Israel marks 875th anniversary of poet Nizami Ganjavi

Israel marks 875th anniversary of poet Nizami Ganjavi Works of prominent poet presented at the event
Cultural policy
December 5, 2016 10:55
Israel marks 875th anniversary of poet Nizami Ganjavi

Baku. 5 December. REPORT.AZ/ 875th anniversary of distinguished Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi was marked at Azerbaijan Cultural Center of Israel-Azerbaijan international association (AZIZ) in Israel.

Report was informed in the association, publications of great poet’s works were presented at the event. ‘Iskandername’ published in Moscow on the occasion of 800th anniversary of the poet in 1941, aroused special interest of attendants.

The visitors also got acquainted with three-volume publication including best works of the great poet.

Director of cultural center Yegana Salman talked about works of Nizami Ganjavi and informed audience on creative milestones, challenges of life and significance of poetic heritage of great poet for eastern literature, as well as western word.

Records of romances with words of Nizami performed by People’s Artists of USSR Bulbul, Rashid Beybudov and Muslim Magomayev and fragments of famous opera of Uzeyir Hadjibeyov ‘Leyli and Majnun’ were sounded, fragments of ballet spectacles of Kara Karayev ‘Leyli and Majnun’ and ‘The Seven Beauties’ were demonstrated at the event.  

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