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Solemn event on the occasion of the anniversary of Ignat Domeyko

Visit of Ignat Domeyko’s descendants

Visit of Ignat Domeyko’s descendants
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Ignat Domeyko’s descendants visited the library – the great-granddaughter and two great-grandsons living in Chile, the USA and Australia.

The Russian translation of the Spanish book Ignat Domeyko: from Medvedka to Santiago de Chile (1802–1889) was published in the publishing house “Zvyazda” to the 215th anniversary of Ignat Domeyko.

The book was written by Paz Domeyko Lea-Plaza, the great-granddaughter of our famous countryman. In the publication the author uses the diaries of her famous ancestor and his correspondence with well-known personalities of the XIX century.

The publication of the translation was carried out with the support of the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus. One copy was given to Ignat Domeyko’s descendants, another copy with autographs was given to the National Library of Belarus.

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Solemn event on the occasion of the anniversary of Ignat Domeyko


Winter Lace

8 Dec 2023

The festive exhibition “Winter Lace”, dedicated to the New Year and Christmas, has been open since December 8 in the Ring gallery of the 2nd floor.

Book exhibitions

Dignity, Freedom and Justice for All

7 Dec 2023

From December 7 to January 10, a thematic exhibition "Dignity, Freedom and Justice for All" dedicated to Human Rights Day and the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was opened in the documents of international organizations reading room (room 207).

Book exhibitions