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From February 11, 2009, to February 15, 2009, takes place the XVI-th Minsk International Book Fair "Books of Belarus – 2009”.

Traditionally, National Library of Belarus presents its printed and electronic publications at Fair.

On February 13, 2009, in the framework of the Fair takes place a round table “Libraries, publishing and book trade organizations: models of interaction for developing of a united information space”. Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus library systems, heads of national publishing houses and book trade organizations participate in the event.

Over 20 countries participate in the Fair: Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Poland, Slovakia, Germany, France, Sweden, China, Israel, India, Cuba, Venezuela, and the USA.  For the first time, publications by Hungarian, Bulgarian, Azerbaijan, and Iranian publishing houses will be presented at the Minsk International Book Fair.

The Republic of Kazakhstan is invited as a honorary guest of Belarusian book forum.

The XVI-th Minsk International Book Fair takes place in National exhibition center “BelEXPO” (Minsk, Y. Kupala Street, 27).

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The First Belarusian

20 Oct 2021

An exhibition "The First Belarusian" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Belarusian State University is on show on the third floor of the circular corridor of the Library from October 20.

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