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11 Apr 2016
Team of Belarusian biologists nominated for CIS humanitarian award
They were nominated for the project to plant a series of specifically bred lilacs in hero cities in honor of Great Patriotic War heroes and sites of great battles. The project will be implemented in 2011-2018...
11 Apr 2016
Minsk to host 20th international expo Mass Media in Belarus 11-14 May
The 20th international expo Mass Media in Belarus will provide a platform to discuss the current state and development prospects of the Belarusian information environment as well as plans for the future...
9 Apr 2016
Skardino 8th in Champions Race 2016
Last year partaking in the Champions Race in Tyumen were two Belarusian athletes: Darya Domracheva who won the women’s mass start and Nadezhda Skardino...
8 Apr 2016
About Br40bn to be earmarked for Gazprom for Children in Belarus program in 2016
“The program is long-term which means we will continue taking part in various social projects aimed at the development of the children’s and youth sport in Belarus,” said the Director General of OAO Gazprom Transgaz Belarus...
8 Apr 2016
Belarus to ease up visa rules soon
“We are thinking about ways to ease up visa rules for those, who would like to visit Belarus. The matter has been discussed at the level of the head of state. I think concrete steps will follow soon,” said the Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs...
8 Apr 2016
Belarus’ IVAN to perform 5th in Eurovision 2016 second semifinal
This year, just like the previous one, the running order was determined by the producers of the show. Organizers believe that this will make the show more exciting and spectacular and will give all entries an equal opportunity to shine...
8 Apr 2016
Banner of Victory replica unfolded in Mogilev square
On 8 April Mogilev took over the Star of Our Great Victory international commemorative race. A motorcade led by legendary car Pobeda (Victory) came to one of the central squares of the city for a meeting with the participation of guests from Russia’s Vladimir...
8 Apr 2016
Azarenka named March’s WTA Player of the Month
During the first spring month of 2016 the Belarusian player won two prestigious tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami to climb up to the 5th spot in the WTA and top this season’s champion race...
7 Apr 2016
Israel to host Days of Belarusian Culture, Kupala Readings in 2017
“The parties discussed issues related to cooperation with the Ashdod Municipality in the cultural sector, including the plans to hold the Days of Belarusian Culture and the Kupala Readings (to mark the poet’s 135th birthday) in 2017”...
7 Apr 2016
Grodno Religion History Museum to present Orthodox Easter exhibition in Warsaw
The exhibition will take place in the Saint Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Culture Center in Warsaw on 23 April – 13 May. The exhibition will feature exhibits from the museum’s seldom displayed stock to highlight Orthodox Easter traditions...
7 Apr 2016
Belarus’ tourism potential presented in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk
Prominent Belarusian sanatoriums led by Belprofsoyuzkurort took part in the international tourism expo Yenisei 2016 in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk...
7 Apr 2016
Brest hosting international water polo competitions
Partaking in the competitions are swimmers (born in 2001-2002) from Brest, Gomel, Vitebsk, Minsk and Moldova’s Chisinau. The round robin tournament will take place in the 25-meter diving pool...
6 Apr 2016
Minerals from Ignacy Domeyko’s collection to go on display in Belarus
Ambassador of Belarus to France, Permanent Representative of Belarus to UNESCO Pavel Latushko got acquainted with the mineral Domeykite named in honor of the Belarusian-born geologist and mineralogist...
6 Apr 2016
Chinese, Vietnamese interested in communism-themed tours to Belarus
“Together with China we have worked out visa-free tours for groups. Flights between Belarus and China are available. Negotiations with Chinese and Vietnamese colleagues have been held. It is obvious that the demand for ‘red tourism’ is huge today”...
6 Apr 2016
Belarus considering giving free visas for tourist festivals
The Sports and Tourism Minister said that once the tourism calendar is ready, anyone will be able to attend such events by getting Belarusian visas in the home country or at an airport in Belarus after buying the tickets and booking a hotel room. No consular fees will be collected...
6 Apr 2016
Plans to offer visa-free entry to tourists visiting Augustow Canal
“We have good potential. All we need is to improve some organizational aspects. Most of the necessary infrastructure has already been built, from cycle touring to hiking and canoeing”...
6 Apr 2016
Belarus receives immigrants from 110 countries in 2015
The majority of immigrants come from the countries of the CIS. In 2015, Belarus became home to around 22,500 citizens of the CIS member states with Ukrainians, Russians, and Kazakhstanis accounting for 89% of the total...
6 Apr 2016
IAAF President Sebastian Coe to visit Minsk
At the conference which is due to take place in the National Olympic Committee, its participants will discuss the most important issues of cooperation among federations in advancing world athletics...
6 Apr 2016
Recuperation 2016 expo kicks off in Minsk
The expo will feature more than 150 exhibitors from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Poland, Georgia, Ukraine, Turkey, Greece and Serbia. The program of the fair will comprise presentations of tourism attractions and destinations, roundtable sessions and seminars...
5 Apr 2016
Inflow of Russian tourists to Belarus rising
“We offer a better price-quality ratio, the recreation in Belarus is safe,“ the representative of the Sport and Tourism Ministry said. In his words, Belarus will try to popularize its military and patriotic tourism, recreation and recuperation services in Russia...
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