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20 Apr 2019
Belarus-Tajikistan Friendship Garden laid out in Brest District Belarus-Tajikistan Friendship Garden laid out in Brest District
Some 6,000 seedlings of various fruit trees were delivered from Tajikistan to Belarus. The garden will occupy 10 hectares, three hectares of which will be a vineyard. It will feature seven table grape varieties of Tajik selection. Tajikistan Agriculture Minister of Sattori Izzatullo described them as “most delicious”...
19 Apr 2019
Days of Belarusian Culture kick off in Japan Days of Belarusian Culture kick off in Japan
At the opening ceremony Belarus’ Ambassador to Japan Ruslan Esin read out Culture Minister Yuri Bondar’s welcome address, stressinh that the performance of Belarusian artists in Japan would lay the foundation for a good tradition of holding cultural campaigns for the name of friendship and cooperation between the two nations...
19 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater to perform its legendary ballet in Beijing Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater to perform its legendary ballet in Beijing
“China has long been familiar with the Belarusian ballet. The Bolshoi Theater has been on tour in this wonderful country many times. The Belarusian artists have already performed on stage of the National Centre for the Performing Arts”...
19 Apr 2019
Brest celebrated in Moscow as CIS Capital of Culture Brest celebrated in Moscow as CIS Capital of Culture
“Brest has a dramatic past and was the stage of some important developments of European history. Within a thousand years, the city has come a challenging path of struggle and victories. It was destroyed again and again but every time would rise from ashes to prosperity”...
18 Apr 2019
No dramatic changes planned for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk No dramatic changes planned for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
According to the director, 2019 Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will include around 200 events. The Summer Amphitheater will traditionally be the main venue of the festival...
18 Apr 2019
Alexei Yagudin figure skating center opens in Minsk Alexei Yagudin figure skating center opens in Minsk
Prominent Russian coach in figure skating Tatiana Tarasova expressed hope that the center will roll out many figure skaters and ice hockey player...
18 Apr 2019
Belarusian university BSTU presents its scientific, innovation capabilities in Israel Belarusian university BSTU presents its scientific, innovation capabilities in Israel
Igor Voitov briefed Nili Shalev on the main lines of activity of the BSTU, noting that the university is a recognized leader in the CIS in timber, chemical and printing industries...
18 Apr 2019
Two Belarusian universities into Round University Ranking Two Belarusian universities into Round University Ranking
These are Belarusian State University (its ranking was revised upwards from 706th in 2018 to 630th in 2019). The National Institute for Higher Education is ranked 741st, while a year ago it stood at 731st...
17 Apr 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Professor Gutorov on Fight and Creative Art of National Avengers Partisan Chronicles: Professor Gutorov on Fight and Creative Art of National Avengers
“Partisan Chronicles: Professor Gutorov on Fight and Creative Art of National Avengers” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
17 Apr 2019
Bike Week in Minsk on 11-19 May Bike Week in Minsk on 11-19 May
The Bike Week will open with the 2019 UCI Europe Tour MINSK CUP on 11 May and the Grand Prix Minsk on 12 May. These events will bring together over 150 athletes from 15 countries...
17 Apr 2019
Belarus to host European Deer Calling Championship on 24-25 May Belarus to host European Deer Calling Championship on 24-25 May
"This year the European Deer Calling Championship will be organized by the Belarusian Society of Hunters and Fishermen jointly with the hunting farm Krasny Bor in Vitebsk Oblast. The competitions will be held in Krasny Bor on 24-25 May"...
17 Apr 2019
Minsk to host Fashion Mill 2019 final on 15-16 May Minsk to host Fashion Mill 2019 final on 15-16 May
“International experts, fashion and design specialists from Italy, China, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, and France have been invited to name the best works,” representatives of the center said...
16 Apr 2019
Minsk to host Vulica Brasil street art festival 26 July-11 August Minsk to host Vulica Brasil street art festival 26 July-11 August
This year the festival will continue to transform the streets of the capital into art galleries. Artists will create murals, sculptures, graffiti, art intervention and even micro-street art...
16 Apr 2019
Belarusian diplomats attend Nazi camp liberation commemorative events in Germany Belarusian diplomats attend Nazi camp liberation commemorative events in Germany
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Germany Denis Sidorenko addressed the participants of the commemorative event at the monument to the fallen Soviet soldiers in Fuerstenberg, the site of the concentration camp Ravensbruck...
16 Apr 2019
Belarus-Russia Union State spartakiad for children and teenagers kicks off in Dmitrov
The 2019 spartakiad for children and teenagers of the Union State of Belarus and Russia has kicked off in the city of Dmitrov, Moscow Oblast. Dmitrov is hosting the first leg of the spartakiad – the Russia-Belarus ice hockey competition among school students...
16 Apr 2019
Chinese journalists in Belarus on press tour Chinese journalists in Belarus on press tour
The press tour has been organized to promote and popularize Belarusian goods and services in China and to foster Belarus-China relations...
16 Apr 2019
Belarus win Morocco Desert Challenge stage 3 Belarus win Morocco Desert Challenge stage 3
The 372km-long stage included stiff terrains, oueds, and dried salt lakes. Aliaksei Vishneuski’s crew clocked the best time of 4 hours 51 minutes. His teammate Siarhei Viazovich came in fifth, some four minutes behind...
15 Apr 2019
Belarusian-Chinese institute set up at Belarusian State University Belarusian-Chinese institute set up at Belarusian State University
Training will be conducted in English and Russian at the first stage. The institute will offer the programs “mechanics and mathematical modelling”, “physics (production activity)” and “the world economy”...
15 Apr 2019
Minsk museum to host international conference timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation Minsk museum to host international conference timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation
Scientists, researchers, and public figures, employees of museums and archives of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Germany will take part in the conference...
15 Apr 2019
Swedish students visit Minsk, attend lecture on Belarus’ statehood Swedish students visit Minsk, attend lecture on Belarus’ statehood
Oleg Kravchenko delivered a lecture about the main historic events which led to the establishment of the Belarusian statehood, outlined the main areas of Belarus’ foreign and internal policy...
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