Main / News / Region

Region

16 June 2017
Vitebsk has been named among the CIS most popular historical cities for tourists in 2016, BelTA learned from the analytics agency TurStat. TurStat analyzed the tours and data provided by regional travel agencies in order to compile the ranking. Almost each of the top 10 cities is situated in Central Asia and Transcaucasia: Turkestan, Taraz (Kazakhstan), Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva (Uzbekistan), Ganja (Azerbaijan), Gyumri (Armenia), Khujand (Tajikistan), and Mary (Turkmenistan). Vitebsk is...
9 June 2017
The street art fest On Seven Winds will take place as part of the 26th international art festival, BelTA learned from the forum's director Alexander Sidorenko on 7 June. According to the source, a number of additional venues will be available apart from the main one — the Summer Amphitheater. Those include the Vitebsk Concert Hall, the Yakub Kolas Drama Theater, the local philharmonic as well as open-air stages. These venues will host as interesting events as those at the main venue,...
6 June 2017
A delegation of China's Heihe has arrived in Novopolotsk on a visit, BelTA learned from the Novopolotsk Town Hall. "Interregional cooperation with Chinese towns and provinces is strengthening all over Belarus. Novopolotsk has already twinned with Chinese Weihai. Now we are expanding ties and have invited new potential partners from Heihe, the town with the population of two million. The delegation including six representatives of the administrative apparatus led by the secretary of the...
25 May 2017
The strategic priority action plan on the development of Orsha District needs finalizing, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said during the onsite session of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers on the development of Orsha District on 23 May, BelTA has learned. The meeting considered the draft plan which comprised over 90 projects suggested for implementation in different areas. The prime minister instructed to finalize the document at the end of the meeting. The Belarusian...
18 May 2017
The 24th international song and music festival Dnieper Voices in Dubrovno will be held on 20-21 May and will bring together amateur groups from seven countries, BelTA learned from Lyudmila Dudareva, the head of the ideology, culture and youth affairs department at the Dubrovno District Executive Committee. "This year we expect guests from all regions of Belarus, as well as from Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova and Poland. We will welcome them in the morning in the central...
11 May 2017
The 14th National Environment Forum in Vitebsk will be co-located with the 6th International Economic Forum "Innovations. Investments. Prospects". The events will be held on 11 May, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk regional committee of natural resources and environment protection. Co-locating the two events will emphasize the priority of promoting the rational use of natural resources, attracting investment and implementing innovative technologies in order to facilitate a gradual...