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12 Apr 2019
Russia announces big cultural projects in Belarus in 2019-2021 Russia announces big cultural projects in Belarus in 2019-2021
According to Alla Manilova, Russia’s biggest museums will start running their exhibition projects in Belarus in 2020. The first of them will be a festival of the State Hermitage Museum in Gomel and a big exhibition of the Tretyakov Gallery in Minsk...
12 Apr 2019
Exhibition to mark 200th anniversary of Stanislaw Moniuszko opens in Moscow Exhibition to mark 200th anniversary of Stanislaw Moniuszko opens in Moscow
"He wrote the first Belarusian (Idyll) and the first Polish (Halka) operas as well as a lot of operettas and ballets. UNESCO declared the year 2019 as the year of Stanislaw Moniuszko"...
12 Apr 2019
Glubokoye to celebrate Belarus’ folk music at international pipe fest Glubokoye to celebrate Belarus’ folk music at international pipe fest
The festival will bring together musicians from Poland, Macedonia, Belarus, Croatia and Russia. The three-day program will feature parties, master classes and a solemn service in a Catholic church...
12 Apr 2019
Eco-marathon in Gomel gets international Eco-marathon in Gomel gets international
About 2,000 people have already registered for the event. These are athletes from all over Belarus, as well as from Ukraine, Russia, the United States of America, Italy, France, China, and Egypt. Registration is still open...
11 Apr 2019
Bronze for Belarus’ Ksenia Stankevich at 2019 European Wrestling Championship Bronze for Belarus’ Ksenia Stankevich at 2019 European Wrestling Championship
The Belarusian defeated Frederika Petersson from Sweden and Iwona Matkowska from Poland, and lost in the semifinal to Miglena Georgieva Selishka from Bulgaria who reached the final to finish second behind Oksana Livach from Ukraine...
11 Apr 2019
Plans to showcase some 100 brand new defense products at MILEX 2019 in Minsk Plans to showcase some 100 brand new defense products at MILEX 2019 in Minsk
The expo’s solemn opening ceremony will take place at the historical and cultural complex Stalin’s Line on 15 May. Weapon systems will be put on display in Minsk Arena on 15-18 May...
11 Apr 2019
Gomel student wins Yandex Scientific Award Gomel student wins Yandex Scientific Award
The Belarusian student was awarded for achievements in machine learning and computer vision. Pavel Goncharov is working on ways to recognize plant diseases via pictures, to reconstruct elementary particles trajectory...
11 Apr 2019
Exhibition about Slovak partisans in Belarus opens in Bratislava Exhibition about Slovak partisans in Belarus opens in Bratislava
In his welcoming speech Belarus’ Ambassador to Slovakia Igor Leshchenya emphasized the relevance of this exhibition that opened in the run-up to two important anniversaries – the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the Nazi invaders and the 75th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising...
10 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Petr Asayonak clinches weightlifting silver in Georgia Belarus’ Petr Asayonak clinches weightlifting silver in Georgia
The Belarusian took silver in the men’s -81kg category with the total of 355kg. Petr Asayonak hit a maximum of 159kg in the snatch and 196kg in the clean and jerk...
10 Apr 2019
Belarusian wrestler Ali Shabanov wins bronze in Bucharest Belarusian wrestler Ali Shabanov wins bronze in Bucharest
The Belarusian defeated Murad Suleymanov of Azerbaijan 11-2 to take bronze. In the qualifying round Ali Shabanov lost to Russia’s Vladislav Valiyev who later advanced to the final...
10 Apr 2019
Belarusian takes part in Russian space experiment Belarusian takes part in Russian space experiment
The experiment is carried out on Earth but in the conditions which stimulate the Moon environment. It includes long-lasting survival experiments and control over the process...
10 Apr 2019
Schematic design of new Belarusian-Russian satellite nearly ready Schematic design of new Belarusian-Russian satellite nearly ready
The full-scale engineering development and manufacturing of the satellite is supposed to begin in 2020. The satellite is supposed to be inserted into orbit in 2023...
10 Apr 2019
Belarus government awards BelTA employees Belarus government awards BelTA employees
Editor-in-Chief of BelTA’s Publishing House Galina Golovataya and the lead press photographer of the Photo Information Department of BelTA’s Visual Information Editorial Office Leonid Shcheglov were awarded Medals of Francysk Skaryna...
10 Apr 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Giant of a Man. Hero of the Soviet Union Viktor Liventsev Partisan Chronicles: Giant of a Man. Hero of the Soviet Union Viktor Liventsev
“Partisan Chronicles: Giant of a Man. Hero of the Soviet Union Viktor Liventsev” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
9 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Vadzim Likharad wins bronze at European Weightlifting Championships Belarus’ Vadzim Likharad wins bronze at European Weightlifting Championships
Vadzim Likharad scored 153kg in Snatch and 182 kg in Clean & Jerk, with a combined total of 335 kg...
9 Apr 2019
Crypt of All Saints Church in Minsk to store capsule with soil from concentration camp Crypt of All Saints Church in Minsk to store capsule with soil from concentration camp
A capsule with soil from the site of the Flossenburg concentration camp (Germany) will be placed into the church’s crypt. The soil sample was collected back in November 2018 when a Belarusian delegation visited the concentration camp site...
9 Apr 2019
Japan to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 18-21 April Japan to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 18-21 April
Honored Artist of Belarus, MP of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Irina Dorofeyeva called the upcoming Days of Belarusian Culture in Japan a landmark event for bilateral relations...
9 Apr 2019
Belarusian-Korean forum on science and innovations kicks off in Minsk Belarusian-Korean forum on science and innovations kicks off in Minsk
The business program will last for two days. It will include a plenary session with the participation of representatives of the Republic of Korea and Belarus, panel discussions on nanotechnology and biotechnology, and a seminar on scientific and technical information...
8 Apr 2019
Three medals for Belarus at FIG World Cup 2019 Pesaro Three medals for Belarus at FIG World Cup 2019 Pesaro
Katsiaryna Halkina of Belarus claimed bronze with the Hoop scoring 21,200 points...
8 Apr 2019
Azarenka moves up to 60th, Sabalenka remains in WTA Top Ten Azarenka moves up to 60th, Sabalenka remains in WTA Top Ten
Before the Mexican tournament the Belarusian was 67th. Now, she holds 1,001 points. Aryna Sabalenka remained at 10th with 3,595 points...
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