Book “In the Light of a Great Word” Is Out
The book “In the Light of a Great Word”, including memories about Ali Valiyev, the People’s Writer of Azerbaijan and famous novelist, has been published to mark his 120th anniversary.
The book begins with the speech of the national leader Heydar Aliyev about the writer’s creativity, his difficult and glorious life, and it is followed by memories of famous figures of literature, art and culture, such as Suleyman Rahimov, Rasul Rza, Mirza Ibrahimov, Mirvarid Dilbazi, Ilyas Afandiyev, Ismail Shikhli, Huseyn Abbaszade, Suleyman Alasgarov, Bakhtiyar Vahabzade, Mammad Araz, Elchin Afandiyev, Sabir Rustamkhanli and Agil Abbas about Ali Valiyev’s pure nature, courage, personal integrity, rich literary heritage, novels and short stories describing the charming nature of Zangezur and Karabakh region and people's lives in a colourful folk language.
You can find copies of the edition at one of the many bookstore locations listed below:
‘Akademiya’ book house
Book house of the Presidential Administration of the Azerbaijan Republic
Sales kiosk of the Azerbaijan University of Languages
‘Pero’ book house
‘Oxumalı’ book house
‘Lider’ book house
Notable Georgian Poet Given the Award of the State Translation Centre
This year, Makvala Gonashvili, the well-known Georgian poet, translator, Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia, has been given the Award established by the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre on the occasion of the International Translator’s Day for her merits in the development of Azerbaijan-Georgian literary relations.
· is a poet and translator;
· was born in Georgia in 1958;
· graduated from the Department of Journalism at Georgia State University in 1981;
· is the author of such books as “From Here to You”, “To tell the Truth”, “The Dawn of the Sun Seeps Through the Dome”, “My Temple, My Place of Oath”, “Tears of the Sun” and “Bonfire of Poppies”;
· her works have been translated and published in many languages of the world;
Victoria Romero: Joint Projects of the Centre and Latin American Embassies Ought To Be Continued
On September 26, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of Mexico to Azerbaijan, Mrs. Victoria Romero, visited the State Translation Centre. During the meeting, the exchange of views took place on the translation and publication projects implemented by the Centre in relation to the promotion of Latin American literature in Azerbaijan and the expansion of the Azerbaijani-Mexican literary and cultural ties.
AzSTC Hosts Certificate Award Ceremony for Translators
The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) has completed the next qualifying examinations for professional translators. The translators who passed AzSTC’s qualifying examinations in sociology and politics, international relations, science and technology, economics, finance, and law received Certificates of the Centre.