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15 Apr 2015
Preparations at full speed for song contests in Vitebsk
The full list of contestants (21 in adult and in junior song contests) will be announced in the coming days. All in all, 420 persons (227 young performers and 202 children) took part in 12 national qualifying rounds...
14 Apr 2015
Belarusian education services in spotlight in Turkmenistan on 15-17 April
Belarus-Turkmenistan cooperation in education is primarily focused on Belarusian universities that train personnel for various branches of the Turkmenistan economy...
14 Apr 2015
Belarusian actors to take part in international theater school in Moscow
The ninth edition of the forum will gather 85 young actors from 20 countries. The list of participants traditionally features Belarusian representatives...
14 Apr 2015
Moscow, Magadan students attend third Open Journalism Week in Brest
This year the forum takes place on 13-16 April. Partaking in it are 50 people. Apart from the hosts, these are students from the Brest State Technical University, the Brest State University, the Moscow Aviation Institute...
13 Apr 2015
Belarus’ Rudakova wins Ugra Ski Marathon
Partaking in the competitions were over 2,000 professional athletes, students of sports schools, sport veterans and enthusiasts...
13 Apr 2015
Staniouta wins three medals in Pesaro
Melitina Staniouta was second best in the Ball routine scoring a total of 18,250 points. Yana Kudryavtseva of Russia collected 19,100 points to take gold...
10 Apr 2015
Brest plays host to youth forum of sister cities
Stable relations and contacts at a personal level have been established with many regions, including those whose delegations are attending the forum...
10 Apr 2015
Belarus’ Permanent Delegation to UNESCO to hold Oginski ball in Paris
The event, dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the birth of the composer, will be held at the UNESCO headquarters with the assistance of the Mir Caste museum...
10 Apr 2015
Mass Media expo due in Minsk on 5-7 May
The program of the exhibition includes roundtables, seminars and workshops with the participation of leading journalists and media experts from Belarus and Russia, and also presentations...
9 Apr 2015
Belarusian university students to participate in Russian cosmodrome construction
Oblast seminars for chiefs of individual student teams and student brigades have been held in many parts of the country...
9 Apr 2015
Belarus ready to welcome UNWTO GA in 2023
“A lot has yet to be done in order to make Belarusian tourism a highly profitable industry. The experience of the World Tourism Organization will be useful and valuable in that regard”...
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...
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