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500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing

5 Jun 2017
Moscow joins celebrations of 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing Moscow joins celebrations of 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing
Lilia Ananich briefed the participants about the events held in Belarus to celebrate the first Belarusian book printer. UNESCO’s decision to include the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing in the 2017 list of anniversaries attests to the international recognition of Francysk Skaryna’s legacy...
25 May 2017
Books about 500 years of Belarusian book printing on show in St Petersburg Books about 500 years of Belarusian book printing on show in St Petersburg
The national exposition features the best Belarusian publications of 2016-2017. Belarusian book publishers have also opened a section of the Belarusian book in the Writers’ Book Store founded by the Committee for the Press and Mass Media Cooperation of the St Petersburg City Administration and Russian writers’ organizations...
25 May 2017
Moscow to host roundtable to mark 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing on 5 June Moscow to host roundtable to mark 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing on 5 June
According to the source, the roundtable session will be held as part of the Books of Russia expo. On that day writers and poets, first and foremost, Russian writers, will come to the Belarusian embassy in Moscow. “We will continue the conversation about humanitarian partnership,” said Alexander Karlyukevich...
23 May 2017
Scholars from 10 countries to attend conference on Belarusian book printing in Polotsk Scholars from 10 countries to attend conference on Belarusian book printing in Polotsk
The conference will bring together scholars of the academies of sciences, major universities, museums, archives, and libraries of Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, and the Czech Republic. The participants are set to consider a wide range of issues related to the development of book culture, traditions, literature, textual communication, the history of book and manuscript collections, rare books, etc...
16 May 2017
Belarusian Literature Day organizers expect many guests from abroad Belarusian Literature Day organizers expect many guests from abroad
“The celebrations should become a landmark event. We mark the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing and the 1155th anniversary of the founding of the city of Polotsk. Special attention will be paid to the subject of Belarusian statehood. Polotsk will host the Belarusian Literature Day celebrations for the third time, which means that the level of its organization should be higher than in previous years,” Vasily Zharko said...
10 May 2017
Anniversary of Belarusian book printing to be in spotlight at international book fair in Prague Anniversary of Belarusian book printing to be in spotlight at international book fair in Prague
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 issued by the state publishing houses Mastatskaya Litaratura, Petrus Brovka Belarusian Encyclopedia, Belarus, Zviazda, and Narodnaya Asveta...
5 May 2017
Lithuanian libraries get facsimile edition Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy Lithuanian libraries get facsimile edition Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy
The Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania hosted a roundtable “Francysk Skaryna. 500th Anniversary of Book Printing in Belarus and Lithuania” on 4 May. Director of Belarus’ National Library Roman Motulsky held a presentation as part of the event and donated copies of the facsimile edition “Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy”...
4 May 2017
Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy to be presented in Minsk early July Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy to be presented in Minsk early July
“In the run-up to the Independence Day we will present the 20-volume facsimile edition “Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy” to the general public. The event will be held at the National Library,” Roman Motulsky noted. According to him, the copies of the edition will be sent to major museums and libraries of the world in the coming months...
21 Apr 2017
Lukashenko praises Francysk Skaryna's contribution to Belarusian statehood Lukashenko praises Francysk Skaryna's contribution to Belarusian statehood
According to the president, the annual Belarusian Literature Day helps maintain and augment Belarus’ cultural heritage. In 2017 the celebration will take place in the ancient city of Polotsk. This time the event will be special and symbolic because it will celebrate the 500th anniversary of book printing in Belarus...
4 Apr 2017
International TV project on Francysk Skaryna to mark 500th anniversary of book printing in Belarus International TV project on Francysk Skaryna to mark 500th anniversary of book printing in Belarus
Francysk Skaryna’s preface to the Judith book has been translated into 70 languages. “We would like to utilize television to visit various countries with this preface. We would like Francysk Skaryna’s words to be said by speakers of French, Italian, Chinese and all the languages Francysk Skaryna’s preface has been translated into"...
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