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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...
3 Apr 2015
Exhibition of Japanese urban projects of the 1960s to open in Gomel
Under the broad theme of architecture and the city, this exhibition takes a fresh look at proposals on the city that were put forward by Japanese architects in the 1960s when Japan saw a flourishing of ideas and activities in that area...
2 Apr 2015
Nuclear power development in spotlight at Atomexpo Belarus 2015
As part of the forum a specialized expo of Russian and Belarusian enterprises that make products and provide services for the nuclear energy industry will take place...
2 Apr 2015
Belarus’ entries for Slavonic Bazaar song contests to be announced on 3 April
All in all, the organizers received some 70 applications for the participation in the elimination rounds of the 24th International Song Contest Vitebsk 2015 and the 13th International Junior Song Contest Vitebsk 2015 from different regions of Belarus...
1 Apr 2015
Big Crystal Globe winner Darya Domracheva to arrive to a warm welcome in Minsk on 1 April
Darya Domracheva’s fans gathered at Minsk National Airport with banners welcoming her home, congratulating her on the victory, and thanking her for the moments of happiness she had given to them...
1 Apr 2015
Belavia may open flights from Minsk to Birmingham
"The flights between Minsk and Birmingham will give fantastic benefits for both sides. Birmingham Airport is looking forward to begin work with Belavia and the National Airport Minsk, and to open additional flights between the United Kingdom and Belarus in the future"...
1 Apr 2015
Delegations of Belarus, Russia to partake in Life-Giving Water of Friendship festival in Gomel
The forum will be held with the participation of the Belarusian Association of UNESCO Clubs. The oblast center will bring together participants of the UNESCO clubs from Gomel, Minsk, Brest, Grodno...
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