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21.04.2017

Students: Belarus President pins hopes on us
Students: Belarus President pins hopes on us and we must live up to them On April 21, the Belarus President gave his State of the Nation Address. Among those who followed events in the Oval Hall today were students. Traditionally, in his speeches, the President raises problems of youth. The main message of the day was that students should be confident that they will get jobs placement.

10.04.2017

Azerbaijan youth to work in Belarusian students’ teams
Azerbaijan youth to work in Belarusian students’ teams Azerbaijan youth will be working in Belarusian students’ teams. It was stated by the Minister of Education of the Republic of Belarus at a meeting with the young people on April 10, 2017. He underlined that Belarus has work in progress in the professional technical education sector as well, which may catch the foreign guests’ interest. Volunteer and youth organization work are the main issues discussed during the visit. The representatives of the two countries are also interested in the possibility of student swap.

24.03.2017

Young people to take part in volunteer cleanup in Kurapaty March 25
Young people to take part in volunteer cleanup in Kurapaty March 25 Minsk youth will take part in the beautification of the tract Kurapaty. Young people volunteered to put the territory in order. It is expected that on March 25, the labor flashmob will unite all Belarusians who are indifferent to the fate of this historic site. As was previously reported, a competition for the best Kurapaty memorial will be announced soon. It will become the embodiment of the memory of all the victims killed in that tragic period of Belarusian history.

17.03.2017

Hopes and dreams of young Belarusian ice hockey players
Hopes and dreams of young Belarusian ice hockey players Sport helps children to develop healthy both physically and mentally. Belarus pays special attention to it. There is a great variety of different sport clubs, and among them are those teaching ice hockey. The final games of the national hockey competition among children and teenagers Golden Puck were held in March 2017. Eight teams from all over the country took part in the finals. On the first day, the team of Vitebsk Region crushed the Minsk team Medvedi. The result shows that this sport is gaining popularity.

13.03.2017

Belarus participating in koboshi dolls exhibition in memory of Fukushima victims
Belarus participating in koboshi dolls exhibition in memory of Fukushima victims On March 11, an exhibition of okiagari-koboshi dolls (a symbol of resistance and endurance) opened in Kyiv. The international project is dedicated to the memory of the Fukushima nuclear accident. The exhibition features over 200 dolls, painted by renowned artists, athletes, and public figures. Belarus also joined the charity event in 2017, for the first time. CTV presenters and well-known Belarusians skillfully painted Japanese dolls.
HC Griffony of Nikolai Lukashenko win Golden Puck ice hockey tournament
HC Griffony of Nikolai Lukashenko win Golden Puck ice hockey tournament Minsk's HC Griffony have defended the champion's title of the republican competition Golden Puck in the younger age group (born in 2004-2005) in division A. In the final match, which was held on March 12 at Chizhovka Arena, the team of the Tsentralnyi district of Minsk beat HC Medved of the Moskovsky district of Minsk 6:2. Nikolai Lukashenko, son of the Belarus President, scored a hat-trick. Third place was taken by HC Gomel, who won against Mirazh from the town of Gorki 12:7.
Natalia Kochanova: Youth must take care about future of Belarus
Natalia Kochanova: Youth must take care about future of Belarus On the eve of Constitution Day (15 March) passports were given at a solemn ceremony to the best young men and women of Belarus. The ceremony was held at the Museum of Modern Belarusian Statehood. Taking part in the ceremony was head of the Presidential Administration Natalia Kochanova. These are the best boys and girls from all over Belarus, who really deserve this kind of attention.

11.03.2017

2017 Youth Chamber election results to be announced on March 13
2017 Youth Chamber election results to be announced on March 13 The electoral campaign of the fifth convocation to the Youth Chamber under Minsk city council has come to its end. On March 11, 2017, the single voting day, Minsk scholars elected future parliamentarians of their age at more than 60 ballot stations. What is more, only participants of panels formed by educational establishments had the right to vote. This was for the first time.

23.02.2017

Belarus youth's plans for summer 2017
Belarus youth's plans for summer 2017 Students’ team movement in Belarus begins on the 22nd of February, 2017. Improvised open days took place in universities all over the country. Activists helped young people and newcomers decide on what they want to do in summer, informed about all the peculiarities of students’ team weekdays and helped to fill in employment forms. As all young people say, being part of this movement doesn’t only give you practice, but gives you a possibility to earn some money too.

