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15 Oct 2015
Indonesia abolishes tourist visas for Belarusians
The duration of stay must not exceed 30 days and is not subject to extension. The relevant regulations came into force on 16 March 2015...
15 Oct 2015
Days of Belarusian Culture kick off in Dushanbe
The official opening of the Days will take place on 16 October. The program will include the screening of Belarusian films Brest Fortress, Apostles’ Footprints as well as five animation pictures...
14 Oct 2015
Belarusian boxer Dmitry Asanov earns Rio 2016 berth
Belarusian boxer Dmitry Asanov qualified for the next year’s Olympic Games in Rio, beating India’s Shiva Thapa in the bantamweight event at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Doha, Qatar...
14 Oct 2015
Over 200 artworks on show at Korea’s Life exhibition in Minsk
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belarus Yang Joong-mo said at the presentation of the exposition that the event would provide Belarusians with an opporuntity to get familiar with Korean traditions and art...
14 Oct 2015
Organ music festival in Polotsk to gather musicians from six countries
The forum will open on 18 October and run till 22 November. Well-known musicians and talented young performers will play pieces by composers of the Baroque period, French and German Romanticism, and modern composers...
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...
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