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4 Jul 2019
War veterans from Turkmenistan receive medals in honor of Belarus' liberation anniversary War veterans from Turkmenistan receive medals in honor of Belarus' liberation anniversary
"On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the German-fascist invaders, nine Turkmen citizens who took part in the Bagration Operation in 1944 to liberate Belarus were honored with the commemorative medal"...
4 Jul 2019
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform at Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform at Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk
According to Rostislav Krimer, the orchestra comprises 80 unique musicians. They will fly to Minsk for one day to perform classic music masterpieces by Beethoven, Liszt, and Brahms...
4 Jul 2019
Ticket sale target for Slavianski Bazaar almost reached Ticket sale target for Slavianski Bazaar almost reached
Geography of ticket sales is broad: Switzerland, Israel, Guinea, the United States and other countries. This year the festival expects a lot of guests from Russia and Latvia. This is thanks to the visa free entry opportunity for ticket holders and direct online sales...
4 Jul 2019
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2019 program heavily influenced by viewers Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2019 program heavily influenced by viewers
For instance, the director’s concept of the opening ceremony is titled as The Place You Were Born. It is dedicated to the place of one’s birth, family values, common human values, and the continuity of generations..
4 Jul 2019
Packed program for Union State Day at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Packed program for Union State Day at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The concert “Union State Invites” will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Pesnyary band...
4 Jul 2019
Belarus ambassador meets with Japanese schoolchildren Belarus ambassador meets with Japanese schoolchildren
Belarusian Ambassador to Japan Ruslan Esin visited school No. 7 in Tachikawa city. The Japanese schoolchildren learned some interesting facts about the history and tourist potential of Belarus...
4 Jul 2019
Daryia Barysevich wins silver in Women’s 800m at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix Daryia Barysevich wins silver in Women’s 800m at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix
She clocked 2:02.13 to place second behind the experienced Rose Marie Almanza of Cuba (2:01.77). Jemma Rekkie from the UK was third with 2:02.19. 2015 world champion Maryna Arzamasova of Belarus was fourth (2:03.02)...
4 Jul 2019
Medieval festival near Minsk to bring Middle Ages back to life Medieval festival near Minsk to bring Middle Ages back to life
The main draw will be the reenactment of the battle of Grunwald which took place on 15 July 1410 between the forces of the Teutonic Knights and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Kingdom of Poland...
4 Jul 2019
About 30,000 pilgrims expected to attend Budslau Fest in Belarus About 30,000 pilgrims expected to attend Budslau Fest in Belarus
The first mass will begin at 18h00. In the evening there will be a presentation of family movements of Belarus (22h00) and a procession with a copy of the icon of the Mother of God (23h30)...
3 Jul 2019
Belarus Remembers campaign continues Belarus Remembers campaign continues
The campaign Belarus Remembers. We Remember Everyone dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the country’s liberation from the Nazi invaders continues all over the country...
2 Jul 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Parade of Liberators Partisan Chronicles: Parade of Liberators
The final page in the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History is dedicated to the parade of liberators, the first one during the Great Patriotic War, and to the overall and complete victory over the enemy which back in 1944 was yet to come...
2 Jul 2019
Belarus PM lays flowers in Victory Square in Minsk Belarus PM lays flowers in Victory Square in Minsk
The campaign is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Belarus' liberation from the the German fascist invaders. The flower ceremonies are being held around the country. Any Belarusian is welcome to join the campaign...
1 Jul 2019
Myasnikovich, Andreichenko lay flowers at Masyukovshchina war memorial in Minsk Myasnikovich, Andreichenko lay flowers at Masyukovshchina war memorial in Minsk
“Belarus will always remember the victims of the Second World War and the Great Patriotic War. The sacrifice our people had to make is irretrievable. The war affected nearly every family. In this place over 80,000 Soviet people were killed or tortured to death"...
1 Jul 2019
Exhibition timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation opened in Russian Kaliningrad Exhibition timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation opened in Russian Kaliningrad
An exhibition Brest Street Leads Us to the West has been opened in the Kaliningrad Oblast History and Art Museum. It is timed to the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the Nazi invaders...
30 Jun 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: July 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: July 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Jun 2019
International agro-ecotourism forum might be held in Belarus in 2020 International agro-ecotourism forum might be held in Belarus in 2020
“We want to declare 2020 the year of agro-ecotourism. We seek to promote new destinations and go beyond big cities. All the events to be held next year will take place in regions. Belarus is a very good example of how to promote ecotourism,” Zurab Pololikashvili said...
28 Jun 2019
Over 1,100 foreigners visit Great Patriotic War Museum during 2nd European Games in Minsk Over 1,100 foreigners visit Great Patriotic War Museum during 2nd European Games in Minsk
"Those were tourists from Azerbaijan, England, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Germany, Hong Kong, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Ireland, China, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Latvia, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Portugal, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, USA"...
28 Jun 2019
Emomali Rahmon receives gifts from Belarus president Emomali Rahmon receives gifts from Belarus president
Aleksandr Lukashenko gave Emomali Rahmon a replica of the Slutsk Belt, the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 panel made of a 1,500-year-old bog oak...
26 Jun 2019
Aerial units to begin Independence Day parade in Minsk on 3 July Aerial units to begin Independence Day parade in Minsk on 3 July
The aerial units will be followed by 25 parade units on foot and 26 parade units on vehicles. Three units of female officers – two from the army and one from the Internal Affairs Ministry – will take part in the parade for the first time ever...
26 Jun 2019
Festivities to celebrate Belarus Independence Day to open with concert in Minsk on 2 July Festivities to celebrate Belarus Independence Day to open with concert in Minsk on 2 July
A military parade and a theatrical episode Belarus is a Heroic Nation will begin at 21h00. These will be followed by the Let’s Sing the Anthem Together! event and a big concert featuring best Belarusian singers...
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