Leyli and Majnun: The First Opera in the Muslim World
The State Translation Center (TC) has produced a video featuring the history of ‘Leyli and Majnun - the First Opera in the Muslim World’, an opera by Azerbaijan’s prominent composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli. This piece in four acts and six scenes is based on a poem by Muhammad Fuzuli, one of Azerbaijan’s greatest poets and philosophers. The video with subtitles in English, Russian, Turkish (Istanbul), Persian, Arabic, Georgian, French, Ukrainian, Spanish and German languages deals with the composing of ‘Leyli and Majnun’, which became the first opera in the Muslim world.
Fidel Coloma: “Establishing Literary Exchanges in Online Format Is One of the Most Important Challenges We Face”
The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) received a visit from Fidel Coloma, Chargé d'affaires of the Republic of Chile to Azerbaijan.
Turkish Literature Portal Shares Nizami Ganjavi Poetry
dibace.net, a crowd-pleasing Turkish literary portal, has posted broad information about the announcement of 2021 as a “Year of Nizami Ganjavi” in Azerbaijan and the poet’s ghazal “Sensiz” (Without You) in the Turkish language.
Eyyub Abasov’s Novel Shared in a Virtual World
Frequently visited literature portals, such as dibace.net (Turkey), alanbatnews.ne, johinanews.com, nbnjo.com (Jordan), alharir.info (Algeria), mustaqila.com and ashurnews.com (Iraq) have posted excerpts from a two-volume historical novel ‘Zangezur’ by Eyyub Abasov, a notable Azerbaijani writer.