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.
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.
The Belarusian Written Language Day in Polotsk embraces three holidays: the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing, the city's 1155th anniversary, and the Belarusian Written Language Day itself.