Application period for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is now open!

The United States Embassy in Belarus is pleased to announce the competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for the academic year of 2021-2022. This one-year Fellowship program is offered to young and mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment, and the capacity to take full advantage …

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American Film Critics Participate in BelarusDocs Online Film Festival

The U.S. Embassy in Minsk teamed up with the American Film Showcase documentary film experts  Michael Renov  and  Christine Acham  to support the third online documentary film festival BelarusDocs.  For an entire week beginning on Tuesday, April 7, American film critics are watching the films along with the local audiences and then provide expert jury reviews. Seven thought-provoking films by seven Belarusian filmmakers address …

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Myrna Clayton and Her Jazz Band Perform in Belarus

Throughout the week of May 21 – 25, U.S. jazz ensemble The Myrna Clayton Experience played to diverse audiences in Belarus, garnering wide acclaim and bringing in positive reviews from all media sources.  The five-member group, brought in by the Public Affairs Section within the framework of the Department’s American Music Abroad program, toured all …

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Embassy-supported Broadway musical presented in Minsk

On March 28, the theater “Territory of Musical” premiered the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning Broadway rock musical Next to Normal to a sold-out Minsk audience. Chargé d’Affaires Robert Riley welcomed the approximately 600 guests to the premiere and noted that such cultural exchange projects are successful when they bring people together to work on a …

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Biz.Umstvo together with Scott Rauland

On February 19th, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires to Belarus Scott Rauland  opened the first full scale book discussion of the biz.umstvo project. As the first hero of the project, Mr. Rauland selected Steve Job’s biography by Walter Isaacson as a book for discussion. Mr. Rauland shared personal experiences and thoughts about the time and environment where Steve Jobs grew up, as well as …

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