Editorial Board ‘CULTURE, NATION’ congratulates the famous Belarusian writer and public activist, Volga Mikhajlauna Ipatava, with birthday anniversary and wish her good health, happiness, well-being of her family and further success for the benefit of the Motherland. Volga Ipatava is the author of number of collection of poems, collections of short stories, books for children. She is one of the founders аnd well-known master of the Belarusian historical prose. She has created a number of literary images of famous figures of the Belarusian past: Euphrosyne of Polotsk, Duke Vytautas, Duke Algerdas. In 2001-2002 she was the chairman of the Belarusian writers society. Volga Ipatava awarded “the Order of Honor” and medal “Francisk Skaryna”.