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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.

UK publishers eager to bolster ties with Belarus
9 February, 18:56
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.
Opinion: Minsk Literary Symposium promotes relations between nations
9 February, 18:37
Mladen Veskovic said that such events foster relations and understanding between nations.
Belarusians show interest in information resources of British publishing houses
9 February, 17:34
“Since its opening, the National Library of Belarus has regularly purchased various books in English. Over the past 20 years, the library's fund has increased by more than 11,000 editions published in the UK. There are different topics such as economics, politics, history, medicine, natural science, etc. British books have always been in demand,” Tatyana Kuzminich remarked.
Chinese writer impressed with variety of books on display at Minsk book fair
8 February, 20:01
I am impressed with the broad variety of books on display and the big number of participant countries at the Minsk International Book Fair, Chinese writer Shi Yifeng said.
Wide display of Iranian art at Minsk book fair
8 February, 19:20
Iran's stand at the 24th Minsk International Book Fair provides an opportunity to Belarusians to learn more about Iranian literature and art, the head of the cultural office at the Iranian Embassy to Belarus Seyed Shafai said.
Ambassador: Minsk book fair will contribute to cultural relations between Belarus and UK
8 February, 18:04
The United Kingdom is the Guest of Honor at this year's edition of the Minsk International Book Fair. The Embassy has invited many guests to attend the large-scale event: writers, publishers, journalists, teachers and public figures.
Twenty young writers win Belarusian literary contest Pershatsvet
8 February, 17:44
More than 160 people from all corners of Belarus took part in the contest. The age of participants was from 17 to 30 years. The works of the winners have been published in the Pershatsvet almanac. These are the works of ten poets and ten writers.
Ryzhenkov: In all times and ages, books have been a big help in life
8 February, 15:43
“For some books are simply textbooks, for others they are a nice piece of furniture. But for many books have been a big help,” Maksim Ryzhenkov said. He read out the president's message on the occasion of the opening of the book fair.
Maksim Ryzhenkov
Ryzhenkov: Minsk Book Fair is a prestigious event in Eastern Europe
8 February, 14:21
The 24th edition of the forum has brought together many participants who have come to present a variety of books and stands. The big number of professionals that the fair has gathered confirms its status. It is one of the most prestigious events in Eastern Europe, Maksim Ryzhenkov said.
24th Minsk International Book Fair
8 February, 13:50
The 24th Minsk International Book Fair opened in the Belarusian capital on 8 February.
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