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6 Sep 2019
Team USA arrive in Belarus Team USA arrive in Belarus
"Today, on 6 September, Team USA arrived in Minsk National Airport on a flight from Vienna. The staff of the Minsk District Customs were the first to greet the outstanding athletes in Belarus and secured the most comfortable and fastest customs clearance procedures"...
6 Sep 2019
Belarus president presents unique Bible to Brest residents Belarus president presents unique Bible to Brest residents
The Bible is the most precious book published in Brest in 1563 in the first printing house in the territory of present-day Belarus upon the initiative and at the expense of Nikolai Radziwill the Black, Brest’s elder...
6 Sep 2019
Minsk to host 2021 World Modern Pentathlon Championships Minsk to host 2021 World Modern Pentathlon Championships
Minsk successfully hosted the 2015 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Finals and the 2017 European Modern Pentathlon Championships...
5 Sep 2019
Prime minister examines latest R&D products of Belarus’ Academy of Sciences Prime minister examines latest R&D products of Belarus’ Academy of Sciences
The Joint Mechanical Engineering Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus showcased a prototype of the electric car Geely SC7. The model is intended to transport individuals inside a city...
5 Sep 2019
Brazil’s ambassador proposes to refashion Minsk block in Vulica Brasil style Brazil’s ambassador proposes to refashion Minsk block in Vulica Brasil style
The most notable example of cultural relations between Belarus and Brazil is the festival Vulica Brasil which has been held in Minsk five times. “This is a cultural phenomenon,” the ambassador noted...
5 Sep 2019
Three more Belarusians to compete in Match Europe v USA Three more Belarusians to compete in Match Europe v USA
Belarusian athlete Vitali Parakhonka will replace Gregor Traber of Germany in 110m Hurdles. The athlete set his personal record of 13.40 seconds last year...
4 Sep 2019
Belarus takes part in Moscow Book Fair as guest of honor Belarus takes part in Moscow Book Fair as guest of honor
Belarus’ Information Minister Aleksandr Karlyukevich stressed that the guest of honor status gives an opportunity to exhibit a wide range of products published in Belarus. "We have brought several thousand books to fill our exhibition with the total area of more than 200 square meters"...
3 Sep 2019
Minsk hosting international conference on counter-terrorism Minsk hosting international conference on counter-terrorism
The forum aims to discuss multilateral efforts and develop solutions at the global, regional and national levels to combat terrorists and terrorist groups amid a wider access to and a growing complexity of applied technologies...
2 Sep 2019
Days of Chinese Culture solemnly open at Bolshoi Theater of Belarus Days of Chinese Culture solemnly open at Bolshoi Theater of Belarus
China and Belarus have age-old historic and cultural traditions. "Inter-state relations are based on friendship between the nations, while spiritual affinity is the very foundation of this friendship"...
2 Sep 2019
Belarus wins three medals at ISTAF Berlin 2019 Belarus wins three medals at ISTAF Berlin 2019
The competitions were held at Olympiastadion. Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus placed second (2.28m) in the high jump. His teammate Dzmitry Nabokau demonstrated the same result to collect bronze. Gold went to Mateusz Przybylko of Germany (2.30m)...
31 Aug 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: September 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: September 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Aug 2019
Belarus to attend UN Youth Climate Summit Belarus to attend UN Youth Climate Summit
The organizing committee received 7,000 applications and invited 100 representatives from various countries to attend the forum. The summit will be used by youth leaders to showcase their projects on climate change...
30 Aug 2019
Patricia Crosby from Canada becomes Grodno’s 80,000th visa-free visitor in 2019 Patricia Crosby from Canada becomes Grodno’s 80,000th visa-free visitor in 2019
Patricia has been to Grodno before. Her boyfriend lives there. She met Vladimir in Tanzania where both worked. Today Patricia works in London and tries to visit her boyfriend more often...
30 Aug 2019
Chinese language and culture center opens at Vitebsk State University Chinese language and culture center opens at Vitebsk State University
"The opening of the center was timed to the Year of Belarus' Education in China. Cooperation in education between the two countries develops steadily. Every year Belarus welcomes more and more Chinese students"...
29 Aug 2019
Belarus president harvests watermelons after official events Belarus president harvests watermelons after official events
The head of state and the team worked to gather in watermelons on 29 August. The presidential field has been used to grow melons and gourds for several years...
29 Aug 2019
Days of Chinese Culture to kick off in Belarus on 31 August Days of Chinese Culture to kick off in Belarus on 31 August
The solemn opening ceremony of the Days of Chinese Culture will be held in the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus on 2 September...
29 Aug 2019
Lukashenko asks Bolton to pass his gifts to Donald, Melania Trump Lukashenko asks Bolton to pass his gifts to Donald, Melania Trump
The Belarusian head of state chose a dagger for Donald Trump. He recalled that he supported Donald Trump during the U.S. presidential election. “I ‘interfered’ in the U.S. election and supported Trump,” Aleksandr Lukashenko joked...
29 Aug 2019
Athletes from nine countries to compete at Belarus Aerial Skiing Water-Ramp Championships Athletes from nine countries to compete at Belarus Aerial Skiing Water-Ramp Championships
According to the federation, the competitions will feature the Belarusian national and junior teams comprising Olympic champions Alla Tsuper and Hanna Huskova, world champion Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya and world bronze medalist Maxim Gustik...
29 Aug 2019
Representatives of over 50 countries to attend counter-terrorism conference in Minsk Representatives of over 50 countries to attend counter-terrorism conference in Minsk
The conference will serve to discuss multilateral efforts to counteract terrorism and reach decisions at the global, regional, and national levels to fight terrorists and terrorist groups in view of increased availability and complexity of technologies...
29 Aug 2019
Ekaterina Karsten calls time on career Ekaterina Karsten calls time on career
The outstanding athlete said that the Belarusian Rowing Federation is helping her to choose the appropriate job, but not as a coach. Ekaterina Karsten, who lives in Germany together with her family, plans to move to Belarus...
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