“Azerbaijan Remembers January 20 - the Day of Nationwide Sorrow and Pride” in Foreign Media
Crowd-pleasing global news portals, such as “Mustaqila.com”, “Afkarhura.com” (Iraq), “Alharir.info” (Algeria), “Anahaberyorum.com”, “Dibace.net”, “Gercektarih.com.tr” (Turkey), “News24hours.ro” (Romania), “Xabar.uz” (Uzbekistan), “Elmauleinforma.cl” (Chile), social networks at Writers Union of Georgia and “Caucasian House” have posted the video footage “Azerbaijan Remembers January 20 - the Day of Nationwide Sorrow and Pride” (AzSTC) in various languages.
The information based on Azerbaijan’s recent tragic history mirrors massacres and inhuman atrocities committed by Soviet troops against civilians in Baku - the capital city and other regions across the country on the night of January 19 - 20, 1990.
Orkhan Fikretoglu’s creativity on Spanish Literary Portal
“Alquibla”, the popular Spanish literature portal, has posted in Spanish the short story “The Tale of the Last Valiant” by Orkhan Fikretoglu, a popular Azerbaijani writer, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.”
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Presented in Tbilisi
The presentation ceremony of the book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” dedicated to the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” and published by the leading Georgian “Merani” Publishing House has been held in Tbilisi. In her opening speech at the event launched in the large assembly hall of the Parliament of Georgia Makvala Gonashvili, the Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia and winner of the Rustaveli State Prize, spoke about Heydar Aliyev’s decisive role in the political, economic and social life of Georgia in the difficult periods of its history and energy projects thanks to which fundamental changes in the field of policy and economic realities in the region had been achieved. Then, Afag Masud, the Board Chair of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre and People’s Writer took the floor.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Is Out
The book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia”, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founder of modern Azerbaijan, the world-famous political figure Heydar Aliyev, has been published in Tbilisi by the joint efforts of the Georgian intelligentsia and the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC).