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31 May 2018
Belarus ranks 35th in End of Childhood report
The ranking covers 175 countries. It takes into account the eight indicators that relate to child health, education, work, marriage, childbirth, the level of violence...
31 May 2018
Belarusians invited to experience UK at Great British Festival in Minsk
We have outlined several areas in which the United Kingdom is proud of its achievements. In the Upper Town we will showcase culture, business, education, sports, fashion, food, music and theater arts...
31 May 2018
Turkey to join Minsk festivals of national cultures
“Organizing festivals of national cultures has become a good tradition. It is a unique opportunity for Minsk citizens and guests of the capital to get familiar with the traditions and customs of different countries”...
31 May 2018
UNESCO to examine Jurauski Karahod nomination file in 2019
Jurauski Karahod has been submitted for the inclusion in the Urgent Safeguarding List. The rite dedicated to the spring holiday Yurya is practiced annually. It has been granted the status of intangible historical and cultural value in Belarus...
31 May 2018
Rules of entry to Belarus during 2018 FIFA World Cup explained
“From 4 June through 25 July 2018 foreign citizens and stateless persons can enter, leave, temporarily stay and transit through Belarus without visas on the basis of a personal spectator card (or FAN ID) or evidence of obtaining such a document”...
31 May 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: June 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 May 2018
Grodno festival of national cultures to welcome writers from 9 countries
The seminar “Artistic text in the original and translation” will gather writers, publicists, researchers, translators, and representatives of publishing houses from different countries...
31 May 2018
Belarus to waive visas for ASE congress delegates
"To ensure that our guests have the opportunity to stay in Belarus longer than five days, we will waive visa rules for the duration of the congress. Such a decision has already been made. Thus the guests will not need to spend a lot of time on visa application paperwork"...
31 May 2018
Minsk Dinamo Stadium to host first competitions after renovations on 22 June
The stadium in Minsk will reopen after a major makeover with an athletics event between the teams of Belarus, Ukraine, Baltic and Balkan countries. The tournament will be a testing event ahead of the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019...
30 May 2018
Preparations for Junior Eurovision 2018 discussed in Minsk
Now Gordon Bonello acts as a consultant to stage designers and graphic designers. In the run-up to the show he will start working with delegations to prepare the contestants rehearsals schedules...
30 May 2018
Belarus to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine
Belarus is a donor country that provides humanitarian assistance to other countries, Larisa Belskaya said. Belarus has so far provided such aid to Vietnam, Ecuador and Syria...
30 May 2018
Diverse program for Day of Sweden in Minsk on 2 June
The lineup of the music program will include Concordia Choir, Piotr Klyuev’s cover band, who will sing ABBA’s and Roxette’s hits, Madcaps dance band, Vuraj group and popular Belarusian band Akute...
30 May 2018
Belarusian Embassy in Moscow hosts children in foster care from Minsk, Vitebsk
The young Belarusians also went to see the Red Square, the Military History Museum and other sights of the Russian capital...
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...
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