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29 Aug 2018
Minsk gearing up for Georgia culture days
The Georgian culture festival Tbilisoba will be held in the Upper Town of Minsk on 1 September. Retrospective screening of the short movies by Mikhail Kobakhidze in the courtyard of the Monastyrsky Hotel on 1 September will show Wedding, Musician, Umbrella...
29 Aug 2018
Minsk to host international reenactment festival on 8-9 September
The festival will feature knight, cavalry and archery tournaments, exhibition shows. Visitors will be invited to enjoy the atmosphere of the previous epochs: from the Vikings to World War II...
29 Aug 2018
Aryna Sabalenka into US Open second round
Belarus’ world number 20 Aryna Sabalenka went off to a good start at the 2018 US Open defeating world number 37 Danielle Collins of the United States 6-0, 4-6, 6-4...
28 Aug 2018
Belarus’ National Library presents facsimile edition of world’s first primer
The world’s first book titled Primer turned 400 on 24 July 2018. The primer of Slavonic language was published in 1618. Belarusians helped print it...
28 Aug 2018
Planetary congress to gather some 90 cosmonauts from 19 countries in Minsk
The famous cosmonauts Belarus will welcome in September will include Svetlana Savitskaya, the first woman to go for a spacewalk. Minsk will also welcome China’s first cosmonaut Yang Liwei and the former holder of the longest time in outer space record Sergei Krikalev...
28 Aug 2018
Belarusian scientists to stage experiments as part of international space research project
"By the way, Belarusians have been invited to come up with their own tasks to participate in the SIRIUS project. These tasks have been sent for consideration to Russia. If everything is okayed, our representative will stage experiments in conditions of lengthy isolation, which model the environment of a spacecraft"...
28 Aug 2018
Vladimir Pozner, Andrei Makarevich to feature in Yuri Bashmet International Festival project
According to filmmaker Mikhail Kislyarov, the main intrigue of the production is the participation of three non-actors: Vladimir Posner, Andrei Makarevich, Dmitry Sitkovetsky...
28 Aug 2018
Plans to launch Belarusian State University nanosatellite in late 2018 – early 2019
“All our accomplishments in space industry, including the creation of satellites for the remote sensing of Earth, will be presented during the 31st planetary congress of the Association of Space Explorers, which is due in Minsk in September”...
28 Aug 2018
Participants of Belarus-Russia regional forum to plant alley of trees near Mogilev
The alley of regions of Belarus and Russia symbolizing the dynamic development of cooperation and friendship between the two fraternal peoples will feature 35-40 trees...
28 Aug 2018
Victoria Azarenka through at US Open start
In the opener the Belarusian saw off Slovakia’s Viktoria Kuzmova, the world number 56, 6-3, 7-5...
27 Aug 2018
Germany named Belarus’ most valuable visitor market
A total of 1,658 German citizens visited Belarus without visas via the Minsk National Airport from 27 July to 26 August. It was approximately 500 people more, or 35.4% up as against the same period of last year...
27 Aug 2018
French exhibition in Minsk to show behind the scenes of fashion, film industries
The exhibition will feature the photographs of great actors and directors such as Alain Delon, Jean-Pierre Melville, Isabelle Adjani and other French celerities. It will also display the portraits of Charlie Chaplin and Miles Davis...
27 Aug 2018
Belarus’ National Library to present facsimile edition of 1618 Primer on 28 August
The large-scale project to recreate the 1618 edition aims to make the first Primer accessible to a wide audience and to demonstrate the high value of the cultural heritage of the Belarusian people...
27 Aug 2018
Aryna Sabalenka in WTA Top 20 ahead of US Open
Last week Aryna Sabalenka was ranked 25th in the WTA rankings and moved up 5 positions after winning the 2018 Connecticut Open in New Haven, the United States...
26 Aug 2018
Belarus wins eight medals at 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships
Gold medals were collected by Gleb Solodukha and Denis Makhlai (Men’s C2 200m), Kamila Bobr and Elena Nozdreva (Women’s C2 200m) and Artyom Kozyr (Men’s C1 200m)...
24 Aug 2018
Diplomats from 7 countries to attend Belarusian Written Language Day celebrations
Tourists are recommended to visit the settlement of Yanovo that will turn 595 years in 2018, the Napoleon Orda Museum in the village of Vorotsevichi, the ancestral place of the Dostoyevsky family in the village of Dostoyevo, the agrotown of Motol where Israel’s first president was born...
23 Aug 2018
Belarusian folk tales to be published in China
Following the meeting in the university’s publishing house FLTRP, Director of the publishing house Mastatskaya Litaratura Ales Badak signed an agreement on the publication of a series of books “Conceptual Matters of Chinese Culture"...
23 Aug 2018
All-China Youth Federation delegation to visit Belarus in September
In her words, the parties are discussing the opportunity to set up a Belarusian-Chinese youth business incubator. The similar project is implemented in Russia and has already proved efficient. The economic effect from the Russian-Chinese youth business incubator amounted to $230 million over the past year...
23 Aug 2018
Medals for Belarus at UEC Junior/U23 Track European Championships
One of the leaders of the Belarusian national team Yauheni Karaliok clinched bronze in the U23 Men’s Elimination Race. The event was won by Belgium, with Russia taking silver. Denis Mazur claimed silver in the U18 Men’s Elimination Race...
23 Aug 2018
Belarus' hurdler Elvira Herman victorious in Poland’s Chorzow
2018 Berlin European champion Elvira Herman won the Women’ 100m Hurdles at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial international athletic meeting in Chorzow, Poland...
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