Today marks the 125th birth anniversary of Belarus" national classical poet Maxim Bogdanovich, the main festivities to be held in Minsk. The laying of a capsule with soil brought from Bogdanovich"s grave will take place around noon at Minsk"s All Saints Memorial Temple. The ceremony will be followed by a literary event at the monument to Bogdanovich in Minsk, during which students, teachers and special guests will be reciting the poet"s works. A memorial rally will take place in the evening. The memorial events" participants have been congratulated by the Belarusian President.