“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.”
The book, first published in Madrid, Spain in 2000, had a foreword introducing Nizami Ganjavi to Spanish-speaking readers as a “Persian poet.” On the initiative and by efforts of the State Translation Centre a book with a new foreword was published, which for the first time presented Nizami Ganjavi to readers as a great Azerbaijani poet based on scientific arguments and facts.
The book has been published by Madrid-based reputable Mandala Ediciones Publishing House. The translator is Carmen Linares, a prominent Spanish translator. The author of the foreword to the book is Rustam Aliyev, a well-known scientist-researcher of Nizami’s creativity, and the editor is a renowned Spanish philologist Francisco Capilla Martín.
In the coming days, the book with original illustrations will be distributed among central libraries of Madrid, universities, and bookstores in Spain, as well as promotional activities will be held.
II Mahmud’s Short Story on Leading Arab Portals
Leading cultural portals based in Arabic countries, such as “Fikr-Hur” (Kuweit), “alharir.info” (Algeria), “Nur Culture and Media Centre” (Iraq), and facebook pages “Short story” (Syria) and “Short Stories and Novels” (Egypt), have published the short story “Death at a Worse Time” by II Mahmud (Mahmud Aghakishiyev), a late young talented writer, as part of the AzSTC’s project “Azerbaijan’s Latest Literature.”
Qismat’s Verses on Austrian Portal
“Gedichtesammlung.net”, the Austrian portal, has published the poems “Love is Blind as Vanga”, “Melancholy of the Night” and “Forgiveness” by Qismat, a young talented poet as part of the AzSTC’s project “Azerbaijan’s Latest Literature.”
The Book “Heydar Aliyev” from the Series “The Life Of Remarkable People” in Spanish Libraries
The book “Vida de personas notables – Heydar Aliyev” (“The Life Of Remarkable People – Heydar Aliyev”) published by the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre in Spain has been distributed among the following central libraries and universities of Madrid.