“The Snake Eater” by Vazha-Pshavela is out in Azerbaijan
“The Snake Eater” by Vazha-Pshavela, a notable Georgian poet, short-story writer, playwright and philosopher has been published in Azerbaijani within the framework of cooperation between the Translation Agency under the State Translation Centre and the Writers’ House of Georgia.
The book includes the author’s famous poems, such as “The Snake Eater”, “Aluda Ketelauri”, “Host and Guest” and lyrics.
The author of the translation into Azerbaijani is Imir Mammadli, a notable poet-translator, and the editor is Shafiga Shafa.
The copies of the edition will be available one of these days at one of the many bookstore locations listed below:
‘Akademiya’ book house
‘Baku Book Centre’
‘Chiraq’ Book House
Book house of the Presidential Administration of the Azerbaijan Republic
Sales kiosk of the Azerbaijan University of Languages
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“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
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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.