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20 Mar 2019
Belarusian WW2 museum’s exhibition marks 75th anniversary of Ozarichi death camp liberation Belarusian WW2 museum’s exhibition marks 75th anniversary of Ozarichi death camp liberation
The pictures condemn the essence of fascism by showing dead prisoners of the camp, live ones being led out and given medical aid. Authentic photo captions made by the military photographers are available...
20 Mar 2019
Belarusian education system on display in Syria, Lebanon Belarusian education system on display in Syria, Lebanon
A delegation of representatives of Belarusian universities has gone to Syria and Lebanon to organize exhibitions about the Belarusian education system at the University of Damascus and the Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon...
20 Mar 2019
Exhibition to mark 100 years of BSSR proclamation to open in Minsk Exhibition to mark 100 years of BSSR proclamation to open in Minsk
A temporary exhibition “1919: Belarusian Republic” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the BSSR and the 95th anniversary of the launch of the Belarusization policy will open in the National History Museum of Belarus on 28 March...
20 Mar 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Rear to the Front. Defense Fund Partisan Chronicles: Rear to the Front. Defense Fund
“Partisan Chronicles: Rear to the Front. Defense Fund” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
19 Mar 2019
BelTA’s photos on display in National Art Gallery of Pakistan BelTA’s photos on display in National Art Gallery of Pakistan
The exhibition dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Pakistan diplomatic relations as well as history, traditions, culture, and accomplishments of Belarus met a strong interest on the part of representatives of the general public, artistic intelligentsia, mass media, and the diplomatic corps accredited in Pakistan...
19 Mar 2019
Belarusian to take part in four-month SIRIUS-19 mission Belarusian to take part in four-month SIRIUS-19 mission
"The four-month practice mission will simulate a flight of a six-member crew to the Moon. The crew will fly in the orbit, search for a landing spot, land and send four crew members to operate on the surface of the Moon"...
19 Mar 2019
Memory of Ozarichi death camp prisoners honored in Belarus Memory of Ozarichi death camp prisoners honored in Belarus
Anja Luther, Deputy Head of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Belarus, emphasized that Ozarichi is a living wound in the hearts of those who survived, in the hearts of all people...
19 Mar 2019
Belarusian-Chinese research center opens at University of Civil Protection Belarusian-Chinese research center opens at University of Civil Protection
This is an educational and experimental platform for the development and research of public safety means and is designed to contribute to a safer future...
19 Mar 2019
Minsk to observe Earth Hour on 30 March Minsk to observe Earth Hour on 30 March
Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature. Belarus will join the movement for the 11th time. On this day, the organizers encourage those who care about the planet’s future to switch off the light and electric devices for an hour...
19 Mar 2019
Belarusian restaurants to join French culinary festival Belarusian restaurants to join French culinary festival
According to Didier Canesse, on 21 March restaurants on five continents will invite for a dinner with a variety of French dishes. All chefs will be doing their best to showcase the trends of French cuisine...
18 Mar 2019
Belarus, Iran mark 26 years of diplomatic relations Belarus, Iran mark 26 years of diplomatic relations
According to Chairman of the Belarus-Iran Friendship Society, Director of the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vyacheslav Danilovich, Belarus and Iran have been steadily developing contacts in many areas...
18 Mar 2019
Book about Ozarichi death camp launched in Belarus National Library Book about Ozarichi death camp launched in Belarus National Library
“Ozarichi was a monstrous concentration camp. I was 10 years old. I described the terrible pictures that stuck in my memory on the pages of the book. We have collected the historical materials that reflect real events”...
18 Mar 2019
Textile art of Belarus and Russia to go on display in Minsk Textile art of Belarus and Russia to go on display in Minsk
The Belarusian-Russian project is designed to demonstrate various textiles and to promote the national traditions of textile arts, their integration into the socio-cultural landscape...
18 Mar 2019
Four medals for Belarus at EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships in Vladikavkaz Four medals for Belarus at EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships in Vladikavkaz
Belarus’ Darya Osmolovskaya (69kg) defeated Hungary’s Vivien Budai at the preliminary stage and lost to Italy’s Angela Carini in the semifinal to finish third...
18 Mar 2019
Aryna Sabalenka moves to 34th in WTA doubles rankings Aryna Sabalenka moves to 34th in WTA doubles rankings
According to the new set of doubles rankings, the Belarusian climbed from the 65th up to the 34th place with the total of 2,152 points. In the singles rankings Aryna Sabalenka sits in the Top Ten with the total of 3,620 points...
15 Mar 2019
Belarus-China research, education center opens in Minsk Belarus-China research, education center opens in Minsk
"The center will help us boost international contacts, strengthen international cooperation between scientists in finding breakthrough solutions in high technologies, train qualified specialists, and create competitive innovative products"...
15 Mar 2019
French language and culture classroom opens at Vitebsk State University French language and culture classroom opens at Vitebsk State University
According to Didier Canesse, opening the classroom will contribute to the French language studies, promote the country’s culture and will provide the opportunity to carry out various projects...
15 Mar 2019
BelTA launches Traditions of Sovereign Belarus project BelTA launches Traditions of Sovereign Belarus project
The project features 25 Belarusian traditions which best reflect the country’s caring attitude to the legacy of the ancestors, shows its creative present that gives the country the confidence about the future...
14 Mar 2019
Minsk to join 2019 World Poetry Day celebrations Minsk to join 2019 World Poetry Day celebrations
On 21 March all participating cities will host gala concerts with the hashtag #vsempoezii. The Moscow House in Minsk will be the major venue in the Belarusian capital celebrating the event with concerts, poetry readings, book exhibitions...
14 Mar 2019
Azarenka in 2019 ESPN World Fame 100 Azarenka in 2019 ESPN World Fame 100
The names were ranked based on a formula that took into account three fame factors: Google search scores, endorsement dollars and social media following...
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