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25 Mar 2015
Belarus’ regions to hold events to celebrate 70th anniversary of Great Victory
For example, a national festival of ensembles of veterans will open on 5-6 May...
25 Mar 2015
Minsk freestyle skiing center to open 27 March
"Our center is unique as it is equipped with aerials water ramps. Our pool water is warm, around +28°"...
25 Mar 2015
Names of two Belarusians perpetuated in Garden of the Righteous in Jerusalem
In 2012 both Belarusian women were awarded the honorary title of the Righteous Among the Nations for rescuing a Jewish man in the years of the Great Patriotic War...
25 Mar 2015
Six countries take part in Minsk children’s theater festival Kroki
The Minsk audience will see teams from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Azerbaijan...
24 Mar 2015
Belarusian Alexandra Romanovskaya flies to gold in Valmalenco
Belarusian Alexandra Romanovskaya flew to gold by performing a back lay full and earning 165.19...
24 Mar 2015
Belarus to join WWF’s Earth Hour on 28 March
Social actions and events will be held throughout Belarus. Building lighting will be off along Nezavisimosti and Pobeditelei Avenues, on the National Library, the Stolitsa shopping center, some universities, and many other landmark buildings and places of Minsk...
24 Mar 2015
Vitebsk to host festival of North European cinema in April
The program of the festival features Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, and Icelandic movies of 2013-2014...
24 Mar 2015
Healthcare of Belarus 2015 forum opens in Minsk
The forum will have a versatile scientific program. The Healthcare Ministry and the participants of the exhibition have prepared more than 80 scientific seminars, conferences, and presentations...
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...
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