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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...
10 Nov 2015
Russia’s Yamaha wins Listapad National Film Schools Competition
Diplomas for opening and developing talents for the work on the Motherland went to the Department of Television and Arts of the Kabardino-Balkarian State University (Russia) and the School of A.N.Sokurov (Russia)...
10 Nov 2015
UK company to print new bank notes for Belarus
According to the source, a UK company will print new bank notes while coins will be made by the Lithuanian Mint and the Slovakian company Mint of Mincovna Kremnica...
10 Nov 2015
Winners of Listapadzik 2015 announced
The competition program of Listapadzik 2015 included eight films from Belarus, Russia, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, Estonia, Finland, the United States, Myanmar, Switzerland, and Canada...
10 Nov 2015
Nizhny Novgorod university, Belarusian universities eager to train nuclear industry personnel
The Russian university cooperates with three education institutions. Integration is tightest with the Belarusian National Technical University. About 100 students have been able to receive additional education in the Russian university over the course of three years...
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