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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.

Skaryna's Little Travel Book to go on display in Polotsk
31 August, 18:07
The international exhibition project Along Skaryna's Road Together Belgazprombank will open at the Belarusian Printing Museum on 1 September.
Writers from three countries to convene in Gomel for ten days of Belarusian literature
29 August, 18:57
Slavonic Literature Dazhynki will become the central event of the ten days of Belarusian literature. Slavonic Literature Dazhynki will open in the Gomel Oblast Universal Library on 1 September. Winners of oblast contests and national contests will be honored in the library as well.
WLIC special session dedicated to 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing
22 August, 12:51
A special session of the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) running in Wroclaw was dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing.
500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing expo opens at Belarus' Embassy in Indonesia
10 August, 15:50
The exposition comprises BelTA's photos depicting the famous Belarusian writers and the national artworks. The exhibition also tells about the activity of outstanding enlightener Francysk Skaryna.
An archive photo
500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing
4 August, 15:15
The first Belarusian book, The Psalter, was published in Prague 500 years ago, on 6 August 1517. The book is considered to be one of the most popular and widespread books of the Bible.
BelTA special project: 500 years of Belarusian book printing
4 August, 10:08
A video clip tells the story of the first books in Belarus, the development of the printing business, and the activity of well-known enlightener Francysk Skaryna and other great first printers.
New stage of Kniga.BY project timed to 500th anniversary of book printing in Belarus
26 July, 18:44
The organizers will stage charity actions to collect books for social institutions. Meetings of young Belarusians with writers will be arranged. Bookcrossing book shelves will be installed in public places. Anyone will be able to borrow the books with the project's logo.
Plein air in Braslav brings together 40 professionals from Belarus, Russia
26 July, 17:14
The theme of the plein air is the 500th year anniversary of the Belarusian book printing celebrated in the country in 2017.
International congress to celebrate 500 years of Belarusian book printing in September
26 July, 15:15
The 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing is of universal significance and is inscribed in the UNESCO calendar.
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.
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