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A creative meeting with Ashraf Abu Al-Yazid took place in Baku

23.09.2022 Пресс-центр Ассамблеи народов Евразии 19 просмотров

On September 17, a meeting was held at the Russian House in Baku (Azerbaijan) with the famous Egyptian poet and writer Ashraf Abu Al-Yazid and Co-Chairman of the Literary Council of Writers and Readers of the Assembly of Peoples of Eurasia, honorary member of the Writers' Union of Azerbaijan, Russian writer Eldar Akhadov.


Ashraf Abu Al-Yazid is the founder of the Silk Road literary series and the author of the encyclopedia on the Silk Road countries published by the Library of Alexandria. He is the president of the Asian Association of Journalists, the winner of the Korean Manhae Award and the golden laureate of the Eurasia Festivals Festival LiFFt, which was held last year in Istanbul. His poems and novels have been translated into all major languages of the world, and now into Russian. He is also the first translator of the poetry of the classic Tatar literature Gabdulla Tukai into Arabic, including such works as "Shurale" and "Goat and Sheep".


Abu Al-Yazid presented his first book in Russian, "A Street in Cairo", translated by Eldar Akhadov and published in the series "Literature of the Silk Road".


As part of the event, on the eve of the VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival of Festivals LiFFt-2022, a teleconference was held with the head of the Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in Egypt (Cairo, Egypt) Marat Gatin and member of the General Council, Chairman of the Literary Council of Writers and Readers of the Assembly of Peoples of Eurasia, head of the International Literary Movement LiFFt Margarita Al (Moscow, Russia).


Those present were able to hear poems performed by the author and translator and ask the poets questions about their work. After the event, everyone received autographed books by writers.


Recall that in December, the Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia plans to hold the Days of the Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia.

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