Zalimkhan Yaqub’s Verses On Georgian Portal
Gaxa.ge, the popular Georgian portal, has posted in Georgian the verses “I Am The Azerbaijani Land” and “Rely On Me” by Zalimkhan Yaqub, the People’s Poet of Azerbaijan, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.” The portal also provides detailed information on the author.
The translator of the verses into Georgian is Imir Mammadli, the Georgian language specialist at the AzSTC.
It is worth noting that the portal, which mainly highlights the creativity of leading figures of Georgian literature, dedicates a special place to the publication of samples of Azerbaijani literature within the cooperation with the State Translation Centre.
(1950 – 2016)
· The People’s Poet of Azerbaijan, a public figure;
· Was born in the village of Kapanakchi, Bolnisi District, Georgia;
· Is the author of poetry books, such as “Call Of The Poet”, “I Don't Blame You”, “Fireplaces Where I Buy Fire”, “How Can I Find The Way To Your Heart”, “The Epic Of A Great Life”, “Let’s Return To Previous Memories”, “The Light Of My Eyes Is The Land Where I Was Born”, “I Am A Mountainous River.”
· Was a deputy of the Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan in 1995-2005;
· Awarded with the Orders of “Shohrat” (Azerbaijan) and “Honour” (Georgia).
Yusif Samadoglu’s Creativity on German Literary Portal
“Schreiber Netzwerk”, the popular German literature portal, has posted in German the short story “The Cold Stone” by Yusif Samadoglu, the People’s Writer of Azerbaijan, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.”
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.