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28 Aug 2019
Belarus, Turkey to hold forum of higher education institutions Belarus, Turkey to hold forum of higher education institutions
According to him, the two countries are interested in establishing new contacts in technology, innovation and higher learning. There are plans to scale up cooperation in joint research and academic exchanges...
28 Aug 2019
Belarus to partake in Beijing International Art Biennale Belarus to partake in Beijing International Art Biennale
The national exposition will open on 30 August and will feature 25 artworks. The paintings and sculptures to go on display were inspired by folk art and made in keeping with the best academic art traditions of Belarus and the latest trends of contemporary arts...
28 Aug 2019
Team Belarus wins four medals at WorldSkills International Team Belarus wins four medals at WorldSkills International
The Belarusian team claimed four medals at WorldSkills International in the competences Hairdressing, Web Technologies, Information Network Cabling and Fashion Technology...
27 Aug 2019
Ambassador to represent Belarus at WW2 outbreak anniversary in Warsaw Ambassador to represent Belarus at WW2 outbreak anniversary in Warsaw
"Invitations to take part in the anniversary observances were sent to leaders of NATO, EU and Eastern Partnership countries. We appreciate the invitation of the Polish president to the Belarusian head of state"...
27 Aug 2019
Belarusian Written Language Day to draw writers from over 10 countries in Slonim Belarusian Written Language Day to draw writers from over 10 countries in Slonim
"We have invited representatives of more than ten countries to participate in the roundtable. They include Azerbaijan, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine"...
26 Aug 2019
Brest welcomes visa-free tourists from almost 60 countries in 2019 Brest welcomes visa-free tourists from almost 60 countries in 2019
Poland accounted for 75% of Brest’s foreign visitors. The Belarusian city also welcomed citizens of Lithuania, Germany, Latvia, and the Czech Republic...
26 Aug 2019
Polesie-inspired paintings by German artist Hermann Buss to go on display in Minsk Polesie-inspired paintings by German artist Hermann Buss to go on display in Minsk
"The artworks that will go on display were created after the artist visited the exclusion zone in Belarus. The exhibition is a wide-reaching survey of the Chernobyl disaster and its aftermath 30 years later"...
26 Aug 2019
Belarus-Israel tech forum due in Minsk in autumn Belarus-Israel tech forum due in Minsk in autumn
The first Belarus-Israel technology and innovation forum focusing on information and communication technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology, and innovative materials will be held in Minsk in autumn...
26 Aug 2019
Lukashenko congratulates Belarusian team on great results at ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Lukashenko congratulates Belarusian team on great results at ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships
"I congratulate you on great performance at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged where you won 14 medals, including 6 gold medals. You have demonstrated once again that the Belarusian team is one of the world’s leaders in the sport"...
24 Aug 2019
Georgia House opens in Minsk Georgia House opens in Minsk
Georgia House comprises a museum of wine, an enoteca, a showcase of unique items reflecting the 8000-year history of the Georgian winemaking, exhibition, conference, and presentation halls, as wells as a wine shop, a store of Georgian organic products, a wine cellar, and a bakery...
23 Aug 2019
Darya Domracheva awarded 2014/15 Small Crystal Globe in Pursuit Darya Domracheva awarded 2014/15 Small Crystal Globe in Pursuit
Darya Domracheva emphasized how important the fair play in sport is. “I am very happy to hold this Small Crystal Globe won several years ago. This event shows everyone who has anything to do with biathlon that sport must stay clean”...
23 Aug 2019
Belarus announces its contestant for Miss International 2019 Belarus announces its contestant for Miss International 2019
Maria made it to the TOP 10 and got the Audience Choice Award of the Miss Belarus 2018 contest. Earlier, she was the 2-nd Runner-up at the Miss Bobruisk 2016 pageant...
22 Aug 2019
Belarus’ student 2nd at World Open Shogi Championship 2019 Belarus’ student 2nd at World Open Shogi Championship 2019
The World Open Shogi Championship 2019 took place in Bratislava on 15-18 August. “Anton Starikevich overpowered over 100 participants from Japan, the United States, France, the UK, Germany, Russia and other countries”...
22 Aug 2019
Belarus to launch population census website on 4 October Belarus to launch population census website on 4 October
Population census will be held in Belarus on 4-30 October 2019. The previous one took place ten years ago. A novel feature of the forthcoming census will be a possibility to respond online...
22 Aug 2019
Raubichi to gather athletes from 26 countries for 2019 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships Raubichi to gather athletes from 26 countries for 2019 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships
Competing for Belarus will be Iryna Kryuko, Dzinara Alimbekava, Hanna Sola, Iryna Kruchynkina and Alena Kruchynkina, and also Raman Yaliotnau, Anton Smolski, Sergey Bocharnikov, Maksim Varabei, Viktar Kryuko...
22 Aug 2019
Belarusian, Chinese journalists to make documentaries about two countries Belarusian, Chinese journalists to make documentaries about two countries
The First Belarusian-Chinese Media Forum and the shooting of documentaries about the two countries were discussed at the 2019 Beijing International Book Fair...
22 Aug 2019
Plenty of festive fun on offer at St. Anna Fair in Zelva Plenty of festive fun on offer at St. Anna Fair in Zelva
Local residents cherish time-honored traditions of their land. Every year merchants, artisans and artists from all over Belarus and abroad flock to Zelva for this flamboyant fair...
22 Aug 2019
International visitation to Belarus up 62% on the back of visa waiver International visitation to Belarus up 62% on the back of visa waiver
The Sports and Tourism Ministry expects the number of international arrivals to keep growing. On 7 August Decree No. 300 was signed to combine the visa-free zones around Brest and Grodno...
21 Aug 2019
Belarus, China to launch joint publishing projects Belarus, China to launch joint publishing projects
A Belarusian delegation led by Deputy Information Minister Igor Buzovsky took part in the opening of the Beijing International Book Fair and held several meetings with representatives of China’ government agencies and publishers...
21 Aug 2019
Lukashenko attends folk music concert, children’s performance in Ivye Lukashenko attends folk music concert, children’s performance in Ivye
The president emphasized that it is important to preserve national arts and crafts and cherish traditional culture. These traditions should be passed on from one generation to another...
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