20.02.2017

Children's biathlon competition Snow Sniper gathers about 170 athletes in Raubichi
Children's biathlon competition Snow Sniper gathers about 170 athletes near Minsk The Snow Sniper biathlon competition for kids was held in the sports complex Raubichi near Minsk on February 18-19. The children struck by the accuracy of shots, speed and beautiful skiing on the track. These are those guys who certainly dream of reaching the same heights as Domracheva and Skardino did. Maybe Snow Sniper, under the auspices of the President's Sports Club, will help grow new stars? Our correspondent Ilona Volynets has the story. This is the 10th "Snow Sniper" competition, which main aim is search for new sports talents.

03.02.2017

What Belarusians would like to ask President at big press conference
What Belarusians would like to ask President at big press conference Every Belarusian can take part in the conversation. They can ask their questions through the online service on belta.by website and through news accounts of the agency in social networks. Citizens used this opportunity. Nearly a thousand questions were sent. Poll:As the President said, our salary should be $500. But will we achieve it? I am very interested in youth policy. What will be done for young families? Maybe some housing benefits?

02.02.2017

Unusual names of newborn Minsk residents
Unusual names of newborn Minsk residents For the first time over the past 20 years,the birth rate exceeded the death rate in Belarus in 2016. Nowadays, we can say that the residents of Minsk have begun to give birth more often and with greater desire. Darya Svyatushenko, young mother:2016 was very important for me, since I gave birth to a daughter, who was a long-awaited child. During 2016,Minsk’s demographic records did not cease to amaze. Only in the period from March to November, 6,500 inhabitants were born in Minsk.

14.01.2017

How children see world: international exhibition to be held in Belarus
How children see world: international exhibition to be held in Belarus If you have free time, visit the exhibition called Pure Colors. It is an exhibition of children's drawings in the showroom of the National Center of Artistic Creativity of Children and Youth. There you can find more than 200 works from 28 countries. Little artists offered to show the modern life of their country, its history and culture, sport, environment and world. The works are touching and naive but also have its own depth. The exhibition was created four years ago in Baku, Azerbaijan.

07.01.2017

Family capital deposits worth $288m opened in Belarus in 2015-2016
Family capital deposits worth $288m opened in Belarus in 2015-2016 Family 30,000 people have took advantage of family capital in Belarus, said the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. A program support large families has been operating for two years. During this time, deposits worth $288 million were opened in banks. In 2016, Belarus recorded a natural population increase for the first time in 20 years. This is in particular thanks to the competent social policy of the state.

26.12.2016

President Lukashenko congratulates children at New Year party in Minsk
President Lukashenko congratulates children at New Year party in Minsk Another highlight of the week. "The Forest Raised a Christmas Tree," sang school students from all over the country together with characters from fairy tales. These are the guys who had been invited to the presidential Christmas Tree party - almost 2,500 boys and girls. This is one of the noisiest and funniest events at the Palace of the Republic so far. Habitual silence (mostly official events are held in the Palace of the Republic) was filled with laughter and noise. Smiles and a good mood were everywhere.

23.12.2016

President Lukashenko congratulates kids on coming New Year and Christmas
President Lukashenko congratulates kids on coming New Year and Christmas On December 23, more than 2,000 children from across the country gathered in Minsk's Palace of the Republic. The event is the culmination of the charity campaign Our Children. Invited to the big festive event are orphans, children from large families, students of boarding schools, as well as the winners of Olympiads, creative contests and sports competitions. By tradition, the Belarus President took part in the event, too.

31.10.2016

Aliaksandra Herasimenia gives master class to students of her own swimming school
Aliaksandra Herasimenia gives master class to students of her own swimming school Bronze medalist of the 2016 Olympics Aliaksandra Herasimenia gave a master class to young swimmers. The Belarusian athlete shared her secrets with young students of her own swimming school. Aliaksandra was trying to inspire children with her passion for swimming. As the athlete admits, she can’t imagine her life without water and a swimming pool.

28.10.2016

Social project: Exhibition of underage mothers’ portraits opens in Belarus
Social project: Exhibition of underage mothers’ portraits opens in Belarus The exhibition devoted to underage mothers opened in Borisov. The exhibition is held in the framework of the international social project in support of teenagers in difficult life situations. To help such women to stay strong and make the right choice, specialists show the beauty of maternity by means of art. The exhibition consists photos of ordinary girls that got pregnant in the early age. Not being afraid of the responsibility, they proved that there is always a way out.

