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7 May 2015
TV channel Discovery eager to make series of programs about Belarus
"It is a good approach when a foreign TV channel advertises Belarus across the entire world in addition to bringing quality content"...
6 May 2015
Belarus’ Eurovision delegation to set off for Vienna 10 May
Belarus' official representatives at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, the duet Uzari & Maimuna with their song Time, will perform 11th in the first semifinal on 19 May...
5 May 2015
Belarus down Denmark at 2015 IIHF World Championship
Yevgeny Kovyrshin and Daniel Nielsen were named players of the match...
5 May 2015
Polish visa centers to open in eight cities of Belarus
Polish visa centers will open in Minsk, Brest, Grodno, Gomel, Mogilev, Pinsk, Baranovichi and Lida. They should provide at least 42 windows to submit visa application documents...
5 May 2015
Mass Media in Belarus expo opens in Minsk
This year the motto of the expo is Words for Peace. Over the years, the professional expo Mass Media in Belarus has become an integral part of the life of the media in Belarus. It has also acquired the status of the international electronic and print media forum...
5 May 2015
Belarus ahead of Russia, United States on Save the Children’s 2015 Mother’s Index
This year according to The Save the Children State of the World's Mothers Index, Belarus ranks higher than any other CIS country. Russia is 56th, Kazakhstan 58th, Ukraine 69th, and Azerbaijan 90th...
4 May 2015
Belarus' National Art Museum to hold Night of Museums on 16 May
The Night of Museums will be held from 19:00 till 24:00 on 16 May...
4 May 2015
Mass Media in Belarus expo to open in Minsk on 5 May
The program of the expo Mass Media in Belarus features roundtables, seminars and workshops by leading Belarusian and Russian journalists and media experts, media dialogues...
4 May 2015
Belarus to hold Culture Days in China on 6-8 May
The Belarusian delegation will discuss with Chinese colleagues the possibility of organizing the Days of Belarusian Cinema in the People's Republic of China, an exhibition from the holdings of the National History Museum, and tours of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater...
30 Apr 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: May 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Apr 2015
Team Belarus head off to Czechia for IIHF WC
Team Belarus head coach Dave Lewis called up 25 players...
30 Apr 2015
Direct air service between China, Belarus as of 1 May
The idea to establish direct air service between China, Belarus, and Hungary has been put forward by the Chinese air carrier Air China. In particular, the step is supposed to contribute to the creation of the economic belt of the Silk Road of the 21st century’s Silk Road of the Sea...
28 Apr 2015
Belarus to partake in CIS Delphic Games
The youth will demonstrate their skills in 13 nominations: piano, violin, folk instrument, pop singing, photography, fashion design, contemporary dance and others...
27 Apr 2015
Minsk to host ALLEA Board meeting in June 2016
The relevant agreement was reached between the NASB delegation and President of the General Assembly of the Federation of All European Academies Gunter Stock during the meeting of the ALLEA General Assembly in Lisbon on 23-24 April...
27 Apr 2015
Emir Kusturica says will start shooting movie in Belarus in 2017
The story follows a number of Jewish partisans and resistance fighters as they struggle to survive and sabotage the German war machine behind Nazi lines during World War II, starting in the western Soviet Union (Belarus) and ending in Milan...
25 Apr 2015
Colombia retain AMF Futsal World Cup title
In the final of the 11th AMF World Championship at Belarus’ Minsk Arena on 25 April Colombia defeated its perpetual rival from Paraguay 4-0 (3-0)...
24 Apr 2015
BelTA’s project named Belarus’ best website about Great Patriotic War
The website provides information about the battles that set the course of the Second World War and were decisive for the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War...
24 Apr 2015
BelAZ robot truck in spotlight in Belarusian Zhodino
BelAZ continues modernizing the manufacturing process, installing high-tech equipment, and building a modern painting division...
23 Apr 2015
Grodno university to partake in Online EXPO 2017 in Kazakhstan
The competition will be held for the first time since 1851. The event is aimed at the preliminary selection of innovations and projects for EXPO 2017. The winners will have a chance to display their projects at the exhibition of the international forum Energy of the Future...
23 Apr 2015
Gerasimenya wins 50m freestyle gold in Russia
The Belarusian was fourth in the qualification, clocking 25.60. She improved her time to 25.49 to finish fifth in the semifinal and left no chances to her rivals in the final touching in 24.72...
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