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An Incredible Story of the Exclamation Mark!

17 Jan 2022

In today's reality, you often have to convert all your emotions into text format and express them through emoticons and stickers with screaming cats. But there is a much more proven way to show your interlocutor that you are at the edge of your rope. An exclamation mark! A good old stick with a dot can turn any phrase into a real outcry from the heart. Where did it come from? What incredible story is behind it? And why do we put one or three exclamation marks but never two? There are too many questions in this introduction, so let's look for the answers.

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Great Talent, Great Work, Big Heart 2022

17 Jan 2022

From January 17, a literary and visual exhibition is on show in the circular corridor of the 2nd floor. The exhibition is dedicated to the winners of the prize For Spiritual Revival, a special prize of the president of the Republic of Belarus to people of culture and art, as well as a special prize of the president of the Republic of Belarus Belarusian Sports Olympus for 2021.

Book exhibitions

With a Soul Full of Sunshine

14 Jan 2022

A book and visual exhibition "With a Soul Full of Sunshine", dedicated to the 190th anniversary of the birth of the French painter Édouard Manet (1832–1883) is on show in the Fine Arts Reading Room (room 306) from January 14 to February 9.

Book exhibitions

Brama Gallery Turns 30!

12 Jan 2022

The Rakurs gallery (2nd floor) hosted the grand opening of the exhibition “30 Years of the First Belarusian Gallery”, timed to coincide with the anniversary of the author's non-commercial conceptual gallery Brama on January 12.

Art exhibitions

The Wizard of the Folk Song

12 Jan 2022

The exhibition "The Wizard of the Folk Song" is on show in the Music and Audiovisual Documents Reading Room (room 305) from January 12 to February 12, timed to coincide with the 130th anniversary of the birth of the Belarusian choral conductor and folklorist Ryhor Shyrma (1892–1978).

Book exhibitions

The Holocaust: Forever Remembered

12 Jan 2022

A thematic exhibition "The Holocaust: Forever Remembered" dedicated to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day is on show in the Anteroom of the Official Documents Service Department (room 207) from January 12 to February 9.

Book exhibitions

The Forerunner of Belarusian Science

11 Jan 2022

The Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) hosts the exhibition "The Forerunner of Belarusian Science" from January 11 to February 28, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Institute of Belarusian Culture (Inbelkult), the first diversified research institution in the history of Belarus, the predecessor of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

Book exhibitions

A Rush Towards the Light

4 Jan 2022

An exhibition "A Rush Towards the Light" dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of the composer Alexander Scriabin will be on show in the Music and Audiovisual Documents Room (room 305) from January 4 to February 28.

Book exhibitions

Circles of Being

4 Jan 2022

A book exhibition “Circles of Being” is on show, timed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the birth of the Belarusian poetess and translator Viera Viarba (1942–2012) in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from January 4 to February 17.

Book exhibitions

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Diversity of Languages: The Great Achievement of Humanity

19 Jan 2022

From 19 January to 22 February, a thematic exhibition Diversity of Languages: The Great Achievement of Humanity, dedicated to the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022–2032) is on display in the International Organizations Documents Reading Room (Room 207g).

Jason Art-Book

17 Jan 2022

A grand opening of the exhibition, presentation of the work of modern fine and book art, the art book Jason will take place in the Book Museum on January 25 at 4 p.m.