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7 Feb 2020
Minsk in top three CIS cities with most interesting program for Fatherland Defenders Day Minsk in top three CIS cities with most interesting program for Fatherland Defenders Day
The ranking takes into account the popularity and unique character of Fatherland Defenders Day events...
7 Feb 2020
BelTA’s new book launched at Minsk International Book Fair BelTA’s new book launched at Minsk International Book Fair
The book was published with support of the Information Ministry. It features 400 photos depicting the most important events of the Belarusian calendar, as well as presidential initiatives that have turned into traditions...
6 Feb 2020
Tsmoki Minsk advance to FIBA Europe Cup playoffs Tsmoki Minsk advance to FIBA Europe Cup playoffs
Two best teams from each of four groups advance to the quarterfinal...
5 Feb 2020
BelTA presents book about partisans at Minsk book fair BelTA presents book about partisans at Minsk book fair
The book tells about 91 partisans and underground movement members who were awarded the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union for heroism and courage. They came from different republics of the USSR, but accomplished their feats in the territory of Belarus...
5 Feb 2020
2020 Minsk Book Fair to offer live streams 2020 Minsk Book Fair to offer live streams
The first stream will be available during the official opening ceremony of the forum at 12.00 on 5 February...
4 Feb 2020
Belarus, China exchange information on measures to tackle coronavirus Belarus, China exchange information on measures to tackle coronavirus
Andrei Dapkiunas and Cui Qiming discussed assistance to Belarusian and Chinese nationals who plan to return to their places of residence, work or studies...
3 Feb 2020
BRSM, European Youth Card Association sign cooperation agreement BRSM, European Youth Card Association sign cooperation agreement
“The BRSM Youth Union has developed relations with the European Youth Card Association for many years. We are happy that we have finally signed the cooperation agreement”...
3 Feb 2020
Over 500 events scheduled for Minsk International Book Fair Over 500 events scheduled for Minsk International Book Fair
More than 300 of them will be held at the main venue at 14 Pobediteley Avenue. Other events will also take place in various venues across the city: book stores, the National History Museum, the National Library of Belarus, and other libraries, including university libraries...
3 Feb 2020
Belarus’ medics carrying out simulations to ramp up preparedness for coronavirus Belarus’ medics carrying out simulations to ramp up preparedness for coronavirus
"Our task is to protect medical staff and general population from the infection. Simulations and practice runs are needed to make sure Belarus is prepared to deal with a virus"...
31 Jan 2020
Belarus Events Calendar: FEBRUARY 2020 Belarus Events Calendar: FEBRUARY 2020
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Jan 2020
Belarus’ Berestovitsa, Bruzgi checkpoints to upgrade information networks Belarus’ Berestovitsa, Bruzgi checkpoints to upgrade information networks
“We have already chosen the contractor to carry out the construction and installation works that will begin as soon as we receive the remaining shipment”...
29 Jan 2020
Belarus to send medics to China to study coronavirus Belarus to send medics to China to study coronavirus
"As of today, the virus has not been studied inside and out. Our specialists have a wealth of experience in combating communicable diseases and we would like to share our expertise and knowledge in order to determine the most efficient preventive measures and protocols to treat complications"...
29 Jan 2020
French company to film documentary about Belarus’ wildlife French company to film documentary about Belarus’ wildlife
The documentary will feature Belarus’ nature reserves and their inhabitants: wolves, lynxes, and bears. The film will aim to show how people and predators can coexist...
29 Jan 2020
Webometrics ranks BNTU as Belarus’ fastest-rising university Webometrics ranks BNTU as Belarus’ fastest-rising university
“The Top 5 of Belarusian universities has remained unchanged, but Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) has displayed the biggest quality growth, with its rankings improving by 179 points”...
29 Jan 2020
Belarus to perform in Eurovision 2020 first semifinal Belarus to perform in Eurovision 2020 first semifinal
The first semifinal on 12 May will feature North Macedonia, Lithuania, Sweden, Slovenia, Australia, Ireland, Russia, Norway, Cyprus, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Malta, Israel, Ukraine, Romania, and Belgium...
28 Jan 2020
Minsk National Airport to ramp up screening of passengers due to new coronavirus Minsk National Airport to ramp up screening of passengers due to new coronavirus
"First of all, medical workers will go aboard the plane to detect passengers with symptoms of a viral infection. Such passengers will then be examined by the medical service of the civil aviation"...
27 Jan 2020
X Factor Belarus to go on air in autumn X Factor Belarus to go on air in autumn
"We started discussing this possibility about 2.5 years ago. We need this kind of TV shows. We wanted to try things that work well all over the world. With this in mind we purchased the rights for broadcasting this project in the territory of Belarus"...
27 Jan 2020
Star Expedition campaign kicks off in Minsk Star Expedition campaign kicks off in Minsk
The Start Expedition is timed to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. It will be running on 28-31 January and will bring together around 300 participants...
27 Jan 2020
Transboundary friendship marathon to connect Grodno, Druskininkai Transboundary friendship marathon to connect Grodno, Druskininkai
The registration for participation in the project has already started on the official website of the marathon. Citizens of Italy, Norway and Germany were among the first ones to sign up...
24 Jan 2020
Belarus to finish preparations for Zhirovichi Monastery celebrations by May Belarus to finish preparations for Zhirovichi Monastery celebrations by May
At the moment the bell tower and the monks’ residence at the monastery are undergoing wide-ranging restoration. Plans are in place to spruce up Zhirovichi District, refurbish significant objects in the locality...
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