05.09.2016

Alexander Lukashenko: teachers’ salary should increase by quarter
Alexander Lukashenko: teachers’ salary should increase by quarter   On September 1, Alexander Lukashenko demanded to increase teachers' salaries. The President said this during his visit to a special boarding school for children with hearing impairment. In the school, children are studying for 12 years instead of 11. On the Day of Knowledge, Alexander Lukashenko visited this school. Afterwards, he admitted that he didn’t think that those children were “special”. Take, for instance, handicraft classes. The pupils at the age of 14-16 can already earn money during the summer, making clothes.

28.08.2016

Lidia Yermoshina visited Republican youth festival “Olympia”: this project is our strong ideology The Republican youth festival “Olympia” started in the Valozhyn district. As many as 20 youth teams from all over the country gathered here. The competitions will be held in football, volleyball, darts, tug-of-war and various creativity competitions. It is the 12th festival and it became a sports festival. Usually, during the festival, people meet with experts in different spheres to discuss various issues. Recently, there was held the forum “Open Dialogue”. About 400 people took part in the discussion concerning youth politics.

22.08.2016

Vladislav Lagun, participant of Open Dialogue Forum: we should show our initiative
Vladislav Lagun, participant of Open Dialogue Forum: we should show our initiative The role of the youth in the parliamentary campaign and the initiative of the society were the main topics discussed during the Open Dialogue Forum. As many as 100 people from all Belarusian regions are taking part in the forum. Among them, there are national observers, members of the territorial and district election commissions, representatives of public associations.

12.08.2016

Belarusian pilots to donate Army Games prize to orphanage
Belarusian pilots to donate Army Games prize to orphanage A few hours ago, a team of air defense and air force of Belarus returned from the International Army Games. The informal Army Olympics started July 30 and will end this Saturday.  Participating in the competition are 3,000 people from 20 countries. Belarusian military were represented in 8 competitions - tank and flight crews, sniper pairs, engineering, dog service, assault platoons and others.

13.07.2016

Students from Russia, Ukraine helping renovate Dinamo Stadium in Minsk
Students from Russia, Ukraine helping renovate Dinamo Stadium in Minsk Students from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus are helping to renovate Dinamo Stadium in Minsk. All in all, there are 35 students employed. Many of these guys worked here in the past year. Now they are carrying out earthworks, fastening rebars and pouring concrete. The international "squad" receives free food as well as a cultural and sports program. 

22.06.2016

Alexander Lukashenko: Nuclear power plant to increase Belarus' competitiveness
Alexander Lukashenko: Nuclear power plant to increase Belarus' competitiveness The unity of the people saves peace in the country and the country itself. Belarus needs to overcome the difficulties only thanks to own labor and acting all together, said President Alexander Lukashenko at the V All-Belarusian People's Assembly, which continues in the Palace of the Republic. The brought together 2,500 delegates from across the country. At the meeting they can express their views on how to further build our own life in the next five years. Foreign guests are also taking part in the forum.
Marianna Shchetkina: Support to young families in Belarus is vital for birth rate
Marianna Shchetkina: Support to young families in Belarus is vital for birth rate The V All-Belarusian People's Assembly has begun in Minsk today. The forum opening ceremony took place at noon. The Belarus President is speaking at the forum. Alexander Lukashenko is summarizing the prospects of socio-economic development of the country, concerns and ways to address them. The speech also focuses on foreign policy, partnerships with various countries and integration associations with emphasis on trade and economic cooperation. It is expected that the head of state will take part in the second day of the forum too.

06.06.2016

Belarusian children about big politics: Import, export, strategies and negotiations
Belarusian children about big politics: Import, export, strategies and negotiations And one more look at the major trade and political events. Olga Petrashevskaya decided to look at all these serious things from an unusual angle: she asked what little Belarusians think about big politics and economic theory. Own strategy, negotiations and even export of... the hamster Khoma. In this room, like in big politics, someone exits the international arena and some tell others what to do.

17.05.2016

Belarus' kids to be protected from harmful information through TV content rating system
Belarus' kids to be protected from harmful information through TV content rating system Belarusian television and Internet websites will be obliged to label information according to appropriate age limits applied to particular content. Thus, Belarus will protect children from harmful information. Relevant amendments have been made to the laws on children's rights, advertising, the media and others. Under the changes, all information products must be marked with special signs indicating the age category - 6, 12, 16 and 18+. 

