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4 Oct 2018
Book about Trostenets now available in Belarusian, Russian, English Book about Trostenets now available in Belarusian, Russian, English
“Trostenets: Tragedy of Europe's Peoples” is continuation of our work on books that show the horrors of the Great Patriotic War and the memory that live in the hearts of the Belarusian people...
4 Oct 2018
Belarus’ Anastasia Sorokina elected FIDE vice president Belarus’ Anastasia Sorokina elected FIDE vice president
Chairperson of the Belarusian Chess Federation Anastasia Sorokina has been elected Vice President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) at the General Assembly in Batumi...
4 Oct 2018
Exhibition celebrating Belarus sports achievements opens in New York Exhibition celebrating Belarus sports achievements opens in New York
The exhibition was arranged in the run-up to the 2nd European Games that will take place in Minsk in 2019...
4 Oct 2018
Youth of Belarus, Cuba seek closer contacts Youth of Belarus, Cuba seek closer contacts
The BRSM Youth Union told the Cuban diplomats about youth projects implemented in Belarus and international contacts of the youth union. The Cuban ambassador emphasized the importance and great prospects of cooperation between youth organizations of the two countries...
3 Oct 2018
Belarus’ Sabalenka among September 2018 WTA Player of the Month finalists Belarus’ Sabalenka among September 2018 WTA Player of the Month finalists
20-year-old Aryna Sabalenka raised the 2018 Wuhan Open trophy and rose to a career-high ranking of World No. 16 as a result of the win...
3 Oct 2018
Business incubators from Russia, Estonia to share best practices in Minsk Business incubators from Russia, Estonia to share best practices in Minsk
Heads of leading business incubators from Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Tallinn will share their expertise and knowledge in running up a business that helps other businesses grow...
3 Oct 2018
Bard song festival to gather performers from nine countries in Vitebsk Bard song festival to gather performers from nine countries in Vitebsk
The festival will begin with the presentation of an exhibition by Alexander Malei and a performance by the youth theater Koleso on 18 October...
3 Oct 2018
Project to publish fairy tales of Belarusian Siberians in the pipeline Project to publish fairy tales of Belarusian Siberians in the pipeline
Members of the club collect fairy tales during their ethnographic expeditions to Belarusian settlements in Irkutsk Oblast. They already could bring out a whole edition of fairy tales...
3 Oct 2018
Team Belarus off to 3rd Youth Olympic Games Team Belarus off to 3rd Youth Olympic Games
The Belarusian team comprises 37 athletes and 18 coaches. Belarusian athletes will compete for medals in 16 sports...
3 Oct 2018
International jury for Listapad National Competition program International jury for Listapad National Competition program
Professionals from different lines of cinematography are invited to the jury of the National Competition: directors, producers, screenwriters, actors, film critics, representatives of international film festivals, and distributors...
3 Oct 2018
Commemorative plaque to Yanka Kupala unveiled in Finnish Imatra Commemorative plaque to Yanka Kupala unveiled in Finnish Imatra
Yanka Kupala and other outstanding representatives of the Belarusian National Revival travelled to Finland along the route Saint Petersburg – Terijoki – Vyborg - Imatra on 21-22 June 1910...
3 Oct 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Battle of Kuchin Partisan Chronicles: Battle of Kuchin
The Battle of Kuchin is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
3 Oct 2018
Brest to host music festival during German Language and Culture Weeks Brest to host music festival during German Language and Culture Weeks
Musikfest 2018 is organized jointly with the public association "Twin cities Brest and Shussenthal". The festival will offer three concerts...
2 Oct 2018
Belarus to host European Bird Watching Days on 6-7 October Belarus to host European Bird Watching Days on 6-7 October
The goal of EuroBirdwatch is to get local residents familiar with migrating birds, their nesting needs, problems they encounter along flyways and within wintering areas in the Mediterranean and Africa...
2 Oct 2018
Belarus and Bible named National Library’s best-attended exhibition Belarus and Bible named National Library’s best-attended exhibition
"The exhibition opened on 20 September and since then the National Library has seen record attendance every day. The Book Museum which exhibits the rarities of international importance draws up to 5,000 visitors every day"...
2 Oct 2018
Belarusian Transport Week opens in Minsk on 2 October Belarusian Transport Week opens in Minsk on 2 October
The Belarusian Transport Week is an annual international transport and logistics forum that incorporates an international exhibition Transport and Logistics and an extensive business program...
1 Oct 2018
Belarus submits Crystal Swan film for Academy Award Belarus submits Crystal Swan film for Academy Award
Crystal Swan was submitted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film...
1 Oct 2018
CIS documentary film festival kicks off in Minsk CIS documentary film festival kicks off in Minsk
The main film selection criterion is coverage and the author’s interpretation of events that have a direct or indirect impact on the social and political life in the CIS countries...
1 Oct 2018
Sabalenka 16th in WTA rankings Sabalenka 16th in WTA rankings
A week earlier the Belarusian sat 20th and rose 3 places thanks to her victory at the 2018 Wuhan Open. This is 20-year-old Aryna Sabalenka’s career-best achievement in the WTA so far...
30 Sep 2018
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