MainNewsNational Library of Belarus News
Summer in province
The role of libraries in promoting the book and reading

International literary contest “Happiness is reached only on the way…”

International literary contest “Happiness is reached only on the way…”
Other news

Olga Kardash, the librarian of the special collections department, became the winner of the “Poetry” nomination.


The festive awarding of winners of the International literary contest “Happiness is reached only on the way…”, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Russian poetry genius Nikolai Rubtsov, took place in the National Library on June 30.

The military art studio of writers of the Cultural centre of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and Archangelsk Institute of management initiated the contest. Works were presented in the following nominations: poetry, prose, publicism, and scientific and research work.

“The International literary contest has already happened 4 years, its aim is the search and support of talented authors, – told the vice-principal on the international, interregional public relations of the Institute of management Mikhail Sobolev. – Last year was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory, and this year to the anniversary Nikolai Rubtsov”.

It’s pleasant to notice, that it’s the first time when employees of the National Library of Belarus participated in the contest and showed good results. We sincerely congratulate Olga Kardash on the winning; we wish her sound health, creative inspiration and success in literature!

Contact phone: (+375 17) 293 27 56.

Е-mail: pr@nlb.by

News

How Nosferatu Stole Everything from Dracula and Became a Perfect Example of Plagiarism

15 Jul 2021

Haven't you ever thought that the classic horror film "Nosferatu" looks too much like a classic novel about Dracula? Of course, you have. They are literally twin brothers! Stories of mysterious earls in dark castles and clerks who accidentally reveal their sinister secret. It seems obvious. Is "Nosferatu" an adaptation of Bram Stoker? It's not all as easy as it sounds. Today, we will figure out how Dracula changed his name and face and what came of it in general.

Author's Point of View

What did Ciotka Hide from Us: Exclusively for the Writer's Anniversary

16 Jul 2021

July 15 marks the 145th anniversary of the birth of Alaiza Pashkievich (Ciotka), a famous Belarusian writer, author of poetry, prose and publicistic writing, the founder of children's didactic literature in Belarus, as well as a public figure who made a significant contribution to the development and popularization of the Belarusian culture, language, and understanding national identity. Many of her words still touch the heart and remain relevant today, and her works are immortal classics.

Author's Point of View

Discoverer and Chronicler of Hoary Antiquity

21 Jul 2021

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Belarusian historian and writer Vitaut Charopka an exhibition “Discoverer and Chronicler of the Hoary Antiquity” is on show in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room from July 21 to August 31 (room 205).

Book exhibitions

Educator from the Family of Usiaslau

16 Jul 2021

We invite you to the exhibition "The Educator from the Family of Usiaslau", timed to coincide with the 920th anniversary of the birth of the Belarusian educator Euphrosyne of Polack and the 860th anniversary of the creation of the Cross of Saint Euphrosyne from July 16 to August 31.

Book exhibitions

The Memory of Roads

16 Jul 2021

An anniversary exhibition "The Memory of Roads" timed to coincide with the 110th anniversary of the birth of the poet and translator Anatol Astrejka (1911-1978) is on show in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from July 16 to September 19.

Book exhibitions