02.05.2016

First inclusive theatre opens in Minsk
First inclusive theatre opens in Minsk The first inclusive theatre has opened in Minsk. Children with special needs will share the stage with professional actors. The opening night of the first performance is going to take place in June 2016. Meanwhile, teachers are working with young artists. Ilya is very unconfident, but he is dwelling on each note diligently. The boy with autism has learnt his first solo just in a matter of several classes. Acting as a hare he will sing with his mother on stage.

28.04.2016

Over 4,000 Minsk residents participate in Chernobyl commemorative events
Over 4,000 Minsk residents participate in Chernobyl commemorative events On 26 April, events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy were held in every Minsk’s neighborhood. As many as four thousand Minsk residents took part in them. Officials, Chernobyl liquidators, the military, and pupils participated as well. Floral tributes were placed to the memorable signs Victims of Chernobyl and Stone of Peace of Hiroshima in the Park of Friendship of Peoples.

20.04.2016

20% of Belarus' Academy of Sciences researchers younger than 29
20% of Belarus' Academy of Sciences researchers younger than 29 Youth devoting lives to science is the wealth of the country. A meeting on how to support young scientists in their work, including at the legislative level, was held in Minsk on 19 April.  The topic brought together parliamentarians, prominent figures of science - in short, all those who could make the work of modern scientists more productive and more successful.

19.04.2016

100 Ideas for CIS exhibition held in Minsk
100 Ideas for CIS exhibition held in Minsk Scores of innovators from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Armenia presented their inventions in different fields from industry to culture on April 14, 2016. The 100 Ideas for the CIS exhibition was held at the National Library of Belarus. It’s the first time young inventors have met in such a format. Experts were to evaluate the relevance and practical use of the innovations.

22.03.2016

Belarusian team wins Google Hash Code 2016
Belarusian team wins Google Hash Code 2016 Belarusians Roman Udovichenko and Sergey Zhgirovsky took first place in Google Hash Code 2016 competition, reads the competition website. Roman and Sergei played for the YMTeam team and scored 1,017,218 points. Second place went to the Russian team Ababahalamaha (991,562 points), and third to the team Die Bergbokbende from South Africa (964 632). Both Belarusians work in the Minsk representative office of Yandex. Previously, they participated in sports programming competition, such as the ACM and Google Code Jam.

14.02.2016

Alexander Zhukov with his family
Belarusian family to go to round-the-world tour on foot with baby The idea of going to a round-the-world tour on foot with a three-year-old child came to the father of a family living near Vitebsk. Alexander Zhukov, the master of sports in athletics, is still engaged in race walking. Moreover Alexander and his wife accustom their daughter Masha to a healthy lifestyle and family values ​​from an early age. Alexander Zhukov, Luke village resident:When I began to study at a sports school in a city, I went to a railway station on foot. That was 10 km per day in general.

06.01.2016

Minsk traffic police take part in Our Children charity campaign
Minsk traffic police take part in Our Children charity campaign The nationwide campaign Our Children continues. On January 6, kids from orphanage No3 of Minsk got presents and sweet stuff. The employees of Minsk traffic police congratulated the orphanage kids on the New Year and Christmas.
Over 11,000 family capital deposit accounts opened in Belarus in 2015
Over 11,000 family capital deposit accounts opened in Belarus in 2015 In January-October 2015, more than 11,000 family capital accounts were opened in Belarus. In addition, documents of many parents from large families are still under consideration. Every family which gives birth to a third and subsequent child will receive financial assistance - $10,000. Such a measure of support became operational from 1 January 2015 year.  Particular attention to social policies will be paid in 2016, too.

30.12.2015

Belarus President visits new maternity hospital in Minsk's City Hospital No.5
Belarus President visits new maternity hospital in Minsk's City Hospital No.5 Belarus will not spare money when it comes to children and mothers, said today, on December 30, the Belarus President visiting a new maternity hospital on the basis of City Clinical Hospital No5.  It will be the most modern and the largest in the capital. During one year, about 6,000 mothers will give birth to kids here. The latest equipment allows providing specialized care for premature babies and babies with abnormalities. 

29.12.2015

State Security Committee gives New Year presents to kids with disabilities
State Security Committee gives New Year presents to kids with disabilities The campaign Our Children continues to give warmth and care to young Belarusians and unites a growing number of those concerned. On December 29, KGB officers visited students of the Minsk center of medical rehabilitation of children with neuropsychiatric diseases. The children prepared a theatrical performance for guests. Each child received a package of sweets. The KGB also gave the medical institution specialized children's furniture.
Viktor Lukashenko took takes part in campaign Our Children
Viktor Lukashenko took takes part in campaign Our Children The campaign Our Children continues to give warmth and care to young Belarusians these days.   These kids are waiting for the New Year holidays like a miracle and waiting for guests. Deputy Prime Minister Anatoly Kalinin became a Santa Claus for these children. He brought them sweets and festive mood. The children prepared a special performance.

