Mirmehdi Aghaoghlu’s Short Story on Arabic 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 “Break” by Mirmehdi Aghaoghlu, a young talented writer, as part of the Azerbaijan State Tranlation Centre’s (AzSTC) project “Azerbaijan’s Latest Literature.”
The translator of the short story into Arabic, preceded by the information about the creativity of the writer, is Farid Jamalov, the Arabic language specialist of the AzSTC.
It is worth noting that the portals, followed by a wide auditorium of readers, regularly publish works by world-famous writers and poets, such as James Kenneth Stephen, George Orwell, Jostein Gaarder, David Joseph Schwartz, Stephen Covey, Robert Toru Kiyosaki.
· Writer, publicist;
· was born in Neftchala District in 1982;
· graduated from the Azerbaijan State University of Economics;
· works have been published in the press since 2005;
· is the author of such novels and short stories as “Rendezvous”, “The One That Wounds the Wind” and “Bear One More Day”.
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.