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28 Jan 2015
Gomel Oblast to host familiarization tour
The sightseeing tour of the south-eastern part of the country will be attended by journalists, representatives of travel agencies, chambers of commerce and industry, diplomatic representations and consular establishments from Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Slovakia and other countries...
27 Jan 2015
Belarus to play Australia, Brazil, Uruguay at 2015 AMF Futsal Men’s World Cup
The Belarusian capital hosts the AMF Futsal Men’s World Cup in April 2015. Games will be held in Borisov, Brest, Minsk, Molodechno and Pinsk...
27 Jan 2015
Russian companies to take part in TIBO 2015 in Minsk
The 22nd edition of TIBO, the international expo of telecommunications, information and banking technologies will take place in Minsk from 22 to 25 April...
27 Jan 2015
Belarus 24 TV channel presented at CSTB'2015 expo in Moscow
The research shows that in 2014 the number of viewers in Russia increased two times to 22.3 million people as against 2013...
27 Jan 2015
Vitebsk to celebrate end of Leningrad siege
Today 106 Leningrad siege survivors live in Vitebsk Oblast, 46 of them in Vitebsk. The city has plans to set up a permanent exhibition about the heroism and courage demonstrated by the residents of Leningrad during the siege...
26 Jan 2015
Belarus’ Uzari & Maimuna draws into Eurovision 2015 first semifinal
The Host City Insignia ceremony and the Semi-Final Allocation Draw for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest hosted by Kati Bellowitsch and Andi Knoll took place at the City Hall in Vienna...
26 Jan 2015
Belarusian wrestlers win five medals at Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin 2015
Ibragim Saidov claimed gold in the 97kg event. The Belarusian reached the final after taking two shutouts over Mongolia’s Huderbulga Dorjkhand and Russian wrestlers Yevgeny Kolomiyets and Yuri Belonovsky...
26 Jan 2015
UNFPA: Urban dwellers to make up 80% of Belarus’ population by 2030
The total fertility rate (the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime) in Belarus is the same as in the world’s most developed countries, including Europe...
26 Jan 2015
Belarus’ delegation attends EYOF 2015 opening ceremony
The captain of the Belarusian team, biathlete Nikolai Pososhnichenko from the Novopolotsk school of biathlon, carried the national flag during the parade...
26 Jan 2015
Bishop of Gomel Stefan hands over humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees
According to the information from the Belarusian Orthodox Church, refugees from the regions in southeastern Ukraine engulfed in the military conflict have difficulties with accommodation arrangement in Belarus...
24 Jan 2015
Domracheva makes it three in row with Pursuit win
Following her 7.5K Sprint win, the leader of the Belarusian national team led from start to finish to clinch her 25th victory at the IBU World Cup competitions...
23 Jan 2015
Belarusian explorers raise national flag in Antarctica
“In the run-up to the professional holiday, the flags of the Republic of Belarus and the National Academy of Sciences were raised at the field camp of the Belarusian Antarctic expedition, near Mount Vechernyaya. This is a kind of tribute to all the scientists of the country”...
23 Jan 2015
Minsk Oblast to mark Victory anniversary by patriotic campaign
As part of the project the BRSM activists will arrange patriotic campaigns and contests, youth creativity festivals, thematic exhibitions and other events. On the eve of the Victory Day, the BRSM activists will congratulate all war veterans of Minsk Oblast...
23 Jan 2015
The Guardians of Remembrance documentary premiered in Moscow
The locations for the film shooting were the places of mass executions of Jews on the territory of Belarus during the Nazi occupation...
22 Jan 2015
Teatralny Koufar 2015 applications open till 1 May
The 12th International Student Theater Festival Teatralny Koufar will be held from 29 November to 6 December...
22 Jan 2015
Belarus to attend events to mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
The Auschwitz survivors will also attend the commemoration events in Poland. Among them there will be also those who currently live in Belarus...
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”...
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