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4 Aug 2015
Belarus wins 15 medals at European Deaf Athletics Championships
The Belarusian national team collected four gold, six silver and five bronze medals. Champion titles were clinched by Elena Terentyeva (400m and 800m running), Alexander Chernyak (800m running), Margarita Gralko (triple jump)...
3 Aug 2015
Minsk to host 4th NeForum for bloggers 21-23 August
The organizers expect that the annual forum of active users of social networks will gather some 150 most popular bloggers from the countries of the CIS...
3 Aug 2015
Belaya Vezha in Brest to feature winners of previous years
Attending the forum will be theaters from 15 countries, including from Bulgaria, Germany, Israel, Tajikistan, Tunis, and the Czech Republic. The audience will see 25 drama, puppet, musical, street and plastic plays...
31 Jul 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: August 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Jul 2015
Eurasia Friendship Express makes two-hour stop in Brest
The train will make a 20-day journey throughout Asia and Europe to make its final stop in Berlin on 2 August...
29 Jul 2015
Minsk to host meeting of UN Group of Friends United against Human Trafficking
“The seminar is one of the thematic events organized by the Belarusian side to mark the World Day against Human Trafficking which is celebrated by the international community on 30 July and is expected to encourage the general public to pay more attention to the problem of human trafficking"...
27 Jul 2015
Chinese modern art to go on show in Minsk
These artworks show a high level of excellence of Chinese artists and demonstrate the main development trends that took place in the art of China in the past five years...
26 Jul 2015
Belarus to present its tourism potential in London
The World Travel Market will take place in London on 2-5 November. The Belarusian national stand will be organized by the National Tourism Agency...
24 Jul 2015
Belarus accedes to Agreement on Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
The agreement aims to prevent the decline of migratory waterbird species and their habitats in the geographic area of the African-Eurasian waterbird migration systems...
24 Jul 2015
International Chagall Readings to gather researchers from five countries in Vitebsk
The Marc Chagall Art Center will play host to a conference that will see 14 researchers from Belarus, Russia, Latvia, Japan, the United States...
22 Jul 2015
Belarus named cheapest place to fly for Russians in June
According to the portal, air fares from Russia to Belarus went up by 4% as compared to June 2014...
22 Jul 2015
PRC citizens allowed three-day stay in Belarus without visa
They will be also allowed a visa-free transit and 72 hour temporary stay in Belarus...
20 Jul 2015
University of Alicante interested in cooperation with Brest universities
The future Belarus’ Consul in Spain handed over to the executives of the Brest universities cooperation contracts with the University of Alicante which provide for the exchange of students and teaching staff...
18 Jul 2015
Hot air balloon festival in Minsk
Operators of 54 balloons from Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine made their start at Minsk 1 Airport in the early morning of 18 July and flew about 22km to the south-east of the city...
17 Jul 2015
Belarus’ Ihar Boki adds fourth title at IPC Swimming Worlds in Glasgow
Ihar Boki clocked 3:59.48 in the final heat. Ukraine’s Iaroslav Denysenko secured silver in 4:00.69, while bronze went to Dmitry Gorlin of Uzbekistan (4:09.36)...
16 Jul 2015
Julian Rachlin to perform at Yuri Bashmet Festival in Minsk
The tenth edition of the Yuri Bashmet Festival promises to be special. It will once again delight its audience with magnificent programs, unusual projects and, of course, great skill of a whole galaxy of stars...
15 Jul 2015
Vitebsk gearing up to mark 100th anniversary of Marc Chagall’s wedding
The first event has become the exhibition dedicated to the little-researched period in the life of the couple in New York. The event has opened at the Art Space in 7 Tolstogo Street of the Vitebsk Center of Contemporary Art...
15 Jul 2015
Classical music concerts in former barracks of Brest Fortress
The venue is not accidental. The high arches of the old buildings built in the 19th century create unique acoustics...
13 Jul 2015
Dinash Kudaibergen from Kazakhstan leading at Vitebsk 2015 Song Contest
After two days of the contest the top five contestants include: Belarus’ entry Valeria Gribusova (171 points), Nikolay Manolov from Bulgaria (163), Anitt (Ana Tverdostup) from Ukraine (160), and Sofi from Georgia (158)...
10 Jul 2015
Anthem of Belarus-Russia Union State to be premiered in Vitebsk on 10 July
The song with a light lyrical tune tells about the festival Vitebsk, the city over the Dnieper, the friendship of the two peoples of Belarus and Russia...
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