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8 Apr 2015
Belarus to join new cross-border tourist routes
The UNWTO head supported the idea of restoring From the Varangians to the Greeks route and Belarus’ participation in it...
8 Apr 2015
UNWTO: Belarus can welcome 20-25m tourists per annum
"Culture and the favorable geographical location of the country are the key advantages for attracting millions of tourists to Belarus"...
8 Apr 2015
Plans for tighter Minsk-Riga cooperation in retail
“This project is a business model that successfully worked in Moscow. How? We arranged a place with stands selling Latvian goods in retail outlets. We promoted our products as organic and there are all reasons for this"...
8 Apr 2015
Leisure 2015 expo opens in Minsk on 8 April
Visitors to Leisure 2015 will be offered all kinds of business tours, cruises, children’s tours, educational tours, and guided tours. Those who will book a tour at the expo will get a discount. The expo Leisure 2015 will also showcase transportation services, insurance services...
7 Apr 2015
Organizers of European RG Championships in Minsk promise amazing gala show
"The concept of the European championships 2015 is very interesting. As the championship is held in the run-up to the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the association has invited war veterans to attend the competitions"...
7 Apr 2015
Six tourist routes created in Naroch resort zone in 2011-2015
The Sports and Tourism Department noted that the Naroch resort zone draws more and more tourists from year to year. In 2014 sanatoria and resorts of Naroch welcomed 81,193 people...
7 Apr 2015
Belarus hosts around 100 national and international festivals and contests
The list includes 96 events. Among them are the Minsk International Film Festival Listapad, Yuri Bashmet Festival...
7 Apr 2015
Mogilev Open Competitions to gather gymnasts from four countries
Young athletes from Belgorod (Russia), Liepaja (Latvia), Donetsk (Ukraine) and several cities of Belarus, a total of nearly 100 gymnasts aged 8-18, will take part in the competitions...
7 Apr 2015
Health industry expo in Gomel brings together 60 exhibitors from Belarus, Russia
The program of the expo features presentations of products and services and all kinds of seminars. Visitors will have a chance to get free chest X-rays and to consult experienced doctors...
7 Apr 2015
Youth forum in Brest to bring young people from five countries
The guests will see the attractions of Brest and also the Kamenets Tower, a unique specimen of the defensive architecture of the late 13th century, and visit the Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park...
6 Apr 2015
Belarusian Embassy in Moldova organizes folk holiday for children
The children made a presentation of the Belarusian rite which celebrates the arrival of spring and bids farewell to winter, prepared drawings and crafts for the holiday...
6 Apr 2015
Mogilev to host Days of Lithuanian Culture 7-9 April
Event will feature a concert of the Lithuanian academic choir AVE VITA that will present the national costumes of Lithuania...
6 Apr 2015
Unique fresco dating back to late 17th century found in Mogilev
The part of the wall tile, which is 30x30cm big, was probably once used to decorate the home of a wealthy resident of Mogilev...
6 Apr 2015
Vitebsk to host Make a Step Forward! international festival of modern dance
Best student dance companies from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine will compete in different genres till 9 April...
6 Apr 2015
Belarus most popular CIS destination for Russian tourists
The top-10 most popular cities among Russian tourists in 2015 includes three Belarusian cities: Minsk (number 1 in the rating), Brest and Vitebsk...
6 Apr 2015
Staniouta wins four bronze medals in Bucharest
Staniouta scored 72,450 points (hoop - 17,500, ball - 18,400, clubs - 18,200, ribbon - 18,350) to finish in the third position...
5 Apr 2015
Domracheva, Bjorndalen 4th at Race of Champions Mixed Relay
Darya Domracheva was good in her shooting and so did Ole Einar Bjorndalen who kept among the leaders, but lost it to Slovenia’s Jakov Fak in the final...
3 Apr 2015
Valeriya Gribusova to represent Belarus at Vitebsk 2015 singing competition
The participants sang two compositions each: a song in the native language and world and Slavonic hits...
3 Apr 2015
Belarusian cuisine at Expo Milano 2015
The souvenir shop of the Belarusian booth will represent a wide choice of merchandise. Visitors will be able to buy souvenirs made by Belarusian craftsmen, sets of postal stamps, books, postal cards, movies about Belarus, its history, culture and nature...
3 Apr 2015
Augustow Canal to host Nemanskaya Vesna festival 17-19 April
Competitions will be held on the river Ostashanka on the territory of the Augustow Canal near the village of Nemnovo. The event will gather about 300 participants from Minsk, Belarusian oblasts, various tourism clubs, sport and educational establishments and organizations...
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