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17 Sep 2019
More Belarusian cities join European Mobility Week More Belarusian cities join European Mobility Week
"The European Mobility Week is an annual international campaign which runs from 16 to 22 September to raise public awareness of the excessive use of private vehicles"...
16 Sep 2019
Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk to feature Leticia Moreno, Weinberg tribute concert Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk to feature Leticia Moreno, Weinberg tribute concert
Renowned violinist Leticia Moreno and East-West Chamber Orchestra, a holographic show, and a presentation of a record to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mieczyslaw Weinberg will be in the lineup of the concert Visualization. Music and History during the 14th Yuri Bashmet International Music Festival...
14 Sep 2019
House of Handball opens in Minsk House of Handball opens in Minsk
“Minsk has recently become a host of important international events such as the European Games or The Match Europe v USA. The opening of the House of Handball is of great importance for the development of the Belarusian sport in general and handball in particular”...
13 Sep 2019
Belarus’ Listapad Film Festival unveils 2019 slogan Belarus’ Listapad Film Festival unveils 2019 slogan
Each time the slogan of the festival reflected a specific approach to cinema perception. The 26th Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” will be held under the slogan “To Joy”...
11 Sep 2019
Anton Kushnir calls time on career, named Kazakhstan team coach Anton Kushnir calls time on career, named Kazakhstan team coach
Anton Kushnir is a Belarusian aerial skier. He is an honored master of sport of Belarus, the 2014 Olympic champion, the 2009/2010 World Cup winner...
10 Sep 2019
Match Europe v USA winners awarded at Dinamo Stadium Match Europe v USA winners awarded at Dinamo Stadium
The first-ever Europe vs USA athletics match took place at Dinamo Stadium in Minsk on 9-10 September. More than 300 athletes took part in the event...
10 Sep 2019
The Match: Europe win mixed relay to claim victory in inaugural competition The Match: Europe win mixed relay to claim victory in inaugural competition
Europe scored a total 724.5 points to win The Match over the United States (601.5 points)...
10 Sep 2019
Elvira Herman 3rd in 100m Hurdles at Match Europe v USA Elvira Herman 3rd in 100m Hurdles at Match Europe v USA
Belarus’ Elvira Herman decided to start slightly later due to a false start to finish third in 12.92 in the women’s 100m Hurdles at the Match Europe v USA in Minsk on 10 September...
10 Sep 2019
The Match: Belarus’ Hanna Malyshik 2nd in hammer throw The Match: Belarus’ Hanna Malyshik 2nd in hammer throw
Hanna Malyshik said after the competition that she hoped to show her best but failed to make her fans happy...
10 Sep 2019
Belarusian, Lithuanian musicians to stage Stanislaw Moniuszko tribute concert in Minsk Belarusian, Lithuanian musicians to stage Stanislaw Moniuszko tribute concert in Minsk
Musicians from Belarus and Lithuania will put on a concert to commemorate famous composer Stanislaw Moniuszko in the Holy Trinity Church (Saint Roch) on 18 September...
9 Sep 2019
Match Europe v USA: Tatsiana Khaladovich of Belarus 2nd in javelin throw Match Europe v USA: Tatsiana Khaladovich of Belarus 2nd in javelin throw
The Belarusian threw 64.41m to finish second behind Kara Winger of the United States who threw 64.63 in her last attempt...
9 Sep 2019
Belarus top team medal table at UIPM 2019 Pentathlon World Championships Belarus top team medal table at UIPM 2019 Pentathlon World Championships
Belarus clinched three medals. Volha Silkina graced the podium in the individual event...
9 Sep 2019
Belarus’ technical assistance project in demographics signed by Russia, UNFPA Belarus’ technical assistance project in demographics signed by Russia, UNFPA
The project aims to strengthen the entire cycle of development and implementation of the national population and development policy, to improve demographic education...
6 Sep 2019
Team USA arrive in Belarus Team USA arrive in Belarus
"Today, on 6 September, Team USA arrived in Minsk National Airport on a flight from Vienna. The staff of the Minsk District Customs were the first to greet the outstanding athletes in Belarus and secured the most comfortable and fastest customs clearance procedures"...
6 Sep 2019
Belarus president presents unique Bible to Brest residents Belarus president presents unique Bible to Brest residents
The Bible is the most precious book published in Brest in 1563 in the first printing house in the territory of present-day Belarus upon the initiative and at the expense of Nikolai Radziwill the Black, Brest’s elder...
6 Sep 2019
Minsk to host 2021 World Modern Pentathlon Championships Minsk to host 2021 World Modern Pentathlon Championships
Minsk successfully hosted the 2015 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Finals and the 2017 European Modern Pentathlon Championships...
5 Sep 2019
Prime minister examines latest R&D products of Belarus’ Academy of Sciences Prime minister examines latest R&D products of Belarus’ Academy of Sciences
The Joint Mechanical Engineering Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus showcased a prototype of the electric car Geely SC7. The model is intended to transport individuals inside a city...
5 Sep 2019
Brazil’s ambassador proposes to refashion Minsk block in Vulica Brasil style Brazil’s ambassador proposes to refashion Minsk block in Vulica Brasil style
The most notable example of cultural relations between Belarus and Brazil is the festival Vulica Brasil which has been held in Minsk five times. “This is a cultural phenomenon,” the ambassador noted...
5 Sep 2019
Three more Belarusians to compete in Match Europe v USA Three more Belarusians to compete in Match Europe v USA
Belarusian athlete Vitali Parakhonka will replace Gregor Traber of Germany in 110m Hurdles. The athlete set his personal record of 13.40 seconds last year...
4 Sep 2019
Belarus takes part in Moscow Book Fair as guest of honor Belarus takes part in Moscow Book Fair as guest of honor
Belarus’ Information Minister Aleksandr Karlyukevich stressed that the guest of honor status gives an opportunity to exhibit a wide range of products published in Belarus. "We have brought several thousand books to fill our exhibition with the total area of more than 200 square meters"...
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