Ramiz Rovshan and Vilayat Quliyev Honoured with AzSTC Award
On the occasion of the International Translation Day, the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre awarded Ramiz Rovshan, the People's Poet of Azerbaijan, for his translation of the poem “The Black Man” by Sergei Yesenin, and Professor Vilayat Guliyev, a linguist, PhD in Philology, for his translation of “1984” and “Animal Farm” by George Orwell from the original at a high professional level with its Special Prize, the Honorary Diploma and the Badge.
Ramiz Rovshan - the author of books of poetry: “A Rainy Song”, “The Sky Does Not Hold Stones”, “Breath is a Book of Books”, “Key to Love”; the author of film scripts: “Our Grandfather’s Grandfather”, “ Pain of a Milk Tooth”, “Another Time” and “Space Melody”; and the author of the translation of books by Alexander Blok, Alexander Pushkin, Anna Akhmatova, Federico Garcia Lorca, Grigore Vieru, Marina Svetayeva, Mikhail Lermontov, Semyon Kirsanov, Sergei Yesenin, Charles Baudelaire, Vladimir Mayakovsky.
Vilayat Guliyev – the author of books: “Mirza Kazim bey”, “We and Our Words”, “Armenian Oppression in Azerbaijan”, “Isa Sultan Shakhtakhtinsky’s Strange Life”, “Persons Who Left Their Marks on History”, “The Great Ploughman: Hasanbey Zardabi”, “Our History - Our Fate”, “The Azerbaijan Philological Thought and the Russian Literary-Social Environment”, “Azerbaijan in the Turkic World” and “Ataturk and Ahmed Agaoglu; the author of the translation of books by Rafael Mustafin, Lev Gumilev, Victoria Panova, Y. Vakhtin, Ryszard Kapuscinski, George Orwell and Alimardanbey Topchubashov.
“Seven Beauties” Published in Spain
The poem “Seven Beauties” by Azerbaijan’s greatest poet Nizami Ganjavi in Spanish translation has been published in Spain due to the announcement of 2021 as a “Year of Nizami Ganjavi.”
Nizami Ganjavi’s Words of Wisdom in a Virtual World
Frequently visited literature portals “stihi.by” (Belarus), “ashurnews.com” and “afkarhura.com” (Iraq), and “Altazor” online literary magazine under the Chile-based Visente Uidobro Cultural Foundation have posted detailed information on the great Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi’s creative activity
National Library Hosted Launch of Collected Works by Carlos Fuentes
The Akhundov National Library hosted a presentation ceremony of the Collected Works by Carlos Fuentes, a notable Mexican writer.