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14 Mar 2019
BelTA launches multimedia project about Belarusian sport BelTA launches multimedia project about Belarusian sport
In the run-up to such a big event as the 2nd European Games, we suggest recalling the most momentous events of Belarusian sport with the help of a multimedia project depicting BelTA’s archive photos...
13 Mar 2019
MTZ to compete in tractor biathlon event in Udmurtia MTZ to compete in tractor biathlon event in Udmurtia
“The race will feature local residents and representatives of Belarus’ MTZ. A total of 30 participants will compete on 16 tractors, including four MTZ vehicles. The Belarusian manufacturer will bring BELARUS-82 tractors to test them in extreme conditions”...
13 Mar 2019
Belarus pavilion to open at Biennale Arte on 9 May Belarus pavilion to open at Biennale Arte on 9 May
The Exit work consists of five depersonalized human-sized sculptures bearing easily recognizable features of time and living environment. All the figures can be transformed into multimedia objects...
13 Mar 2019
Enrique Iglesias to perform in Minsk Enrique Iglesias to perform in Minsk
The Spanish musician will give a stunning live show, with the setlist featuring his most famous songs. There will be plenty of stage lighting and effects to make the show extra special. The singer will perform in Minsk Arena as part of All The Hits Live concert tour...
13 Mar 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Children of the War Partisan Chronicles: Children of the War
“Partisan Chronicles: Children of the War” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. It is dedicated to children and teenagers who joined the partisan movement during the war...
12 Mar 2019
Belarus to host Days of Egyptian Culture in 2019 Belarus to host Days of Egyptian Culture in 2019
They also lauded the experience of mutual participation in cultural events held in Belarus and Egypt, including the international art festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk and the Cairo International Film Festival...
12 Mar 2019
Plans to start selling tickets for Europe vs USA athletics match in Minsk in April Plans to start selling tickets for Europe vs USA athletics match in Minsk in April
The match will take place in the Dinamo Stadium on 9-10 September. The ticket program is now in development...
12 Mar 2019
Domracheva gets Small Crystal Globe as 2014/15 Pursuit results revised Domracheva gets Small Crystal Globe as 2014/15 Pursuit results revised
Due to the anti-doping rule violation, Ekaterina Glazyrina’s results in the Women Pursuit at the 2017 IBU Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen were revised...
12 Mar 2019
Journalists, bloggers plant allee of birch trees to mark Brest millennium Journalists, bloggers plant allee of birch trees to mark Brest millennium
The media representatives laid out an allee of birch trees in Brest Millennium Park. Journalists of printed media, online media, and television planted 48 birch trees. Several young trees were planted by Brest Mayor Alexander Rogachuk...
12 Mar 2019
Piano competition in Brest to gather young hopefuls from five countries Piano competition in Brest to gather young hopefuls from five countries
The Sviatoslav Richter international competition for young pianists is designed to celebrate the great pianist who performed in Brest many times, to help fledgling pianists hone their professional skills...
11 Mar 2019
National Center for Contemporary Arts in Minsk to present art project about Malevich National Center for Contemporary Arts in Minsk to present art project about Malevich
"In the 1920s, Belarus, in particular Vitebsk, became the cradle of the 20th-century avant-garde in the traditional understanding of the word. It was here where Malevich set up the UNOVIS group that explored and developed new concepts in art"...
11 Mar 2019
ZENA to release album after Eurovision 2019 ZENA to release album after Eurovision 2019
"At the Fabrika Zvyozd (Star Factory) project I sometimes helped other participants write songs. I am currently working on new musical material. And I plan to release an album of my songs after Eurovision 2019"...
11 Mar 2019
Belarusian athletes take three medals at 2019 FIG Acro World Cup Belarusian athletes take three medals at 2019 FIG Acro World Cup
Artur Belyakov and Olga Melnik scored a total of 29,560 points to take silver in mixed pairs...
11 Mar 2019
Eight medals for Belarus at European Throwing Cup 2019 Eight medals for Belarus at European Throwing Cup 2019
Champion titles were claimed by Tatyana Kholodovich in javelin (65.89m), Anna Malyshchik in hammer (74.95m), and Aleksei Kotkovets in javelin (82.45m). Belarusian athletes also won four silver medals in Samorin...
11 Mar 2019
Vitali Piasniak claims gold at U23 Senior European Championships Vitali Piasniak claims gold at U23 Senior European Championships
In the 125kg weight category the Belarusian defeated Kamil Tomasz Kosciolek of Poland, Zuriko Urtashvili of Georgia, then Samhan Jabrailov of Moldova in the semifinal and Yurii Idzinskyi of Ukraine in the final...
10 Mar 2019
Maksim Varabei wins silver at Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk Maksim Varabei wins silver at Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk
The Belarusian covered the 15K distance in 40:54.1. Two penalties in the final shooting deprived him from securing a gold medal...
7 Mar 2019
Belarusian wrestlers win two medals at U23 Senior European Championships Belarusian wrestlers win two medals at U23 Senior European Championships
Aliaksandr Liavonchyk took bronze at the Greco-Roman 67kg weight category. In the quarterfinal he lost to future silver medalist Sebastian Nad of Serbia to successful come through the repechage defeating athletes from Bulgaria and Romania...
7 Mar 2019
Maksim Varabei 4th in Men Pursuit at Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk Maksim Varabei 4th in Men Pursuit at Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk
Maksim Varabei clocked 36:17.2 to place fourth with five penalties...
6 Mar 2019
Minsk marks Taras Shevchenko’s 205th birthday with literary evening Minsk marks Taras Shevchenko’s 205th birthday with literary evening
The works of Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko were read out in different languages during an event held in the House of Friendship in Minsk on 6 March to mark the 205th birthday of the great poet...
6 Mar 2019
Over 250 Belarusian books presented at Latvian Book Fair 2019 Over 250 Belarusian books presented at Latvian Book Fair 2019
As part of the Latvian Book Fair one pavilion hosted two expositions: a book one and an educational one. “We should consider adopting the approach because it helped encourage a large number of youth to visit the fair,” Igor Buzovsky added...
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