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23 Mar 2015
Belarus’ Uzari & Maimuna to perform 11th in first semi-final of Eurovision 2015
The European Broadcasting Union announced the final running order for the semi-finals of the international song contest on 23 March...
22 Mar 2015
Metropolitan Filaret awarded St. Alexis Order First Class
On behalf of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill the order was presented to the Honorary Exarch by Metropolitan Pavel of Minsk and Zaslavl during the gala evening on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Metropolitan Filaret...
22 Mar 2015
International Youth Theater Forum M@rt.contact opens in Mogilev
The program of the forum was opened by the production of the Shelter of the Comedian St Petersburg State Drama Theater “Intrigue and Love”...
20 Mar 2015
Domracheva 3rd in Sprint in Khanty Mansiysk
Darya Domracheva finished in 20:04.6 with two penalties, 15.5 seconds behind the winner, Kaisa Makarainen of Finland...
19 Mar 2015
Over 40 works by Chinese artist Liang Yonghe on display in Minsk
The exhibition features 46 works by Liang Yonghe. Liang Yonghe’s works have received awards at fine arts exhibitions in China and overseas, and have been presented as national gifts to many foreign dignitaries...
18 Mar 2015
Belarusian ballet to tour France in March-May 2015
A turnout of more than 100,000 French spectators is expected. There are plans to invite representatives of the French ministries, the UNESCO, the Council of Europe...
18 Mar 2015
Vitebsk to host street art fest Windswept
The project will include a theatrical procession of street theaters and guests of the festival, interactive performances, street performances and plays...
18 Mar 2015
Polad Bulbuloglu to lead jury at Slavonic Bazaar song contest
The directors of the contest and TV producers will work on the program to make it spectacular not only for the people in the hall but for the television audience...
18 Mar 2015
24th Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk gets its signature style
This year, the symbol of the festival – a cornflower consists of sparking crystals in the night skies framed by a network of neon beams...
17 Mar 2015
Belarus and Japan biathlon federations to expand contacts
"During the meeting the parties discussed the prospects for further development of contacts between the biathlon federations of the two countries in view of Hiroaki Ibe’s visit to Belarus in February 2015 and his meetings with the leadership of the Belarusian Biathlon Federation”...
17 Mar 2015
Applications open for Listapad Film Festival 2015
Every year Listapad has more than 150 participating movies from more than 45 countries, more than 200 screenings at 6 venues annually...
17 Mar 2015
Gomel to host Golden Lynx international freestyle wrestling tournament
Gomel hosts the Golden Lynx tournament every year with a view to promoting freestyle wrestling among young people, strengthening and developing ties between sportsmen of the CIS and non-CIS countries...
17 Mar 2015
Grodno to host international conference TechnoImage 2015
The program of the forum features plenary and break-out sessions, reports, and roundtables. Over 150 scholars from ten European countries have applied for participation...
16 Mar 2015
Tender to design, build national football stadium in Belarus soon
The Belarusian Football Federation and the UEFA are busy organizing a European football championship for girls under 17. The final stage of the championship will take place in Minsk...
16 Mar 2015
Belarusian ballet company to tour France, Belgium
The ballet company will be on tour from 20 March till 4 May. The Belarusian ballet company will show the best performances from its classical repertoire Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty by Pyotr Tchaikovsky...
15 Mar 2015
Azarenka and Sharapova to face off in Indian Wells third round
Sharapova and Azarenka both conquered Indian Wells before - Sharapova is a two-time champion: in 2006 and 2013, while Azarenka has one BNP Paribas Open title in 2012 beating Sharapova in the final...
13 Mar 2015
Lukashenko presents icon to Pope
The icon was made using the Belarusian Sozh filigree technique. Alexander Lukashenko noted that the icon is valuable for it was created by common people...
13 Mar 2015
Contest to choose Belarusian startups for Russian investments in Minsk on 14-15 April
The projects will target information technologies, biological and medical technologies, energy-effective technologies...
13 Mar 2015
Belarus’ Lyadov qualifies for men’s 15K mass start in Kontiolahti
Yuri Lyadov managed to qualify for the final race of the competition because of the 16th place in sprint, 17th place in pursuit and the 17th place in individual. The Belarusian has qualified for the men’s mass start with 73 points...
12 Mar 2015
Polotsk to host Bach and 21st Century regional piano competition for children
The contest and the chamber music celebrations in Polotsk in general will mark the 330th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest musicians Johann Sebastian Bach...
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