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24 Oct 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Commissar Zakharova Partisan Chronicles: Commissar Zakharova
“Partisan Chronicles: Commissar Zakharova” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. It is dedicated to the partisan regiment of Rogachev Brigade No. 8 and its commissar...
24 Oct 2018
Augustow Canal gets its own website Augustow Canal gets its own website
It offers exhaustive information about tours, recreation opportunities and all kinds of activities. It provides a list of historical sites, museums, conducted tours and excursions, cafes and restaurants, shops of Grodno and the district...
24 Oct 2018
Gomel to host international conference on promotion of healthy lifestyles Gomel to host international conference on promotion of healthy lifestyles
Taking part in the forum will be healthcare professionals and representatives of medical schools from six countries – Belarus, Russia, Poland, Japan, Italy and Spain...
23 Oct 2018
Exhibition to mark 100th anniversary of Romania’s unification opens in Minsk Exhibition to mark 100th anniversary of Romania’s unification opens in Minsk
The exposition features 100 historical, architectural and conceptual works of Romanian photographers, including fledgling artists. The works present Romania’s landmarks, including a great number of UNESCO World Heritage sites...
23 Oct 2018
Eurasian Economic Commission praises Belarusian project for EAEU digital agenda Eurasian Economic Commission praises Belarusian project for EAEU digital agenda
It is the first time the Eurasian Economic Commission has arranged the contest Eurasian Digital Platforms...
23 Oct 2018
Michel Kikoine’ Still Life to return to Belarus Michel Kikoine’ Still Life to return to Belarus
The Still Life painting (oil on canvas, 44х55) was discovered by the embassy at an art gallery in Fort Lauderdale in the United States. The painting was bought back with financial support of Belarus’ Honorary Consul in Lausanne Andrei Nazheskin...
23 Oct 2018
Over 60 dance companies apply for IFMC 2018 in Vitebsk Over 60 dance companies apply for IFMC 2018 in Vitebsk
“They include many well-known choreographers and producers, and also novices trying their hand in. There will be many great works. The results of the first tour of the contest will be summarized on 25 October. I think there will be some 12-15 countries”...
23 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international forum of women leaders Minsk to host international forum of women leaders
The event aims to promote gender equality, women's leadership and the participation of women in political and public life...
22 Oct 2018
Japanese spacecraft with Belarusian shields off to study Mercury Japanese spacecraft with Belarusian shields off to study Mercury
Belarusian scientists participate in the Mercury research project together with the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences...
22 Oct 2018
Gospel in Dostoyevsky donated to Belarusian museum in Ivanovo District Gospel in Dostoyevsky donated to Belarusian museum in Ivanovo District
The three-volume edition has 100 copies. The work on the project lasted seven years and resulted in a real work of art, a facsimile re-edition of the Gospel with the author’s margin notes transcribed and explained by leading Dostoyevsky scholars of our time...
22 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international forum BankIT on 23-25 October Minsk to host international forum BankIT on 23-25 October
BankIT 2018 participants will discuss global trends and the best practices in the digital transformation of the financial industry...
22 Oct 2018
Gomel Oblast traditions to go on display at Belarus-Ukraine regional forum Gomel Oblast traditions to go on display at Belarus-Ukraine regional forum
The concert will be co-located with the exhibition of Gomel region brands. It will also showcase folk costumes, towels, arts and crafts, Gomel Oblast sights, architecture and many more...
22 Oct 2018
Belarus, Israel announce contest of sci-tech projects Belarus, Israel announce contest of sci-tech projects
The contest will be held in two nominations: digital farming (big data, information and communication technologies, computer-aided learning, artificial intelligence and deep machine learning related to agriculture) and social studies...
22 Oct 2018
Aryna Sabalenka 12th in WTA rankings Aryna Sabalenka 12th in WTA rankings
A week ago the Belarusian was 15th. Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 30th (1,570 points), Victoria Azarenka is 53rd (1,051) and Vera Lapko is 65th (896)...
19 Oct 2018
Austria’s Klagenfurt to host Day of Belarus in 2019 Austria’s Klagenfurt to host Day of Belarus in 2019
“During the meeting with Maria-Luise Mathiaschitz, the mayor of Klagenfurt, the capital of Carinthia, an agreement was reached to hold the Day of Belarus in Klagenfurt next year,” the embassy said...
19 Oct 2018
Aryna Sabalenka named 2018 WTA Newcomer of the Year Aryna Sabalenka named 2018 WTA Newcomer of the Year
This year the Belarusian secured her WTA maiden title in New Haven before lifting the WTA Premier 5 title at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open...
19 Oct 2018
Minsk Ghetto victims remembered in Jerusalem Minsk Ghetto victims remembered in Jerusalem
“The day of the destruction of the Minsk Ghetto is not only a sad date when we mark the victims of the fascist atrocities but, like the whole tragedy of the war, it is a clear reminder that we must prevent distortion of the historical truth and preserve the memory of joint heroism and assistance during the hard times,” the Belarusian ambassador said...
19 Oct 2018
Lukashenko shares impressions of Grodno Oblast Lukashenko shares impressions of Grodno Oblast
Alexander Lukashenko commented on the development of the oblast capital. Grodno has an ‘old city’ quarter, beautiful new neighborhoods...
19 Oct 2018
Minsk to host Meer Axelrod’s exhibition as part of commemorative events for Minsk Ghetto victims Minsk to host Meer Axelrod’s exhibition as part of commemorative events for Minsk Ghetto victims
The exhibition is a joint project of the National History Museum, the Union of Belarusian Jewish public associations and communities, Alexander Pechersky foundation, Vellum Gallery, and the Nativ Israeli cultural center at the Embassy in Belarus...
19 Oct 2018
Daniel Yastremsky will represent Belarus at Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Daniel Yastremsky will represent Belarus at Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018
Daniel Yastremsky, the winner of the Eurovision 2018 national selection, dubbed Belarusian Justin Bieber, will do his best to conquer Minsk Arena and the hearts of the audience...
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