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29 Apr 2019
Belarus gets €6.4m under EU Horizon 2020 program Belarus gets €6.4m under EU Horizon 2020 program
Belarusian scientists and researchers take an active part in the European programs Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, COST. The State Science and Technology Committee coordinates Belarus’ participation in the EU Horizon 2020 program...
29 Apr 2019
Exhibition dedicated to Yitzhak Shamir to open in Minsk in May Exhibition dedicated to Yitzhak Shamir to open in Minsk in May
The exposition will feature the photographs and documents about the life and work of Yitzhak Shamir, the iconic figure of the modern history of the Jewish people. The opening ceremony will be attended by Air Shamir, the son of Yitzhak Shamir...
29 Apr 2019
Belarus takes part in Arabian Travel Market expo in UAE Belarus takes part in Arabian Travel Market expo in UAE
Belarus’ travel industry has displayed its capacities in various areas: recreation, sightseeing, national parks, MICE (business tourism). Minsk is also touting itself as an international sport venue...
29 Apr 2019
Azarenka moves up to 50th in WTA Azarenka moves up to 50th in WTA
A week ago Victoria Azarenka was in the 61st spot. She moved up to the 50th after reaching the quarterfinal in Stuttgart. She currently holds 1,100 points...
26 Apr 2019
Lida named Belarus’ Capital of Culture 2020 Lida named Belarus’ Capital of Culture 2020
Lida is the second largest city in Grodno Oblast, one of Belarus’ cultural and industry centers. Its visiting card is the 14th century Lida Castle...
26 Apr 2019
BRSM to present Belarus Remembers patriotic project in Russia BRSM to present Belarus Remembers patriotic project in Russia
"Belarusian youth will present their volunteer projects in Russia. We will also introduce Russians to the Belarus Remembers patriotic project launched by the BRSM Youth Union and the Belarusian National Pioneer Organization"...
25 Apr 2019
Minsk to host Shenyang Finance Museum exhibition Minsk to host Shenyang Finance Museum exhibition
"This unique exhibition will introduce Minsk residents to financial instruments of China from antiquity to the 19th century. It will show a retrospective of the history of the development of paper and metal currency in China"...
25 Apr 2019
Plans to launch Belarusian-Russian remote sensing satellite in 2021 Plans to launch Belarusian-Russian remote sensing satellite in 2021
"The Belarusian satellite for the remote sensing of Earth has been in orbit for many years now. It has recouped the investments several times over. We are now working with Russian colleagues on a new satellite that will boast a larger resolution capability"...
24 Apr 2019
Vitebsk State Medical University on Times Higher Education 2019 rankings Vitebsk State Medical University on Times Higher Education 2019 rankings
The VSMU ranked 301+, together with Okayama University (Japan), Bauman Moscow State Technical University, University of Chemistry and Technology (the Czech Republic), Oviedo University (Spain), University of Ghana, and others...
24 Apr 2019
Belarus’ National Art Museum to open sport-themed exhibition Belarus’ National Art Museum to open sport-themed exhibition
"A sport-themed exhibition is particularly relevant in the run-up to the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019. Its working name is “The Games”. The exposition will occupy the whole first floor of the main building"...
24 Apr 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Battle For Bread Partisan Chronicles: Battle For Bread
“Partisan Chronicles: Battle for Bread” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
23 Apr 2019
Flowers of Great Victory project kicks off in Minsk Flowers of Great Victory project kicks off in Minsk
"We are gearing up to celebrate great holidays – Victory Day and the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from Nazi invaders"...
22 Apr 2019
Minsk to host Japanese Culture Week on 30 April – 6 May Minsk to host Japanese Culture Week on 30 April – 6 May
An outdoor tea ceremony (nodate) is scheduled to take place in the Sendai public garden in Minsk on 1 May. The public garden was named after Minsk’s sister city Sendai. Yuko Katsura, an expert, a professor of the tea ceremony school Urasenke, will arrive from Japan specifically for the tea ceremony...
22 Apr 2019
Lukashenko congratulates Team Belarus on medals at 2019 FIG Trampoline World Cup in Minsk Lukashenko congratulates Team Belarus on medals at 2019 FIG Trampoline World Cup in Minsk
“Three medals, including two gold ones in the synchronized events, demonstrate great technical skills and good teamwork,” the message of greetings runs...
22 Apr 2019
Monument to female partisans of France presented in Belarusian Embassy in Moscow Monument to female partisans of France presented in Belarusian Embassy in Moscow
"This is a project to perpetuate the memory of a unique, the only ever fully female partisan unit Rodina which consisted of 37 women from the Soviet Union and from European countries who had escaped from the concentration camp Herouville in France. A third of them were Belarusians"...
22 Apr 2019
EU to earmark €720,000 for Heritage projects in Belarus EU to earmark €720,000 for Heritage projects in Belarus
Belarusian organizations are leading beneficiaries in six projects. For example, the organization Green Cross Belarus from Minsk will get €60,000 to implement a project on educational tourism across the areas with nature reserves in the three countries...
20 Apr 2019
MPs landscape Trostenets Memorial as part of Belarus’ national clean-up day MPs landscape Trostenets Memorial as part of Belarus’ national clean-up day
“Ahead of the event MPs laid flowers at the Eternal Fire to commemorate the victims of the concentration camp. MPs also met with representatives of the Belarusian association of the former underage prisoners of fascism”...
20 Apr 2019
Belarus’ crew victorious at 2019 Morocco Desert Challenge Belarus’ crew victorious at 2019 Morocco Desert Challenge
“It is always great to win, especially when you compete with such serious rivals. The race was very difficult and interesting. We will bring home not only the champion title but also rich experience which we will be able to apply in any rally”...
20 Apr 2019
Over 300 birch trees planted by China-Belarus industrial park officials on national cleanup day Over 300 birch trees planted by China-Belarus industrial park officials on national cleanup day
Taking part in the national cleanup day were top officials and specialists of SZAO Industrial Park Development Company as well as about 40 employees of CAMCE – the general contractor in charge of building the industrial park’s infrastructure and a number of other facilities in the park...
20 Apr 2019
Belarusian diplomats plant 5,000 trees in Smolevichi District Belarusian diplomats plant 5,000 trees in Smolevichi District
The diplomats planted the area of two hectares with more than 5,000 birches, spruces and pines in Smolevichi District, Minsk Oblast...
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