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4 Jun 2015
International Research Center for History of Science and Technology to be set up in 2015
"The main tasks of the new organization will be the implementation of joint projects and programs on the history of the world science and technology, international scientific research"...
4 Jun 2015
Belarus to host international travel business meeting 5-7 June
Belarus will be represented by several big travel companies and tour operators...
3 Jun 2015
Bust of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled at BSU
Thus the BSU has started a project to create a gallery to commemorate famous people who contributed to the political and scientific development of the world...
3 Jun 2015
Young Belarusian filmmakers to compete in Kinosprint contest
The contest for young filmmakers will be held for the first time. It will be themed around environmental issues. Short films of any genre are eligible for submission...
3 Jun 2015
Young Belarusian filmmakers to compete in Kinosprint contest
The contest for young filmmakers will be held for the first time. It will be themed around environmental issues. Short films of any genre are eligible for submission...
3 Jun 2015
Palestinian handicrafts on display at Grodno Museum of History of Religion
The exposition will feature about 70 exhibits that represent the traditional folk crafts of Palestine: embroidery, pottery, olive wood carving and Mother-of-Pearl carving...
2 Jun 2015
Belagro 2015 international expo opens in Minsk
Participants of the forum will display new models of farm vehicles, cutting-edge equipment and technologies for farm production, latest achievements in animal husbandry...
1 Jun 2015
Pskov Oblast Governor praises quality of Raubichi upgrade
On 1 June Minsk played host to the second joint meeting of Belarus-Pskov Oblast working group on cooperation development...
1 Jun 2015
Belarus tops Russia’s rating of budget family vacation spots
The most popular among Russian holidaymakers are the resorts on the Lake Naroch, the national children's health center Zubryonok, the national parks and reserves Berezinsky, Naroch, Pripyatsky and Braslav Lakes...
1 Jun 2015
Saint Euphrosyne’s pendent seal found in Polotsk
“This archaeological find attests to the great role of Saint Euphrosyne and her unique personality. It also testifies to the fact that the monastery was not only a large religious and cultural center, but also an influential socio-political center"...
1 Jun 2015
Vitebsk hosts Cinema Perpetuum Mobile festival
The program includes 110 films from 17 countries, including Spain, France, India, Denmark, and Norway...
30 May 2015
Belagro 2015 agricultural expo to take place 2-6 June
The agribusiness week will also include two international forums – Belfarm 2015 and Belproduct 2015. The expositions will be located at the Minsk football indoor arena...
29 May 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: June 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 May 2015
Kobyakov awarded Order of Kurmet
In line with the decree of the Kazakhstan president, the Order of Kurmet is presented in recognition of achievements in public and social activities, a big contribution to the social, economic and cultural cooperation between nations...
29 May 2015
Belarus president plants tree in Islamabad park
“May the tree I have planted today be a good symbol of friendly ties between Belarus and Pakistan, their dynamic development and prosperity”...
28 May 2015
Belarus’ infant mortality rate among the lowest in the world
Belarus successfully operates a multilevel system of medical care for mothers and children. Valentina Volchok noted that 80% of babies with a birth weight less than 1,000 grams survive...
28 May 2015
Congress of Belarusianists to review recent advances in Belarusian studies
The main block of issues will be dedicated to the study of the Belarusian language as a foreign language and is intended to coordinate the efforts of linguists in teaching the Belarusian language to foreign nationals. It is expected that the Congress will be attended by scientists from Belarus and also from Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, Austria...
27 May 2015
Belarusian-Bangladeshi university may be opened in Dhaka
“Today we can say that this university will specialize in technical sciences. The Belarusian State Technical University and the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics are taking part in the project on Belarus’ behalf"...
27 May 2015
Belarus’ Talay 2nd at IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava
Sharika Nelvis of the United States claimed the win in 12.55...
26 May 2015
Experts from nine countries to discuss migration statistics in Minsk
The seminar on population movement statistics will be held in the Belarusian capital on 28-29 May as part of the Conference of European Statisticians...
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