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2 Jan 2019
Belarus president team to square off against IIHF team in first game of Christmas Tournament Belarus president team to square off against IIHF team in first game of Christmas Tournament
The game will take place in Chizhovka Arena. The Belarusian team will test their mettle against renowned players with NHL experience, the world champions Andrei Nikolishin and Dmitri Khristich...
2 Jan 2019
Minsk to host Golden Puck final Minsk to host Golden Puck final
The national junior ice hockey competition Golden Puck will be running simultaneously with the Christmas amateur ice hockey tournament for the prize of the President of Belarus...
2 Jan 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Priest Nikolai Khiltov. A Contact For Partisan Unit Partisan Chronicles: Priest Nikolai Khiltov. A Contact For Partisan Unit
“Partisan Chronicles: Priest Nikolai Khiltov. A Contact For Partisan Unit” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
2 Jan 2019
Stamp to mark BSSR centennial dedicated in Minsk Stamp to mark BSSR centennial dedicated in Minsk
“100 years is a moment in history but during this time the Belarusians achieved a lot. We, our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers did everything to help Belarus flourish”...
31 Dec 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: January 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: January 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Dec 2018
Domracheva to take part in Christmas biathlon race in Germany Domracheva to take part in Christmas biathlon race in Germany
Taking part in the competitions will be many legendary athletes: Darya Domracheva and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Russia’s Ekaterina Yurlova-Percht and Anton Shipulin, Franziska Preuss and Simon Schempp from Germany...
28 Dec 2018
Viktor Lukashenko visits foster family in Glusk District to wish Happy New Year Viktor Lukashenko visits foster family in Glusk District to wish Happy New Year
It has become a good tradition for Viktor Lukashenko’s family to come visit a large family during the holiday season...
28 Dec 2018
Dmitry Lukashenko visits children at social and pedagogical center in Minsk for holidays Dmitry Lukashenko visits children at social and pedagogical center in Minsk for holidays
The children prepared a colorful New Year performance. Dmitry Lukashenko thanked the young artists for the concert and wished them health, happiness and warmth...
28 Dec 2018
Dreams about France expo to go on display in Minsk Dreams about France expo to go on display in Minsk
The exhibition will feature works of 24 Belarusian artists in different genres: painting, sculpture, photograph, ceramics, textile. All the works will be dedicated to France...
28 Dec 2018
Anatoly Kapsky named Person of Year in Belarusian sport Anatoly Kapsky named Person of Year in Belarusian sport
Anatoly Kapsky passed away on 22 September. He was the founder of one of the most successful Belarusian football clubs...
28 Dec 2018
Minsk to host TIBO 2019 ICT forum in April Minsk to host TIBO 2019 ICT forum in April
The ICT forum TIBO is held in Belarus every year. It provides an opportunity to exchange knowledge and communicate best practices in the field of information technology...
27 Dec 2018
Twelve teams to compete in Christmas amateur ice hockey tournament in Minsk Twelve teams to compete in Christmas amateur ice hockey tournament in Minsk
The preliminary stage will see the teams split into four groups of three apiece. The group winners will qualify for the semifinals. The Belarus president team in Group A will play two matches...
27 Dec 2018
Belarus’ children’s hospice receives gifts from CIS Executive Committee Belarus’ children’s hospice receives gifts from CIS Executive Committee
“It has already become a tradition for the CIS Executive Committee that consists of representatives of the CIS member states to take part in the charity campaign Our Children. This year was no exception”...
26 Dec 2018
Belarus’ Capital of Culture logo chosen in Pinsk Belarus’ Capital of Culture logo chosen in Pinsk
The national campaign "Pinsk is Belarus’ Capital of Culture 2019" will be officially launched on 25 January with a gala concert and an awards ceremony to honor cultural and arts professionals of the city...
26 Dec 2018
Four-year-old Russian boy takes Belarusian heavy truck for a spin Four-year-old Russian boy takes Belarusian heavy truck for a spin
Lev Khromov, a four-year-old from the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, was fascinated by rock haulers made by the Belarusian automaker BelAZ and wanted to ride one...
26 Dec 2018
IT company computer classroom opened in Belarus’ Military Academy IT company computer classroom opened in Belarus’ Military Academy
Competition for the available positions was tough, with more than eight people per open position trying to get into the IT company. The army selected 40 young people with a university degree in information technologies and an aptitude for this kind of army service...
26 Dec 2018
Aryna Sabalenka 13th in WTA rankings Aryna Sabalenka 13th in WTA rankings
This year 20-year-old Aryna Sabalenka won the first two WTA tournaments in her career and approached the Top Ten...
26 Dec 2018
Partisan Chronicles: New Year Celebrations During the War Partisan Chronicles: New Year Celebrations During the War
Even in the difficult wartime the tradition of celebrating the New Year did not go away. It was just that the circumstances, greetings and wishes were different...
26 Dec 2018
Minsk most popular CIS destination for Russian travelers during winter holidays Minsk most popular CIS destination for Russian travelers during winter holidays
The top 10 tourist destinations in the CIS this winter also includes Baku in Azerbaijan, Astana in Kazakhstan, Yerevan in Armenia, Almaty in Kazakhstan, Tashkent in Uzbekistan, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, Chisinau in Moldova, Dushanbe in Tajikistan and Ashgabat in Turkmenistan...
22 Dec 2018
Belarus ready to join cross-border routes with Europe, Russia to attract Chinese tourists Belarus ready to join cross-border routes with Europe, Russia to attract Chinese tourists
For example, there is already an 11-day tourist route for Chinese tourists spanning five countries: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine and Belarus...
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