"Library is a saint place for people, nation and society, source of morality, knowledge, wisdom." H.Aliyev

Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the jubilee night devoted to the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijani people’s writer, State Award Laurate, the 20th-century-Azerbaijani literature classic, great playwright Ilyas Afandiyev was held at Heydar Aliyev Palace on November, 21.  

On 3 November 2014, the director of the Cultural Center of Egypt Mr. Ahmad Sami Elaydy visited Azerbaijan National Library.  During the meeting with the director of the National Library Karim Tahirov, he gave information on the Cultural Center which has been operating in Azerbaijan for 15 years, its activity and the meetings arranged with the scholars.  

Published by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the book “ Naxçıvan- 90” was presented at Azerbaijan National Library on October 22, 2014.

The 75th anniversary of orientalist Aida İmanguliyeva is marked solemnly across the country this year.

Aida Imanguliyev has first researched Eastern-Western problematics in Azerbaijan. As a result of her scientific studies, Azerbaijani readers have got acquainted with patriotic poets, great thinkers of Arabic literature like Khalil Gibran (Jubran Khalil Jubran), Ameen Rihani, Mikha’il Nai’ma, read their works translated by her.

Within the framework of VI Uzeyir Hajibayli International Music Festival, the presentation ceremony of book exhibition and electronic database “ Heritage of Uzeyir Hajibayli” was held at the National Library on September 18.

On September 10, the ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco Mr. Hassan Hami visited Azerbaijan National Library. Azerbaijani-Moroccan cultural relations, mutual cooperation between National Libraries of two countries were discussed during the meeting.

Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Centenarians Creativity Festival was held in the region of Lerik on September 8, 2014..

On August 26, 2014, the director of Azerbaijan National Library Karim Tahirov recieved Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan Rafael Harpaz, deputy chief of Mission Ronen Krausz and the director of Press Department, political assistant Sevda Amirova at the National Library.

On August 22, “Draft State Program on the development of library-information network and library services (2015-2020)” was discussed at the National Library. The discussions were led by Vagif Guliyev, the head of the Publishing, Advertisement and Information Department of Azerbaijan Republic Cultural and Tourism Ministry.

On August 18, 2014, the director of Azerbaijan National Library Karim Tahirov recieved Columbian Charge d'affaires Mr. Assad Jose Jater Pena.   

On occasion of  the 90th anniversary of the prominent representative of Azerbaijani poetry, State Awards Laureate, People’s Poet Huseyn Arif, the book exhibition “Huseyn Arif-90” opened at the National Library on June 7.  The books written and edited by the poet, his fore-words as well as the other authors’ books and articles about him are displayed at the exhibition.

On occasion of  the 75th anniversary of Azerbaijani People’s Poet Vagif Samadoglu (Vakilov Vagif Samad oglu), the book exhibition “Vagif Samadoglu-75” has been set at the National Library on June 4.

The book exhibition “1 June - International Day for Protection of Children” has been set up at the National Library on May 30.


Last-Modified:  28.11.2014

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