28.12.2015

Belarus continues charity campaign Our Children
Belarus continues pre-New Year charity campaign Our Children Holiday for each child. Belarus continues the charity marathon Our Children. Politicians, public figures, businessmen and artists are visiting children's homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centers during the winter holidays.  Besides the sweet gifts children, who are without parental care or living in large and low-income families, are also given computer equipment and toys, clothing and footwear, furniture and sports equipment. But most importantly, this is done to surround children with love, care and attention.

27.12.2015

Dmitry Lukashenko, with family, visits children's orphanage No.6 in Minsk
Dmitry Lukashenko, with family, visits children's orphanage No.6 in Minsk On December 26, chairman of the Presidential Sports Club Dmitry Lukashenko visited the capital's children's home No6. Together with his family, he enjoyed the children's New Year performance. Santa Claus and the magical characters offered kids funny games, showed New Year's performance and, of course, and performed circle dances.
Alexander Lukashenko attends Christmas athletics festival "300 talents for the Queen" in Minsk
Alexander Lukashenko attends Christmas athletics festival "300 talents for the Queen" in Minsk Christmas mood permeates most of the December events. Members of the Government and famous Belarusians congratulate those who most need it bringing gifts to orphanages.  On 26 December the Belarus head of state visited the athletics arena in Minsk, where girls and boys from all over Belarus demonstrated their athletic talents. About 300 best young athletes of the country arrived in Minsk. This is a good chance to prove oneself.
Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, Metropolitan of Minsk-Mogilev Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church
2015 Christmas again reflects interfaith peace in Belarus Catholics around the world celebrated Christmas on December 25. This is one of the most important religious dates. Church services all over Belarus began late on December 24. The main mass, according to tradition, was held at the Arch-Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The doors of the church are open to everyone, reiterated in his December 25 sermon Metropolitan of Minsk-Mogilev Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Belarus Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz. The Archbishop stressed that Christmas is a common holiday for all Christians.

24.12.2015

President Lukashenko hails Belarusian kids' solidarity with Ukrainians
President Lukashenko hails Belarusian kids' solidarity with Ukrainians A remarkable and large-scale charity holiday united 2,500 children in the Palace of the Republic December 24. The New Year tree festival gathered children from large families, orphans and winners of creative competitions. By tradition, President Alexander Lukashenko shared the New Year mood with children. These are kids who need special care and the cleverest in the country. A particular group is those who particularly lack attention in these festive days - orphans. 
State Control Committee officials visit Zhdanovichi orphanage
Belarusian officials give New Year gifts to orphans Officers of the State Control Committee have visited the Zhdanovichi orphanage as part of the nationwide campaign Our Children on December 24. Now this facility is home to 30 children with peculiarities of psycho-physical development. Generally these are small children left without parental care. In honor of the holiday the kids have prepared a colorful New Year's performance with songs, recitals and traditional Christmas dances. The children were given sweets and a TV set. 
Children's railway
Children's Railway launches Christmas Express in Minsk Christmas Express is available in Minsk thanks to the Children's Railway, who opened a season of holiday travel for kids and their parents. The daily Christmas train will operate from the station Zaslonovo station Sosnovy Bor. Animators will be working in festively decorated cars and at the terminal stop children will met Father Frost, Snow Maiden and other fantastic characters.
Top Belarusian officials take part in New Year charity campaign
Top Belarusian officials take part in New Year charity campaign The campaign Our Children continues across Belarus. Politicians and public figures, before the winter holidays, traditionally visit orphanages, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers. Kids from the Republican Center for Children with Disabilities met the guests with a festive program - little snowflakes, small foxes and Snow Maiden. Every year the rehabilitation center services thousands of children with disabilities. On December 23, the kids were congratulated by the Belarusian Prime Minister and the Minister of Labour and Social Protection.
Alexander Lukashenko: Peace is main wealth of Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko: Peace is main wealth of Belarus The main property and real wealth of Belarus is piece and hardworking people, said on 24 December President Alexander Lukashenko at the New Year charity campaign event Our Children, which is taking place at this moment in the Palace of the Republic.

