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.
In Belarus there is a museum that is a must-visit in 2017 when the country celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing. This is the only museum of Belarusian book printing located in Polotsk.
Igor Petrishenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia, noted that the Belarusian language is one of the oldest languages among the Slavic ones and that the language culture of Belarusians is unique and very rich.
The expert noted that Belarus is a promising market for British publishers. Readers are likely to be interested in educational books that would be of help in English language learning and organization of the educational process.