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4 Mar 2024
Minsk book fair to open in Belarusian capital on 14 March Minsk book fair to open in Belarusian capital on 14 March
The exhibition will be themed around the 80th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from the Nazi invaders, the 30th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, the Year of Quality, anniversaries of famous Belarusian writers and poets, etc...
2 Mar 2024
Khatyn memorial draws over 500,000 visitors in 2023 Khatyn memorial draws over 500,000 visitors in 2023
"Over the past year, the Khatyn museum drew 525,600 visitors, which made up 185% of the 2022 numbers. The new museum was a major contributor to the increase in the visitor numbers"...
29 Feb 2024
Belarus clinch 26 medals at Altyn Mergen Grand Prix in Shymkent Belarus clinch 26 medals at Altyn Mergen Grand Prix in Shymkent
On the final competition day Belarus bagged two more medals: the 10m air pistol mixed team gold (Aliaksandra Piatrova and Vladislav Demesh) and silver in the same event (Nadezhda Leonovets and Ivan Kazak)...
29 Feb 2024
Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2024 Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2024
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Feb 2024
Belarusian space flight participant: ‘We are encouraged and believe in success’ Belarusian space flight participant: ‘We are encouraged and believe in success’
The final exam of the main crew of the 21st visiting expedition to the International Space Station is taking place in the Cosmonaut Training Center...
29 Feb 2024
Marozava advances to San Diego Open quarterfinal Marozava advances to San Diego Open quarterfinal
Belarus’ Lidziya Marozava and Belgium’s Kimberley Zimmermann went off to a good start defeating the Italian duo of Angelica Moratelli and Camilla Rosatello, 1-6, 6-1, 10-7 in the San Diego opener...
28 Feb 2024
‘We feel support, trust the commander.’ How Marina Vasilevskaya passed a space exam ‘We feel support, trust the commander.’ How Marina Vasilevskaya passed a space exam
Belarusian women are getting closer and closer to the outer space. A pass/fail comprehensive training session of the main crew of the 21st visiting expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) took place in the Cosmonaut Training Center in Zvyozdny Gorodok, Moscow Oblast on 28 February. The crew composition is international: the Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky, the NASA astronaut Tracy Dyson, and Belarus’ Marina Vasilevskaya, who will fly into the outer space together with the experienced colleagues in late March...
28 Feb 2024
Belarus clinch five medals on Altyn Mergen Grand Prix day five Belarus clinch five medals on Altyn Mergen Grand Prix day five
Taking part in the tournament are 230 athletes from six countries: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The Tuesday competition program featured five events, with Belarusians securing medals in three finals...
28 Feb 2024
Belarusian Marina Vasilevskaya undertakes examination training at Cosmonaut Training Center Belarusian Marina Vasilevskaya undertakes examination training at Cosmonaut Training Center
The training uses the simulators of the Soyuz MS manned spacecraft and the ISS Russian Segment...
27 Feb 2024
Belarusians to play in tennis tournaments in Spain, USA Belarusians to play in tennis tournaments in Spain, USA
Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka will open his Challenger Tenerife III run against August Holmgren of Denmark...
26 Feb 2024
Shymanovich, Zarazua win Puerto Vallarta Open Shymanovich, Zarazua win Puerto Vallarta Open
In the final the Belarusian-Mexican duo beat the Italian tandem of Angelica Moratelli and Camilla Rosatello, 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)...
25 Feb 2024
Shymanovich, Zarazua reach Puerto Vallarta Open final Shymanovich, Zarazua reach Puerto Vallarta Open final
Belarus’ Iryna Shymanovich and Renata Zarazua of Mexico have progressed into the final of the ongoing Puerto Vallarta Open seeing off France’s Elixane Lechemia and Anna Siskova of the Czech Republic, 6-2, 3-6, 10-6 in the semifinal...
23 Feb 2024
Belarus considers nominating Brest Fortress for UNESCO World Heritage List Belarus considers nominating Brest Fortress for UNESCO World Heritage List
Taking into account the special state importance of the investigation of the criminal case on the genocide of the Belarusian people, the Prosecutor General's Office proposed to nominate Brest Fortress not as a fort of the 19th century, but as a memorial to the Great Patriotic War, symbolizing the protection of the world from Nazism and the fight against the policy of genocide against unleashed against the Belarusian people...
22 Feb 2024
Belarus to compete in seven disciplines of Games of Future in Kazan Belarus to compete in seven disciplines of Games of Future in Kazan
Belarusians will compete in seven disciplines: phygital basketball, phygital hockey, phygital martials arts, VR cycling, battle of robots, World of Tanks and Dota 2...
22 Feb 2024
Belarusian Bolshoi Theater to take part in Rimsky-Korsakov festival Belarusian Bolshoi Theater to take part in Rimsky-Korsakov festival
The Bolshoi Theater will show The Tsar's Bride opera on 16 March and Scheherazade ballet on 17 March. On the evening of 17 March, the Alexandrovskaya Chamber Hall will host Mozart and Salieri, the composer's one-act opera...
21 Feb 2024
Belarusian Marina Vasilevskaya, Anastasia Lenkova declared fit for space flight Belarusian Marina Vasilevskaya, Anastasia Lenkova declared fit for space flight
The Chief Medical Commission convened for a meeting at the Cosmonaut Training Center on 21 February to analyze the data of medical examinations of the prime and backup crews of Visiting Expedition-21 during preflight training...
19 Feb 2024
Azarenka into Dubai 2024 second round Azarenka into Dubai 2024 second round
Belarus’ Victoria Azarenka went off to a good start at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships defeating Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands, 6-2, 6-4, in an hour and 20 minutes to progress to the second round...
19 Feb 2024
Belarus’ Khadasevich clinches bronze at 2024 European Weighting Championships Belarus’ Khadasevich clinches bronze at 2024 European Weighting Championships
Pavel Khadasevich's biggest achievement at international competitions was silver at the 2018 World Weightlifting Championships. Last year Pavel Khadasevich won gold at the 2nd CIS Games...
16 Feb 2024
Belarus’ Hetmanava wins 2024 European Wrestling Championships bronze Belarus’ Hetmanava wins 2024 European Wrestling Championships bronze
Belarus’ Alesia Hetmanava clinched bronze in the Women’s Wrestling 59kg event. The Belarusian wrestler opened her run with a victory over Eda Tekin of Turkiye...
15 Feb 2024
Belarus 95th in FIFA rankings Belarus 95th in FIFA rankings
Belarus go 57th in the FIFA women’s rankings. The rankings are topped by Spain. Top Five also comprises the USA, France, England, and Sweden. The next women’s rankings will be published on 15 March...
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