Ambassador of the United States of Mexico: "We intend to expand our cooperation with the Centre"
On April 19, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of Mexico to Azerbaijan, Mrs. Victoria Romero, visited the State Translation Centre. During the meeting, the expansion of the Azerbaijani-Mexican literary and cultural ties, further steps in this direction and promotion of Azerbaijani literature in Mexico and Mexican literature in Azerbaijan were discussed. The creative heritage of world-famous Mexican writers such as Juan Rulfo, Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, whose works had been translated and published by the Centre at different times in Azerbaijan, aroused great interest among the public. Besides, strong interest in Latin American literature, in general, was noted.
Victoria Romero: “As an embassy, we intend to expand our relations with the State Translation Centre and implement new literary projects within the framework of mutual cooperation. In this regard, we pay special attention to highlighting women's writing, the works of famous Mexican writers in Azerbaijan, as well as the works of leading women writers of Azerbaijan in Mexico.”
At the end of the meeting, the guest was presented with the book "Selected Works" by the outstanding writer Carlos Fuentes from samples of Mexican literature published by the Centre in the Azerbaijani language.
Mir Jalal’s Short Story in the German Literature Magazine
“Signaturen.de”, the popular German e-literature magazine, has posted in German the short story “Dissertation” by Mir Jalal, the notable Azerbaijani writer, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.”
Notable Georgian Poet Given the Award of the State Translation Centre
This year, Makvala Gonashvili, the well-known Georgian poet, translator, Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia, has been given the Award established by the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre on the occasion of the International Translator’s Day for her merits in the development of Azerbaijan-Georgian literary relations.
Victoria Romero: Joint Projects of the Centre and Latin American Embassies Ought To Be Continued
On September 26, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of Mexico to Azerbaijan, Mrs. Victoria Romero, visited the State Translation Centre. During the meeting, the exchange of views took place on the translation and publication projects implemented by the Centre in relation to the promotion of Latin American literature in Azerbaijan and the expansion of the Azerbaijani-Mexican literary and cultural ties.