650th Anniversary of Azerbaijani Poet Nasimi

Eurasian Regional Center of ICYF (ICYF-ERC) partners the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Center of Religious Researches and Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan in organization of cultural event devoted to the 650th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet #Nasimi.

The event organized in line with the announcement of 2019 as the “Year of Nasimi” in Azerbaijan, hosted important experts in medieval Azerbaijani poetry, governmental officials, representatives of diplomatic corps and young poets at State Song Theatre named after Rashid Behbudov, in Baku, on 21 June 2019.

The winners of the young poets contest run since the beginning of the year were also awarded during the cultural night.

In his address to the participants of the night Mr. Elchin Askerov, Chair of the Board of ICYF-ERC mentioned the importance of the announcement of the “Year of Nasimi”, in particular its exceptional role in preserving and world-wide promotion of Azerbaijani literature.

The event continued with musical performance of #Mougham masters singing the poems of great Nasimi.