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14 Oct 2015
Mogilev History Museum intends to purchase 18th-century Slutsk sash from private collector
At the moment the Slutsk sash is on display in the museum. It has been loaned by Igor Surmachevsky, the owner of the big collection of Belarusian history and culture artifacts from Minsk...
13 Oct 2015
Magnificent Silk exposition opens in Minsk
The exhibition vividly shows the identity of the Chinese culture and lets us get acquainted with the ancient and modern fashion trends in women's clothing...
13 Oct 2015
Retrospective of best Japanese films at Listapad 2015
Among the pictures to be screened in the Belarusian capital will be masterpieces of such recognized masters as Akira Kurosawa, Yasujiro Ozu, Shohei Imamura, Kenji Mizoguchi and others...
13 Oct 2015
ICAO Aviation Security Training Center opens in Belarus
"The opening of the ICAO training center is one of the important steps to implement our plans to deepen international cooperation in the field of aviation security at the regional level"...
13 Oct 2015
Tajikistan to host Days of Belarusian Culture 15-19 October
The official opening ceremony of the Days will be held at the Tajik Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of Sadridin Ayni on 16 October. The ceremony will include a concert of Belarusian singers and cultural groups...
12 Oct 2015
Minsk exposition highlights Chinese traditional clothing
Magnificent Silk is not just a collection of Chinese weaving masterpieces but is the bright and amazing history of costume, the love for which united all the residents of the Celestial Empire...
12 Oct 2015
IEC Young Professionals Workshop kicks off in Minsk
Partaking in the event are almost 70 young professionals from 35 countries. The three-day program of the IEC Young Professionals Workshop includes meetings, presentations by IEC officers, educational events, and group trainings...
12 Oct 2015
Minsk to host first international medical forum in November
Attending the forum will be leading scientists and doctors from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania and Canada. The event will include a number of workshops such as Surgery, Therapy, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dentistry...
9 Oct 2015
Plans to showcase Svetlana Alexievich’s books at Frankfurt Book Fair
Representatives of OAO Belkniga said that the news that Svetlana Alexievich got the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature did not catch them unprepared...
9 Oct 2015
Minsk to host Festival of Italian Film
The festival will open with Alessio Maria Federici’s comedy Stay Away From Me (Stai lontana di me) in the Pobeda Cinema House on 19 October...
8 Oct 2015
Territory of Peace documentary about Belarus due for its world premiere on 9 October
The film is not only about the tragic events of the Great Patriotic War, courage, and contribution of the Belarusian people to the defeat of the Nazis. It also tells about the modern life in the country and Belarus’ role in strengthening peace...
6 Oct 2015
Best documentaries at Minsk International Film Festival Listapad
The Best Documentary in the Out-of-Competition program will present the documentary films that open up new, non-traditional approach to documentary cinema...
6 Oct 2015
Belarus third at Aeon Cup 2015 in Japan
Belarusian rhythmic gymnasts Melitina Staniouta, Arina Sharapa and Yulia Isachenko collected a total of 200,862 points as part of the Dinamo team...
5 Oct 2015
Belarusian universities eager to partake in new Erasmus+ program projects
The new program was designed to run till 2020, the program targets education, vocational training, and sport...
2 Oct 2015
Beijing People's Art Theater to perform in Minsk
The Chinese productions will be shown on 12 and 13 October as part of the Days of Chinese Culture in Belarus. The Beijing People's Art Theater was founded 60 years ago...
1 Oct 2015
Information on Belarus available at Council of Europe Herein heritage network
Information is available online on the official site of the Council of Europe in English. The Culture Ministry jointly with its subordinate organizations are national coordinators that add new content to Belarus’ profile, update information...
1 Oct 2015
Logoisk among most popular CIS ski resorts for Russia tourists
According to the statistics, communication in the mother tongue, visa-free entry, a high level of service, beautiful nature and affordable prices are the reasons why more Russian tourists come to visit Belarusian resorts...
1 Oct 2015
Yuri Bashmet International Festival in Minsk draws record crowds
This is a distinctive feature of the festival, which offers magnificent programs, unusual projects and world-class artists every year. This year the organizers will tell about the achievements of the festival for the past ten years...
30 Sep 2015
Days of Belarusian Culture open in Moldova
The Culture Days kicked off with an exhibition of tapestry and a concert featuring the Belarusian State Ensemble of Folk Music Svyata at the Lunkevic National Philharmonic Hall. The exposition has showcased 16 works of famous artists...
30 Sep 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: October 2015
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