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21 Jan 2015
Lithuania to open four visa centers in Belarus in January
The Lithuanian visa application center in Minsk started working on 19 January. The center in Grodno will open on 22 January, in Gomel on 26 January, and in Brest on 29 January...
21 Jan 2015
Belarus to present "The Archive of a War Witness” project at Venice Biennale
The project "The Archive of a War Witness" is unusual. "The communication space" is created with the help of the photographic archives of the turning points of the 20th century - the First and Second World Wars...
20 Jan 2015
Exhibition of Belarusian artist Yuri Yakovenko opens in Moscow
By the way, copies of "Song of the Bison" with 13 illustrations by Yuri Yakovenko were presented to Pope Benedict XVI and Queen Elisabeth II on behalf of Belarus...
20 Jan 2015
Belarus to host 4th International Drama Lab 20-26 April
“The Drama Lab will be held in the countryside where playwrights and producers spend five days to write a play”...
20 Jan 2015
Belarus names its team for European Youth Olympic Festival 2015
Belarusian will send 22 athletes to the European Youth Olympic Festival 2015 that is due to take place in Vorarlberg (Austria) and Liechtenstein on 26-30 January...
20 Jan 2015
Diverse program for M@rt. contact Festival in Mogilev
The participants from 10 countries will present 19 performances to the Mogilev's audience...
20 Jan 2015
First Latin American research center opens in Minsk
“The decision to set up this center was made to enhance partnership of Belarus with Latin American countries. Solid cooperation between countries relies on mutual understanding"...
19 Jan 2015
China named Guest of Honor of Minsk Book Fair
From 11 to 15 February Minsk is expecting visitors from more than 20 countries. National publishers, publishers of foreign countries will present their best print products...
18 Jan 2015
MAZ-SPORTavto rounds out Dakar 2015 Overall Top 10
MAZ’s Alexander Vasilevsky took 10th in the general classification of the trucks (7h8m59s back of the leader), the best result for Belarus over the four years of participation...
17 Jan 2015
Belarusian Kalyady celebrated in Paris
The event displayed Belarus’ national traditions of celebrating Kalyady, degustation of rice pudding and other dishes of the Belarusian cuisine...
17 Jan 2015
Scott Rauland suggests holding festival of American documentaries in Brest
The U.S. diplomat congratulated the residents of Brest on getting Belarus’ Capital of Culture status...
16 Jan 2015
Belarus to take part in tourism and leisure expo in Vilnius
The visitors of the expo will get familiar with the Belarusian tourism and its development prospects, wellness opportunities, health and active tourism, and also agro-and ecotourism opportunities of the regions...
16 Jan 2015
Minsk to host Eurasian forum of young scientists in December 2015
Eurasian forum will bring together, first of all, young scientists from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Armenia...
16 Jan 2015
MAZ-SPORTavto ends Dakar Stage 11 one step away from podium
Out of the three Belarusian trucks, Sergei Vyazovich performed the best, finishing the 194km special timed section of Stage 11 in 2h10m11s which was 4th fastest, two minutes off the leader’s pace...
15 Jan 2015
Belarus’ Maxim Gustik wins aerial skiing bronze in Austria
The bronze medal of the 2015 championships is the first award for Maxim Gustik at adult forums...
15 Jan 2015
BSU to host Eurasian student forum 23 February-6 March
Attending the forum will be students and young scientists of the post-Soviet countries...
15 Jan 2015
Cheaper Belarus visas for U.S., UK citizens
“Belarus has decided to reduce consular fees paid by citizens of the United States and the United Kingdom. The U.S. and UK nationals will pay as much as the citizens of the majority of other countries"...
15 Jan 2015
Rare World War I exhibits to go on display in Mogilev
Last year, the whole world celebrated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War 1914-1918 which has become one of the largest armed conflicts in the history of mankind...
15 Jan 2015
UK Visa Application Center opens in Minsk
“I am happy that the Visa Application Center started its operation in Minsk. I hope that Belarusians will be happy with the level of services," Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Belarus Bruce Bucknell noted...
15 Jan 2015
MAZ-SPORTavto rounds out top-three in Dakar Stage 10
Sergei Vyazovich (race number 510) finished the 860km tenth leg of the Dakar Rally in 4h19m36s which was 3rd fastest, 1m19s behind the time set by the front-runner, KAMAZ’s Eduard Nikolaev...
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