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6 Feb 2015
Belarusian Culture Ministry in favor of declaring 2016 Year of Culture
First of all, efforts will be put into the development and adoption of the government program Culture 2020. As far as legal support is concerned, work will proceed on the draft code on culture. The work is supposed to end in 2015...
6 Feb 2015
Belarus Culture Ministry signs seven international cooperation agreements in 2014
In September 2014 the government of Belarus signed an agreement with the government of the People’s Republic of China to set up the Belarusian-Chinese intergovernmental committee on cooperation...
5 Feb 2015
Belarus beat Bulgaria 3-0 in Fed Cup
After two days Team Belarus has good chances to top its Pool C and compete for the playoff spot in the World Group...
5 Feb 2015
Adequate radiation monitoring to be in place by BelNPP’s launch
"By the time the NPP becomes operational, we will be able to ensure the adequate level of radiation control at the NPP in accordance with all the safety requirements”...
5 Feb 2015
Rumyantsevs-Paskeviches Palace invites for Andrzej Strumillo. Painting expo
The exposition comprises about 60 graphic works of the famous Polish artist. The works are from private collections and the collection of the museum of Suwalki...
4 Feb 2015
Belarusian cuisine week in Minsk on 16-22 February
As many as 27 public catering outlets will take part in the culinary project. As part of the Belarusian cuisine week Minsk cafes and restaurants will offer traditional dishes...
4 Feb 2015
Belavia to offer flights from oblast capitals to Bulgaria, Greece, Egypt, Turkey in 2015
The experience of previous years indicates that quite many passengers from neighboring countries arrive in oblast capitals of Belarus in order to use Belavia’s charter flights to reach foreign resorts...
4 Feb 2015
Project to develop joint geoportal implemented in Euroregion Bug
The geoportal is meant for a broad range of users, like potential tourists and investors, entrepreneurs, members of local self-government and residents of the Euroregion Bug...
3 Feb 2015
Grodno mobile guide to be launched in March
The mobile guide is the system of QR codes which will be installed at the most popular objects of the historical and cultural legacy of the region. Initially the system will comprise 40 tourist attractions in Grodno and ten attractions in Grodno District...
3 Feb 2015
Беларусы.by exhibition to open in Saint Petersburg on 6 February
Achievements of the national history, traditions, material and spiritual culture of Belarus will be highlighted using ethnographic research data as an example. The researches were carried out by personnel of the museum in the 20th century...
3 Feb 2015
Over 380 entries submitted to CIS peace poster contest
Taking part in the contest were young people not only from the CIS, but also from the Baltic Sea states. Painters from seven countries submitted their entries to the jury...
3 Feb 2015
Minsk Book Fair to gather participants from 28 countries
This year’s edition of the fair will gather participants from a record high number of countries. Brazil will partake in the forum for the first time. A delegation of the People’s Republic of China will be guests of honor of the Minsk International Book Fair...
2 Feb 2015
Chinese delegation to attend 22nd Minsk International Book Fair
The delegation will comprise many Chinese publishers and four contemporary writers. During the fair, they will hold meetings, discuss the prospects of Belarus-China cooperation, and present the modern Chinese literary works to the visitors...
2 Feb 2015
Belarus’ Chergeiko wins 10m air rifle gold at IWK Hochbrueck 2015
The Belarusians showed their best in the final when Ilya Chergeiko scored 209.3 points to secure a gold medal. Vitaly Bubnovich trailed his teammate by 1.6 points to finish second with the total of 207.7 points.
2 Feb 2015
Minsk International Book Fair to open 11 February
The forum is expected to bring together book publishers and traders from 27 countries. China will be the Guest of Honor at the book fair; Russia will have the central place in the program of the event. Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Iran will have the biggest expositions...
1 Feb 2015
Belarus second at Lake Placid aerials team event
Team Belarus secured 320 points to finish second in the final round. Anna Guskova earned 81.27 points, Stanislav Gladchenko collected 114.39 points while Denis Osipov scored 124.34 points...
30 Jan 2015
Belarusian circus performers win prizes at Riga festival
All in all, more than 50 performances of different genres were presented to the international jury. Partaking in the competition program of the festival were representatives of 15 countries...
30 Jan 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: February 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Jan 2015
International experts to explore restoration of E-40 Waterway between the Baltic and the Black Seas
Going through Poland, Belarus and Ukraine, the E-40 Waterway connects the ports of Gdansk and Kherson via the rivers Vistula, Western Bug River, Pripyat and Dnieper. The restored water route will enable to transport up to 4 million tonnes of cargo annually...
30 Jan 2015
Talay shows season’s best result in Dusseldorf
Alina Talay continues recapturing her best competition form ahead the European Championships in Prague in March 2015...
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