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11 Dec 2018
Grodno attracts crowds of Lithuanian tourists Grodno attracts crowds of Lithuanian tourists
In particular, the development of cycling routes in areas near the border looks interesting as well as joint efforts to advertise tours across Belarus and Lithuania on major international markets...
11 Dec 2018
Almost 179,000 tourist arrivals in Belarus on visa waiver Almost 179,000 tourist arrivals in Belarus on visa waiver
Most of the guests came from Germany (28,500), Poland (16,300), and Italy (15,600). The top ten also included the UK, the United States, France, the Netherlands, Latvia, Sweden and Lithuania...
11 Dec 2018
Belarus to field eight athletes at 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships Belarus to field eight athletes at 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships
Belarus will be represented by eight athletes: Anastasia Koryakovskaya, Anastasia Shkurdai, Artyom Machekin, Viktor Staselovich, Grigory Pekarsky, Evgeny Tsurkin, Ilya Shimanovich, and Nikita Tsmyg...
10 Dec 2018
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Belarusian presented in Minsk Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Belarusian presented in Minsk
“The adoption of the declaration in 1948 was a conscious and bold step of the United Nations friends, one of which was Belarus, to support humanistic principles of the further development of mankind”...
10 Dec 2018
Iryna Kryuko in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score Top Ten Iryna Kryuko in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score Top Ten
The Belarusian keeps 87 points. In the opening leg in Slovenia, Iryna Kryuko finished 14th in the individual race to get 27 points...
7 Dec 2018
Yang Ming-Yi’s works on display at National Art Museum Yang Ming-Yi’s works on display at National Art Museum
As was noted at the presentation, the artist’s works picture the beauty of the Chinese nature. Yang Ming-Yi’s artworks are a mixture of the Chinese traditional painting and new images and ways of communicating it...
6 Dec 2018
CIS leaders attend The Nutcracker show at Mariinsky Theater CIS leaders attend The Nutcracker show at Mariinsky Theater
At the show, Alexander Lukashenko took his seat next to the presidents of Russia and Kyrgyzstan, Vladimir Putin and Sooronbay Jeenbekov...
6 Dec 2018
Tournament for Marina Lobach Prizes to gather gymnasts from 10 countries Tournament for Marina Lobach Prizes to gather gymnasts from 10 countries
The competitions have been held regularly since 2002 and have taken an important place in the international sport calendar of Belarus...
5 Dec 2018
Free Wi-Fi at ten Minsk metro stations in 2019 Free Wi-Fi at ten Minsk metro stations in 2019
Free Wi-Fi will be enabled first at six metro stations located near major Minsk sport facilities in spring 2019. The number includes Avtozavodskaya (near Chizhovka Arena), Ploshchad Lenina and Pervomaiskaya (near the Dinamo Stadium), Nemiga (near the Sport Palace)...
5 Dec 2018
Foreign delegations praise work of Belarusian volunteers during Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Foreign delegations praise work of Belarusian volunteers during Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018
"Everything was ideal. I can say that those were the best volunteers in the entire history of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The delegations our volunteers worked with were exceedingly satisfied"...
5 Dec 2018
Belarus photo exhibition in Pakistan to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations Belarus photo exhibition in Pakistan to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations
An agreement has been reached to arrange a photo exhibition displaying the achievements of modern-day Belarus in Pakistan in H1 2019 as the two countries will mark 25 years of their diplomatic relations...
5 Dec 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Combat engagement at Lavy. The feat of eighteen partisans Partisan Chronicles: Combat engagement at Lavy. The feat of eighteen partisans
“Partisan Chronicles: Combat engagement at Lavy. The feat of eighteen partisans ” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
4 Dec 2018
Prize pools of ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk announced Prize pools of ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk announced
The prize money for silver will make up $16,000 and that for bronze - $11,000. The prize money in pairs and ice dancing events will make up $30,000, $20,000 and $12,000...
4 Dec 2018
Russians view Belarus as CIS most successful state Russians view Belarus as CIS most successful state
Belarus also placed atop in the list of countries that seek closer economic cooperation with Russia and support it in the international arena...
4 Dec 2018
Smart Patent 2018 fair opens in Minsk Smart Patent 2018 fair opens in Minsk
The forum will introduce visitors to new solutions across a variety of fields: medicine, manufacturing technology, chemistry and Earth science, energy, information technology and biotechnology...
3 Dec 2018
Famous pianist opens Sollertinsky festival in Vitebsk Famous pianist opens Sollertinsky festival in Vitebsk
The Russian musician is one of the world’s most famous pianists, a “Steinway Artist”. The pianist has a very busy schedule, but Ivan Sollertinsky’s son Dmitry somehow managed to arrange the performance of the renowned musician in Vitebsk...
3 Dec 2018
Exhibition of Azerbaijan ambassador’s spouse opens in Minsk Exhibition of Azerbaijan ambassador’s spouse opens in Minsk
The exposition My Beloved Homeland Azerbaijan features over 50 works, many of which were painted in Belarus over the past two years. Some of the paintings bear Chinese motifs – the Gandilov family had worked in China before they moved to Minsk...
3 Dec 2018
Ballet company of Belarus Bolshoi Theater goes on tour to Austria, Germany Ballet company of Belarus Bolshoi Theater goes on tour to Austria, Germany
The ballet company of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus is embarking on a tour to Austria and Germany and will bring Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” and “Nutcracker, or Another Christmas Story”...
3 Dec 2018
Belarus 4th at FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad 2018 Belarus 4th at FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad 2018
Uzbekistan won the tournament with 16 points. India placed second with 14 points. Bronze went to China (13 points)...
3 Dec 2018
Belarus’ Margarita Martynova named Supramodel of Europe at Miss Supranational 2018 Belarus’ Margarita Martynova named Supramodel of Europe at Miss Supranational 2018
In May Margarita Martynova won the First Runner-up title at the Miss Belarus 2018 pageant. A year before she was named Miss Grodno...
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