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Belarus-Spain relations

19.08.2017

Alexander Lukashenko expresses condolences to King of Spain Felipe VI over terrorist attacks' victims
Alexander Lukashenko expresses condolences to King of Spain Felipe VI over terrorist attacks' victims The number of victims of a series of terrorist attacks in Spain is growing. As many as 14 victims, more than 100 are injured , among them are citizens of 30 countries. A hotline is open in the Belarusian Embassy in Madrid. Diplomats are recommending compatriots to avoid big crowds of people and contact their relatives. At the moment there is no information about Belarusians being among the victims. A three-day national mourning has being declared in Spain.

15.07.2017

Spanish visa centre opens in Minsk
Spanish visa centre opens in Minsk Belarus continues to actively develop not only economic but tourist relations with all the EU countries. On July 14, 2017 the Spanish visa centre was opened in Minsk. There are no doubts that it will be popular among Belarusians willing to visit this country, the first documents were submitted here before the official opening of the centre.

07.04.2017

Belarusian language courses open in Madrid
Belarusian language courses open in Madrid Belarusian language courses have opened in Madrid. Taking part in the courses are representatives of Belarusian diaspora in Spain and also two Spanish students, who earlier started learning the language on their own. Each lesson, designed for 2.5 hours, allows getting acquainted with the peculiarities of Belarusian pronunciation as well as spelling. The library of the center where courses are held will soon get a valuable collection of Belarusian books. To make learning more interesting, the Belarusian embassy in Spain will gift them to the center.

22.03.2017

Maksim Bahdanovich memorial evening held in Madrid
Maksim Bahdanovich memorial evening held in Madrid Legendary Veranika, Venus Star and Slutskіja Pajasy sounded in the center of the Spanish capital. Diplomats, creative elite and all indifferent to Belarusian poetry studied the works of Maksim Bahdanovich in Madrid.

15.02.2017

18 scientists to represent Belarus at European Science Forum in Malaga
18 scientists to represent Belarus at European Science Forum in Malaga Innovative achievements of Belarus will be presented at the European Science Forum in Malaga. It opens on 15 February and is organized under the patronage of the King of Spain. Cutting-edge scientific and industrial developments of Belarus will be presented by 18 participants. During the forum, the Belarusian delegation will also hold a series of meetings, including with the leadership of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of Spain and businessmen.

27.12.2016

Spain distant and near: passport with storks, Talaka persimmon and tractor Belarus
What unites Belarus and Spain: cuisine, sport, food and tractor Belarus Spain is a country that knowns terrorism well, but, thank God, say Spaniards, trouble has not recently disturbed these blessed and lively regions, which live full life even in winter, especially the capital. An important political event took place in Madrid - the embassy of Belarus in Spain opened there and we briefly reported about it. And today we offer you a big report on the country to which many Belarusians go for holidays and which cuisine we love tasting.

18.12.2016

Spain and Belarus getting closer: Belarus embassy opens in Madrid
Spain and Belarus getting closer: Belarus embassy opens in Madrid Ambassadors came to Belarus and presented their credentials to Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Belarus. A new Belarusian ambassador to Spain will present himself to the King of Spain soon. The foundations of this have been laid down already. Belarus’ diplomatic opportunities were discussed in Madrid and it was obvious that Belarus was of interest to Spain.
Belarus can count on Spain's support in rapprochement with EU, Ignacio Ibanez Rubio says
Belarus can count on Spain's support in rapprochement with EU, Ignacio Ibanez Rubio says The Secretary of State of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given an interview to the TV program Picture of the World. Yuri Koziyatko, General Director of the Stolichnoe Televidenie company: Can Belarus count on Spain's support in establishing closer and friendly relations between Belarus and the European Union?

16.12.2016

Belarus embassy in Spain to open December 16
Belarus embassy in Spain to open December 16 Belarus will get another embassy in Europe. On December 16, it will open in Madrid, Spain. The diplomatic relations between the countries were established in February 1992. In 2015, bilateral trade reached almost $270 million. The volume of Spanish investments in the Belarusian economy amounted to $0.5 million. At present, Belarusian ambassador to Spain is Pavel Latushko, who has concurrent accreditation in France and Monaco.

26.06.2016

Belarusian consulate in Alicante
Honorary Consulate of Belarus opens in Spain's Alicante The Honorary Consulate of Belarus has opened in Spanish Alicante. It will cover several districts of Spain. Alicante is the third most popular city for Belarusians residing in Spain.

05.06.2016

2nd Belarusian-Spanish business forum held in Madrid
2nd Belarusian-Spanish business forum held in Madrid The business circles of Belarus and Spain are establishing cooperation. Madrid hosted the 2nd Belarusian-Spanish business forum. In addition to domestic companies it was attended by Belarusian diplomats. Spain is represented by more than 20 companies. Among them are Spanish market leaders in the field of renewable energy, new technologies and logistics, as well as companies producing equipment for airports and road construction.

18.04.2016

Drill instead of brush: unusual exhibition in National Art Museum of Republic of Belarus
Drill instead of brush: unusual exhibition in National Art Museum of Republic of Belarus What happens if you combine skills of a Spanish painter and a Belarusian sculptor? 30 works with a modern take on cubism without violating the traditions of Picasso and Modigliani is the answer.A joint exhibition of the authors who have already been appreciated by French art experts opened in the National Art Museum of Belarus.

15.11.2015

Maksim Bogdanovich's Spanish-translated Tower of the World presented in Madrid
Maksim Bogdanovich's Spanish-translated Tower of the World presented in Madrid Poems by prominent Belarusian writer Maxim Bogdanovich sounded in the language of Cervantes. Translated into Spanish, a poem of the Belarusian classic writer was presented in Madrid. Spaniards can now enjoy Tower of the World thanks to the translation of a Belarusian who now lives in Spain. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to France and Spain Pavel Latushko, who attended the presentation, read the poem to Spanish public in the Belarusian language.

21.07.2015

Belarus to more actively cooperate with Spain in education, health and culture
Belarus for tighter cooperation with Spain in education and culture Belarus will actively cooperate with Spanish partners. The future Honorary Consul of Belarus in Spain Alfonso Jurado Mesa was received in Brest on July 20. Education, health care, and youth exchange - all this is only part of the list of possible joint projects in Brest and Alicante. The sides discussed thoroughly the feasibility of investment business projects and possibilities for stronger trade ties. Spain is a new and promising partner for Belarus.  Belarus' exports in the last five months of 2015 rose by 146%.

24.03.2015

Belarusian-Spanish Forum in Minsk gathers 25 large companies
Belarusian-Spanish Forum in Minsk gathers 25 large companies The first Belarusian-Spanish business forum in Minsk gathered representatives of the 25 largest companies from Madrid, Barcelona, ​​and Valencia. Such meeting is an opportunity for domestic enterprises to enter new markets. It is also a platform for investment projects.  A joint Belarusian-Spanish shoe manufacturing company has been working for 15 years. European technologies came to Belarus together with the investor.