a colorful fire show and a rock concert...
30 Jun 2015
Moscow to host exhibition of Belarusian History Museum
The exhibition will feature several samples of traditional clothing as the brightest element of the Belarusian historical and cultural legacy. Since ancient times weaving has been one of the most popular household crafts in Belarus...
30 Jun 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: July 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Jun 2015
Special diplomas presented to Belarus’ nominees for Union State Literature and Art Award 2015-2016
This year Belarus nominated four projects for the Union State Literature and Art Award. Among them is the monument to Patriarch Alexy II at the Church of All Saints in Minsk of the Minsk Eparchy of the Belarusian Orthodox Church. The idea was put forward by Archpriest Fyodor Povny...
30 Jun 2015
Belarus’ Independence Day fireworks to begin 11 p.m.
The fireworks near the Victory Park will be traditionally the most colorful and impressive ones. They will last for ten minutes...
25 Jun 2015
Belarusian anthem performed near Eiffel Tower
Partaking in the Let’s Sing the Belarusian Anthem Together campaign, dedicated to Independence Day in Belarus, were over 100 representatives of the Belarusian diaspora, French friends of Belarus, workers of the Belarusian embassy...
25 Jun 2015
Wider adoption for Belovezhskaya Pushcha’s visa-free practices
These can include the transboundary biosphere reserve Western Polesie, the national park Braslav Lakes and other territories. Deputy Prime Minister Natalya Kochanova supported this proposal...
25 Jun 2015
Belarus reaches EuroBasket Women 2015 semifinal
In the semifinal on 26 June Anatoly Buyalsky’s team will face Serbia that beat Turkey 75-63...
24 Jun 2015
BelTA’s photo expo opens in Tel Aviv
BelTA’s photo exhibition consists of two parts: One Victory for All and Belarus – Land Under White Wings, which demonstrates the country’s modern life and its achievements...
24 Jun 2015
Idea for Belarus-Poland Tourism Chamber discussed in Brest
The presentation of the Belarusian-Polish Tourism Chamber could be held in Grodno in autumn, during a big bilateral meeting to discuss the use of the Augustow Canal, or during tourism fairs in Minsk and other cities...
24 Jun 2015
Artificial waterway to connect Baltic Sea, Black Sea possible
The E40 waterway connects the ports of Gdansk and Kharkov via the Vistula River, Zapadny Bug River, the Pripyat River, and the Dnieper River...
24 Jun 2015
Most Belarusians proud of their country
As many as 84% of Belarusians say they are proud of present-day Belarus...
23 Jun 2015
Belarusian Symphony Orchestra to accompany at Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians
The biggest competition for musicians under 17 years old includes piano, violin and cello parts. The contest comprises three rounds...
23 Jun 2015
Days of Spiritual Culture of Russia to open in Minsk
Days of Spiritual Culture have a versatile program. The first events will take place on 25-26 June. The opening ceremony will take place at the House of Moscow on 25 June...
22 Jun 2015
Belarusian Week in Paris on 24 June-1 July
The highlight of the Belarusian Week will be a theatrical performance at the UNESCO headquarters to celebrate the 250th anniversary of composer Michal Kleofas Oginski included in the UNESCO list of anniversaries...
22 Jun 2015
Over 100 young artists partake in Vitebsk Is the City of Marc Chagall plein air
“Some people, for example, from Moscow, arrive in Vitebsk for the second time. They like the city very much. The are now drawing landscape pictures in the center of Vitebsk"...
21 Jun 2015
Melitina Staniouta brings Belarus handful of Euro medals
Belarus’ Melitina Staniouta claimed the Individual Hoop silver with the total of 18.500 points at the European Games in Baku...
21 Jun 2015
Belarus clinches Group Clubs and Hoops gold in Baku
The Belarusian team of Ksenia Cheldyshkina, Anna Dudenkova, Maria Kadobina, Valeria Pishchelina and Arina Tsitsilina won the Group All-Around gold with the total score of 17.600 points...
21 Jun 2015
Belarusian trampoliners take three medals at Euro Games in Baku
Vladislav Goncharov of Belarus collected the Men’s Trampoline silver with the total score of 53.380...
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