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19 Oct 2018
Daniel Yastremsky will represent Belarus at Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Daniel Yastremsky will represent Belarus at Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018
Daniel Yastremsky, the winner of the Eurovision 2018 national selection, dubbed Belarusian Justin Bieber, will do his best to conquer Minsk Arena and the hearts of the audience...
19 Oct 2018
Belarus Fashion Week in Minsk on 7-11 November Belarus Fashion Week in Minsk on 7-11 November
Belarus Fashion Week (BFW) is designed to promote Belarusian manufacturers of designer clothing in the fashion market in Belarus and abroad. BFW will feature only new collections of the 2019 spring-summer season from the country’s leading brands...
19 Oct 2018
Georgia suggests launching new air service from Minsk to Kutaisi Georgia suggests launching new air service from Minsk to Kutaisi
“At the moment the flights between Georgia and Belarus (Minsk-Tbilisi, Minsk-Batumi) are operated at night and in the morning. In this regard, the Ambassador invited the Belarusian party to consider performing part of the flights at daytime and launching a new flight from Minsk to Kutaisi”...
18 Oct 2018
Moldova’s Constantin Moscovici honored with Francysk Skaryna medal Moldova’s Constantin Moscovici honored with Francysk Skaryna medal
Constantin Moscovici is well-known to Belarusians as a participant of the Slavianski Bazaar and Golden Hit festivals. The soloist of the Moldova Philharmonic is an official representative of the Slavianski Bazaar festival in Moldova and Romania...
18 Oct 2018
UNESCO to consider including Budslau Fest in intangible cultural heritage list in November UNESCO to consider including Budslau Fest in intangible cultural heritage list in November
The Budslau Ice of Our Lady is kept in the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the agro-town of Budslau, Myadel District, Minsk Oblast. The icon was painted by an unknown artist in the 16th century. The Mother of God of Budslau is considered patroness of Belarus...
18 Oct 2018
Belarus-Ukraine regional forum to feature academic panel discussions Belarus-Ukraine regional forum to feature academic panel discussions
It is expected that taking part in the panel discussions “Belarus and Ukraine: Inter-University Scientific Integration” and “Belarus-Ukraine Cooperation in Education and Youth Policy” will be more than 100 university representatives of the two countries...
18 Oct 2018
Grodno welcomes 70,000th visa-free tourist year-to-date Grodno welcomes 70,000th visa-free tourist year-to-date
The anniversary tourist who took advantage of the visa waiver program was a 74-year old Jutta Christensen from Denmark. She came to Grodno with a group of pensioners with whom she studies the Russian language at a hobby club...
18 Oct 2018
Scientists from 4 countries to discuss WWI aftermath at conference in Vitebsk Scientists from 4 countries to discuss WWI aftermath at conference in Vitebsk
The three-day international conference titled “First World War and the formation of the Versailles-Washington system of international relations” will bring together representatives of educational institutions and research centers from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and Latvia...
17 Oct 2018
Krasnoyarsk TV channel launches special project dedicated to Belarus Krasnoyarsk TV channel launches special project dedicated to Belarus
"The film crew also got familiar with the rich cultural heritage of Belarus. The journalists visited the legendary Nesvizh Castle where they were introduced to the most valuable exhibits and legends about the Radziwills"...
17 Oct 2018
Minsk to commemorate Holocaust victims on 22 October Minsk to commemorate Holocaust victims on 22 October
Invitations to attend the rally commemorating the victims of the Minsk Ghetto and the Holocaust were sent to Israel, the United States, European countries, as well as major international Jewish organizations, NGOs and former prisoners...
17 Oct 2018
Minsk, Smorgon to host conference on 100th anniversary since end of First World War on 25-26 October Minsk, Smorgon to host conference on 100th anniversary since end of First World War on 25-26 October
The conference “Belarus in the Flames First World War” will be held on 25-26 October. On the first day the conference will be held in Minsk, on the second one it will move to Smorgon which was affected by the century-old events the most...
17 Oct 2018
25th Minsk International Film Festival Listapad to feature 167 films 25th Minsk International Film Festival Listapad to feature 167 films
"This year the festival will feature 167 films from 48 countries. Two countries – South Africa and Kenya – will make their debut at the festival"...
17 Oct 2018
Listapadzik’s 2018 competition program to feature six movies Listapadzik’s 2018 competition program to feature six movies
"These movies, I think, are small yet important revelations about the theme of childhood. They represent Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, China, Estonia and Serbia"...
17 Oct 2018
Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of Great Patriotic War Museum Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of Great Patriotic War Museum
“Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of the Great Patriotic War Museum” 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 the beginnings of the museum...
17 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international conference on communications on 18-19 October Minsk to host international conference on communications on 18-19 October
"The conference has become an annual forum of research centers, higher learning institutions and companies specializing in development, introduction and operation of communication means"...
17 Oct 2018
Skaters from over 30 countries to partake in Ice Star competition in Minsk Skaters from over 30 countries to partake in Ice Star competition in Minsk
The event is scheduled for 18-21 October. Minsk will host this competition for the seventh time already. It will be a kind of test in the run-up to the ISU European Figure Skating Championship that will take place in Minsk Arena in January 2019...
17 Oct 2018
IFMC play to be staged in Minsk, Gomel, Vitebsk IFMC play to be staged in Minsk, Gomel, Vitebsk
Rossini Overtures by Spellbound contemporary ballet (Italy) will premiere at the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus in Minsk on 20 November. The play will travel to Gomel on 22 November and then to Vitebsk on 25 November...
16 Oct 2018
Minsk named among world’s top three cleanest cities Minsk named among world’s top three cleanest cities
“The capital and largest city of Belarus is often touted by tourist sites as the world's cleanest city. Diligent workers take care of the city's many parks and regularly keep the streets sparkling clean”...
16 Oct 2018
EU mulls energy efficiency programs for Brest Oblast, Grodno Oblast EU mulls energy efficiency programs for Brest Oblast, Grodno Oblast
"Next year we are launching a big resource and energy efficiency program worth €15 million. Brest Oblast and Grodno Oblast have been chosen as pilot areas. They will receive €10 million"...
16 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international congress of librarians on 18-19 October Minsk to host international congress of librarians on 18-19 October
The main theme of the forum is Comfortable Environment of Libraries: New Technological and Material-Technical Solutions...
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