The main draw of the show is the original Little Travel Book
(published in Vilna around 1522) from Belgazprombank's corporate collection.
The documentary “Francysk Skaryna. Man of the World” made by Oleg Lukashevich
specially for the project will make part of the exhibition. An info-kiosk will
provide comprehensive information about the life of the first printer. Visitors
will be offered to make a virtual tour of Skaryna's printing shop which was
recreated based on the printing house of the 17th -18th centuries recreated by
the Belarusian Printing Museum. The exhibition will be running till 10
September. The international exhibition project Along Skaryna's Roads Together
with Belgazprombank celebrating the the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian
printing travels around the cities associated with the life of Belarusian and
Eastern printing pioneer Francysk Skaryna. It premiered at the Palace of the
Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius and was open there from 4 May till 4 June.
After Polotsk the project will move to Kaliningrad where Skaryna lived on the
invitation of Prussian Hertzog Albert of Brandenburg in 1529-2530.
Belgazprombank CEO Viktor Babariko said that Belgazprombank's project
emphasizes the strong links connecting all the European states and highlights
the historical unity of the cultures of the countries of Europe.