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18 Mar 2015
24th Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk gets its signature style
This year, the symbol of the festival – a cornflower consists of sparking crystals in the night skies framed by a network of neon beams...
17 Mar 2015
Belarus and Japan biathlon federations to expand contacts
"During the meeting the parties discussed the prospects for further development of contacts between the biathlon federations of the two countries in view of Hiroaki Ibe’s visit to Belarus in February 2015 and his meetings with the leadership of the Belarusian Biathlon Federation”...
17 Mar 2015
Applications open for Listapad Film Festival 2015
Every year Listapad has more than 150 participating movies from more than 45 countries, more than 200 screenings at 6 venues annually...
17 Mar 2015
Gomel to host Golden Lynx international freestyle wrestling tournament
Gomel hosts the Golden Lynx tournament every year with a view to promoting freestyle wrestling among young people, strengthening and developing ties between sportsmen of the CIS and non-CIS countries...
17 Mar 2015
Grodno to host international conference TechnoImage 2015
The program of the forum features plenary and break-out sessions, reports, and roundtables. Over 150 scholars from ten European countries have applied for participation...
16 Mar 2015
Tender to design, build national football stadium in Belarus soon
The Belarusian Football Federation and the UEFA are busy organizing a European football championship for girls under 17. The final stage of the championship will take place in Minsk...
16 Mar 2015
Belarusian ballet company to tour France, Belgium
The ballet company will be on tour from 20 March till 4 May. The Belarusian ballet company will show the best performances from its classical repertoire Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty by Pyotr Tchaikovsky...
15 Mar 2015
Azarenka and Sharapova to face off in Indian Wells third round
Sharapova and Azarenka both conquered Indian Wells before - Sharapova is a two-time champion: in 2006 and 2013, while Azarenka has one BNP Paribas Open title in 2012 beating Sharapova in the final...
13 Mar 2015
Lukashenko presents icon to Pope
The icon was made using the Belarusian Sozh filigree technique. Alexander Lukashenko noted that the icon is valuable for it was created by common people...
13 Mar 2015
Contest to choose Belarusian startups for Russian investments in Minsk on 14-15 April
The projects will target information technologies, biological and medical technologies, energy-effective technologies...
13 Mar 2015
Belarus’ Lyadov qualifies for men’s 15K mass start in Kontiolahti
Yuri Lyadov managed to qualify for the final race of the competition because of the 16th place in sprint, 17th place in pursuit and the 17th place in individual. The Belarusian has qualified for the men’s mass start with 73 points...
12 Mar 2015
Polotsk to host Bach and 21st Century regional piano competition for children
The contest and the chamber music celebrations in Polotsk in general will mark the 330th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest musicians Johann Sebastian Bach...
11 Mar 2015
Vatican Secretary of State to lead a mass with participation of children on 15 March
During his visit to Belarus, Cardinal Pietro Parolin is scheduled to meet with government officials, and to consecrate the first stone of the new building of the Apostolic Nunciature in Minsk...
11 Mar 2015
Plans for Belarusian multipurpose motorway service center in Russia
"We are at the beginning of the road but we are already implementing the next project. We are building a multifunctional motorway service center on the M1 motorway to offer automobile maintenance and cutting-edge refueling stations in addition to parking lots”...
11 Mar 2015
Pakistani scientists to visit NASB
The Belarusian National Academy of Sciences has cooperation agreements with 75 foreign academies and scientific centers. The NASB organizations execute export contracts with 35 countries...
11 Mar 2015
Belovezhskaya Pushcha expects to benefit from visa-free regime for tourists
Foreigners will be allowed to enter Belarus visa free for a period of 72 hours (3 days) using the documents that confirm the order of or payment for tourism services in the national park...
11 Mar 2015
Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation signs player transfer agreement with NHL
Representatives of the Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation and NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly discussed a number of issues related to the player transfer between the leagues, organization of on-the-job training for representatives of the Belarusian hockey clubs...
10 Mar 2015
Lithuanian textile art on display in Grodno
The exhibition Reflections of Liberty showcases over 20 textile works, mainly tapestries of different sizes, by seven Lithuanian artists. Most of them feature landscapes and artistic abstractions...
10 Mar 2015
Belarus to present its innovations at Hannover Messe
The NASB delegation will take part in the world's leading trade fair for industrial technology Hannover Messe on 13-17 April 2015...
9 Mar 2015
Imperial Orpheon kicks off Francophonie Days in Minsk
Minsk residents and guests will be offered a variety of meetings and events dedicated to the French gastronomy, theater, music, history and cinema...
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