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Moscow has unveiled an exhibition honouring the National Library of Belarus' jubilee
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On December 6, the exhibition project "National Library of Belarus: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow" was presented in the Belarusian booth at the Moscow Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (VDNH).

The largest information and sociocultural hub of Belarus, a special repository of national materials, is one of the primary attractions that the exhibition exposes to the Russian audience.

The exhibition presents archival and contemporary art photographs collected specifically for the 100th anniversary.


The library building on Krasnoarmeyskaya Street, which was opened for its tenth anniversary in 1932, the Jubilee House on Zakharyevskaya Street, the team of first employees with the legendary director Iosif Benzianovich Simanovsky, and archival retro photography all vividly illustrate the past century of its activity, as though flipping through the pages of its history.

Images of the today’ library show their true function, relevance, and illumination of knowledge, as well as the infinite possibilities of the educational world, in accordance with the architectural solution. The light enters the library through the glass walls and ceilings, glittering in the interiors and visible in the airy, open space, and evening illumination captured in the clear art photography of the renowned Belarussian photographers.

Through the prism of the authors' imaginative creativity, you can view the past, present, and future of the National Library of Belarus in these works. The exhibition is complemented by interesting facts designed using QR codes. Thanks to them, the Russian audience has the opportunity to take a non-standard look at the library and learn more about the Belarusian diamond.


The exhibition will be available for viewing through January 20, 2023.

The article is provided by the Public Relations Department.