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7 Aug 2015
World sport celebrities star in video invitation to Minsk Polo Marathon 2015
World sport stars, namely 14 Olympic and world champions from seven countries, invited amateurs of a healthy lifestyle to take part in the Minsk Polo Marathon 2015 which is due to take place on 13 September during a Viber conference in Minsk on 6 August...
7 Aug 2015
Folk roots festival in Chausy District on 15 August
The festival will be held near the ancient settlement of the Radimichi tribe and will start with a theatrical performance featuring an ancient ritual fire rite. The 10-12th centuries costumes for the actors were reconstructed based on the special sketches...
6 Aug 2015
Belarus wins 9 medals on World Fire and Rescue Sport Championship Day 1
Eight medal events were held on 5 August. Medals in the “climbing a hook-ladder to the second floor of a training tower” exercise were claimed by Belarus, Russia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Latvia...
5 Aug 2015
Theatrical experiments to make part of TEART 2015 program
A jazz play Old Man Monk based on the biography of outstanding jazz musician Thelonious Monk will tell the audience a story about ageing and the impossibility for the body and the soul to exist in harmony...
5 Aug 2015
Belarus ranked 37th among most creative countries
Belarus is closely followed by Russia, which landed 38th. The leaders of Global Creativity Index 2015 are Australia, the USA, and New Zealand...
5 Aug 2015
Items from Yakub Kolas Museum to go on display in Vilnius
The exhibition will feature copies of manuscripts of the Belarusian poet written during the Vilnius period, illustrations to his works by different artists, photographs and letters...
5 Aug 2015
Mirum Music Festival to gather modern music fans at Mir Castle
This year the fest headliners will be well-known Georgian jazz singer and composer Nino Katamadze featuring the string quartet N, and Ukraine’s electro-folk band ONUKA, one of the brightest music discoveries of 2014...
4 Aug 2015
First medal for Belarus at 2015 FINA World Championship
Following two compulsory 2.6 and 3.4 jumps from a 20-meter tower the Belarusian shared the second position with Cesilie Carlton of the United States...
4 Aug 2015
Belarus wins 15 medals at European Deaf Athletics Championships
The Belarusian national team collected four gold, six silver and five bronze medals. Champion titles were clinched by Elena Terentyeva (400m and 800m running), Alexander Chernyak (800m running), Margarita Gralko (triple jump)...
3 Aug 2015
Minsk to host 4th NeForum for bloggers 21-23 August
The organizers expect that the annual forum of active users of social networks will gather some 150 most popular bloggers from the countries of the CIS...
3 Aug 2015
Belaya Vezha in Brest to feature winners of previous years
Attending the forum will be theaters from 15 countries, including from Bulgaria, Germany, Israel, Tajikistan, Tunis, and the Czech Republic. The audience will see 25 drama, puppet, musical, street and plastic plays...
31 Jul 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: August 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Jul 2015
Eurasia Friendship Express makes two-hour stop in Brest
The train will make a 20-day journey throughout Asia and Europe to make its final stop in Berlin on 2 August...
29 Jul 2015
Minsk to host meeting of UN Group of Friends United against Human Trafficking
“The seminar is one of the thematic events organized by the Belarusian side to mark the World Day against Human Trafficking which is celebrated by the international community on 30 July and is expected to encourage the general public to pay more attention to the problem of human trafficking"...
27 Jul 2015
Chinese modern art to go on show in Minsk
These artworks show a high level of excellence of Chinese artists and demonstrate the main development trends that took place in the art of China in the past five years...
26 Jul 2015
Belarus to present its tourism potential in London
The World Travel Market will take place in London on 2-5 November. The Belarusian national stand will be organized by the National Tourism Agency...
24 Jul 2015
Belarus accedes to Agreement on Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
The agreement aims to prevent the decline of migratory waterbird species and their habitats in the geographic area of the African-Eurasian waterbird migration systems...
24 Jul 2015
International Chagall Readings to gather researchers from five countries in Vitebsk
The Marc Chagall Art Center will play host to a conference that will see 14 researchers from Belarus, Russia, Latvia, Japan, the United States...
22 Jul 2015
Belarus named cheapest place to fly for Russians in June
According to the portal, air fares from Russia to Belarus went up by 4% as compared to June 2014...
22 Jul 2015
PRC citizens allowed three-day stay in Belarus without visa
They will be also allowed a visa-free transit and 72 hour temporary stay in Belarus...
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