The National Library of Belarus has prepared a photo exhibition Belarus: Beautiful Moments for the International Mother Language Day.
A series of 20 pictures wait for visitors to reflect the symbols, nature, culture of our country.
On display, Belarus appears as a beautiful, prosperous, diverse and unique country with centuries-old history, monuments of ancient culture and architecture, modern buildings and innovative ideas. Spectators can see the colourful fauna and flora, magical lowland landscapes, deep forests, hundreds of kilometres of nature reserves and thousands of lakes.
The bison, plants cornflower, flax and clover, bird stork became symbols of the country. A number of legends and traditions are associated with each of them.
The bison is the visiting card of the rich and diverse fauna of Belarus. Bisons are the heaviest and largest land mammals on the European continent, the last representatives of wild bulls in Europe.
Cornflower is a traditional flower-muse of Belarusian poets, writers and artists, which symbolizes purity, courtesy and friendliness.
A stork is a symbol of national purity, fidelity, devotion and parental love, a symbol of the victory of good over evil. The bird is considered the patron spirit of the house, which brings prosperity to the inhabitants.
Authors of photos: Igor Byshnev, Maxim Veise, Julia Voynich, Ekaterina Mitina, Sergey Plytkevich, Vlad Sokolovsky, Sergey Tarasov. Each work of the photo artists has its own mood, its own character, its own story.
During 2020, the exhibition will be exhibited in different countries of Europe. The collection of photo images of Belarus will not leave the audience indifferent and will make it so that the country and each of the image-moments will be remembered for a long time.
You can visit the exhibition in the library in the Labyrinth Gallery (3rd floor) until March 18, 2020.
The opening hours of the exhibition correspond to the library’s opening hours.
Admission is by a library card or by the ticket of the library's social and cultural center.
For more info: (+375 17) 293 28 81.
Public Relations Department