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30 Mar 2015
Belarus’ Grinkevich-Sudnik breaks world record in classic powerlifting
Alexander Grinkevich-Sudnik won his weight category event with the total result of 710kg (squat – 242.5kg, bench press – 167.5kg, deadlift – 300kg) to set a new world record...
30 Mar 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: April 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Mar 2015
New business lounge for passengers in Minsk airport
The new lounge can welcome 80 people at a time. Its design is modern while the walls are decorated with colorful panel pictures dedicated to the history of Belarus and the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War...
30 Mar 2015
Belarus’ National Art Museum to create new exhibtion spaces
“There are museum complexes in European cities. The creation of such complex in Minsk will enable us to demonstrate the whole spectrum of the national culture, and to arrange exhibitions built from the museum’s own holdings"...
30 Mar 2015
Minsk to host Leisure 2015 expo in 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...
30 Mar 2015
Museum attendance in Belarus goes up
The Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War draws from 30,000 to 60,000 people per month and is one of the most visited Belarusian museums...
29 Mar 2015
IEC GA in Minsk to highlight energy use for enhancing living standards
Minsk will host the General Assembly of the IEC, the world’s biggest business forum in electric, electronic and allied technologies, for the first time in its history. The meeting will take place on 5-16 October 2015...
29 Mar 2015
Belarus’ Prokopenko wins Anatoly Kharlampiyev Memorial gold
Yekaterina Prokopenko claimed the champion title beating Georgia’s Shorena Sharadze in the final. Apart from the gold, Belarusian sambo athletes took ten bronze medals...
28 Mar 2015
BSU hosts Minsk Language Festival on 29 March
The forum showcased 50 languages, including rare and popular, modern and extinct ones. The “debutants” of the festival included Tatar, Armenian, Estonian, Maltese, Afrikaans, Navajo...
28 Mar 2015
Latvia’s History Museum kicks off its European tour in Minsk
Multimedia technologies will tell about the history of amber and demonstrate unique amber exhibits...
28 Mar 2015
Meyerhold Center wins Grand Prix of m@rt. contact festival in Mogilev
This year the forum organizers decided to go without the jury and gave complete control over the festival to the young people who took an active part in the life of the festival...
26 Mar 2015
Belarusian, Turkmen doctors to conduct first joint transplant surgery in May
They discussed the delivery of medications, the establishment of joint pharmaceutical companies...
26 Mar 2015
Great Patriotic War Museum in Minsk draws over 30,000 visitors per month
The opening of the new building of the Great Patriotic War Museum on 2 July 2014 was a landmark event in the life of the country...
26 Mar 2015
Belarus chooses 2014 Best Postage Stamp
Most participants of the poll voted for the stamp sheet “Darya Domracheva – Three-Time Champion of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi (biathlon). Hero of Belarus” designed by Yelena Medved...
25 Mar 2015
Scientists of Belarus, Moldova eager to implement more joint projects
The sides discussed relations between the academies of sciences of Belarus and Moldova. They also discussed the forthcoming contest of joint projects with the participation of researchers of the two countries...
25 Mar 2015
Belarus’ regions to hold events to celebrate 70th anniversary of Great Victory
For example, a national festival of ensembles of veterans will open on 5-6 May...
25 Mar 2015
Minsk freestyle skiing center to open 27 March
"Our center is unique as it is equipped with aerials water ramps. Our pool water is warm, around +28°"...
25 Mar 2015
Names of two Belarusians perpetuated in Garden of the Righteous in Jerusalem
In 2012 both Belarusian women were awarded the honorary title of the Righteous Among the Nations for rescuing a Jewish man in the years of the Great Patriotic War...
25 Mar 2015
Six countries take part in Minsk children’s theater festival Kroki
The Minsk audience will see teams from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Azerbaijan...
24 Mar 2015
Belarusian Alexandra Romanovskaya flies to gold in Valmalenco
Belarusian Alexandra Romanovskaya flew to gold by performing a back lay full and earning 165.19...
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