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2 December 2016
Belarus and Slovakia will cooperate in the development of patient-specific vaccines to treat cancer. The corresponding memorandum on bilateral cooperation in research and education between the Vitebsk State Medical University and Comenius University in Bratislava will be signed during the visit of Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico to NatiVita Company in Beshenkovich, Vitebsk Oblast. "Cooperation will promote better training of the personnel and improve qualifications of the academic...
23 November 2016
The 29th International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC 2016) will open with a premiere in Minsk on 22 November, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk Cultural Center. The concert program of the dancing forum will kick off with a show from Kiev Modern Ballet. The National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus will present Radu Poklitaru's Giselle. The play will make part of the official opening ceremony of the 29th International Festival of Modern Choreography in Vitebsk on...
16 November 2016
Civil servants of the entire power vertical should take prompt decisions to focus organizations and enterprises on efficient work and making money without the reliance on budget funds, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus said at the session to discuss the development of small populated areas in Orsha District and Shklov District on 12 November, BelTA has learned. In particular, addressing the governors of Vitebsk Oblast and Mogilev Oblast, the President stressed that the results of...
9 November 2016
Representatives of six countries will participate in the second international forum on innovative business in Vitebsk Oblast "From Small to Great" which will be held in the regional center on 17-18 November, Irina Makarenko, director of the Vitebsk regional center for marketing research, told a press conference, BelTA has learned. The forum will be attended by representatives of small, medium-sized and big business, the executive and legislative authorities, business support centers,...
31 October 2016
The 29th installment of the International Festival of Modern Choreography IFMC 2016 will be held in Vitebsk on 22-27 November, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk culture center. The festival will open with the Giselle premiere by the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus produced by famous Ukrainian choreographer Radu Poklitaru. The current competition will be international (it alternates with national competition annually). According to its rules,...
24 October 2016
Slovakia intends to take an active part in the development of the pharmaceutical enterprise Nativita. The statement was made by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovakia to Belarus Jozef Migas who took part in the festivities timed to the opening of a research center of the pharmaceutical company SOOO Nativita in Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, BelTA has learned. The diplomat stressed that the pharmaceutical factory established in Vitebsk Oblast using money and technologies...
17 October 2016
China plans to offer its direct investment for the construction of commercial dairy farms in Vitebsk Oblast, Vitebsk Oblast Governor Nikolai Sherstnev told media after the ceremony to inaugurate the new meat-processing workshop at Glubokoye Meat Packing Plant on 12 October. "We have agreed on the implementation of one big project. China plans to build two commercial dairy farms with a 6,400-strong milking herd each and also a 3,200-head dairy farm here using its direct investment. The...
10 October 2016
The Belarusian city of Polotsk has won an international contest of cross-border cooperation projects in the Tourism category, BelTA learned from the press service of the Polotsk District Executive Committee. The winners of the international competition were decided by the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress. The official awards ceremony was held in Lublin, Poland. The international technical assistance project Museum Gates implemented in Polotsk in 2013-2015 was named best in the Tourism...
3 October 2016
Economic ties between countries are the strongest kind. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Belarus Martin Aberg made the statement as he met with representatives of the Vitebsk Oblast administration on 29 September, BelTA has learned. The diplomat met with First Deputy Chairman of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee Gennady Grebnev. The diplomat noted that he was on a fact-finding trip in the oblast. "I've been working in Belarus...
16 September 2016
The Belarusian army will carry out a command post exercise designed to practice control over a force group, other troops and military units in a special operation meant to stabilize the situation in several crisis areas of the country on 14-20 September, the press service of the Belarusian Defense Ministry told BelTA. The exercise is part of the combat training schedule for the 2015/2016 academic year and will be supervised by the Chief of the General Staff, First Deputy Defense Minister...