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22 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international forum BankIT on 23-25 October Minsk to host international forum BankIT on 23-25 October
BankIT 2018 participants will discuss global trends and the best practices in the digital transformation of the financial industry...
22 Oct 2018
Gomel Oblast traditions to go on display at Belarus-Ukraine regional forum Gomel Oblast traditions to go on display at Belarus-Ukraine regional forum
The concert will be co-located with the exhibition of Gomel region brands. It will also showcase folk costumes, towels, arts and crafts, Gomel Oblast sights, architecture and many more...
22 Oct 2018
Belarus, Israel announce contest of sci-tech projects Belarus, Israel announce contest of sci-tech projects
The contest will be held in two nominations: digital farming (big data, information and communication technologies, computer-aided learning, artificial intelligence and deep machine learning related to agriculture) and social studies...
22 Oct 2018
Aryna Sabalenka 12th in WTA rankings Aryna Sabalenka 12th in WTA rankings
A week ago the Belarusian was 15th. Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 30th (1,570 points), Victoria Azarenka is 53rd (1,051) and Vera Lapko is 65th (896)...
19 Oct 2018
Austria’s Klagenfurt to host Day of Belarus in 2019 Austria’s Klagenfurt to host Day of Belarus in 2019
“During the meeting with Maria-Luise Mathiaschitz, the mayor of Klagenfurt, the capital of Carinthia, an agreement was reached to hold the Day of Belarus in Klagenfurt next year,” the embassy said...
19 Oct 2018
Aryna Sabalenka named 2018 WTA Newcomer of the Year Aryna Sabalenka named 2018 WTA Newcomer of the Year
This year the Belarusian secured her WTA maiden title in New Haven before lifting the WTA Premier 5 title at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open...
19 Oct 2018
Minsk Ghetto victims remembered in Jerusalem Minsk Ghetto victims remembered in Jerusalem
“The day of the destruction of the Minsk Ghetto is not only a sad date when we mark the victims of the fascist atrocities but, like the whole tragedy of the war, it is a clear reminder that we must prevent distortion of the historical truth and preserve the memory of joint heroism and assistance during the hard times,” the Belarusian ambassador said...
19 Oct 2018
Lukashenko shares impressions of Grodno Oblast Lukashenko shares impressions of Grodno Oblast
Alexander Lukashenko commented on the development of the oblast capital. Grodno has an ‘old city’ quarter, beautiful new neighborhoods...
19 Oct 2018
Minsk to host Meer Axelrod’s exhibition as part of commemorative events for Minsk Ghetto victims Minsk to host Meer Axelrod’s exhibition as part of commemorative events for Minsk Ghetto victims
The exhibition is a joint project of the National History Museum, the Union of Belarusian Jewish public associations and communities, Alexander Pechersky foundation, Vellum Gallery, and the Nativ Israeli cultural center at the Embassy in Belarus...
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...
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