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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.

Anniversary of Belarusian book printing to be in spotlight at international book fair in Prague
10 May, 12:10
The Belarusian booth at the fair will showcase the best products published in Belarus in 2016 and 2017 and books devoted to Francysk Skaryna and the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing.
Lithuanian libraries get facsimile edition Francysk Skaryna's Book Legacy
5 May, 13:15
The project to publish a facsimile edition of Francysk Skaryna's books was launched in 2013.
Francysk Skaryna's Little Travel Book
Skaryna's Little Travel Book on display in Vilnius as part of European tour
4 May, 18:16
The centerpiece of the exhibition is Francysk Skaryna's Malaya Padarozhnaya Knizhytsa (The Little Travel Book) from Belgazprombank's corporate collection.
Belarusian books win Along the Great Silk Road expo contest in Almaty
10 April, 19:58
The book Francysk Skaryna - a Globally Minded Person by the Petrus Brovka Belarusian Encyclopedia Publishing House won the Printed Publication nomination. The photobook Minsk. Prospekt Nezavisimosti by the Belarusian publishing house Belovagrupp won The Best Photobook nomination.
Photo courtesy of Belarus' Information Ministry
Belarus presents 500 years of book printing stand in Almaty
7 April, 15:47
The presentation of the Belarusian national stand celebrating the 500 years of Belarusian book printing took place on the opening day of the exhibition.
International TV project on Francysk Skaryna to mark 500th anniversary of book printing in Belarus
4 April, 19:58
According to Lilia Ananich, mass media will play a major role during Belarusian Written Language Day. The international television project Francysk Skaryna in Foreign Languages is being discussed with the Belarusian state television and radio company Belteleradiocompany.
Belarusian Written Language Day inspires development of spiritual centers like Polotsk
4 April, 19:16
Lilia Ananich noted: “Polotsk is a sacred city for us, the cradle of Belarusian statehood. It deserves the closest kind of attention. Such cities, which act as the centers of our spirituality, history, and culture, acquire a new development impulse during celebrations and anniversary events.”
Book about Belarus' achievements over past 25 years to be released in 2018
3 April, 17:02
The multi-volume project that will sum up what the country has achieved over the years of independence will become one of the most important book publishing projects launched in 2017 when the Belarusian book printing celebrates its 500th anniversary.
Plans to display fragment of Gutenberg's Bible at Belarus' National Library
29 March, 19:20
There is a chance that the book fragment will be displayed at an international exhibition that will celebrate Francysk Skaryna and his time. The exhibition will open at the National Library on 14 September.
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