Newly Appointed Colombian Ambassador Visits AzSTC
The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) on Wednesday received a visit from the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Colombia to Azerbaijan, Luis Antonio Dimaté Cárdenas.
The meeting recalled current collaborative projects in a joint initiative between the Translation Centre and the Embassy, such as Twenty Poems, a book of poetry that includes poems by Spanish and Azerbaijani poets published in Colombia and its launch at the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (NASA); Once There Was a Sea, a collection of poems by Colombian and Azerbaijani poets; and the creative evening dedicated to celebrated Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, launched on former Charge d’Affair of the Embassy Mrs. Martha Galindon’s own initiative, to name a few.
The sides also focused on future projects to cement the literary ties between Azerbaijan and Colombia and to promote Azerbaijani literature across Latin America.
Ambassador Luis Antonio Dimaté Cárdenas welcomed the successful cooperation and collaboration efforts with the Translation Centre, looking forward to building up future cooperation.
In conclusion, AzSTC Board Chair Afaq Masud was donated a copy of No One Writes to the Colonel (Spanish: El coronel no tiene quien le escriba), a novella written by Gabriel García Márquez.
Azerbaijan State Translation Centre, “RIL editores” Publishing House Sign MOU
The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) and “RIL editores” Publishing House of the Republic of Chile signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Leyli and Majnun Showcased at Dnipro International Book Space Festival
A Launch ceremony to promote Leyli and Majnun, an epic love poem by Nizami Ganjavi, published in Ukraine this year was held at the IV Dnipro International Book Space Festival.
Leyli and Majnun Showcased at International Book Festival
A Launch ceremony to promote Leyli and Majnun, an epic love poem by Nizami Ganjavi, published in Ukrainian this year to commemorate and celebrate Azerbaijan’s greatest poet for 800 years was held at the Kyiv Book Art Fest.