Aliena Abrutsina was born on October 18, 1931 in Nova-Barysau, Minsk region, in an office worker's family.
This year marks the 420th anniversary of the publication of "Peregrynacya, or Pilgrimage to the Holy Land" by Mikalaj Kryshtaf Radziwil Sirotka. The book was first published in 1601. Later it was translated into different languages and became a true bestseller.
October 14 is a day when we say sincere words of warmth and affection to those who gave us life: our mothers.
The National Library hosted a festive concert "The World is Beautiful with Mother's Love", timed to coincide with Mother's Day and the Feast of the Intercession of the Theotokos on October 14.