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October 30 – 115 years since the birth of Andrey Bembel (1905-1986), the People's Artist of Belarus and the outstanding sculptor

30 Oct 2020

The artist's name is well known not only to connoisseurs of Belarusian art of the 20th century, but also to numerous guests of our country. Indeed, among the most famous tourist sites are the memorial complex “Brest Hero Fortress, Mound of Glory, Victory Monument in Minsk and much more, and Andrey Bembel is the author and co-author of the monuments.

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September 12 - 230 years since the birth of Ioann Grigorovich, scientist-archeographer, historian, ethnographer, teacher, Orthodox figure.

12 Sep 2020

Ioann (Ivan Ivanovich) Grigorovich did a lot to study and publish sources on the history of his homeland as a researcher and collector of Belarusian antiquity, he was one of the most educated people of the 19th century. He went far beyond the geographical boundaries of Belarus by the scale of his activity.

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100th Anniversary of V.K. Bondarchik, Famous Belarusian Ethnographer

1 Aug 2020

Vasily Bondarchik (1920–2009), Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, made a significant contribution to the development of Belarusian ethnographic science. He studied the issues of the origin and ethnic history of the Belarusian people, the historiography of traditional material, social and spiritual culture.

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July 15 Marks 610 Years Since the Battle of Grunwald (1410)

15 Jul 2020

The famous battle between the combined army of the Polish Kingdom and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (led by the King of Poland Jagiello and the Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas) and the army of the Teutonic Order under the command of Grand Master Ulrich von Jungingen took place during the Great War (1409-1411) near the villages of Grunwald, Tanenberg and Ludwigsdorf (Ludwigova) on the territory of East Prussia (modern Poland).

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From the Books of Uladzimir Karatkievich

24 Nov 2020

An exhibition titled “From the Books of Uladzimir Karatkievich”, timed to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the writer, will be open in the Book Museum of the National Library of Belarus from November 24.