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3 Aug 2018
Thousand pilgrims to flock to Vitebsk Oblast to commemorate Rositsa martyrs
During the Great Patriotic War two Catholic priests were martyred together with their parish. They were beatified by the Catholic Church for their martyrdom. Events to commemorate the priests are held annually in February and August drawing pilgrims from Belarus and abroad...
2 Aug 2018
Korea University ready to arrange internships for Belarusian students at Samsung, LG
"Top on the agenda of the meeting were academic mobility programs in IT, medicine, biology, chemistry and public administration. In particular, representatives of the Korean University invited BSU staff to come to Korea to undertake English-language lecture courses in these areas"...
2 Aug 2018
Tentative plans for Belarusian-Chinese think tank to analyze international agenda
"We need quality analytics on the most important items on the international agenda and on matters concerning our bilateral cooperation. A new center could provide it by resorting to services of a large number of specialists and experts"...
2 Aug 2018
Korean culture festival in Minsk’s Upper City on 19 August
Traditional Korean dancing and percussion instrument playing will take place. Belarusian K-pop music bands are expected to perform cover dances inspired by Korean hit songs...
2 Aug 2018
20 countries to partake in Junior Eurovision 2018 in Belarus
As was reported earlier, Kiev had withdrawn from the Junior Eurovision citing financial reasons. However, when the list of the participating countries was officially unveiled on 25 July, the European Broadcasting Union received Ukraine’s application...
2 Aug 2018
Minsk Half Marathon 2018 expected to draw record numbers
This year the Minsk Half Marathon will welcome representatives of at least 40 countries...
2 Aug 2018
Belarus to field 38-strong team for European Athletics Championships in Berlin
World champion hammer thrower, prizewinner of two Olympics Ivan Tikhon, who recently turned 42, will be the most experienced athlete on the Belarusian team will be the...
2 Aug 2018
Belarus considering scrapping road access fee for foreign vehicles
The decision has been prompted by the small revenues generated by the road access fee – about Br9 million so far this year...
1 Aug 2018
Minsk International Film Festival Listapad 2018 scheduled for 2-9 November
Belarus’ biggest cinema event will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year...
1 Aug 2018
Railway artifacts added to WW2 museum Stalin Line near Minsk
The exposition is built around a recreated World War Two armored train, which comprises an engine, two armored cars, and a flatbed platform with an antiaircraft cannon...
1 Aug 2018
Belarus best at CIS army standard weapon shooting championship
The CIS standard weapon shooting championship took place in Kyrgyzstan. Army specialists demonstrated their skills with pistols and assault rifles...
1 Aug 2018
Belarus president briefed on quality of harvesting equipment
The head of state liked what he heard; after all, a lot of efforts and resources were invested in expanding the lineup of Belarusian harvesting machines as part of the import substitution program...
1 Aug 2018
Summer school for Chinese students opens in Belarus’ Polessky State University
A group of 18 students led by a teacher from Polessky State University’s partner university, Concord College of Fujian Normal University, will spend two week in Pinsk...
31 Jul 2018
Beach soccer stadium inaugurated in Minsk
The forthcoming Euro League competitions will be a test event ahead of the beach soccer tournament at the 2nd European Games in Minsk...
31 Jul 2018
Minsk firefighters host children from China for excursion
The guests from China also visited the Museum of Fire to learn more about the history of the Belarusian firefighting service and see different fire-damaged objects brought from fire scenes...
31 Jul 2018
Belarusian students win four medals at International Physics Olympiad
Belarusian students won two silver and two bronze medals at the 49th International Physics Olympiad (IphO) in Lisbon...
31 Jul 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: August 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Jul 2018
Minsk to celebrate Tankman Day in style
"We will arrange a play zone with more than 200 computers where our guests will be able to play The World of Tanks and also talk to the developers of the game"...
31 Jul 2018
Minsk to be added to World of Tanks MMO as another battlefield
"The map includes such places of interest as the Victory Monument, Gorky Park, Yanka Kupala Park, a bridge over the Svisloch River, and many other things. The map is very detailed"...
31 Jul 2018
13 medals for Belarus at 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships
Belarus placed 4th in the overall team standings. Hungary topped the chart with 16 (10 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze) medals...
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