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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.

Facsimile edition of first Belarusian printed books gifted to UN
19 October, 19:10
Director of the National Library of Belarus Roman Motulsky presented the facsimile edition of the books published by the Belarusian book printing pioneer Francysk Skaryna in the Palace of Nations in Geneva.
Concert in Paris celebrates 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing
18 October, 15:39
A concert of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of the Belarusian State Academy of Music dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing was held at La Madeleine Church in Paris.
Belarus' exposition at Frankfurt Book Fair marks 500 years of book printing
13 October, 17:36
The Belarusian stand features publications about Francysk Skaryna and the 500th anniversary of book printing, produced by the publishing houses Mastatskaya Litaratura, Petrus Brovka Belorusskaya Encyclopedia Belarus, Zvyazda, Narodnaya Asveta.
Restored Gospel of 1600 on display at National Art Museum in Minsk
21 September, 17:14
Book restoration expert Andrei Krapivka brought the edition back to life ahead of the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing. The restoration process is shown in the photos also presented at the exhibition.
Delegates from 24 states attend 500 years of Belarusian book printing congress
14 September, 11:08
These are well-known public and political figures, diplomats, heads and leading specialists of scientific, educational and cultural establishments from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, the UK, Germany, China, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Montenegro and other countries.
Delegates from 22 countries to attend 500 years of Belarusian book printing congress
11 September, 16:56
Taking part in the congress will be well-known public and political figures, diplomas, heads and specialists of scientific, educational and cultural institutions of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, the UK, Germany, China, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Montenegro and other countries.
Vladimir Makei
Makei: A monument to Belarusian diaspora is a symbol of Belarus' strengthening independence
8 September, 10:52
“The sculpture symbolizes a difficult road of Belarus' daughters and sons who by force of circumstances, have ended up in different parts of the world, but kept their love to the Motherland,” said Vladimir Makei.
Photos courtesy of the Embassy of Russia in Belarus
Belarus presents copy of medieval printing press at Moscow International Book Fair
6 September, 19:37
The Belarusian historian, deltiologist, and collector Vladimir Likhodedov had been studying printing trade for a long time and had consulted the documents that describe the technology of creating paper and printing books.
Roman Motulsky
Francysk Skaryna and His Epoch exhibition project displays ancient books at unmatched level
6 September, 18:14
The exhibition is going to open on 14 September as part of the celebrations of the 95th anniversary of Belarus' National Library. It will show how book printing had changed the European space and influenced the development of the European civilization.
Belarus' National Library to host international congress on book printing traditions
6 September, 16:35
The international congress will be one of the key events to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the National Library of Belarus.
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