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2 Apr 2019
ZENA to perform 8th in first semifinal of Eurovision 2019 ZENA to perform 8th in first semifinal of Eurovision 2019
This year the running order of the participants in the semifinals has been, as always, decided by producers of the song contest. According to the organizers, such an approach helps make the show more spectacular from the viewpoint of stage direction...
2 Apr 2019
Winners of Bogdanovich poem translation contest honored in Minsk Winners of Bogdanovich poem translation contest honored in Minsk
Maya Galitskaya from Buda-Koshelevo, Gomel Oblast was awarded the first prize. She said she fell in love with Maksim Bogdanovich’s poetry when a student. When she learned about the contest she immediately decided to participate....
1 Apr 2019
Belarus’ ZENA to take part in Moscow Eurovision Party 2019 Belarus’ ZENA to take part in Moscow Eurovision Party 2019
This will be the ninth official Russian pre-party and a big gala concert in the run-up to Eurovision, Europe’s most popular song contest. This pre-party will bring together contestants from 10 participating countries, including Belarus...
1 Apr 2019
Exhibition in Russian parliament ahead of Belarus-Russia Unity Day Exhibition in Russian parliament ahead of Belarus-Russia Unity Day
The exhibition will feature folk art works and is designed to foster patriotic upbringing and enlightenment by means of presenting traditional decorative and applied art works created by young Belarusians and Russians...
1 Apr 2019
MAZ-SPORTavto Team to take part in Morocco Desert Challenge MAZ-SPORTavto Team to take part in Morocco Desert Challenge
The Moroccan track is as difficult as the world-famous Dakar. A large part of the route will run through the desert and sandy areas. Racers must overcome 2,741km in special stages divided into eight legs. Among the obstacles are dunes, soft sands and dry riverbeds...
1 Apr 2019
Nationwide forest week scheduled in Belarus for 13-20 April Nationwide forest week scheduled in Belarus for 13-20 April
Belarus is one of Europe’s ten most heavily forested countries...
1 Apr 2019
Literary project dedicated to Russian poets presented in Minsk
The first book Morning Wind in the Window was written by People’s Writer of Udmurtia Vyacheslav Ar-Sergi and translated into Belarusian by Viktor Gordei...
1 Apr 2019
Iosif Goshkevich statue unveiled in Japan Iosif Goshkevich statue unveiled in Japan
The bust of Iosif Goshkevich, a native of Minsk Province, the first consul of the Russian Empire in Japan, has been unveiled in the Hakodate Cultural Center, Hokkaido Prefecture...
1 Apr 2019
Brest to receive CIS Capital of Culture certificate on 5 April Brest to receive CIS Capital of Culture certificate on 5 April
Brest plans to host about 40 international events during the year as it holds the CIS Capital of Culture status. This will make the city, which is celebrating its 1000th anniversary this year, more attractive for investors and tourists, Brest Mayor Alexander Rogachuk said...
1 Apr 2019
Belarusian icons on show in Liechtenstein Belarusian icons on show in Liechtenstein
The icons on show are from the collection of the National Art Museum of Belarus. Many of them got to the museum after the Second World War, when the museum started traveling across Belarusian cities to find icons in closed churches...
1 Apr 2019
School student from Mogilev wins gold at I-FEST 2019 in Tunisia School student from Mogilev wins gold at I-FEST 2019 in Tunisia
Belarus took part in the festival for the first time. Daniil Sharoykin presented the water quality cintrik equipment he designed himself (Environment category). The international jury highly appreciated the level of his training and praised the systemic and purposeful work of the Mogilev school...
31 Mar 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: April 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: April 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Mar 2019
ZENA to perform at Eurovision party in Amsterdam ZENA to perform at Eurovision party in Amsterdam
The Netherlands will host the large-scale European promo event for the 11th time. Amsterdam will bring together almost all the participants of the upcoming song contest and ZENA will present her song Like It to the Eurovision viewers...
29 Mar 2019
Gomel University, Beijing Institute of Technology to develop scientific cooperation Gomel University, Beijing Institute of Technology to develop scientific cooperation
“The GSU scientists will get an opportunity to carry out research in the BIT laboratories, enhance economic effectiveness of their developments, promote them in China’s market”...
27 Mar 2019
Days of Belarusian Education due in Vietnam in 2019 Days of Belarusian Education due in Vietnam in 2019
The parties also discussed recuperation of Vietnamese children in Belarus at the invitation of the Belarusian president. This humanitarian project was discussed in detail...
27 Mar 2019
More foreigners coming to Belarus thanks to 30-day visa-free travel program More foreigners coming to Belarus thanks to 30-day visa-free travel program
About 50 marketing events were arranged in 2018 to help promote Belarus’ tourism potential on the global market. "We took part in 15 international expos, including two image-building ones in London and Berlin. We are working hard on it"...
27 Mar 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Komsomol Unit Partisan Chronicles: Komsomol Unit
“Partisan Chronicles: Komsomol Unit” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
26 Mar 2019
Ballet Summer at Bolshoi to feature outstanding Belarusian artists Ballet Summer at Bolshoi to feature outstanding Belarusian artists
"The Ballet Summer will coincide with the 2nd European Games in Minsk. There will be many theater celebrities. The gala concert will feature Belarusians well-known in St. Petersburg, Warsaw and London"...
26 Mar 2019
Sonderghetto documentary to get special release in Minsk
"The main characters of the film are children of war from Germany, Canada, and the UK who should not have survived. They survived, however. They are the witnesses of a monstrous crime"...
26 Mar 2019
Belarus wins two silver medals at 2019 European Championship 10m in Croatia Belarus wins two silver medals at 2019 European Championship 10m in Croatia
Abdul-Aziz Kurdzi of Belarus claimed the 10m Air Pistol Men Junior silver. Together with Yauheni Lamashevich and Uladzislau Dzemesh, he grabbed another silver in the 10m Air Pistol Men Junior Team Event...
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