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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”...
18 Apr 2019
No dramatic changes planned for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk No dramatic changes planned for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
According to the director, 2019 Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will include around 200 events. The Summer Amphitheater will traditionally be the main venue of the festival...
18 Apr 2019
Alexei Yagudin figure skating center opens in Minsk Alexei Yagudin figure skating center opens in Minsk
Prominent Russian coach in figure skating Tatiana Tarasova expressed hope that the center will roll out many figure skaters and ice hockey player...
18 Apr 2019
Belarusian university BSTU presents its scientific, innovation capabilities in Israel Belarusian university BSTU presents its scientific, innovation capabilities in Israel
Igor Voitov briefed Nili Shalev on the main lines of activity of the BSTU, noting that the university is a recognized leader in the CIS in timber, chemical and printing industries...
18 Apr 2019
Two Belarusian universities into Round University Ranking Two Belarusian universities into Round University Ranking
These are Belarusian State University (its ranking was revised upwards from 706th in 2018 to 630th in 2019). The National Institute for Higher Education is ranked 741st, while a year ago it stood at 731st...
17 Apr 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Professor Gutorov on Fight and Creative Art of National Avengers Partisan Chronicles: Professor Gutorov on Fight and Creative Art of National Avengers
“Partisan Chronicles: Professor Gutorov on Fight and Creative Art of National Avengers” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
17 Apr 2019
Bike Week in Minsk on 11-19 May Bike Week in Minsk on 11-19 May
The Bike Week will open with the 2019 UCI Europe Tour MINSK CUP on 11 May and the Grand Prix Minsk on 12 May. These events will bring together over 150 athletes from 15 countries...
17 Apr 2019
Belarus to host European Deer Calling Championship on 24-25 May Belarus to host European Deer Calling Championship on 24-25 May
"This year the European Deer Calling Championship will be organized by the Belarusian Society of Hunters and Fishermen jointly with the hunting farm Krasny Bor in Vitebsk Oblast. The competitions will be held in Krasny Bor on 24-25 May"...
17 Apr 2019
Minsk to host Fashion Mill 2019 final on 15-16 May Minsk to host Fashion Mill 2019 final on 15-16 May
“International experts, fashion and design specialists from Italy, China, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, and France have been invited to name the best works,” representatives of the center said...
16 Apr 2019
Minsk to host Vulica Brasil street art festival 26 July-11 August Minsk to host Vulica Brasil street art festival 26 July-11 August
This year the festival will continue to transform the streets of the capital into art galleries. Artists will create murals, sculptures, graffiti, art intervention and even micro-street art...
16 Apr 2019
Belarusian diplomats attend Nazi camp liberation commemorative events in Germany Belarusian diplomats attend Nazi camp liberation commemorative events in Germany
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Germany Denis Sidorenko addressed the participants of the commemorative event at the monument to the fallen Soviet soldiers in Fuerstenberg, the site of the concentration camp Ravensbruck...
16 Apr 2019
Belarus-Russia Union State spartakiad for children and teenagers kicks off in Dmitrov
The 2019 spartakiad for children and teenagers of the Union State of Belarus and Russia has kicked off in the city of Dmitrov, Moscow Oblast. Dmitrov is hosting the first leg of the spartakiad – the Russia-Belarus ice hockey competition among school students...
16 Apr 2019
Chinese journalists in Belarus on press tour Chinese journalists in Belarus on press tour
The press tour has been organized to promote and popularize Belarusian goods and services in China and to foster Belarus-China relations...
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