22.12.2015

Young families in Belarus to get more financial assistance for housing construction
Belarus' young families to get more financial support for housing construction Belarus has increased by 50% the amount of financial assistance to young and large families for housing construction. The corresponding decree was signed by the head of state. Now the family, who already have a child, can count on 40 minimum subsistence budgets (MSB). If a second child is born, the assistance is increased to 80 MSB, while families with three kids can get 100MSB. At the moment, it is nearly BYR160 million (about $8,700).

01.12.2015

Young Eurasian Scientists Forum opens in Minsk
Young Eurasian Scientists Forum opens in Minsk Belarusian youth is increasingly becoming interested in science. The evidence of this is the increase in the number of innovations and attention to them on the part of foreign colleagues. To establish closer contacts hundred participants from 12 countries of the CIS states as well as Turkey, Germany and Slovakia gathered in Minsk on December 1.

25.11.2015

22-year-old girl running confectionary in Minsk
22-year-old girl running confectionary in Minsk The Global Entrepreneurship Week was held all over the world. In this connection, today we are getting acquainted with a business-woman who created her own confectionary at the age of 22. Sometimes she had to deprive herself of life’s pleasures but her dream has come true and now she can afford a lot of things. Despite a flexible schedule her day begins long before dawn. While everyone is sleeping, Anastasiya is preparing a breakfast.

22.11.2015

Belarus' first barrier-free playground opens in Minsk
Belarus' first barrier-free playground opens in Minsk Belarus' first barrier-free playground opened in Minsk. It is a true gift for children with disabilities. A slide, horizontal bars, steering wheel, distorting mirror and a seating area designed especially for children with disabilities. Everything here is made of soft materials and wood. The opening of this playground is timed to the 15th anniversary of the National Rehabilitation Center.

20.11.2015

What is sharenting and what Belarusian mothers think about it
What is sharenting and what Belarusian mothers think about it Global “Internet schizophrenia” is apparent. The more people create accounts in social networks the more victims of Internet addiction appear. Statistics show that extreme selfies kill 1.5 times more people than sharks. One of the new virtual trends is sharenting. It is a new term, coined by the Wall Street Journal, meaning the overuse of social media by parents to share content based on their children.

18.10.2015

Minsk hosts international forum on pre-school education
Minsk hosts international forum on pre-school education Minsk hosted the International Forum on early childhood education. Taking part in it were representatives from 10 countries of CIS and far abroad. Kazakhstani and Russian teachers went to one of the kindergartens of Minsk together with the CTV channel.  In the 1990s, lots of kindergartens in Kazakhstan were closing. And now the pre-school education in Kazakhstan needs experience of Russians and Belarusians.

14.10.2015

Who are Belarus' children? TV program I Am Walking Across The Country
Who are Belarus' children? TV program I Am Walking Across The Country Young Belarusians... At 6 they play Rachmaninoff, at 8 create computer programs, at 10 design robots, and at 14 already have enter the university. Every 4 minutes, a new Belarusian is born. What are they, our children and who will continue to build the future of Belarus after us? (3:30) Ultrasound investigation for pregnant women. Such equipment in Belarus in 1984 and now there are even genetic ultrasound investigation.

13.10.2015

Large families about incentives to have children in Belarus
Large families about incentives to have children in Belarus The President promises to support large families, and the mayor of Minsk today in our program called for strengthening of demographics. What to do? How those who decided to get a real big family live in Belarus these days? Vera, Nadia and Lyuba are younger daughters in the large family Bogdan. In total, they have five children and all are girls. However, father Alexander himself said that he feels quite comfortable among so many girls. He has mastered unusual skills: sweeping ponytails and so on.

12.10.2015

Juan Díaz Nicolas
Juan Díaz Nicolas: I was surprised that Belarusians come to the polls with kids Profession of sociology of the Madrid University Juan Diaz Nicolas is in our studio today. Could you tell us about your impressions of what you saw during the Belarus election?

27.09.2015

Darya Domracheva donates funds raised by Race of Legends to Belarusian children's hospice
Darya Domracheva donates funds raised by Race of Legends to Belarusian children's hospice Belarusian star biathlete Darya Domracheva transferred funds from the sale of tickets for Race of Legends for the construction of Children's Hospice. On September 12 Raubichi hosted truly historic races in which former stars of the world biathlon featured. The symbolic ceremony was held in Borovlyany, where the three-time Olympic champion and winner of the Big Crystal Globe gathered all those who believe that if a child cannot be cured, it does not mean that they cannot be helped. 

