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1 Jul 2019
Myasnikovich, Andreichenko lay flowers at Masyukovshchina war memorial in Minsk Myasnikovich, Andreichenko lay flowers at Masyukovshchina war memorial in Minsk
“Belarus will always remember the victims of the Second World War and the Great Patriotic War. The sacrifice our people had to make is irretrievable. The war affected nearly every family. In this place over 80,000 Soviet people were killed or tortured to death"...
1 Jul 2019
Exhibition timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation opened in Russian Kaliningrad Exhibition timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation opened in Russian Kaliningrad
An exhibition Brest Street Leads Us to the West has been opened in the Kaliningrad Oblast History and Art Museum. It is timed to the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the Nazi invaders...
30 Jun 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: July 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: July 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Jun 2019
International agro-ecotourism forum might be held in Belarus in 2020 International agro-ecotourism forum might be held in Belarus in 2020
“We want to declare 2020 the year of agro-ecotourism. We seek to promote new destinations and go beyond big cities. All the events to be held next year will take place in regions. Belarus is a very good example of how to promote ecotourism,” Zurab Pololikashvili said...
28 Jun 2019
Over 1,100 foreigners visit Great Patriotic War Museum during 2nd European Games in Minsk Over 1,100 foreigners visit Great Patriotic War Museum during 2nd European Games in Minsk
"Those were tourists from Azerbaijan, England, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Germany, Hong Kong, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Ireland, China, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Latvia, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Portugal, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, USA"...
28 Jun 2019
Emomali Rahmon receives gifts from Belarus president Emomali Rahmon receives gifts from Belarus president
Aleksandr Lukashenko gave Emomali Rahmon a replica of the Slutsk Belt, the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 panel made of a 1,500-year-old bog oak...
26 Jun 2019
Aerial units to begin Independence Day parade in Minsk on 3 July Aerial units to begin Independence Day parade in Minsk on 3 July
The aerial units will be followed by 25 parade units on foot and 26 parade units on vehicles. Three units of female officers – two from the army and one from the Internal Affairs Ministry – will take part in the parade for the first time ever...
26 Jun 2019
Festivities to celebrate Belarus Independence Day to open with concert in Minsk on 2 July Festivities to celebrate Belarus Independence Day to open with concert in Minsk on 2 July
A military parade and a theatrical episode Belarus is a Heroic Nation will begin at 21h00. These will be followed by the Let’s Sing the Anthem Together! event and a big concert featuring best Belarusian singers...
26 Jun 2019
Partisans Chronicles: Stalin Partisan Unit No. 208 Partisans Chronicles: Stalin Partisan Unit No. 208
In 1943 Stalin Partisan Unit No. 208 was converted into Partisan Regiment No. 208 consisting of three battalions joined the Red Army and on 11 July 1944...
24 Jun 2019
Around 500 scholars to take part in conference timed to Belarus’ liberation anniversary Around 500 scholars to take part in conference timed to Belarus’ liberation anniversary
The conference will feature unique archive materials, relevant literature, and military equipment...
19 Jun 2019
Belarusfilm to collaborate with Indian moviemakers Belarusfilm to collaborate with Indian moviemakers
In her words, the Indian moviemakers were impressed by Belarusian nature. “They were as much impressed by the capacities of the movie studio. Producers of several movie studios from India showed interest in collaboration,” she added...
19 Jun 2019
Belarus presents its fashion industry in Stockholm Belarus presents its fashion industry in Stockholm
A new elite collection designed at Kamvol, the national textile industry flagship, was showcased at the reception arranged by the Belarusian Embassy in Sweden in the run-up to the 2nd European Games...
19 Jun 2019
Over 2,000 photos of Belarus’ liberators collected by youth patriotic project Over 2,000 photos of Belarus’ liberators collected by youth patriotic project
"Participants of the project have collected over 2,000 photos of Belarus’ liberators. Some of them will make part of the 75-sheet national album Belarus Remembers. Dear Faces of Victory"...
19 Jun 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Zhukov Brigade’s Anthology of Partisan Art Partisan Chronicles: Zhukov Brigade’s Anthology of Partisan Art
“Partisan Chronicles: Zhukov Brigade’s Anthology of Partisan Art” is a new page in the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
18 Jun 2019
Ten-year-old girl gets heart transplant in Belarus Ten-year-old girl gets heart transplant in Belarus
This is the third time a pediatric patient has received a donor heart at the hospital. However, this patient was the youngest of all...
17 Jun 2019
Dancers from 6 countries to take part in Ballet Summer at Bolshoi gala in Minsk Dancers from 6 countries to take part in Ballet Summer at Bolshoi gala in Minsk
The choreographic marathon will kick off with the Dance Dance Dance project on 21 June. The project will feature Merited Artists of Russia Igor Kolb, Danila Korsuntsev and Evgeny Ivanchenko from Mariinsky Theater...
13 Jun 2019
Belarusian polar explorers considering spending first winter in Antarctica in 2020-2021 Belarusian polar explorers considering spending first winter in Antarctica in 2020-2021
According to the source, the construction of the first stage of the Belarusian Antarctic station is nearing completion. A new diesel generator fit for winter conditions has been delivered, assembled, and tested in various modes this year...
13 Jun 2019
Belarus’ Naroch Lake among most popular CIS resorts among Russians Belarus’ Naroch Lake among most popular CIS resorts among Russians
Top 5 CIS resorts include Burabai (Borovoye) in Kazakhstan, Issyk-Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan, Naroch Lake in Belarus, Absheron on the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan, Lake Sevan in Armenia...
12 Jun 2019
BRSM Youth Union, All-China Youth Federation develop interregional cooperation BRSM Youth Union, All-China Youth Federation develop interregional cooperation
"On 13 June the National Youth Center will be visited by representatives of the All-China Youth Federation from Jiangsu Province. The BRSM Youth Union will showcase their image-making projects and the main activities"...
12 Jun 2019
Art of Book winners to go on show on Belarusian Written Language Day Art of Book winners to go on show on Belarusian Written Language Day
Belarus ranks first in the number of awards got through 16 years of the CIS contest The Art of Book. “Every year our works receive awards. We have won a total of 151 diplomas and nine Grand Prix awards over the history of the contest”...
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