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22 Nov 2018
Belarusian Ded Moroz gets about 17,000 letters annually Belarusian Ded Moroz gets about 17,000 letters annually
In the run-up to New Year celebrations, Ded Moroz receives up to 2,000 letters a day. The bulk of them comes from Belarusians, however some letters arrive from faraway countries, like Japan, China, Pakistan and African states...
21 Nov 2018
Minsk Ghetto victims commemorated in Yad Vashem in Jerusalem Minsk Ghetto victims commemorated in Yad Vashem in Jerusalem
Vladimir Skvortsov addressed the seminar participants. The head of the diplomatic mission stressed that the Belarusian and Jewish peoples have long-standing historical ties...
21 Nov 2018
Belarus’ Maria Vasilevich in Top 32 of Miss World 2018 Top Model Challenge Belarus’ Maria Vasilevich in Top 32 of Miss World 2018 Top Model Challenge
“About 120 girls from around the world showed up on the runway to compete in the Top Model Challenge. I have advanced to the final and made it to the top 30 models according to the jury,” Maria Vasilevich wrote...
21 Nov 2018
Tickets for European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk to range from Br5 to Br50 Tickets for European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk to range from Br5 to Br50
"Single-event tickets will go on sale soon. They will range in price from Br5 to Br50. We have the cheapest ticket program for such a big figure skating event"...
21 Nov 2018
Minsk to enroll over 200 volunteers for 2019 ISU European Figure Skating Championships Minsk to enroll over 200 volunteers for 2019 ISU European Figure Skating Championships
These will be both experienced volunteers and novice skaters who will be able to see Europe’s best athletes perform in Minsk...
21 Nov 2018
Partisan Chronicles: War Correspondent Mikhail Ananin Partisan Chronicles: War Correspondent Mikhail Ananin
“Partisan Chronicles: War Correspondent Mikhail Ananin” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. It is dedicated to Minsk Partisan Brigade No. 3 and their handwritten journal...
21 Nov 2018
Smart Patent fair in Minsk to feature over 60 innovative projects Smart Patent fair in Minsk to feature over 60 innovative projects
The exposition will be located in the Palace of Arts on Kozlova Street. It will introduce visitors to new solutions across a variety of fields: medicine, manufacturing technology, chemistry and Earth science, energy, information technology and biotechnology...
21 Nov 2018
Euronews to show videos about Belarus’ tourism potential Euronews to show videos about Belarus’ tourism potential
The ministry expects constructive cooperation with the top television broadcasters in Europe to have a considerable effect on promoting Belarus’ tourism potential across the globe...
21 Nov 2018
International Festival of Modern Choreography kicks off in Vitebsk International Festival of Modern Choreography kicks off in Vitebsk
The official opening ceremony will be followed a festival version of the wordless play Caligula by Sergei Bezrukov’s Moscow Gubernsky Theater...
20 Nov 2018
Belarusian embassies post weather photos on MFA’s FB page Belarusian embassies post weather photos on MFA’s FB page
Several Belarusian diplomatic missions have already posted photos. For example, the embassy in Tashkent enjoys sunny weather and roses in the courtyard. The autumn in Seoul and Abu Dhabi is sunny, too...
20 Nov 2018
Participants of Junior Eurovision 2018 visit Palace of Independence in Minsk Participants of Junior Eurovision 2018 visit Palace of Independence in Minsk
The participants of the contest also shared impressions, made photos, mingled with each other and made selfies. During the excursion, they were shown into various halls of the Palace of Independence and told about the history of this remarkable building...
19 Nov 2018
Running order of Junior Eurovision 2018 announced Running order of Junior Eurovision 2018 announced
Three positions in the running order were decided during the opening ceremony of the European Week. Darina Krasnovetska with the song Say Love (Ukraine) will open the show...
19 Nov 2018
Over 100 media representatives to cover Junior Eurovision in Minsk Over 100 media representatives to cover Junior Eurovision in Minsk
The press service of the Belarusian State TV and Radio Company accredited 81 Belarusian journalists. About 20 representatives of foreign media outlets got their accreditation through the European Broadcasting Union...
19 Nov 2018
Minsk club of diplomatic spouses to hold Christmas charity fair Minsk club of diplomatic spouses to hold Christmas charity fair
The club conducts humanitarian and charity activities. In particular, the club provides social support and assistance to large families, seriously ill children and people with disabilities. The club also organizes an international Christmas charity fair...
19 Nov 2018
Voting underway for Belarus’ best tourism brand concept Voting underway for Belarus’ best tourism brand concept
The National Tourism Agency has presented 17 tourism brand concepts on its website. Voting on the website will run until 16 December...
19 Nov 2018
Aliyev visits Azerbaijan’s Trading House in Minsk Aliyev visits Azerbaijan’s Trading House in Minsk
Ilham Aliyev was informed that the products are just on display in the Trading House. The president of Azerbaijan expressed the opinion that it makes sense to establish the sale of Azerbaijani goods in the Trading House...
16 Nov 2018
First film of Minsk Ghetto Chronicle trilogy screened in Tel Aviv First film of Minsk Ghetto Chronicle trilogy screened in Tel Aviv
The commemorative evening was organized by the Belarusian diplomatic mission, with the support of the Israeli Association of Immigrants from Belarus and the Russian cultural center in Tel Aviv...
16 Nov 2018
New Year art object to be installed in Belarusian Ded Moroz’ estate New Year art object to be installed in Belarusian Ded Moroz’ estate
The sign was designed in a form of a clock face showing that only two minutes are left till New Year. It also has Ded Moroz’ felt boots on it, with his walking stick, mitten and sack with gifts nearby...
16 Nov 2018
First delegations to 2018 Junior Eurovision to arrive in Minsk on 17 November First delegations to 2018 Junior Eurovision to arrive in Minsk on 17 November
"Delegations of the countries participating in the 2018 Junior Eurovision will arrive in the Belarusian capital on 17-18 November. Rehearsals will start on 20 November"...
14 Nov 2018
Minsk Card to feature over 1,000 facilities by new tourist season Minsk Card to feature over 1,000 facilities by new tourist season
The Minsk Card is mostly popular with tourists from Russia and the European Union. However, more visitors from China, Japan and the United States have purchased it recently...
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