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On 2 September, the exhibition of photos by Gennadi Korolyov opened at the National Library of Belarus.

Gennadi Korolyov was born in 1951 in Chashniki District of Gomel Region. He got keen on photography in his youth when he studied at Belarusian Polytechnic University. At present he lives in Novolukoml and holds a post of director at the Lukoml Hydroelectric Power Station.

The exhibition opens a door to the world of beauty that the photographer saw and captured on his camera, and rediscovers the nature of Belarus in its marvelous and mysterious beauty.

Gennadi Korolyov’s works have been on display in the Ecological Museum and the art gallery in Polotsk, V. Korotkevich Museum in Orsha, the museum of local lore in Vitebsk, Minsk Republican Trade Unions Palace, and in industries and organizations in Novolukoml, Vitebsk, Grodno and Minsk.


Exhibition Dedicated to Ales Staver

9 Aug 2019

From August 9 to October 14 the exhibition dedicated to the 90th birthday of the Belarusian poet, prose writer and playwright Ales Staver (1929–1995) is held in the Belarusian Literature reading room (205).

Book exhibitions

Minsk, the Capital of My Country

6 Aug 2019

The city of Minsk was first mentioned in The Tale of Bygone Years, relating to the events of 1067. By decree of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Alexander, on March 14, 1499 Minsk, like other big cities, received the Magdeburg Law, and on January 12, 1591 the city was granted its own coat of arms: the image of Our Lady on a blue background between two angels and cherubs.

Book exhibitions