Iranian Literary Portal Shares Mirbahram Azimbeyli’s Poems
“qalampress.ir”, a popular Iranian literary portal, has posted in Persian the poems “A Poem to My Mother” and “Like me” by Mirbahram Azimbeyli, a young talented poet, as part of the AzSTC project “The Latest Azerbaijan Literature in a Virtual World.” The portal also provides detailed information on the poet.
The translator of the poems into Persian is Ali Shokru, the Persian language specialist at the AzSTC.
It is worth noting that “qalampress.ir” literary portal, which has been launched since 2012, regularly publishes information and articles related to world literary-cultural processes and events along with literary works.
- was born in Baku in 1994;
- his first article entitled “Weeping for Karabagh” was published in “525-ci qəzet” in 2001;
- author of the books “Voices from the World of a Child” and “Call of Silence”;
- awarded with “Ümid işığı” (“Light of Hope”) and “İlin gənci” (“Youth of the Year”);
- graduated from the Middle East Technical University (Turkey) and the University of Oxford (UK).
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.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Is Out
The book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia”, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founder of modern Azerbaijan, the world-famous political figure Heydar Aliyev, has been published in Tbilisi by the joint efforts of the Georgian intelligentsia and the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC).