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23 Sep 2019
Lukashenko awards Alla Pugacheva Order of Friendship of Peoples Lukashenko awards Alla Pugacheva Order of Friendship of Peoples
On 23 September Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed a decree to award pop singer Alla Pugacheva the Order of Friendship of Peoples...
23 Sep 2019
Crops grown in Belarus president’s experimental fields revealed Crops grown in Belarus president’s experimental fields revealed
The Belarusian head of state pays a huge amount of attention to agriculture. Aleksandr Lukashenko always keeps an eye on the development of agribusiness...
23 Sep 2019
Grand Prix of Minsk Festival of Circus Arts go to Sergei Nesterov and his white tigers Grand Prix of Minsk Festival of Circus Arts go to Sergei Nesterov and his white tigers
Bronze was won by Belarusian trapeze artists Anastasia Donchenko and Anastasia Putyato...
23 Sep 2019
Belarus’ Egor Gerasimov breaks into ATP Top 100 Belarus’ Egor Gerasimov breaks into ATP Top 100
Last week, 26-year-old Egor Gerasimov was 119th. After reaching the semifinal in St Petersburg he climbed 21 spots up to place 98th with the total of 565 points...
23 Sep 2019
Belarusian judokas win medals at Tashkent Grand Prix 2019 Belarusian judokas win medals at Tashkent Grand Prix 2019
Both the Belarusians competed in the 100kg weight category. In the semifinal Nikita Svirid lost to Russia’s Kazbek Zankishiev, while Daniel Mukete lost to Zelim Kotsoyev of Azerbaijan...
23 Sep 2019
Two silver medals for Belarus at FIG World Cup 2019 Khabarovsk Two silver medals for Belarus at FIG World Cup 2019 Khabarovsk
Rio 2016 champion Uladzislau Gancharou scored a total of 61,860 points in the individual program...
20 Sep 2019
Belarus to host Germany Weeks in September-October Belarus to host Germany Weeks in September-October
The German diplomatic mission invites everyone for the festival to get familiar with the German culture, language and society, visit numerous events in 12 Belarusian cities...
20 Sep 2019
Patriarch Kirill invited to attend Zhirovichi Monastery anniversary celebrations in Belarus Society Patriarch Kirill invited to attend Zhirovichi Monastery anniversary celebrations in Belarus Society
The draft program of the events includes a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) which will bring together the ROC hierarchs from various countries...
20 Sep 2019
TEART festival in Minsk to go big on first weekend TEART festival in Minsk to go big on first weekend
"This year TEART will open with Director Yura Divakov’s ‘Concentrate. Opening’ surreal opera. The audience will hear a modern myth about the creation of a theater world through actors Marta Golubeva and Darya Novik"...
19 Sep 2019
Belarus win team bronze at 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships Belarus win team bronze at 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
The Belarusian team of Katsiaryna Halkina, Alina Harnasko and Anastasiia Salos scored a total of 168,550 points to claim the team bronze at the 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Baku...
19 Sep 2019
Belarus, Latvia launch 2021 IIHF WC mascot design competition Belarus, Latvia launch 2021 IIHF WC mascot design competition
A special jury will select the winner and runners-up of the competition in December 2019. The number of applications for the mascot design competition is not limited...
19 Sep 2019
Iryna Kurachkina wins bronze at 2019 World Wrestling Championships Iryna Kurachkina wins bronze at 2019 World Wrestling Championships
Iryna Kurachkina of Belarus (57kg) won bronze and the Olympic berth at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan. This is the first medal for Belarus at the ongoing competitions in Kazakhstan...
18 Sep 2019
Exhibition of Omani crafts goes on view in Minsk Exhibition of Omani crafts goes on view in Minsk
The exhibition features over a hundred items which demonstrate the works of local craftsmen and tell visitors about Oman’s culture, customs, and traditions...
18 Sep 2019
Minsk hosts Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum Minsk hosts Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum
Lawyers from several countries have united for a few days in order to discuss key topics related to dispute resolution in international commercial arbitration and state courts...
17 Sep 2019
Belarusian nuclear power plant exposition opens at IAEA headquarters Belarusian nuclear power plant exposition opens at IAEA headquarters
The Belarusian exposition showcases the readiness of the nuclear energy infrastructure for the operation of the Belarusian nuclear power plant...
17 Sep 2019
More Belarusian cities join European Mobility Week More Belarusian cities join European Mobility Week
"The European Mobility Week is an annual international campaign which runs from 16 to 22 September to raise public awareness of the excessive use of private vehicles"...
16 Sep 2019
Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk to feature Leticia Moreno, Weinberg tribute concert Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk to feature Leticia Moreno, Weinberg tribute concert
Renowned violinist Leticia Moreno and East-West Chamber Orchestra, a holographic show, and a presentation of a record to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mieczyslaw Weinberg will be in the lineup of the concert Visualization. Music and History during the 14th Yuri Bashmet International Music Festival...
14 Sep 2019
House of Handball opens in Minsk House of Handball opens in Minsk
“Minsk has recently become a host of important international events such as the European Games or The Match Europe v USA. The opening of the House of Handball is of great importance for the development of the Belarusian sport in general and handball in particular”...
13 Sep 2019
Belarus’ Listapad Film Festival unveils 2019 slogan Belarus’ Listapad Film Festival unveils 2019 slogan
Each time the slogan of the festival reflected a specific approach to cinema perception. The 26th Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” will be held under the slogan “To Joy”...
11 Sep 2019
Anton Kushnir calls time on career, named Kazakhstan team coach Anton Kushnir calls time on career, named Kazakhstan team coach
Anton Kushnir is a Belarusian aerial skier. He is an honored master of sport of Belarus, the 2014 Olympic champion, the 2009/2010 World Cup winner...
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