Francisk Skorina's Book Legacy to be presented to the State Library of Turkmenistan

During the briefing in the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Turkmenistan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Turkmenistan Oleg Tabanyuhov informed that the Republic of Belarus would present the facsimile edition “Francisk Skorina's Book Legacy” to the State Library of Turkmenistan.

The facsimile edition “Francisk Skorina's Book Legacy” (2013-2017) was dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Belorussian and Eastern-Slavic book-printing.In the framework of the hard work, the electronic copies of the books by the well-known humanist and enlightener scattered all around the world were found and.

The multivolume collection includes the works, published in Prague and Vilno in 1517-1525, that familiarizes the readers with the valuable layer of Belorussian history and culture.

The solemn ceremony of handing over the books is timed to opening the Days of Culture of the Republic of Belarus in Turkmenistan.According to Ambassador Oleg Tabanyuhov, this creative action, which will be held in Ashgabat in January 24-26, will be the most ambitious of the series of events, dedicated to the significant date in the history of Turkmen-Belorussian relations.

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