Belarusian Melita Stanyuta won 4 gold and 1 silver medals at the fourth stage of the 2013 FIG Rhythmic World Cup, which was held in Pesaro (Italy).
The Belarusian handball club SKA Minsk twice beat ”Runar“ (Norway) and reached the final of the 2012/2013 EHF Challenge Cup.
It was officially confirmed at the final jury meeting of the competition "Let’s choose the name of the mascot!" that the name of the mascot Ice Hockey World Championship 2014 which will be held in Minsk is Volat.
On April, 17 the highway M1 was blocked for a few hours. In Brest region, in aerodrome section of the highway four aircraft (two Su-25, two MiG-29) and two helicopters (Mi-24) were landed .
On April 12, in the National Institute of Languages and Civilizations in Paris the Ambassador of Belarus in France Paul Latushko met with President of INALCO, head of INALCO Department of International Cooperation Marie Sybille de Vien, and also with the leadership of the faculty, where the Belarusian language is studied.
St. Petersburg Scientific Center of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) nominated the winner of 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics, the Vice-President of RAS Zhores Alferov, who was born in Vitebsk (Belarus), to the President of the Academy.
On March, 31 Siarhei Rabchanko won in the second round with the Italian Adriano Nicchi by knockout.
The director of the Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology of Moscow Medical Academy named after Sechanau the surgeon Michael Perelman died in Moscow at the age of 88 years.
Intergovernmental agreements about visa-free travel and readmission between Belarus and Turkey were signed on March, 29 in Minsk during the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu.
There was a peak of employment in the tourism industry in 2012. However, the forecasts of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) for 2013 and the next decade for Belarus are less optimistic.