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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...
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”...
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