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7 Jan 2019
Belarus drafts 2019 events calendar for tourists Belarus drafts 2019 events calendar for tourists
The calendar features over 90 events catering to every taste. These are sports competitions, concerts, culinary events, film festivals, theatrical forums, medieval tournaments and many more...
7 Jan 2019
Griffons win Golden Puck junior ice hockey tournament in Minsk Griffons win Golden Puck junior ice hockey tournament in Minsk
The final match was one of the most spectacular games of the tournament. Nikolai Lukashenko scored the first power play goal. Soon afterwards, he made an assist for Griffons’ second goal...
4 Jan 2019
Two Belarusians in Top 50 football coaches in 2018 Two Belarusians in Top 50 football coaches in 2018
Aleksandr Khatskevich ranks No.44 and Viktor Goncharenko takes No.50. Ernesto Valverde from FC Barselona heads the rating...
4 Jan 2019
Aryna Sabalenka defeats Maria Sharapova at Shenzhen Open quarterfinals Aryna Sabalenka defeats Maria Sharapova at Shenzhen Open quarterfinals
Aryna Sabalenka won the first set 6-1. Maria Sharapova was forced to retire in the second set due to injury (4-2)...
3 Jan 2019
Belarus President Team defeat IIHF Team at Christmas tournament in Minsk Belarus President Team defeat IIHF Team at Christmas tournament in Minsk
IIHF Council Member and long-time player Zsuzsanna Kolbenheyer was named the best player of her team. Daniel Corso was named the best player of the Belarus President Team...
3 Jan 2019
UAE defeat Balkans at Christmas tournament in Minsk UAE defeat Balkans at Christmas tournament in Minsk
UAE Team featured forwards Mikhail Klimin and Sergei Zadelenov who are now promoting ice hockey in this Arab country...
3 Jan 2019
Slovakia beat Switzerland in Christmas tournament opener in Minsk Slovakia beat Switzerland in Christmas tournament opener in Minsk
The Group C match was held on the small ice rink of Chizhovka Arena. Switzerland, that is taking part in the tournament for the 13th time, was in the lead 2:0 during the first period...
3 Jan 2019
Belarusian pastry chefs win 14 medals at cooking contest in Luxembourg Belarusian pastry chefs win 14 medals at cooking contest in Luxembourg
Belarusian pastry chefs have won 5 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 2 bronze medals at the Culinary World Cup 2018 Luxembourg...
3 Jan 2019
Belarus welcomes 145 newborns on 1 January Belarus welcomes 145 newborns on 1 January
On 3 January, the minister visited the Mother and Child National Research Center to give presents to the infants born in the first hours of the new year. The campaign will be underway in all maternity homes of Minsk in January...
2 Jan 2019
Belarus president team to square off against IIHF team in first game of Christmas Tournament Belarus president team to square off against IIHF team in first game of Christmas Tournament
The game will take place in Chizhovka Arena. The Belarusian team will test their mettle against renowned players with NHL experience, the world champions Andrei Nikolishin and Dmitri Khristich...
2 Jan 2019
Minsk to host Golden Puck final Minsk to host Golden Puck final
The national junior ice hockey competition Golden Puck will be running simultaneously with the Christmas amateur ice hockey tournament for the prize of the President of Belarus...
2 Jan 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Priest Nikolai Khiltov. A Contact For Partisan Unit Partisan Chronicles: Priest Nikolai Khiltov. A Contact For Partisan Unit
“Partisan Chronicles: Priest Nikolai Khiltov. A Contact For Partisan Unit” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
2 Jan 2019
Stamp to mark BSSR centennial dedicated in Minsk Stamp to mark BSSR centennial dedicated in Minsk
“100 years is a moment in history but during this time the Belarusians achieved a lot. We, our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers did everything to help Belarus flourish”...
31 Dec 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: January 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: January 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Dec 2018
Domracheva to take part in Christmas biathlon race in Germany Domracheva to take part in Christmas biathlon race in Germany
Taking part in the competitions will be many legendary athletes: Darya Domracheva and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Russia’s Ekaterina Yurlova-Percht and Anton Shipulin, Franziska Preuss and Simon Schempp from Germany...
28 Dec 2018
Viktor Lukashenko visits foster family in Glusk District to wish Happy New Year Viktor Lukashenko visits foster family in Glusk District to wish Happy New Year
It has become a good tradition for Viktor Lukashenko’s family to come visit a large family during the holiday season...
28 Dec 2018
Dmitry Lukashenko visits children at social and pedagogical center in Minsk for holidays Dmitry Lukashenko visits children at social and pedagogical center in Minsk for holidays
The children prepared a colorful New Year performance. Dmitry Lukashenko thanked the young artists for the concert and wished them health, happiness and warmth...
28 Dec 2018
Dreams about France expo to go on display in Minsk Dreams about France expo to go on display in Minsk
The exhibition will feature works of 24 Belarusian artists in different genres: painting, sculpture, photograph, ceramics, textile. All the works will be dedicated to France...
28 Dec 2018
Anatoly Kapsky named Person of Year in Belarusian sport Anatoly Kapsky named Person of Year in Belarusian sport
Anatoly Kapsky passed away on 22 September. He was the founder of one of the most successful Belarusian football clubs...
28 Dec 2018
Minsk to host TIBO 2019 ICT forum in April Minsk to host TIBO 2019 ICT forum in April
The ICT forum TIBO is held in Belarus every year. It provides an opportunity to exchange knowledge and communicate best practices in the field of information technology...
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