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Vyasnovy Buket fair to kick off season of festivals of national cultures in Minsk
22 May, 17:41
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.
Belarus' humanitarian internet project seeks international status in CIS
22 May, 17:26
Minsk is set to host the relevant expert meeting at the CIS headquarters on 23-24 May. On 11 January the CIS Executive Committee distributed the materials on the international status of the recourse among the CIS member states.
Belarus, Czechia to sign agreement on sci-tech cooperation
22 May, 16:28
“I am glad that we keep expanding the legal framework of our cooperation. In March this year we signed an intergovernmental agreement on retirement benefits,” Evgeny Shestakov said.
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Minsk in top three most popular summer destinations in CIS
22 May, 15:57
The ranking is based on the analysis of accommodation bookings from 1 June to 31 August. Apart from Minsk, top on the list are Astana, Almaty, Baku and Yerevan.
Courtyard of Radziwill Castle in Nesvizh. An archive photo
Belarus' Bolshoi Theater festival at Radziwill Castle on 22 -24 June
22 May, 15:41
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”.
Photo: Internet
British actor Hugh Grant to marry for first time at 57
22 May, 15:00
British actor and film producer Hugh Grant is finally getting married for the first time at the age of 57, according to reports.
Ofir Akunis and Alexander Shumilin. Photo courtesy of the State Science and Technology Committee
Belarus, Israel to develop cooperation in science
22 May, 13:26
The parties will set up a joint working group on cooperation in science and technology in 2018, will hold a contest of Belarusian-Israeli science and technology projects. The agencies will also prepare proposals for the organization of seminars, conferences and exhibitions.
What attracts foreign travelers to Belarus
22 May, 13:08
According to the statistics, health resorts is the most visited section of the website, with 260,000 visitors a year. The second most popular section is excursions, with 180,000 unique visitors. The section with sightseeing ranks third, with 55,000 unique visitors.
Igor Shunevich
Decline in drug crimes in Belarus attributed to tough measures
22 May, 12:34
The interior minister said: “My report was based on statistics, which demonstrates that we've managed to considerably reduce the drug threat in the country by means of tough legal measures and practical actions, unorthodox measures in some cases.”
First permanent interstellar immigrant found in solar system
22 May, 11:25
Scientists have found for the first time an astroid that came from elsewhere in the universe but permanently lives within our solar system.
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