Azerbaijan-Columbia Anthology of Poetry Presented in Bogota
Columbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs presented the book entitled “Twenty Verses” (An Anthology of Poetry of Azerbaijan and Colombia) to her Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov at the meeting on May 30.
“This edition will make a significant contribution in expanding ties between Columbia and Azerbaijan. Such initiatives in the field of literature will play a great role in fostering understanding and friendship between our countries. In addition to samples of Columbian literature, the book includes poems by Azerbaijan’s poets Nizami Ganjavi and Imadeddin Nesimi, as well as modern and contemporary poets,” said María Ángela Holguín.
Elmar Mammadyarov, in turn, said: “This book will give new impetus to the growing Azerbaijan-Columbian relations. The anthology is an element to beacon our steps in the right direction.”
Baku is to hold a presentation of the book on June 13.
German Literary Portal Shares Mahammad Fuzuli’s Creativity
“Enzyklopädie des Islam”, a popular literary portal of Germany, has posted in German the musaddas and ghazal by the great Azerbaijani poet Mahammad Fuzuli, as part of the AzSTC project “Mahammad Fuzuli - 530”.
Ambassador Christopher Berroteran: “We would very much like the Azerbaijani reader to get acquainted with the Venezuelan literature”
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Azerbaijan, Mr. Christopher Alberto Martinez Berroteran, visited the State Translation Centre the other day.