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13 May 2019
Exhibition dedicated to European Games to open in Minsk on 18 May Exhibition dedicated to European Games to open in Minsk on 18 May
“Sport has been a universal theme in art. Since antiquity the traditions of fair sport competitions by inviolable rules, the cult of the perfect body have always been interesting for artists. Revived in the early 20th century the sport theme is relevant in modern art”...
13 May 2019
Belarus joins Eurasian Alliance in Pediatric Oncology Belarus joins Eurasian Alliance in Pediatric Oncology
Belarus’ accession to the alliance will be followed by new projects designed to improve the quality of medical care and qualifications of healthcare personnel and to expand the research in the country and in the region...
11 May 2019
Dmitry Asanov claims champion title at St. Petersburg Governor Cup Dmitry Asanov claims champion title at St. Petersburg Governor Cup
The Belarusian defeated three-time world champion Lazaro Alvarez Estrada of Cuba in the final...
11 May 2019
Belarusian book printing project presented in Estonia Belarusian book printing project presented in Estonia
The exhibition features original works, some of which have been used as illustrations to books while others have been created for the project. They tell about Francysk Skaryna and his life’s work – the Bible he printed in the 16th century...
10 May 2019
Raubichi to host Belarus national leg of World Children's Winners Games on 16-19 May Raubichi to host Belarus national leg of World Children's Winners Games on 16-19 May
The World Children's Winners Games are sports competitions for young cancer survivors. The games have been annually held in Moscow since 2010...
10 May 2019
Belarus wins 31 medals at World Aerial Sports Championships in Moscow Belarus wins 31 medals at World Aerial Sports Championships in Moscow
The tournament was held in Sport and Artistic nominations in a number of disciplines...
10 May 2019
Belarus’ project presented at Venice Biennale Belarus’ project presented at Venice Biennale
The project Exit has multiple dimensions and works in the coordinates of time, history, and the modern world. It has been created through the spatial interaction of five multimedia objects...
10 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor
“Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
10 May 2019
Grodno welcomes record number of visa-free tourists past week Grodno welcomes record number of visa-free tourists past week
"Traditionally, we see the biggest flow from the neighboring countries: Lithuania, Poland and Latvia. Germany is fourth in the number of visa-free tourists, the sport and tourism department said"...
10 May 2019
Victory Day-themed campaign launched in Belarus Victory Day-themed campaign launched in Belarus
"During the commemorative event at the Victory Monument in Minsk on 9 May, the BRSM members presented their project to the Belarusian president and showed him the Belarus Remembers album featuring the photos and stories about their family members who fought in the Great Patriotic War"...
9 May 2019
Belarusian diplomats attend war commemorative events Belarusian diplomats attend war commemorative events
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Spain Pavel Pustovoy took part in a commemorative event to mark the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War at the Fuencarral cemetery in Madrid...
9 May 2019
Lukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk Lukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk
A minute of silence was observed in tribute to the memory of the people killed during the Great Patriotic War. The Guards of Honor of the Minsk Military Commandant's Office marched past the guests...
4 May 2019
Belarusian, Chinese publishers present joint book series
The series will be available in Belarusian and Chinese. It is being published by the Belarusian publishing house Mastatskaya Litaratura in line with the agreement signed with the Beijing-based publisher Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (FLTRP) during the Beijing International Book Fair 2018...
4 May 2019
Tickets for Europe v USA match in Minsk go on sale Tickets for Europe v USA match in Minsk go on sale
Europe vs USA match is due in Minsk, Dinamo Stadium, on 9-10 September. It is expected to feature some 350 athletes...
4 May 2019
First Eurovision 2019 rehearsals kick off in Tel Aviv First Eurovision 2019 rehearsals kick off in Tel Aviv
Belarus is participating in Europe’s most popular song show for the 16th time. ZENA with the song “Like It” will perform 8th in the first semifinal on 14 May...
4 May 2019
Elvira Herman 6th at 2019 IAAF Diamond League opener in Doha Elvira Herman 6th at 2019 IAAF Diamond League opener in Doha
The Belarusian clocked 12.88 seconds. Danielle Williams from Jamaica won the event in 12.66 seconds. Silver went to Tobi Amusan from Nigeria (12.73 seconds). Sharika Nelvis from the United States (12.78 seconds) collected bronze...
3 May 2019
Over 200 athletes to compete in European Spochan Championship in Minsk Over 200 athletes to compete in European Spochan Championship in Minsk
Representatives of 16 countries will compete for prizes in various age groups. Belarus will host the championship for the first time. Belarusian spochan athletes have proven their high level of training at various international competitions...
2 May 2019
Belarusian delegation to leave for Eurovision 2019 on 3 May Belarusian delegation to leave for Eurovision 2019 on 3 May
Belarus will compete in the European popular song contest for the 16th time. The official representative of Belarus at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest ZENA with the song “Like It” will perform 8th in the first semifinal on 14 May...
2 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles project presented at Mass Media in Belarus expo Partisan Chronicles project presented at Mass Media in Belarus expo
The project in six languages is based on a unique collection of handwritten partisan journals provided by the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
2 May 2019
Spring in Gomel exhibition to showcase Days of Moldovan Culture, food festival Spring in Gomel exhibition to showcase Days of Moldovan Culture, food festival
Gourmands will be welcome to attend the Tasty Spring food festival which will be held in seven restaurants on 20-26 May. This year’s specialty will be the Days of Moldovan Culture in Gomel Oblast...
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