23.09.2015

EaP countries discusses young people support program How can the state help young people? Experts from Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine were looking for the answer to this question. Representatives of the Eastern Partnership countries discussed the program of support for young people and got familiar with Belarusian policy in this direction.  In particular, foreign visitors noted the role of the Belarusian Institute for Training and Retraining of Civil Servants and Professionals Working with Young People - the only one in the former Soviet Union.  

20.09.2015

All-China Youth Federation visits Brest Fortress
All-China Youth Federation visits Brest Fortress "Belarus is a country of friendship and national reconciliation." Such was the motto of the meeting of the Chinese delegation with Belarusian boys and girls. Brest was visited by representatives of one of the largest organizations of the world - All-China Youth Federation uniting more than 300 million people.  Belarusian and Chinese youth discussed such topics as support to gifted children, joint projects and, of course, historical memory.

16.09.2015

Youth of Belarus: How to find and support talents?
Youth of Belarus: How to find and support talents? The year 2015 was declared the Year of Youth in Belarus. Every fourth citizen of our country are people aged 14 to 31. These are people who under the law belong to the youth. What is the present and future of the youth in Belarus? This was the topic of the talk show "Such is the fate" on the CTV channel.

06.09.2015

Alexander Lukashenko congratulates participants of Belarusian Written Language Day celebrations
Alexander Lukashenko congratulates participants of Belarusian Written Language Day celebrations Day of Belarusian Written Language. Today, the capital of the holiday - Shchuchin - receives numerous visitors. The celebration program started with an opening after the restoration of the Palace of the Drutsk-Lyubetsky Family. Now the 19th century building houses the Center of Children and Youth, a museum, and a conference room. This is a gift to the town and another successful project of public investment in culture and education.

18.08.2015

Alexander Lukashenko hearing out report from education minister Mikhail Zhuravkov
State to help Belarusian children from poor families prior to new school year The education system of Belarus is ready for the new academic year, education minister Mikhail Zhuravkov told the Belarusian President. All repairs planned prior to September 1, the beginning of school year in Belarus, will be completed and all children will get full sets of textbooks. Special equipment has been installed in some physics and chemistry classrooms. Moreover, the increasing number of Belarusian towns purchase buses to transport kids to and from school.

12.08.2015

Mutual visits of Belarusian and Chinese kids strengthen bilateral ties
Mutual visits of Belarusian and Chinese kids strengthen bilateral ties Mutual visits of children from Belarus and China will strengthen cooperation between the two countries, said August 12 Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus at a meeting with students from China. Natalia Kochanova hopes that such exchanges will become a good tradition. 

11.08.2015

Summer camp Zubryonok welcomes young tourists from China
Summer camp Zubryonok welcomes young tourists from China Zubryonok is hosting young tourists from China. This is the first time these Chinese children have come to the shore of Lake Naroch. On August 10 they were warmly greeted at National Airport Minsk. On the way to the recreation site, boys and girls could appreciate the beauty of Belarusian nature. 

10.08.2015

Lidia Yermoshina: Youth in Belarus expresses increasing interest in presidential election
Lidia Yermoshina: Youth in Belarus expresses increasing interest in presidential election Interest in the campaign among the youth in Belarus is growing, said the head of the Belarusian Central Election Commission at a meeting with leaders of the Belarusian Republican Youth Union (BRSM Youth Union). During an open debate, Lidia Yermoshina was present as an expert. Young representatives of non-governmental organizations discussed the electoral system of the Republic of Belarus.
Zubrenok summer camp
Chinese kids to improve health in Belarus' Zubrenok summer camp Fifty children from China became guests of the most famous Belarusian children's summer camp on August 10.  They will spend a couple of weeks on the bank of Lake Naroch, the deepest one and probably the most beautiful and famous in Belarus.  This is a kind of reciprocal gesture to the Chinese side as Belarusian children improved health in China as part of a similar program back in 2014.

29.07.2015

CTV presenters reveal private life: How do they spend time with children?
CTV presenters reveal private life: How do they spend time with children? Host of the TV program "Morning. Studio good mood" Alexandra Kashtanova tries to spend with her daughter Stephanie as much time as possible. Cycling, swimming pool, and certainly morning exercises are their favorites. For parents, a good sleep is the most important thing. For children, the vital thing is to have fun. Therefore, parks, zoos, and movies are always on schedule. In addition, Alexandra Kashtanova loves to cook with the whole family. Her daughter is interested in dancing and drawing.

