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11 Feb 2019
Minsk in Top 5 most romantic CIS cities Minsk in Top 5 most romantic CIS cities
The Top 5 features the capitals of Georgia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Moldova: Tbilisi scored 33% of votes, Astana, Baku and Minsk 14% and Chisinau 10%...
11 Feb 2019
Tourist signs in Minsk translated into Chinese Tourist signs in Minsk translated into Chinese
These signs are situated in the Upper Town, the Trinity Suburb, Privokzalnaya Square, Yakuba Kolasa Square, the surroundings of the Nemiga river, Nezavisimosti Avenue, Komarovsky Rynok marketplace...
11 Feb 2019
Two wins for Belarus at athletics tournaments in France Two wins for Belarus at athletics tournaments in France
At the Meeting Elite de Metz in Eaubonne long jumper Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova made 6m67cm in her third attempt to place first with her best personal record this winter...
10 Feb 2019
Belarus blank Germany in Fed Cup quarterfinal Belarus blank Germany in Fed Cup quarterfinal
After three singles rubbers which ended 3-0 in Belarus’ favor, it was decided not to hold the fourth singles rubber and finish the tie with a doubles match where Victoria Azarenka and Lidziya Marozava defeated Mona Barthel and Anna-Lena Groenefeld 6-1, 0-6, 11-9...
8 Feb 2019
BelTA’s project wins Belarusian book art contest award BelTA’s project wins Belarusian book art contest award
BelTA’s photo album The Moments of the Century features over 250 photos to illustrate the country’s past and present. It has been published in Belarusian, Russian, and English...
8 Feb 2019
Minsk Dinamo Stadium nominated for Stadium of the Year 2018 Minsk Dinamo Stadium nominated for Stadium of the Year 2018
Apart from Minsk Dinamo Stadium, taking part in the vote for the Stadium of the year 2018 are 26 arenas from the United States, Australia, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Turkey, Iran, Iraq and China...
7 Feb 2019
Minsk Airport to commission second runway in April-May Minsk Airport to commission second runway in April-May
“By 1 May, we plan to set up 10 Drop-Off luggage self-service stands which will be incorporated into the self-service network along with self-service check-in kiosks. We are also introducing the system of mobile boarding passes and the Fast Track service,” Artem Sikorsky added...
6 Feb 2019
Mobile exhibition of CIS contemporary literature presented in Minsk Mobile exhibition of CIS contemporary literature presented in Minsk
The presentation of a traveling exhibition of works of contemporary writers of the CIS member states “Reading Together – Getting to Know Each Other” took place on the sidelines of the 26th Minsk International Book Fair on 6 February...
6 Feb 2019
Book publishing described as Belarus’ trademark Book publishing described as Belarus’ trademark
“For many years this forum has been a significant cultural event in the life of Belarus. It brought together famous publicists, writers and publishers from all over the world, strengthened professional and business ties between them"...
6 Feb 2019
Belarus to host international conference on children, SDGs in 2019 Belarus to host international conference on children, SDGs in 2019
The diplomat noted that this year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and that Belarus has made visible progress in matters of child protection, reducing child mortality rate and expanding children’s access to education and healthcare...
6 Feb 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Hospitals in the Woods Partisan Chronicles: Hospitals in the Woods
“Partisan Chronicles: Hospitals in the Woods” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
6 Feb 2019
CIS Capital of Culture 2019 logo chosen in Brest CIS Capital of Culture 2019 logo chosen in Brest
The jury chose the design developed by a duo of Brest residents Vladimir Grishkut and Vladimir Lyubchuk. According to the designers, the logo contains elements symbolizing a heart, a human being, the sun and a flower. In the center of the logo is the coat of arms of Brest...
5 Feb 2019
German author Heike Sabel presents her third book about Belarus German author Heike Sabel presents her third book about Belarus
The German writer is in Belarus to take part in the 26th Minsk International Book Fair. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Belarus Peter Dettmar noted that Heike Sabel and he have a history of friendship and he highly values her literary and charity work...
5 Feb 2019
Falcon PSA Squash Cup Open 2019 in Minsk on 14-17 February Falcon PSA Squash Cup Open 2019 in Minsk on 14-17 February
"We expect to see players from the PSA World’s Top 100, including Mohd Syafiq Kamal from Malaysia and Kristian Frost from Denmark. Competing in the event will be athletes from 17 countries"...
5 Feb 2019
Belarus reveals running order for Eurovision 2019 national selection final Belarus reveals running order for Eurovision 2019 national selection final
The final show will be held not later than 8 March and will be broadcast live by Belarus 1 and Belarus 24 TV channels...
4 Feb 2019
Belarusian State University, University of Kent sign cooperation agreement Belarusian State University, University of Kent sign cooperation agreement
In particular, the document provides for enabling education and postgraduate education opportunities for Belarusian students in the British university...
4 Feb 2019
Minsk to host exhibition of Belarusian book illustrations Minsk to host exhibition of Belarusian book illustrations
The display that will occupy two halls of the National Art Gallery will feature about 90 book illustrations. A number of Belarusian artists will showcase their best works...
4 Feb 2019
Belarusian State University considering contacts with British IT companies Belarusian State University considering contacts with British IT companies
A delegation of the Belarusian State University took part in the forum “Building resilience in a wider Eurasia: Challenges and opportunities” in London as part of the COMPASS project...
4 Feb 2019
Minsk International Book Fair to present new names and editions Minsk International Book Fair to present new names and editions
The 26th Minsk International Book Fair will be held under the slogan "More Than Books" at 14 Pobeditelei Avenue in Minsk from 6 to 10 February...
4 Feb 2019
Sabalenka advances to WTA World No.9 Sabalenka advances to WTA World No.9
A week ago, Belarus’ best tennis player made it to the top 10 of the global ranking. After she reached St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy semifinal, she moved up one spot...
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