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15 Aug 2015
Artists from Belarus and Russia to take part in plein-air in Mozyr district
The program of the plein air includes master classes, field sketches in the picturesque places of Mozyr District, and exhibitions...
13 Aug 2015
Virtual guide for Belarusian exposition at WorldSkills 2015 in Brazil
The organizers of the Belarusian exposition mentioned strong interest in the exposition. A lot of participants and guests of the competition approached the Belarusian exposition and asked many questions...
13 Aug 2015
Eye of Pleasure chosen Listapad’s slogan in 2015
"In the best movies, the main meanings are contained not in the words of the characters, but rather in the arrangement of the scenes, colors and shades, and film editing techniques"...
13 Aug 2015
Dave Lewis signs contract with Team Belarus
There were no big changes in the coaching staff. Michael Lehner and Craig Woodcroft will continue working with the national team of Belarus. Dave Lewis will still be assisted by Oleg Antonenko and Andrei Mezin...
13 Aug 2015
Trial population census in Belarus in 2017
"Belarus has a well-run census system. However, the latest population count was carried out with the use of paper forms. All the countries are switching to tablets and online forms"...
12 Aug 2015
Pakistan prime minister and family visit Belarus president’s residence
“The guests were able to experience first-hand the Belarusian nature, tasty cuisine, and hospitality they had heard so much about”...
11 Aug 2015
Belarus Ambassador to Tajikistan opens international education expo
"This event would provide a unique opportunity for school leavers to learn about Belarusian universities, choose the future profession, do an interview and become a student of one of the Belarusian establishments of higher education"...
10 Aug 2015
Pakistan PM’s wife visits National Art Museum of Belarus
Begum Sahiba got acquainted with the ancient Belarusian art: a collection of icons and sacred painting, a decorative art collection. Pakistan’s first lady was also shown a fragment of a Slutsk belt of the late 18th - early 19th centuries...
10 Aug 2015
Minsk to host 1st Young Eurasian Scientist Forum 1-4 December
The forum will feature the biggest international projects and scientific developments implemented with the participation of young Belarusian scientists together with their counterparts from the EEU member states...
10 Aug 2015
Dozens of new world records set at World Fire and Rescue Sport Championship in Grodno
The World Fire and Rescue Sport Championship took place in Grodno on 5-8 August. Partaking in the competitions were representatives of 13 countries...
10 Aug 2015
Pakistani film festival in Minsk to open with Bin Roye movie on 11 August
The first film on the program will be Bin Roye (Without tears), a Pakistani romantic drama (116 min.). The film was released in July 2015. It is based on a story of the Pakistani writer Farhat Ishtiaq...
9 Aug 2015
MIFF 2015 fire festival to gather over 100 participants
All in all, partaking in the festival will be over 100 representatives of different countries. The fire theaters will present their new programs of different genres with music accompaniment...
7 Aug 2015
World sport celebrities star in video invitation to Minsk Polo Marathon 2015
World sport stars, namely 14 Olympic and world champions from seven countries, invited amateurs of a healthy lifestyle to take part in the Minsk Polo Marathon 2015 which is due to take place on 13 September during a Viber conference in Minsk on 6 August...
7 Aug 2015
Folk roots festival in Chausy District on 15 August
The festival will be held near the ancient settlement of the Radimichi tribe and will start with a theatrical performance featuring an ancient ritual fire rite. The 10-12th centuries costumes for the actors were reconstructed based on the special sketches...
6 Aug 2015
Belarus wins 9 medals on World Fire and Rescue Sport Championship Day 1
Eight medal events were held on 5 August. Medals in the “climbing a hook-ladder to the second floor of a training tower” exercise were claimed by Belarus, Russia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Latvia...
5 Aug 2015
Theatrical experiments to make part of TEART 2015 program
A jazz play Old Man Monk based on the biography of outstanding jazz musician Thelonious Monk will tell the audience a story about ageing and the impossibility for the body and the soul to exist in harmony...
5 Aug 2015
Belarus ranked 37th among most creative countries
Belarus is closely followed by Russia, which landed 38th. The leaders of Global Creativity Index 2015 are Australia, the USA, and New Zealand...
5 Aug 2015
Items from Yakub Kolas Museum to go on display in Vilnius
The exhibition will feature copies of manuscripts of the Belarusian poet written during the Vilnius period, illustrations to his works by different artists, photographs and letters...
5 Aug 2015
Mirum Music Festival to gather modern music fans at Mir Castle
This year the fest headliners will be well-known Georgian jazz singer and composer Nino Katamadze featuring the string quartet N, and Ukraine’s electro-folk band ONUKA, one of the brightest music discoveries of 2014...
4 Aug 2015
First medal for Belarus at 2015 FINA World Championship
Following two compulsory 2.6 and 3.4 jumps from a 20-meter tower the Belarusian shared the second position with Cesilie Carlton of the United States...
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