24.07.2015

International Youth Camp opens in Belarus July 24
International Youth Camp opens in Belarus July 24 The Friendship Barrow unites the youth of the three countries. At the border of Belarus, Russia and Latvia more than 500 leaders of organizations and movements from the participating countries are brought together by an international camp.  It is held for more than 20 years. This time, Russia is the organizer. Participants will partake in a variety of creative and sports competitions. There will be organized round tables and workshops on youth policy.

22.07.2015

I International Trade Union Youth Forum held in Belarus
I International Trade Union Youth Forum held in Belarus Belarus is hosting the I International Youth Trade Union Forum. It brings together more than 100 participants from Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Cyprus. The program includes meetings with businessmen, mass media and the arts. The 1st International Trade Union Youth Forum organizers decided to start not with the official opening ceremony but with a historical perspective. The participants laid flowers at the "Barrow of Glory" - one of the symbols of the Great Victory.

29.06.2015

Belarus marks 20th Youth Day, Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Belarusians
Belarus marks 20th Youth Day Youth Day is celebrated on June 28 in Belarus for the 20th time. In 1995, it was established by a presidential decree. Youth policy is a priority direction of the Belarusian state. The country has more than 2 million young people - nearly a quarter of population. The country is actively working to improve the system of education - pre-school, basic and secondary, reformed higher education. 

28.06.2015

Richard Branson (Virgin), Cyril Chikeyuk (Kino-mo), Jeff Patterson (Fourex)
Belarusians win the best start-ups competition, to get $230,000 for development A project by Belarusians Artem Stavenko and Kirill Chikeyuk was ranked first at a prestigious competition for the best start-ups in the world run by the company Virgin owned by billionaire Richard Branson. Artem Stavenko and Kirill Chikeyuk Richard Branson
Belarus President takes part in solemn ball of graduates in Minsk
Belarus President takes part in solemn ball of graduates in Minsk The cherished invitation to the main ball of graduates was sent to 253 students. They are the best students around the country. This is their finest hour. Daria Trigubova, a graduate of the Minsk State Linguistic University:This is a wonderful way to say thank you to the students for good grades. And first of all, it is a great joy, a new achievement, new discoveries!

10.06.2015

30,000 Belarusian students get jobs in summer work brigades
30,000 Belarusian students get jobs in summer work brigades About 30,000 young people this summer will earn money in students' work brigades. The average salary there is about Br5 million. This kind of job is usually offered by universities across the country. Students can try their hand as construction workers, teachers and farmers.

21.05.2015

Br6 billion allocated in 2015 for President's Special Fund for youth support Six billion rubles has been allocated in 2015 to finance the special fund of the President. The money will be allocated from the national budget to support the talented youth. Through the work of the fund, awards have been given to dozens of winners of international competitions.

12.03.2015

10-year-old blind Daniil Savenya sings original anthems of countries before matches at Minsk Arena 10-year-old Daniel Savenya from the town of Slutsk became the favorite of Dinamo Minsk hockey fans this season.  The blind pupil of the Molodechno boarding school performs the national anthems in the original language in front of the crowd at Minsk Arena. 15,000 fans stand and applaud. Videos where Daniil performs anthems a cappella receive up to 40,000 views on the Internet.

04.03.2015

Business kids in Belarus
How do Belarusian kids turn into businessmen? Nowadays, everybody tries to earn money, and children are not an exception. Eventually, children need more money than they get from their parents. In the West, interesting statistics show that there are a few young millionaires between the age of 8-20. They were earning their first million, while their peers were playing or doing homework.

15.02.2015

Youth Parliament to be established in Minsk region
Youth Parliament to be established in Minsk region in 2015 In the Year of Youth, the Youth Parliament will be established under the auspices of the Minsk Region Council of Deputies. As many as 57 people will serve as members of the Parliament. They are Minsk region residents aged between 12 and 31. Interesting offers, new solutions, and breakthrough bills are expected from them. Young people will be able to participate more actively in the social and economic development of the region and also defend the interests of their district. A similar body has already been functioning in Minsk since 2007.

22.01.2015

Belarusian State University awards winners of Special Presidential Fund for social support of gifted students Winners of the Special Presidential Fund for Social Support of Gifted Students were honored at the Belarusian State University (BSU) on January 22. The event is timed to the Day of Science, which is celebrated in Belarus on the last Sunday of January. Among the lucky winners are teachers, leading experts and students of the university. In addition to the badges and certificates, the most successful and hard-working in school will get financial support in the form of presidential scholarships.