Belarus Issued Stamp on National Poet Arkadi Kuleshov

\"belarusBelarus issued a stamp commemorating the Birth Centenary of Arkadi Kuleshov, national poet of Belarus.Arkadi Kuleshov (born 6.02.1914 in the village of Samotevichi, Kostyukovichi district, Mogilev region — died 4.02.1978) was a Belarusian poet and translator. In 1968 he got the title of the national poet of Belarus. He was also the honored worker of culture of Ukraine (1973). His first collections of verses and poems were named “The flourishing land” (1930) and “After the song, after the sun!” (1932). Arkadi Kuleshov was the author of the following poems: “Adventures of the dulcimer” (1944), “Tsunami” (1968), “Hamutius” (1975) and others. He was awarded the USSR State Prize for his poems “The brigade flag” (1943) in 1946 and “A new direction” (1948) in 1949.

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