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Belarus attends SCO cultural heritage summer camp in China
16 August, 12:23
The opening ceremony took place at the Chinese capital during the 10th China International Youth Arts Festival. Attending the event were representatives of the Chinese Culture Ministry, the Beijing City Hall, member states, observers and dialogue partners of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
91 killed, 9.6 million people affected by floods in eastern India
16 August, 10:03
According to officials, heavy rains for the past three days triggered flash floods, inundating large swathes of land in the districts north and east of Patna city, the capital of Bihar.
Burgundy hosts Belarusian Cultural August
16 August, 09:05
The Belarusian Cultural August project is presented in Burgundy from 6 to 19 August. The event has been attended by Belarus' Ambassador to France Pavel Latushko.
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Belarus, China to sign protocol on border cooperation
15 August, 19:59
“The effectiveness of bilateral relations is of strategic importance for creating the Silk Road Economic Belt, too. From the point of view of the large-scale international initiative cooperation of all agencies at the border plays a vital role in security,” noted representatives of the State Border Committee of Belarus.
Russian reporters to visit Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
15 August, 19:14
On the first day of the media tour the reporters will travel to the Belarusian town of Ostrovets. They will visit the nuclear power plant information center and will be made familiar how the town where the Belarusian nuclear power plant's personnel will reside is being developed and expanded.
Three Sophias project brings together artists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine
15 August, 18:28
During the plain airs the young artists from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine will paint St. Sophia Cathedrals in Veliky Novgorod (Russia), Polotsk (Belarus) and Kiev (Ukraine). The paintings will be then displayed during an exhibition which will open in Polotsk on 2 September and will be timed to coincide with the 1155th anniversary of the town and the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing.
Belarus to take part in World Festival of Youth and Students
15 August, 17:58
The festival will feature a large-scale exhibition which will display the Belarusian education system as well. Belarus will be presented as the host of the 2019 European Games and the co-host of the 2021 IIHF World Championship together with Latvia. The exposition will also highlight Belarus' tourism potential, support of the youth and its community involvement.
Most educational institutions ready for new school year in Belarus
15 August, 16:41
In Belarus there are about 8,000 educational institutions of various types (from kindergartens to universities) that enroll about 2.3 million children, adolescents and students. This system employs more than 450,000 pedagogical personnel.
Belarus university admission test results ‘better this year'
15 August, 16:36
“The results of the tests across 11 subjects are 10-15% better this year than last year. This year we have started revising the compliance of tests with the school curriculum. This work will be continued,” Vasily Zharko said.
Vladimir Prokoptsov. An archive photo
Exhibition of Belarusian paintings to go on display in Beijing 23 October
15 August, 16:05
The exhibition will feature 57 works of Belarusian artists. The exhibition will stay open for two months at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing.
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