9 July 2019
Founded 10 years ago, the Kupala Night Festival (Alexandria Gathers Friends) has grown to become a powerful symbol of brotherly friendship between the peoples of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he addressed the festival in Alexandria on 6 July, BelTA has learned.
“Many of you remember what the first edition of the festival was like in 2010. A small and humble event just like this land. But even back then, it was beautiful in its identity...
28 June 2019
The concert Minsk-Paris will take place near the Minsk Town Hall on 14 July, BelTA learned from the French Embassy in Belarus.
The event will be timed to the French national holiday and will bring together Belarusian and French musicians. The popular Belarusian band Shuma will open the concert. The band has recently released a music video for the song “Clouds” which was shortlisted at the Gulf of Naples Independent Film Festival.
The concert will also feature the Nizkiz band from...
4 June 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 209 “On the appointment and liberation of judges” on 31 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
The head of state appointed Edgar Martirosyan judge of the Supreme Court with the subsequent coordination of this appointment with the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly. He was relieved of the post of judge of the Vitebsk Oblast Court.
Sergei Kovalev was appointed chairman of the Mogilev...
9 July 2019
A total of 213,000 tickets was sold for the competitions of the 2nd European Games in Minsk, Belarus Sport and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk said in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.
“Of 213,000 tickets some 12,700 tickets were sold to foreign tourists. Various public organizations invited about 7,000 foreign representatives to attend the games,” the minister said.
Travel companies organized tours for 15,000 guests to Minsk during the 2nd...
28 June 2019
Belkommunmash is busy making pre-production models of electric buses in order to sell the products to the European market in late 2019 – early 2020, BelTA learned from Aleksandr Klakevich, Acting Head of the Foreign Economic Activities Office of OAO Managing Company of the Holding Company Belkommunmash.
The executive said: “We gradually build up our export potential. Electric buses have already been sold to Azerbaijan. There are good chances of exporting our products to Georgia. We...
19 June 2019
The Standing Committee of the Belarus-Russia Union State and Belarus National Press Center will organize a media tour to the 2nd European Games on 20-22 June, BelTA learned from the Standing Committee.
“We are organizing the tour for representatives of the leading Russian media specializing in sport and blogger community. Journalists will attend sports competitions, the Russia House launch event and also visit the Athletes Village and the main fan zone. And, of course, journalists...