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500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing

500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing

The organizing committee for celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing is led by Information Minister Lilia Ananich and Culture Minister Boris Svetlov. Some 60 events will be held to mark the anniversary.

Book of Belarusian proverbs in Chinese presented in Minsk
6 June, 19:09
According to Academician Alexander Lokotko, Director of the Center for Belarusian Culture, Language, and Literature Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the proverbs reflect common human values, which inspire people to work, inspire love for their father's home, sanctity of motherhood, tolerance, and good will.
Photo courtesy of the press service of the Belarusian Embassy in Russia
Moscow joins celebrations of 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing
5 June, 18:39
The business and culture center of the Belarusian Embassy in Russia hosted a roundtable “Diplomacy of the word: 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing in the context of the world culture” on 5 June.
Photo courtesy of Belarus' Information Ministry
Books about 500 years of Belarusian book printing on show in St Petersburg
26 May, 11:27
The national exposition features the best Belarusian publications of 2016-2017.
Moscow to host roundtable to mark 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing on 5 June
25 May, 18:59
According to the source, the roundtable session will be held as part of the Books of Russia expo. On that day writers and poets, first and foremost, Russian writers, will come to the Belarusian embassy in Moscow. “We will continue the conversation about humanitarian partnership,” said Alexander Karlyukevich.
Milan Ekert. An archive photo
Czech Republic, Belarus need closer regional ties
25 May, 09:01
The diplomat attended the opening of the photo exhibition Belarusian Prague that is marking 500 years of the publication of Francysk Skaryna's Bible in the Czech capital.
Scholars from 10 countries to attend conference on Belarusian book printing in Polotsk
23 May, 17:56
The conference will bring together scholars of the academies of sciences, major universities, museums, archives, and libraries of Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, and the Czech Republic.
Latest products of Belarus' publishing industry presented at Warsaw Book Fair
22 May, 17:33
The international fair featured Belarus' national stand “Books of the Republic of Belarus” themed around the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing.
During the meeting
Writers from 15 countries to partake in Belarusian Literature Day celebrations in Polotsk
16 May, 17:48
The program of the celebrations features many events, including a roundtable that will gather writers from 15 countries. The events will be covered by Belarusian and foreign journalists.
Belarusian Literature Day organizers expect many guests from abroad
16 May, 14:38
Polotsk deserves special attention, and many foreign guests, including diplomats and writers from different countries, will come to see it, Vasily Zharko said.
Minsk to host Cyril and Methodius international readings on 22-26 May
15 May, 18:22
This year the forum is dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian and East European book printing. The readings are devoted to the topic “Religion and writing system as the factors that have formed the Slavic culture”.
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