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500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing

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...
6 Sep 2017
Belarus’ National Library to showcase rare books from seven countries Belarus’ National Library to showcase rare books from seven countries
The heart of the exhibition is the original publications of Francysk Skaryna printed in Prague and Vilna in 1517-1525...
3 Sep 2017
Polotsk passes baton to Ivanovo as next host of Belarusian Written Language Day Polotsk passes baton to Ivanovo as next host of Belarusian Written Language Day
"We are proud that our Ivanovo (former Yanov) has been chosen as the 2018 Written Language Day host. It is rich in historical heritage and spiritual traditions"...
1 Sep 2017
Francysk Skaryna’s utmost importance for Belarusian history emphasized Francysk Skaryna’s utmost importance for Belarusian history emphasized
The completion of the fundamental work to restore Francysk Skaryna’s book legacy in facsimile is a momentous event for the national culture, the minister underlined. “Francysk Skaryna’s figure is of paramount importance for the Belarusian history and culture. His name is a sort of a symbol of national identity”...
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