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11 Aug 2015
Belarus Ambassador to Tajikistan opens international education expo
"This event would provide a unique opportunity for school leavers to learn about Belarusian universities, choose the future profession, do an interview and become a student of one of the Belarusian establishments of higher education"...
10 Aug 2015
Pakistan PM’s wife visits National Art Museum of Belarus
Begum Sahiba got acquainted with the ancient Belarusian art: a collection of icons and sacred painting, a decorative art collection. Pakistan’s first lady was also shown a fragment of a Slutsk belt of the late 18th - early 19th centuries...
10 Aug 2015
Minsk to host 1st Young Eurasian Scientist Forum 1-4 December
The forum will feature the biggest international projects and scientific developments implemented with the participation of young Belarusian scientists together with their counterparts from the EEU member states...
10 Aug 2015
Dozens of new world records set at World Fire and Rescue Sport Championship in Grodno
The World Fire and Rescue Sport Championship took place in Grodno on 5-8 August. Partaking in the competitions were representatives of 13 countries...
10 Aug 2015
Pakistani film festival in Minsk to open with Bin Roye movie on 11 August
The first film on the program will be Bin Roye (Without tears), a Pakistani romantic drama (116 min.). The film was released in July 2015. It is based on a story of the Pakistani writer Farhat Ishtiaq...
9 Aug 2015
MIFF 2015 fire festival to gather over 100 participants
All in all, partaking in the festival will be over 100 representatives of different countries. The fire theaters will present their new programs of different genres with music accompaniment...
7 Aug 2015
World sport celebrities star in video invitation to Minsk Polo Marathon 2015
World sport stars, namely 14 Olympic and world champions from seven countries, invited amateurs of a healthy lifestyle to take part in the Minsk Polo Marathon 2015 which is due to take place on 13 September during a Viber conference in Minsk on 6 August...
7 Aug 2015
Folk roots festival in Chausy District on 15 August
The festival will be held near the ancient settlement of the Radimichi tribe and will start with a theatrical performance featuring an ancient ritual fire rite. The 10-12th centuries costumes for the actors were reconstructed based on the special sketches...
6 Aug 2015
Belarus wins 9 medals on World Fire and Rescue Sport Championship Day 1
Eight medal events were held on 5 August. Medals in the “climbing a hook-ladder to the second floor of a training tower” exercise were claimed by Belarus, Russia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Latvia...
5 Aug 2015
Theatrical experiments to make part of TEART 2015 program
A jazz play Old Man Monk based on the biography of outstanding jazz musician Thelonious Monk will tell the audience a story about ageing and the impossibility for the body and the soul to exist in harmony...
5 Aug 2015
Belarus ranked 37th among most creative countries
Belarus is closely followed by Russia, which landed 38th. The leaders of Global Creativity Index 2015 are Australia, the USA, and New Zealand...
5 Aug 2015
Items from Yakub Kolas Museum to go on display in Vilnius
The exhibition will feature copies of manuscripts of the Belarusian poet written during the Vilnius period, illustrations to his works by different artists, photographs and letters...
5 Aug 2015
Mirum Music Festival to gather modern music fans at Mir Castle
This year the fest headliners will be well-known Georgian jazz singer and composer Nino Katamadze featuring the string quartet N, and Ukraine’s electro-folk band ONUKA, one of the brightest music discoveries of 2014...
4 Aug 2015
First medal for Belarus at 2015 FINA World Championship
Following two compulsory 2.6 and 3.4 jumps from a 20-meter tower the Belarusian shared the second position with Cesilie Carlton of the United States...
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"...
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