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30 May 2018
United States invited to participate in Minsk book fair as guest of honor
Robert Riley welcomed the proposal of the Information Ministry to feature the United States as the guest of honor at the 26th edition of the Minsk International Book Fair...
30 May 2018
Gomel international conference to discuss cross-border cooperation in environmental security
“Joint coordinated work of specialists helps accumulate and systematize information on the state of the environment, make concerted decisions in environmental security, popularize the ideas of nature protection”...
30 May 2018
Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of 43rd BRSM conference
“The BRSM Youth Union unites thousands of talented and energetic people devoted to Belarus. The union has become a reliable partner for the state in the implementation of the youth policy, it continues and develops the best traditions of our nation”...
29 May 2018
Eugine Chaplin on the jury of Idol-Belarus circus arts festival
Organizers are paying special attention to the cultural program for foreign artists and guests. The must-see list will include visits to the iconic sights of the region, including the Palace of Rumyantsevs-Paskevichs...
29 May 2018
Plans to finish building second object of Belarusian Antarctic station within two years
"There are plans to assemble the second science lab and a medical section, which Antarctic winter requires"...
29 May 2018
Crystal Swan by Belarusian director to open East of West program at Karlovy Vary film festival
It is the largest Class A film festival in Central and Eastern Europe. Crystal Swan will be featured in the East of the West program and will open the competition program, the center informed...
29 May 2018
Minsk to host Cyril and Methodius conference on 29-30 May
The conference is expected to gather more than 100 participants (including from the CIS and non-CIS countries) – scientists specializing in theology, history, philosophy, cultural and religious studies...
29 May 2018
Belarusian Industrial Forum kicks off in Minsk
The international exhibition TechInnoProm, the key event of the forum, will be themed around the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) and will include such sections as Additive Technologies; 3D Printers; Aerospace Technologies; Virtual Reality Technologies, Artificial Intelligence; Robotics...
28 May 2018
Minsk National Airport named CIS Best Airport of 2017
“Minsk National Airport won in the CIS Best Airport of 2017 nomination with the total transportation of more than 1 million passengers. The Minsk airport was awarded with an honorary diploma of the association and the CIS Best Airport of 2017 Cup”...
28 May 2018
Belarusian State University, Dalian Polytechnic University to open institute of distance learning
"The strategic goal is to make BSU a platform, a bridge of interaction with Chinese universities in Eastern Europe. Plans are in place to open an institute of distance learning in conjunction with Dalian Polytechnic University"...
28 May 2018
Belarus’ Art Museum to develop cooperation with Korea’s Gahoe Museum
Apart from signing the document which is aimed at expanding cooperation between the museums of Belarus and the Republic of Korea, the event will also include a ceremony to donate the traditional Korean decorative screen to the collection of the National Art Museum...
28 May 2018
Plans for Belarus-Japan friendship commemorative tablet in cherry blossom tree alley in Minsk
The tablet resting on a granite pedestal reads “Sakura of friendship”...
28 May 2018
Belarus to host Vietnam’s expo in June
The exposition will make part of the Days of Vietnamese Culture in Belarus, the museum said...
25 May 2018
Belarus, Poland to hold joint sports event on Augustow Canal in 2019
The program of the event includes competitions in cycling, track-and-field athletics, kayaking and canoeing. The event will take place in the run-up to the European Games MINSK 2019 and the 100th anniversary of the Polish Olympic Committee...
25 May 2018
Preparations for 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest discussed in Minsk
Technical Director of the Eurovision Song Contest Ola Melzig from Sweden and his assistant Tarmo Krimm from Estonia are currently on a working trip to Belarus...
25 May 2018
Delegations from 33 countries to attend Gomel Economic Forum
Foreign participants will include official delegations, representatives of embassies, banking and financial establishments, free economic zones, businessmen...
24 May 2018
Minsk marks Day of Slavic Writing and Culture with literary soiree
The poems of different nations were warmly received by the audience who was happy to learn more about the art and literature of Slavic countries...
24 May 2018
Belarus president’s reserve fund to finance recuperative holidays of 300 children from Syria
The visit will include health improvement programs, excursions, cultural and sports events in Minsk and other regions of the country...
24 May 2018
Lukashenko sends greetings to personnel of Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater
“The history of the theater was written by great masters devoted to their vocation – wonderful singers, actors, conductors, directors and artists,” the message of greetings reads...
24 May 2018
Braslav to host international festival of traditional culture 26-27 May
Braslav Lightnings is one of the oldest festival in Belarus. Its 50th anniversary was celebrated in 2017. The event acquired the international status in 2009...
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