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12 Jul 2018
Belarus’ MFA in Twiplomacy’s top 50 in 2018
The twitter account of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was 13th in the ranking, next to the accounts of the foreign ministries of Spain and France...
12 Jul 2018
Ukraine wins Vitebsk Junior Song Contest 2018 Grand Prix
Alexander Balabanov from Ukraine won the Grand Prix of the 16th edition of the Vitebsk Junior Song Contest 2018...
12 Jul 2018
Belarusian school students win medals at young mathematicians tournament in Paris
All in all, Belarus has won six gold, three silver and five bronze medals over the years of participating in ITYM. This is the best result among all the countries participating in the International Tournament of Young Mathematicians ITYM...
12 Jul 2018
Lukashenko to attend Slavianski Bazaar opening ceremony
Alexander Lukashenko will present a special award Through Art To Peace and Understanding to Soviet and Kazakhstan singer, actress and educator, People’s Artist of Kazakhstan Professor Roza Rymbayeva...
12 Jul 2018
Athletes from 11 countries to run marathon between Lithuanian Druskininkai, Belarusian Grodno
Representatives of the Grodno Oblast administration told BelTA that the marathon is popular with professionals and amateurs. It is also valuable for marathon collectors since it is the only European marathon, which route is located in two countries...
12 Jul 2018
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2018 Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2018
The major theme of the festival is native land. This theme will define the concept of the opening and closing ceremonies, video contents and performances of artists...
11 Jul 2018
Name chosen for FIBA U17 Women's Basketball World Cup mascot
The name Buslіk won the most votes. It has a national flavor and is very easily pronounced in different languages, which is also important...
11 Jul 2018
Belarusian MAZ trucks to participate in Amul-Khazar 2018 Rally in Turkmenistan
This year has been rather intense for the Belarusian team. After their success at the Dakar Rally the MAZ pilots will participate in the Silk Way Rally in July and the Amul-Khazar 2018 Rally across the Karakum Desert in September...
11 Jul 2018
Kazakhstan’s art in focus of Slavianski Bazaar festival on 11 July
One of the most exciting events of the day will be the gala Art of the Great Steppe in the Vitebsk Concert Hall...
11 Jul 2018
Winner of Spring Queen 2018 pageant announced in Minsk
Maria Solovyova from Vitebsk State University was named the first runner-up. Valeria Ketova from Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Russia) was the second runner-up...
10 Jul 2018
DPRK debuts at Slavianski Bazaar festival with exhibition project
The exhibition features more than 220 works made by the DPRK artisans in a variety of techniques. Mr. Jong Sae Nal, a representative of the DPRK Embassy in Belarus, noted that the cooperation between the two countries in culture has been growing...
10 Jul 2018
Lukashenko gives Geely car to Rodina collective farm
The president believes that there is no harder work than working the land. “It could be handled only by the strongest people who really love their land and feel its heartbeat, figuratively speaking”...
9 Jul 2018
Over 200 craftsmen to partake in craft fair in Vitebsk
The craft fair will feature traditional Slavonic crafts, including ceramics, pottery, willow weaving, national costumes, embroidery, and felting. Craftsmen from Kabardino-Balkaria will take part in the fair for the first time...
9 Jul 2018
Belarus starts enlisting volunteers for Junior Eurovision 2018
Candidates should meet the following requirements: they should be aged 18-31 years, have good communication skills, a good command of English; knowledge of several foreign languages will be an asset...
9 Jul 2018
Zadkine’s sculpture to stay in Vitebsk after Slavianski Bazaar closes
He told journalists that the sculpture The Return of the Prodigal Son cast in 1962 was purchased for the Belgazprombank Corporate Collection at Christie’s auction in 2016 and was not displayed up till now...
8 Jul 2018
Domracheva, Bjoerndalen to explore Belarusian landmarks
Darya Domracheva promised to post photos from the trip under the hashtag #NorwegianInBelarus...
7 Jul 2018
Shot putter Aliaksei Aleksandrovich wins gold at European U18 Championships
Aliaksei Aleksandrovich broke his own record and achieved the best result of the season in the U18 category...
6 Jul 2018
Thirty Belarusian students receive Chinese Ambassador awards
"The Chinese Ambassador Award instituted as part of the Belt and Road initiative is aimed at drumming up the interest of Belarusian students in the Chinese language. I hope that more students will start studying the Chinese in Belarus"...
6 Jul 2018
Belarus reveals finalists of national selection for Junior Eurovision 2018
The audition took place in the 600 Meters Studio of the media holding on 6 July. The jury selected 10 performers who will take part in the final show of the Belarusian national selection...
6 Jul 2018
Belarus sixth largest nation in CIS
As of the beginning of 2018 Belarus’ population stood at 9.492 million. In terms of population the country ranks 92nd in the world, 17th in Europe and 6th in the CIS...
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