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The National Library Has Acquired the Early Edition of Adam Mickiewicz

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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.

Today, the multi-volume edition continues to acquaint residents of different countries with the rich history and unique culture of Belarus.

On July 18, in St. Petersburg, during the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich met the heads of state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the regions of Belarus. At the meeting, he presented to Chairwoman of the Council of the Federation Valentina Matviyenko the facsimile edition Book Heritage of Francysk Skaryna.

Previously, Valentina Matviyenko was awarded the Order of Francysk Skaryna for significant personal contribution to the strengthening of friendly relations and the development of cooperation between Belarus and Russia.

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The results of the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions: watch a story on the TV channel CTV.


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