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27 Nov 2018
Exhibition marking 75 years of Minsk Ghetto destruction opens at UN headquarters Exhibition marking 75 years of Minsk Ghetto destruction opens at UN headquarters
Valentin Rybakov stressed the particular importance of preserving the memory of the tragedy of the Minsk Ghetto and other death camps, as well as the courage and heroism of soldiers, partisans and underground fighters who fought the Nazis during the World War Two...
26 Nov 2018
Memorial sign to Chinghiz Aitmatov unveiled in Minsk Memorial sign to Chinghiz Aitmatov unveiled in Minsk
"We attach importance to this not only from the point of view of further strengthening of friendly relations between our countries. Thus, we pay tribute to the great writer and humanist who is revered and remembered in Belarus"...
26 Nov 2018
Belarus first in national costumes contest in Beijing Belarus first in national costumes contest in Beijing
The event was held in China for the eighth time. Belarus placed second last year.
26 Nov 2018
Belarus’ Borisov, China’s Ningbo sign cooperation agreement Belarus’ Borisov, China’s Ningbo sign cooperation agreement
The parties agreed to promote cooperation in trade, economy, education, culture, tourism, sports, health, urban planning, environmental protection, and to promote mutual prosperity...
22 Nov 2018
Belarusian children to announce voting results of national juries at Junior Eurovision 2018 Belarusian children to announce voting results of national juries at Junior Eurovision 2018
The winner of the Junior Eurovision 2018 will be determined on 25 November. Voting announcement is traditionally done by special guests aged 10-14...
22 Nov 2018
Minsk may join WHO Healthy Cities project in 2019 Minsk may join WHO Healthy Cities project in 2019
"If we position ourselves as an athletic city and committed to healthy lifestyle, then joining the initiative is logical. The matter is not just about the prevention of infectious diseases"...
22 Nov 2018
Leading opera singers to feature in Christmas gala concert in Minsk Leading opera singers to feature in Christmas gala concert in Minsk
The gala concert of the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum 2018 will bring together in Minsk opera singers from 14 countries on 21 December...
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...
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