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15 Sep 2015
Belarus to host open aerial skiing water-ramp championships
The entry list will include Belarus’ leading aerial skiers such as world championship medalist Maxim Gustik, World Cup medalists Denis Osipov and Anna Guskova, junior world champion and World Cup winner Alexandra Romanovskaya...
15 Sep 2015
Russian filmmaker Vadim Abdrashitov to head Listapad Film Festival jury
The international panel of judges will include five cinematography specialists. The competition program will comprise 12 films...
14 Sep 2015
Three Belarusian universities to join STAR-NET initiative
According to the representative of the agency, one of the cooperation aspects with Belarus and other countries that develop national nuclear power programs is assistance in developing a personnel training system...
14 Sep 2015
Animayevka 2015 Grand Prix goes to Spain
As many as 225 films from 43 countries, including Australia, Greece, Israel, Mexico, Romania, South Korea, and Japan, were screened during the Animayevka 2015 festival. The competition program featured 79 films from 33 countries...
13 Sep 2015
Over 400 foreign athletes take part in Minsk Polo Marathon
A total of 16,099 athletes took part in the 5km, 10km and 21.1km races. The Belarusian Athletics Federation prepared 19,000 medals to award each participant of the event...
10 Sep 2015
Animayevka 2015 in Mogilev to feature record number of films
The program of the festival includes 225 cartoons from 43 countries, such as Australia, Greece, Israel, Mexico, Romania, South Korea, and Japan...
10 Sep 2015
Minsk Day at Expo Milano 2015
Minsk and Italian companies will discuss mutually beneficial cooperation...
9 Sep 2015
Belarusian pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 attracts crowds
Belarus’ national day took place at Expo Milano 2015 on 9 September. Crowds turned up to see the national pavilion as hundreds of tourists from Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America were trying to get inside...
9 Sep 2015
UNESCO marks 250th birthday of Michal Kleofas Oginski
The concert was organized under the auspices of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and the Permanent Delegates of Belarus, Lithuania, and Poland to UNESCO...
8 Sep 2015
Minsk, Belgrade to exchange monuments
A monument to the famous scientist Nikola Tesla, a Serb by origin, will be built in Minsk. A park or the part of the park where the monument will be located is likely to be named Happy Planet...
7 Sep 2015
Works of Belarusian students, famous artists on display in Austria
The exposition is on show in Gumpoldskirchen (Lower Austria) under the auspices of the Gumpoldskirchen City Hall and the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Austria...
7 Sep 2015
Grodno to host Festival of National Cultures on 3-4 July 2015
The opening concert of the festival will take place in Minsk on 12 September this year. It will be followed by regional qualifying rounds which will last from September to December...
7 Sep 2015
Belarusian Dozhynki in Italy at Expo Milano 2015
According to the directorate of the national pavilion, the Belarusian pavilion that occupies more than 1,000 square meters, makes it into the top ten national pavilions in Milan...
6 Sep 2015
Visitors to EXPO 2015 in Milan to taste Belarusian food on 9 September
Its visitors will be treated to meat and dairy products, pastry, and soft drinks...
5 Sep 2015
Armenia to hold culture days in Belarus in 2016
The program also provides that the parties shall facilitate the exchange of touring theaters, musical and choreographic companies from Belarus and Armenia..
4 Sep 2015
Tajikistan to host Days of Belarusian Culture in autumn 2015
"The Belarusian-Tajik relations have been vibrant in all areas, including the political, trade, economic, education and cultural sectors, in the recent years"...
4 Sep 2015
Writers from 15 countries to partake in Belarusian Written Language Day celebrations
The two-day celebrations will feature presentations of books, printed products, and exhibition projects. The program of the forum also includes evenings of literature with the participation of Belarusian writers and cultural workers...
4 Sep 2015
New IAAF President intends to visit Belarus
Sebastian Coe congratulated the Belarusian athletes on successful performance at the 2015 IAAF World Championships...
3 Sep 2015
First Belarusian-Chinese human sciences forum in Beijing on 4 September
The forum will focus on topics, which are important for advancing Belarusian-Chinese cooperation. It will take place at premises of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)...
3 Sep 2015
Belarusian architects win seven prizes at international biennale Leonardo 2015
The contest is held as part of the 11th national architecture festival Minsk 2015. The biennale features 151 projects from 20 countries...
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