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22 Jan 2020
Belarus’ fan zone to operate in Hokkaido at 2020 Olympics Belarus’ fan zone to operate in Hokkaido at 2020 Olympics
This will be at least the fourth location to watch the performance of the Belarusian athletes and get familiar with the culture and traditions of the country...
22 Jan 2020
Festival of National Cultures in Grodno due on 5-6 June Festival of National Cultures in Grodno due on 5-6 June
The festival will feature representatives of 35 ethnicities. “It is a unique event,” Olga Antonenko said...
22 Jan 2020
Belarus’ National Library to launch online project to celebrate Great Victory Belarus’ National Library to launch online project to celebrate Great Victory
From 30 January to 9 May the website of the National Library will be presenting daily chronicles of news and events as reflected in the periodical press of Soviet Belarus back in 1945...
21 Jan 2020
Belarus in Top 5 cheapest countries for broadband Belarus in Top 5 cheapest countries for broadband
Syria offers the cheapest internet with the speed of up to 0.9Mbps at an average price of $6.6 per month. It is followed by Ukraine (7.7 Mbps; $6.64), Russia (14.9Mbps; $7.35), Romania (21.8Mbps; $8.15). Belarus landed fifth (13.2Mbps; $9.87)...
21 Jan 2020
Viktor Lukashenko meets with Belarusian athletes at Lausanne 2020 Viktor Lukashenko meets with Belarusian athletes at Lausanne 2020
Young athletes and volunteers of the Belarusian team told the representatives of the Belarusian National Olympic Committee about living conditions, catering and medical services in the center which was built ahead of the games...
20 Jan 2020
Minsk International Book Fair due on 5-9 February Minsk International Book Fair due on 5-9 February
The book fair in Minsk is one of the largest in the post-Soviet space. It opens the international calendar of book forums and showcases the achievements of the book publishers in Belarus over the past year...
20 Jan 2020
Belarusian Logoisk, Silichi in CIS’s Top 10 popular ski resorts Belarusian Logoisk, Silichi in CIS’s Top 10 popular ski resorts
The CIS’s best ski and snowboarding resorts are located in Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan...
17 Jan 2020
Minsk might host maiden UEC Super Cycling European Championships in 2021 Minsk might host maiden UEC Super Cycling European Championships in 2021
The agreement of intent was signed by President of the European Cycling Union (UEC) Rocco Cattaneo and Chairwoman of the Belarusian Cycling Federation Natalia Tsilinskaya in the Marriott Hotel in Minsk...
17 Jan 2020
Belarusian children's technopark to open in January 2021 Belarusian children's technopark to open in January 2021
Plans are in place to set up 15 innovative laboratories in the national children’s technopark in robotics, aerospace, green chemistry, engineering ecology and biology...
17 Jan 2020
Belarus National Art Museum to host visual art festival on 1 February Belarus National Art Museum to host visual art festival on 1 February
The festival is a kind of experiment, an attempt to capture the current state of Belarusian art not only in the form of a traditional exposition...
16 Jan 2020
Belarusian scientists design world’s first all-season atmospheric lidar Belarusian scientists design world’s first all-season atmospheric lidar
“This year we’ve finished the development of a container-type atmospheric lidar. It is supposed to be shipped to Antarctica at the end of the year. The device will help our scientists study the atmosphere. It will be the world’s first all-season lidar”...
16 Jan 2020
Belarus president receives Latvia Team hockey jersey Belarus president receives Latvia Team hockey jersey
Krisjanis Karins has chosen a Latvia Team hockey jersey as a gift for a reason: in 2021, Minsk and Riga will co-host the IIHF World Championship. Its organization was discussed among other issues during the talks in the Independence Palace...
16 Jan 2020
Sabalenka knocks out Halep in Adelaide Sabalenka knocks out Halep in Adelaide
Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka, No.12 on the WTA ranking, has beaten No.2 seed Romanian Simona Halep (World No.4) 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Adelaide International semifinals...
15 Jan 2020
Queen of Belgium interested in visiting Belarus Queen of Belgium interested in visiting Belarus
During the event Aleksandr Mikhnevich had a conversation with Queen Mathilde of Belgium who is related to the Sapieha dynasty. She expressed interest in visiting Belarus...
15 Jan 2020
Belarus National Art Museum joins Museum Selfie Day 2020 Belarus National Art Museum joins Museum Selfie Day 2020
The National Art Museum of Belarus invites visitors to take part in the Museum Selfie Day 2020...
14 Jan 2020
Dakar 2020: Belarusian crew lands in second at Stage 9 Dakar 2020: Belarusian crew lands in second at Stage 9
Siarhei Viazovich’s crew of the Belarusian MAZ-SPORTauto Team landed in second at Dakar’s Stage 9...
14 Jan 2020
Maria Guleghina back to Minsk for solo recital on 1 February Maria Guleghina back to Minsk for solo recital on 1 February
Maria Guleghina will perform a solo recital in the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus on 1 February
14 Jan 2020
BelTA, Great Patriotic War Museum to launch new joint project BelTA, Great Patriotic War Museum to launch new joint project
The project is a wide reaching survey of people who went through the war, the fallen and the survivors, those who made the papers and ordinary people. Within the permits of the military censorship, the fighters described various aspects of the war: hardships of their daily routine, attacks, injuries and the joy of victories...
13 Jan 2020
First medal for Belarus at Winter Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland First medal for Belarus at Winter Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland
Belarusian Yulia Kovalevskaya won the first award for Team Belarus at the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland as she came in third in the 10km Individual...
10 Jan 2020
Belarus’ visa-free travel program to cover 2021 IIHF World Championship participants, guests Belarus’ visa-free travel program to cover 2021 IIHF World Championship participants, guests
The document was developed taking into account the experience of hosting the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 and the Match Europe vs USA. The decree provides for an integral approach to dealing with matters concerning preparations for the ice hockey world championship that Belarus and Latvia will co-host in 2021...
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