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24 May 2018
Braslav to host international festival of traditional culture 26-27 May
Braslav Lightnings is one of the oldest festival in Belarus. Its 50th anniversary was celebrated in 2017. The event acquired the international status in 2009...
24 May 2018
National сultures festival in Grodno to feature 800 participants
“This festival is one of the most popular in Belarus both in the number of participants and the number of guests. Bearing in mind the visa-free travel opportunity, we expect large numbers of tourists in Grodno this year”...
24 May 2018
Lukashenko congratulates Patriarch Kirill on his Name Day
Alexander Lukashenko is strongly convinced that Patriarch Kirill will keep defending and promoting Christian values and traditions built upon goodness, justice and mercy...
23 May 2018
New Trostenets Memorial Complex to be unveiled near Minsk in June
The new memorial complex will be located on the site of a former concentration camp. That concentration camp was the biggest on the territory of the former Soviet Union...
23 May 2018
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences interested in cooperation with China in nano, biotechnologies
The promising avenues of cooperation include space exploration, nano and biotechnologies, new materials, lasers, medical technologies, and mechanical engineering...
23 May 2018
Kobyakov visits WorldSkills Belarus 2018 premises
The Premier examined the major competition venue and talked to the organizers, experts and partners of the contest...
22 May 2018
Minsk to host discussion on greater access to affordable medicines
Participants of the regional session are expected to come up with a uniform approach to increasing access to quality-assured, efficient and affordable medicines to treat HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis C as part of the efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals...
22 May 2018
Belarus’ humanitarian internet project seeks international status in CIS
Harmony: Literature and Journalism of the CIS States is the CIS only internet project aimed at making cultural and artistic space closer to each other...
22 May 2018
Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater festival at Radziwill Castle on 22 -24 June
The annual festival of the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus gathers admirers of classical music, opera and ballet at the Radziwill Castle dubbed as the “Belarusian Versailles”...
22 May 2018
Minsk in top three most popular summer destinations in CIS
According to surveys, Minsk is attractive to tourists due to its cuisine and Soviet-style architecture, museums and excursions...
22 May 2018
Vyasnovy Buket fair to kick off season of festivals of national cultures in Minsk
The festival will include various competitions and master classes, the performance of local music and dance bands, including Khoroshki Dance Company and Kupalinka Folk Band...
21 May 2018
Belarus takes part in St. Petersburg International Book Salon
When preparing the exposition this year Belarus has made an emphasis on the publications dedicated to the Year of Native Land declared in Belarus in 2018 and the anniversaries of Belarusian literature classics...
21 May 2018
Academies of sciences of Belarus, China to discuss cooperation areas
It will be the first viit of the head of the Chinese biggest scientific organization to the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus...
21 May 2018
China’s ambassador talks about Belarusian cuisine
“I really like Belarusian draniki, local fruits and vegetables. I can tell you frankly: during my time in Belarus I have come to love the Belarusian cuisine as much as the Chinese one,” the diplomat said...
21 May 2018
BSU wins contest to join UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund project
The Belarusian State University joined the project Compass (Comprehensive Capacity-Building in Eastern Neighborhood and Central Asia: research integration, impact governance and sustainable communities)...
21 May 2018
Belarus 14th in IIHF men’s rankings
Belarus is surpassed in the IIHF rankings by Latvia (3235; 11th), Denmark (3130; 12th) and France (3115; 13th)...
20 May 2018
Belarus among top ten crypto-friendly states in Europe
The rating provides cryptocurrency regulations in 48 European countries. Belarus is ranked 10th including due to zero tax on cryptocurrencies valid through 2023. Belarus is considered one of the best places for ICO...
18 May 2018
Belarusian State Economic University marks 85th anniversary
The head of state remarked that the university preserves the best traditions of Belarusian education, develops international cooperation, offers high-quality education and has a good system of personnel training...
18 May 2018
New show on at Belarusian State Circus
A new show entitled as Circus! Circus! Circus! which will be on at the Belarusian State Circus in Minsk from 19 May to 22 July will tell a story about love to circus...
18 May 2018
Belarus’ Galkina wins two medals at Grand Prix Holon in Israel
The Belarusian scored 19,200 points with the Ball to clinch gold. Arina Averina of Russia placed second with 18,850 points. The Russian gymnast took gold with the Hoop, while Yekaterina Galkina got 18,150 points to place third...
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