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23 Nov 2015
National Geographic names Belarus second best agritourism destination
The National Geographic Traveler magazine held a contest for the best tourist destinations in the most popular types of tourism, the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Awards. The online voting was conducted from 29 June through 10 November 2015 in 18 categories...
22 Nov 2015
Malta wins Junior Eurovision 2015, Belarus 4th
The singer from Malta scored 185 points, MIKA of Armenia was second with 176 points, Lina Kuduzovic of Slovenia finished third with 112 points. Belarus’ Ruslan Aslanov scored 105 points...
20 Nov 2015
Serbia President visits Belarus’ Museum of Great Patriotic War
Tomislav Nikolic made an entry in the book of distinguished guests to express gratitude to the people of Belarus for their heroic contribution to the victory over fascism...
19 Nov 2015
Tomislav Nikolic visits Mir Castle complex
The Serbian head of state got acquainted with the exposition of the museum, made an entry in the book of distinguished guests to express his admiration of the beauty of Belarus...
19 Nov 2015
National Center for Contemporary Arts to promote Belarusian culture abroad
"The center will engage in exhibition activities in Belarus and will also work to promote Belarusian contemporary art outside the country by implementing projects"...
18 Nov 2015
Minsk to host Second Youth Theater Forum of the CIS Baltic states and Georgia
The forum will give Belarusians the rare opportunity to see the whole panorama of theatrical life. The program of the forum will not be limited to the competition performances only. All in all, it will show productions from 14 countries...
18 Nov 2015
Kupala theater to show The Seagull production in Moscow on 24 November
An agreement on cooperation between the Culture Ministries of the Russian Federation and Belarus provides for exchange tours between the leading theaters of the two countries...
17 Nov 2015
Minsk to host international conference on culture and arts
Partaking in the forum will be the leading specialists from such fields as architecture, fine art, decorative arts, theater, music, cinema, ethnology, folklore studies, Slavonic studies, and museum workers from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Poland...
17 Nov 2015
Minsk to host International Christmas Opera Forum 16-20 December
The five-day event will feature new productions, the best performances of the present and past seasons, premieres featuring world-class singers and leading Belarusian artists. The forum will traditionally close with a gala concert of the international opera stars...
16 Nov 2015
Ruslan Aslanov to perform 10th at Junior Eurovision in Sofia
“I would be happy with any running number. I should acknowledge however that performing in the second part of the concert is more to my liking,” Ruslan Aslanov told reporters...
15 Nov 2015
Book of Condolences opened at French embassy in Minsk
“I would like to express my deep gratitude to all those people who bring flowers to the embassy, to all Belarusians who express their solidarity with the French people”...
15 Nov 2015
Belarus’ Svetlana Timoshenko wins world champion title in Morocco
In the final the Belarusian was too strong for Maria Oreshkova of Bulgaria...
13 Nov 2015
Translation of Maksim Bahdanovich’s Peace Tower presented in Madrid
Maksim Bahdanovich was a poetry genius, an eminent figure of Belarusian culture. The translation of the poem Peace Tower is one of the first translations of Maksim Bahdanovich’s works into Spanish...
13 Nov 2015
Student theaters from twelve countries to partake in Teatralny Koufar 2015
“The program of Teatralny Koufar 2015 is varied and extensive. It includes productions based on works by Belarusian writers, such as Vasil Bykau, Maksim Bahdanovich"...
13 Nov 2015
Multimedia exhibition of Van Gogh artworks on display in Minsk
The exposition features about 400 works that maximally reflect the artist’s mood and the atmosphere of that time. Music, including compositions of Piotr Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Claude Debussy, “strengthens” the mood of the artist in different periods of his life...
11 Nov 2015
Serbia eager to cooperate with Belarus in museum projects
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Serbia to Belarus Veljko Kovacevic said as he met with Director of the National History Museum of Belarus Oleg Ryzhkov...
11 Nov 2015
Plans to set up Pakistani information and culture center in Minsk
"Everything will be done to make sure that the center will open as soon as the Pakistani partners are ready for this"...
11 Nov 2015
Belarusian cultural center opened in Pakistan’s national library
During the solemn opening ceremony Roman Motulsky, Director of the National Library of Belarus, presented a book exhibition featuring the best books printed by the country’s top publishing houses...
10 Nov 2015
Prestigious Italian brands in fashion show in Minsk soon
Belarus will welcome the Italy Fashion Show for the fifth time. This time Belarus will see collections of apparel and accessories for the 2016 spring-summer season from prestigious Italian brands, which are eager to expand their presence on the Belarusian market...
10 Nov 2015
Belarusian swimmers win 29 medals in Latvia
The team of ten athletes, including leaders Alexandra Gerasimenya and Yevgeny Tsurkin claimed 15 gold, eight silver and six bronze medals...
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