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20 Nov 2018
Participants of Junior Eurovision 2018 visit Palace of Independence in Minsk Participants of Junior Eurovision 2018 visit Palace of Independence in Minsk
The participants of the contest also shared impressions, made photos, mingled with each other and made selfies. During the excursion, they were shown into various halls of the Palace of Independence and told about the history of this remarkable building...
19 Nov 2018
Running order of Junior Eurovision 2018 announced Running order of Junior Eurovision 2018 announced
Three positions in the running order were decided during the opening ceremony of the European Week. Darina Krasnovetska with the song Say Love (Ukraine) will open the show...
19 Nov 2018
Over 100 media representatives to cover Junior Eurovision in Minsk Over 100 media representatives to cover Junior Eurovision in Minsk
The press service of the Belarusian State TV and Radio Company accredited 81 Belarusian journalists. About 20 representatives of foreign media outlets got their accreditation through the European Broadcasting Union...
19 Nov 2018
Minsk club of diplomatic spouses to hold Christmas charity fair Minsk club of diplomatic spouses to hold Christmas charity fair
The club conducts humanitarian and charity activities. In particular, the club provides social support and assistance to large families, seriously ill children and people with disabilities. The club also organizes an international Christmas charity fair...
19 Nov 2018
Voting underway for Belarus’ best tourism brand concept Voting underway for Belarus’ best tourism brand concept
The National Tourism Agency has presented 17 tourism brand concepts on its website. Voting on the website will run until 16 December...
19 Nov 2018
Aliyev visits Azerbaijan’s Trading House in Minsk Aliyev visits Azerbaijan’s Trading House in Minsk
Ilham Aliyev was informed that the products are just on display in the Trading House. The president of Azerbaijan expressed the opinion that it makes sense to establish the sale of Azerbaijani goods in the Trading House...
16 Nov 2018
First film of Minsk Ghetto Chronicle trilogy screened in Tel Aviv First film of Minsk Ghetto Chronicle trilogy screened in Tel Aviv
The commemorative evening was organized by the Belarusian diplomatic mission, with the support of the Israeli Association of Immigrants from Belarus and the Russian cultural center in Tel Aviv...
16 Nov 2018
New Year art object to be installed in Belarusian Ded Moroz’ estate New Year art object to be installed in Belarusian Ded Moroz’ estate
The sign was designed in a form of a clock face showing that only two minutes are left till New Year. It also has Ded Moroz’ felt boots on it, with his walking stick, mitten and sack with gifts nearby...
16 Nov 2018
First delegations to 2018 Junior Eurovision to arrive in Minsk on 17 November First delegations to 2018 Junior Eurovision to arrive in Minsk on 17 November
"Delegations of the countries participating in the 2018 Junior Eurovision will arrive in the Belarusian capital on 17-18 November. Rehearsals will start on 20 November"...
14 Nov 2018
Minsk Card to feature over 1,000 facilities by new tourist season Minsk Card to feature over 1,000 facilities by new tourist season
The Minsk Card is mostly popular with tourists from Russia and the European Union. However, more visitors from China, Japan and the United States have purchased it recently...
14 Nov 2018
Wrestling bronze for Belarus at Senior U23 World Championships in Bucharest Wrestling bronze for Belarus at Senior U23 World Championships in Bucharest
In the 87kg weight category the Belarusian defeated athletes from the United States and Finland...
14 Nov 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Legendary Commander Filipskikh and his men Partisan Chronicles: Legendary Commander Filipskikh and his men
“Partisan Chronicles: Legendary Commander Filipskikh and his men” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
13 Nov 2018
Lukashenko hails success of Belarusian sambo team at world championships Lukashenko hails success of Belarusian sambo team at world championships
The head of state congratulated Svetlana Timoshenko and Tatyana Matsko on defending their titles in respective weight categories...
13 Nov 2018
Lukashenko congratulates Belarusian gymnasts on victory at trampoline world championships Lukashenko congratulates Belarusian gymnasts on victory at trampoline world championships
" I am convinced that Belarusian trampoline gymnasts will be a success at major international competitions in the future"...
12 Nov 2018
Minsk to host Belarusian-Chinese Youth Innovation Forum on 15-16 November Minsk to host Belarusian-Chinese Youth Innovation Forum on 15-16 November
The program envisages seminars-presentations of youth science, technology and innovation ideas and projects and also scientific sections devoted to IT, instrument engineering, robotics, artificial intelligence, sports engineering, intercultural communications of Belarus and China...
12 Nov 2018
Belarusian citizen among Japanese award recipients Belarusian citizen among Japanese award recipients
People's Artist of Belarus, Professor of the Belarusian State Choreographic College Klara Malysheva will be awarded...
12 Nov 2018
Belarus’ National Art Museum invites for The Quiet Hour
The exhibition will feature the works by one of the best landscape painters of the first half of the 20th century Vitold Bialynitsky-Birulya, and artists he knew and worked with...
12 Nov 2018
Global Entrepreneurship Week to open in Belarus on 12 November Global Entrepreneurship Week to open in Belarus on 12 November
The centerpiece of the event will be the country’s first exhibition-forum of innovative companies and startups GEW Belarus that will take place at the BelExpo exhibition center on 13-14 November...
11 Nov 2018
Exhibition “Belarus. Religion. Tolerance” opens in Paris Exhibition “Belarus. Religion. Tolerance” opens in Paris
The exhibition was presented by Belarus’ Ambassador to France Pavel Latushko. In his words, it is symbolic that the project was launched during the WW1 centenary celebrations, as the exhibition emphasizes the importance of interethnic peace and interfaith accord for Belarusian people...
9 Nov 2018
BelTA to mark its 100th anniversary with photo exhibition in Moscow BelTA to mark its 100th anniversary with photo exhibition in Moscow
The exposition celebrating 100 years of BelTA News Agency features about 40 large-format photos depicting important landmarks in the history of Belarus since 1918 up to the present day...
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