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26 July 2018
MINSK, 26 July (BelTA) - Belarusian agrarians have cropped the first million tonnes of grain, BelTA learnt from the Agriculture and Food Ministry. As of 25 July, Belarus harvested 367,800 hectares planted to cereal and leguminous crops, which is 17.2% of the sown area. The country harvested more than 1 million tonnes of grain already, with the average yield of 29.2 centners per hectare. This year the harvest campaign kicked off earlier than in 2017. As of 25 July 2017, Belarusian...
16 July 2018
MINSK, 16 July (BelTA) – The harvest season has started in Belarus, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry. As of 16 July, an estimated 124,600 hectares planted with cereals and leguminous crops were harvested, which is 5.9% of the sown area. This year’s harvest season arrived in Belarus earlier than in the previous year. Brest Oblast is currently leading having cropped 20.9% (68,700 hectares) of its planted areas. Grodno Oblast harvested 7.5% of the...
6 July 2018
MINSK, 6 July (BelTA) – Kupala Night festivities will take place in two parks of Minsk on 6 July. The program of the events is available on the website of the district administrations, BelTA has learned. The visitors will see Kupala Night wonders and a concert of folklore groups, try traditional food and take part in various activities and entertainments, including round dances and old rituals. Kupala Night is a pagan holiday dedicated to the summer solstice, natural...
28 June 2018
MINSK, 28 June (BelTA) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will take part in a requiem rally to honor the memory of Nazism victims at the site of the former death camp Trostenets on 29 June, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA. Delegations from Germany and Austria led by the presidents Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Alexander Van der Bellen are expected to take part in the event. The Austrian ex-president Heinz Fischer will attend the requiem rally, too. Many...
19 June 2018
MINSK, 19 June (BelTA) – The Evenings of the Bolshoi Theater at the Radziwill Castle will be held in the town of Nesvizh from 22 to 24 June, BelTA learned from the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus. The Evenings of the Bolshoi Theater 2018 will start with the Belarusian Romanticism concert program. On 22 June a concert at the Church of Corpus Domini, which is the first Baroque monument in Eastern Europe, will feature Natalia Akinina, Irina Kuchinskaya, Yuri...
15 June 2018
MINSK, 15 June (BelTA) – Minsk Oblast has implemented 23 initiatives as part of the EU/UNDP project “Support to Local Development in the Republic of Belarus” in 2016-2018, Zachary Taylor, Deputy Resident Representative at the UNDP in Belarus, said at a conference to review the results of the project, BelTA has learned. “Some 23 initiatives have been implemented in Minsk Oblast. The project is based on inclusive and participatory approaches. It has brought together a great...
8 June 2018
MINSK, 7 June (BelTA) – Lake Naroch has been named among the top three resort destinations in the Commonwealth of Independent States popular with Russian travelers for summer 2018, BelTA learned from the analytics agency TurStat. The top five of CIS resorts popular with Russian visitors includes Burabai (Borovoye) (Kazakhstan), Lake Issyk-Kul (Kyrgyzstan), Lake Naroch (Belarus), Bilgah beaches on the Caspian Sea coast (Azerbaijan), and Lake Sevan (Armenia). TurStat reports that...
23 May 2018
MINSK, 23 May (BelTA) – The Evenings of the Bolshoi Theater at the Radziwill Castle will be held in the town of Nesvizh from 22 to 24 June, BelTA learned from the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus. 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”. The Evenings of the Bolshoi Theater 2018 will start with the Belarusian Romanticism...
15 May 2018
MINSK, 15 May (BelTA) – The Belarusian IT company Synesis Sport, which resides in the Hi-Tech Park, will develop the software and hardware block for the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019, BelTA learned from the 2 nd European Games Directorate. The relevant cooperation agreement was signed during the international information and communication technologies expo TIBO 2018 on 15 May. Synesis Sport Company will develop the entire software and technology block of the 2 nd European Games,...
7 May 2018
MINSK, 7 May (BelTA) – The International Association of Academies of Sciences will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Minsk with a number of events. A session of the committee in charge of organizing the celebrations took place in the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), the NASB press service told BelTA. The main events are supposed to take place at premises of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 20-21 September 2018. Heads of academies of sciences of the CIS...
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