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500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing

19 Oct 2017
Facsimile edition of first Belarusian printed books gifted to UN Facsimile edition of first Belarusian printed books gifted to UN
Director of the National Library of Belarus Roman Motulsky presented the facsimile edition of the books published by the Belarusian book printing pioneer Francysk Skaryna in the Palace of Nations in Geneva. Roman Motulsky mentioned the importance of the edition for Belarus and the international community...
13 Oct 2017
Belarus’ exposition at Frankfurt Book Fair marks 500 years of book printing Belarus’ exposition at Frankfurt Book Fair marks 500 years of book printing
The Belarusian stand features publications about Francysk Skaryna and the 500th anniversary of book printing, produced by the publishing houses Mastatskaya Litaratura, Petrus Brovka Belorusskaya Encyclopedia Belarus, Zvyazda, Narodnaya Asveta...
22 Sep 2017
Book Heritage of Francysk Skaryna donated to Russian libraries, museums Book Heritage of Francysk Skaryna donated to Russian libraries, museums
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Igor Petrishenko noted that every nation has the names it is proud of. The books published by Francysk Skaryna are the national heritage...
14 Sep 2017
Delegates from 24 states attend 500 years of Belarusian book printing congress Delegates from 24 states attend 500 years of Belarusian book printing congress
The 500th anniversary of the Belarusian and East-Slavonic book printing is a remarkable event of 2017. The event is taking place in Belarus, on the native land of Francysk Skaryna...
13 Sep 2017
Belarus’ National Library to showcase originals and facsimiles of 15-17th centuries books Belarus’ National Library to showcase originals and facsimiles of 15-17th centuries books
The exhibits are impressive, especially the 42-line Bible of Johann Gutenberg of the 1450s from Germany...
12 Sep 2017
Original copy of Gutenberg Bible on first ever display in Minsk Original copy of Gutenberg Bible on first ever display in Minsk
The Gutenberg Bible is traditionally viewed as a starting point of book printing in Europe and a turning point marking the transition from the Middle Ages to the modern period...
11 Sep 2017
Delegates from 22 countries to attend 500 years of Belarusian book printing congress Delegates from 22 countries to attend 500 years of Belarusian book printing congress
The congress will open on 14 September. The major theme of the plenary session will be the role of Belarus in the development and preservation of the book heritage of Europe and also the book legacy of Francysk Skaryna and his successors...
8 Sep 2017
Belarus publishers win honors at CIS Art of Book contest in Moscow Belarus publishers win honors at CIS Art of Book contest in Moscow
The Grand Prix went to the The World Heritage of Francysk Skaryna in Belarusian, Russian and English published (Petrus Brovka Belorusskaya Encyclopedia publishing house)...
6 Sep 2017
Belarus presents copy of medieval printing press at Moscow International Book Fair Belarus presents copy of medieval printing press at Moscow International Book Fair
The delegation of Belarusian book publishers and book distributors has brought primarily books dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing to Moscow this year...
6 Sep 2017
Belarus’ National Library to host international congress on book printing traditions Belarus’ National Library to host international congress on book printing traditions
The international congress will be one of the key events to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the National Library of Belarus...
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