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16 May 2019
Only living Brest Fortress defender Piotr Kotelnikov turns 90 Only living Brest Fortress defender Piotr Kotelnikov turns 90
In 1941 Piotr Kotelnikov, a student of the music platoon of the 44th infantry regiment, was 12 years old. “I woke up to a frightening morning that day. In the first few minutes of the war we, the students of the regiments, under the bombs and shells, rushed to the armament arsenals together with adults"...
15 May 2019
Belarusfilm to start shooting first Indian movie soon Belarusfilm to start shooting first Indian movie soon
The Belarusfilm movie studio is getting ready to shoot its first Indian movie. “We believe that this project will become a kind of locomotive for bilateral partnerships in the movie industry,” Lalit Chokhani said...
15 May 2019
MILEX 2019 defense expo kicks off in Minsk MILEX 2019 defense expo kicks off in Minsk
"The exhibition features more than 170 exhibitors from 15 states that have brought their latest technology"...
15 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Naiman’s Handheld Mortar Partisan Chronicles: Naiman’s Handheld Mortar
“Partisan Chronicles: Naiman’s Handheld Mortar” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
15 May 2019
ZENA to perform in second half of Eurovision 2019 Grand Final ZENA to perform in second half of Eurovision 2019 Grand Final
The countries that qualified for the Grand Final include Belarus, Greece, Serbia, Cyprus, Estonia, Czech Republic, Australia, Iceland, San Marino, and Slovenia...
15 May 2019
MILEX 2019 defense expo to kick off in Minsk on 15 May MILEX 2019 defense expo to kick off in Minsk on 15 May
The official opening ceremony will take place at the Stalin’s Line historical and cultural complex on 15 May. Visitors will also get a chance to see the exposition of the Great Patriotic War and postwar military hardware...
14 May 2019
Retro Minsk 2019 to showcase unique 1929 Packard Retro Minsk 2019 to showcase unique 1929 Packard
The festival dedicated to the history of the word automobile industry will bring together around 130 teams from Belarus, Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia...
14 May 2019
International programs to bring kids from seven countries to Belarusian summer camp International programs to bring kids from seven countries to Belarusian summer camp
Children from Japan, Syria, Vietnam, China, Egypt, India, and Poland will spend this summer in Belarus for the purposes of recreation as part of international cooperation programs...
13 May 2019
Exhibition dedicated to European Games to open in Minsk on 18 May Exhibition dedicated to European Games to open in Minsk on 18 May
“Sport has been a universal theme in art. Since antiquity the traditions of fair sport competitions by inviolable rules, the cult of the perfect body have always been interesting for artists. Revived in the early 20th century the sport theme is relevant in modern art”...
13 May 2019
Belarus joins Eurasian Alliance in Pediatric Oncology Belarus joins Eurasian Alliance in Pediatric Oncology
Belarus’ accession to the alliance will be followed by new projects designed to improve the quality of medical care and qualifications of healthcare personnel and to expand the research in the country and in the region...
11 May 2019
Dmitry Asanov claims champion title at St. Petersburg Governor Cup Dmitry Asanov claims champion title at St. Petersburg Governor Cup
The Belarusian defeated three-time world champion Lazaro Alvarez Estrada of Cuba in the final...
11 May 2019
Belarusian book printing project presented in Estonia Belarusian book printing project presented in Estonia
The exhibition features original works, some of which have been used as illustrations to books while others have been created for the project. They tell about Francysk Skaryna and his life’s work – the Bible he printed in the 16th century...
10 May 2019
Raubichi to host Belarus national leg of World Children's Winners Games on 16-19 May Raubichi to host Belarus national leg of World Children's Winners Games on 16-19 May
The World Children's Winners Games are sports competitions for young cancer survivors. The games have been annually held in Moscow since 2010...
10 May 2019
Belarus wins 31 medals at World Aerial Sports Championships in Moscow Belarus wins 31 medals at World Aerial Sports Championships in Moscow
The tournament was held in Sport and Artistic nominations in a number of disciplines...
10 May 2019
Belarus’ project presented at Venice Biennale Belarus’ project presented at Venice Biennale
The project Exit has multiple dimensions and works in the coordinates of time, history, and the modern world. It has been created through the spatial interaction of five multimedia objects...
10 May 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor
“Partisan Chronicles: Nikolai Gurlo’s Satire and Humor” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
10 May 2019
Grodno welcomes record number of visa-free tourists past week Grodno welcomes record number of visa-free tourists past week
"Traditionally, we see the biggest flow from the neighboring countries: Lithuania, Poland and Latvia. Germany is fourth in the number of visa-free tourists, the sport and tourism department said"...
10 May 2019
Victory Day-themed campaign launched in Belarus Victory Day-themed campaign launched in Belarus
"During the commemorative event at the Victory Monument in Minsk on 9 May, the BRSM members presented their project to the Belarusian president and showed him the Belarus Remembers album featuring the photos and stories about their family members who fought in the Great Patriotic War"...
9 May 2019
Belarusian diplomats attend war commemorative events Belarusian diplomats attend war commemorative events
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Spain Pavel Pustovoy took part in a commemorative event to mark the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War at the Fuencarral cemetery in Madrid...
9 May 2019
Lukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk Lukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk
A minute of silence was observed in tribute to the memory of the people killed during the Great Patriotic War. The Guards of Honor of the Minsk Military Commandant's Office marched past the guests...
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