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Premium Facsimile

19 Jul 2019

The facsimile reprint of the book heritage of Francysk Skaryna is an  international scientific and publishing project, implemented by the National Library of Belarus and the BelVEB Bank. It lasted five years and was successfully completed in 2017, the year which marked the 500th anniversary of Belarusian book-printing.

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The Belarusian Primer Is Traveling the World

18 Jul 2019

In 2018, the National Library of Belarus finished the international scientific publishing project on facsimile reproduction of a book artifact, the first book called “Primer,” which had been published on July 24, 1618, in the printing house of the Vilna Holy Spirit Orthodox Brotherhood in Evje (now Vievis, Lithuania) .

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The National Library of Belarus at the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions

18 Jul 2019

On July 16–18, St. Petersburg hosted the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions with the participation of the President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, as well as the delegations of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus and the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation for Interregional Cooperation.

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Events

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).

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.

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