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4 Jun 2018
Belarus 32nd in Integrated Index for Postal Development 2018 ranking
Belarus placed between Croatia (31st) and Ukraine (33rd). Among the post-Soviet states Belarus was surpassed by Estonia (13th), Lithuania (22nd) and Moldova (27th)...
4 Jun 2018
Ekaterina Galkina of Belarus wins bronze at European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships
This is the first medal in the individual all-around event at the European championships for Belarus since 2014. Then, Melitina Stanyouta won bronze in Baku...
1 Jun 2018
Belarusian Grodno past 25,000 visa-free tourists in 2018
"I wanted to see countries of the former Soviet Union a lot. I was surprised how much Grodno looks like a European city. We like everything: architecture, people, and the warm welcome"...
1 Jun 2018
Belarus to host Days of Tatarstan Culture on 4-7 June
"The Days of Culture in Minsk and Grodno will comprise screenings of Tatarstan’s documentaries, feature and animated films, exhibitions of fine arts and photo expositions"...
1 Jun 2018
Over 30 Japanese children to come to Belarus for recuperative holidays
The program of stay will include health-improving services, excursions, cultural events and medical checkups...
1 Jun 2018
Belarus president’s fund for culture and art to support three projects
They include the restoration project in Kossovo palace and park ensemble, conservation and restoration works in the castles in Golshany and Krevo...
1 Jun 2018
BelTA, Xinhua sign new cooperation agreement
The document envisages an exchange of information in English, Russian and Chinese, video content and also media cooperation within the Belt and Road initiative...
1 Jun 2018
Over 530 companies from 28 countries to partake in Belagro 2018 expo
Foreign companies demonstrate strong interest in the expo. In particular, collective expositions of Czechia, India, and Pakistan have been formed already...
1 Jun 2018
Foreigners may enter Belarus with electronic FAN ID
Belarusian border guards will do their best to ensure fast movement of fans across the border. According to the representative of the State Border Committee, big border checkpoints with necessary infrastructure will allocate special corridors for traveling fans...
31 May 2018
Belarus ranks 35th in End of Childhood report
The ranking covers 175 countries. It takes into account the eight indicators that relate to child health, education, work, marriage, childbirth, the level of violence...
31 May 2018
Belarusians invited to experience UK at Great British Festival in Minsk
We have outlined several areas in which the United Kingdom is proud of its achievements. In the Upper Town we will showcase culture, business, education, sports, fashion, food, music and theater arts...
31 May 2018
Turkey to join Minsk festivals of national cultures
“Organizing festivals of national cultures has become a good tradition. It is a unique opportunity for Minsk citizens and guests of the capital to get familiar with the traditions and customs of different countries”...
31 May 2018
UNESCO to examine Jurauski Karahod nomination file in 2019
Jurauski Karahod has been submitted for the inclusion in the Urgent Safeguarding List. The rite dedicated to the spring holiday Yurya is practiced annually. It has been granted the status of intangible historical and cultural value in Belarus...
31 May 2018
Rules of entry to Belarus during 2018 FIFA World Cup explained
“From 4 June through 25 July 2018 foreign citizens and stateless persons can enter, leave, temporarily stay and transit through Belarus without visas on the basis of a personal spectator card (or FAN ID) or evidence of obtaining such a document”...
31 May 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: June 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 May 2018
Grodno festival of national cultures to welcome writers from 9 countries
The seminar “Artistic text in the original and translation” will gather writers, publicists, researchers, translators, and representatives of publishing houses from different countries...
31 May 2018
Belarus to waive visas for ASE congress delegates
"To ensure that our guests have the opportunity to stay in Belarus longer than five days, we will waive visa rules for the duration of the congress. Such a decision has already been made. Thus the guests will not need to spend a lot of time on visa application paperwork"...
31 May 2018
Minsk Dinamo Stadium to host first competitions after renovations on 22 June
The stadium in Minsk will reopen after a major makeover with an athletics event between the teams of Belarus, Ukraine, Baltic and Balkan countries. The tournament will be a testing event ahead of the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019...
30 May 2018
Preparations for Junior Eurovision 2018 discussed in Minsk
Now Gordon Bonello acts as a consultant to stage designers and graphic designers. In the run-up to the show he will start working with delegations to prepare the contestants rehearsals schedules...
30 May 2018
Belarus to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine
Belarus is a donor country that provides humanitarian assistance to other countries, Larisa Belskaya said. Belarus has so far provided such aid to Vietnam, Ecuador and Syria...
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