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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...
26 Mar 2019
Two gold medals for Belarus at FIS Aerials Europa Cup in Switzerland Two gold medals for Belarus at FIS Aerials Europa Cup in Switzerland
Sniazhana Drabiankova scored 70.46 points to claim gold. Second was her teammate Yana Yarmashevich (69.16 points). Alexandra Baer from Switzerland placed third with 68.11 points...
26 Mar 2019
About 100 scientists to attend conference on China at Belarusian State University About 100 scientists to attend conference on China at Belarusian State University
Panel discussions will deal with China’s economic potential, culture and education and other topics. Apart from that, the School of Young Sinologist will be arranged at the BSU History Faculty during the forum...
26 Mar 2019
Netherlands to give over 50 wild horses to Belarus Netherlands to give over 50 wild horses to Belarus
"Rewilding is at the heart of the project. Rewilding is a progressive approach to conservation that provides for gradual restoration of natural processes by reintroducing keystone species"...
25 Mar 2019
3D-printed interactive castle model unveiled in National History Museum in Minsk 3D-printed interactive castle model unveiled in National History Museum in Minsk
The model can be interacted with thanks to augmented reality technology. "Visitors will be able to take a tablet computer and see the castle anew"...
25 Mar 2019
Belarus takes part in Global Education & Skills Forum in UAE Belarus takes part in Global Education & Skills Forum in UAE
Belarus’ education system has been presented at the Global Education & Skills Forum that took place in the United Arab Emirates on 22-25 March...
25 Mar 2019
Belarusian judokas bag 5 medals at Athens Junior European Cup 2019 Belarusian judokas bag 5 medals at Athens Junior European Cup 2019
Belarus placed first in the team standings. Second was Turkey with two gold, three silver and five bronze medals. Third was Kosovo with two gold and one bronze medals...
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