About 90 cosmonauts from 19 countries were expected to take part in the 31st planetary congress of the Association of Space Explorers in Minsk from September 09 –15.
Over 200 craftsmen from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia took part in the Town of Craftsmen craft fair open during the 27th Slavianski Bazaar international festival of arts.
Inclusion of Independence Avenue, locally known as Prospekt Nezavisimosti, in Minsk, Belarus is due on UNESCO’s tentative list in September.
The Belarusian – Chinese intergovernmental agreement on visa-free travel for holders of ordinary passports enters into force on August 10, Kirill Rudy, ambassador, Belarus to China has revealed.
A massive increase in the number of visa-free tourists to Grodno, Belarus has been reported with the number recently reaching 25,000.
Belarus has launched Year of China Tourism, aimed at increasing tourist numbers from the country.
A rafting tourist route is planned to connect the regions of the Belarusian-Ukrainian-Polish border zone, according to the Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation programme, The Bug Unites Us initiative.
Mingorspravka, a Belarusian state-run company, announced plans to open a further two information kiosks for tourists during the first half of this year.
Stadler Minsk is developing new trains for the Minsk metro.
A Belarusian project has won international conference of young scientists in Sochi which took place on October 19.