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3 Oct 2019
Belarus’ preparations for 2022 World Chess Olympiad discussed Belarus’ preparations for 2022 World Chess Olympiad discussed
The parties also discussed chess development in Belarus, including the training of national chess referees and their international qualification, and also the implementation of the Chess at School project...
2 Oct 2019
Kupala Theater to host Vienna Opera Ball on 14 December Kupala Theater to host Vienna Opera Ball on 14 December
"The Vienna Opera Ball is a brand of Austria, while the Kupala Theater is a national brand of Belarus. The blend of these two brands and symbols will create an unforgettable event in Minsk"...
2 Oct 2019
Leading universities of Belarus, Turkey sign cooperation agreements Leading universities of Belarus, Turkey sign cooperation agreements
The Belarusian State University signed memorandums of understanding with three Turkish universities: Karabuk University, Istanbul University and Istanbul Medeniyet University...
1 Oct 2019
Minsk named CIS most popular autumn getaway for Russians Minsk named CIS most popular autumn getaway for Russians
Minsk is followed by Astana (Kazakhstan), and Yerevan (Armenia). Almaty (Kazakhstan) ranks 4th and Baku (Azerbaijan) is placed 5th in the ranking...
30 Sep 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: OCTOBER 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: OCTOBER 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
27 Sep 2019
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to open Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to open Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk
"This cultural event is truly historic. Minsk will host the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for the first time," Rostislav Krimer noted. "Eighty talented musicians have come to Mink for one day to perform masterpieces of classical music in the Palace of the Republic this evening"...
27 Sep 2019
Yuri Bashmet music festival in Minsk to feature virtuoso musicians from four countries Yuri Bashmet music festival in Minsk to feature virtuoso musicians from four countries
“Winners of major international contests will perform on the stage of the Upper Town Concert Hall. Guests of the concert will hear virtuoso solo performances of classical music and will get acquainted with young Belarusian musicians who already have impressive records of achievements”...
27 Sep 2019
Belarus third at World Police Games in Milan Belarus third at World Police Games in Milan
“The Belarusian team was third in the team classification falling behind Bahrain. The gold went to the host country, Italy. All in all, the Belarusian team won 21 medals: five gold, nine silver, and seven bronze,” the ministry noted...
26 Sep 2019
Belarus chooses entry for Academy Award 2019 Belarus chooses entry for Academy Award 2019
“The Belarusian Oscar Committee received three applications: Debut by Anastasiya Miroshnichenko, Inside Yourself (Vnutry Sebia) by Sergei Talybov, and Kaddish by Konstantin Fam,” Valery Dmitrochenko said...
26 Sep 2019
Lukashenko receives Ukrainian embroidered shirt as gift Lukashenko receives Ukrainian embroidered shirt as gift
The participants of the meeting took pictures and exchanged presents. Chief Editor of the Ukraine TV channel, Honored Journalist of Ukraine Yuri Sugak presented an original embroidered shirt to the president...
25 Sep 2019
Crops harvested from Belarus president’s experimental fields donated to elderly, kids Crops harvested from Belarus president’s experimental fields donated to elderly, kids
Traditionally one of the first destinations was the residential care home for veterans and people with disabilities in Vaupshasova Street in Minsk. The local cooks have already received some of the harvest...
25 Sep 2019
Our Children charity campaign due in Belarus on 9 December-10 January Our Children charity campaign due in Belarus on 9 December-10 January
A New Year party in the Palace of the Republic will be the key event of the campaign. It will be held in Minsk on 23 December...
25 Sep 2019
Opera singer Ilona Bagele to perform at Days of Latvia in Vitebsk Opera singer Ilona Bagele to perform at Days of Latvia in Vitebsk
“The program of the festival is in the works. I hope that the audience will like it. One of the artists to perform in Vitebsk will be Ilona Bagele with whom the local public is already familiar,” Sintija Paura said...
25 Sep 2019
Interactive center of living history to open in Vitebsk Interactive center of living history to open in Vitebsk
According to Gleb Lapitsky, the project is designed to last a year and a half to complete in August 2020. The goal of the project is to share knowledge about the traditional culture and folklore of Latvia and Belarus...
24 Sep 2019
Maria Martynova wins silver at 2019 ESC European Championship in Italy Maria Martynova wins silver at 2019 ESC European Championship in Italy
Maria Martynova of Belarus claimed silver and also an Olympic berth at the 2019 ESC European Championship 25m/50m which is underway in Bologna...
24 Sep 2019
Armenian president’s spouse visits BelTA’s photo exhibition in Yerevan Armenian president’s spouse visits BelTA’s photo exhibition in Yerevan
The photo exhibition Magic of Belarus, organized by the BelTA News Agency at the Marshal Baghramyan metro station in Yerevan, was visited by spouse of the Armenian president Nouneh Sarkissian...
24 Sep 2019
Filmmakers from six countries sign cooperation agreement in Minsk Filmmakers from six countries sign cooperation agreement in Minsk
Film studios Tajikfilm, Kazakhfilm, Georgia-film, Kyrgyzfilm, Uzbekfilm and Belarusfilm signed a cooperation agreement during a meeting of the board of directors of the CIS film studios and the Georgian film studio...
24 Sep 2019
Budpragres 2019 civil engineering expo to open in Minsk on 24 September Budpragres 2019 civil engineering expo to open in Minsk on 24 September
The Indoor Football Arena and the nearby outdoor area will be used to showcase new construction products, new technologies and equipment...
23 Sep 2019
Lukashenko awards Alla Pugacheva Order of Friendship of Peoples Lukashenko awards Alla Pugacheva Order of Friendship of Peoples
On 23 September Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed a decree to award pop singer Alla Pugacheva the Order of Friendship of Peoples...
23 Sep 2019
Crops grown in Belarus president’s experimental fields revealed Crops grown in Belarus president’s experimental fields revealed
The Belarusian head of state pays a huge amount of attention to agriculture. Aleksandr Lukashenko always keeps an eye on the development of agribusiness...
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