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3 Feb 2015
Grodno mobile guide to be launched in March
The mobile guide is the system of QR codes which will be installed at the most popular objects of the historical and cultural legacy of the region. Initially the system will comprise 40 tourist attractions in Grodno and ten attractions in Grodno District...
3 Feb 2015
Беларусы.by exhibition to open in Saint Petersburg on 6 February
Achievements of the national history, traditions, material and spiritual culture of Belarus will be highlighted using ethnographic research data as an example. The researches were carried out by personnel of the museum in the 20th century...
3 Feb 2015
Over 380 entries submitted to CIS peace poster contest
Taking part in the contest were young people not only from the CIS, but also from the Baltic Sea states. Painters from seven countries submitted their entries to the jury...
3 Feb 2015
Minsk Book Fair to gather participants from 28 countries
This year’s edition of the fair will gather participants from a record high number of countries. Brazil will partake in the forum for the first time. A delegation of the People’s Republic of China will be guests of honor of the Minsk International Book Fair...
2 Feb 2015
Chinese delegation to attend 22nd Minsk International Book Fair
The delegation will comprise many Chinese publishers and four contemporary writers. During the fair, they will hold meetings, discuss the prospects of Belarus-China cooperation, and present the modern Chinese literary works to the visitors...
2 Feb 2015
Belarus’ Chergeiko wins 10m air rifle gold at IWK Hochbrueck 2015
The Belarusians showed their best in the final when Ilya Chergeiko scored 209.3 points to secure a gold medal. Vitaly Bubnovich trailed his teammate by 1.6 points to finish second with the total of 207.7 points.
2 Feb 2015
Minsk International Book Fair to open 11 February
The forum is expected to bring together book publishers and traders from 27 countries. China will be the Guest of Honor at the book fair; Russia will have the central place in the program of the event. Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Iran will have the biggest expositions...
1 Feb 2015
Belarus second at Lake Placid aerials team event
Team Belarus secured 320 points to finish second in the final round. Anna Guskova earned 81.27 points, Stanislav Gladchenko collected 114.39 points while Denis Osipov scored 124.34 points...
30 Jan 2015
Belarusian circus performers win prizes at Riga festival
All in all, more than 50 performances of different genres were presented to the international jury. Partaking in the competition program of the festival were representatives of 15 countries...
30 Jan 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: February 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Jan 2015
International experts to explore restoration of E-40 Waterway between the Baltic and the Black Seas
Going through Poland, Belarus and Ukraine, the E-40 Waterway connects the ports of Gdansk and Kherson via the rivers Vistula, Western Bug River, Pripyat and Dnieper. The restored water route will enable to transport up to 4 million tonnes of cargo annually...
30 Jan 2015
Talay shows season’s best result in Dusseldorf
Alina Talay continues recapturing her best competition form ahead the European Championships in Prague in March 2015...
30 Jan 2015
CIS Victory Race to kick off at Brest Fortress on 2 February
The race will kick off at the sculptural composition “To Glorious Border Defenders, Women and Children, Whose Courage Made Them Immortal”. The solemn event will be attended by heads and representatives of the state border services of the CIS countries, servicemen, veterans...
29 Jan 2015
Scorpions to give concert in Minsk as part of 50th anniversary tour
The musicians have promised to record a new album, organize a tour and release a documentary Forever and a Day that will provide a look into the band’s latest years...
29 Jan 2015
Dave Lewis names Team Belarus roster for Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
Team Belarus will spend several days on training sessions and then leave for Copenhagen, Denmark to compete with the teams of Denmark, France and Norway at Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge...
28 Jan 2015
Raubichi expects up to 50,000 visitors at 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships
In his words, the last big biathlon tournament hosted by Raubichi (the European Biathlon Championships in 2004) was attended by nearly 70,000 fans...
28 Jan 2015
Anatoly Sivko awarded at Francisco Vinas Singing Competition
The young singer took part in Salzburg Young Singers Project 2011, worked with conductors Vladimir Spivakov and Vladimir Yurovsky...
28 Jan 2015
Minsk to host conference on Belarus-UN technical cooperation
The international conference on strengthening technical cooperation in development between Belarus and the UN will be held in Minsk on 29 January...
28 Jan 2015
Belarusian Red Cross starts giving out vouchers to Ukrainian refugees
The BRCS started giving out the vouchers on 28 January as part of the operation to help Ukrainian refugees from conflict zones...
28 Jan 2015
Gomel Oblast to host familiarization tour
The sightseeing tour of the south-eastern part of the country will be attended by journalists, representatives of travel agencies, chambers of commerce and industry, diplomatic representations and consular establishments from Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Slovakia and other countries...
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