literature

Playwright competition to be held in Georgia

Playwright competition to be held in Georgia

A competition of playwrights will be held in Georgia, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth reported. It is clarified that the competition's purpose is to promote the development of modern drama, popularization and …

Georgian editions to be displayed at London Book Fair

Georgian editions to be displayed at London Book Fair

A Georgian national stand with up to 200 new book editions, the latest foreign language translations, and catalogues of Georgian publishers will be showcased next month at London Book Fair.  Literature enthusiasts will also be able …

Baku hosts first Children's Book Festival

Baku hosts first Children's Book Festival

The grand opening of the Children's Book Festival has taken place in Baku today. The opening has occurred on the International Children's Book Day, which is celebrated on April 2. The festival in Baku brought …

New Year exhibition "Azerbaijani folk tales" opened at VDNKh

New Year exhibition "Azerbaijani folk tales" opened at VDNKh

New Year's exhibition "Azerbaijani folk tales" opened today in the Azerbaijan Pavilion at VDNKh in Moscow. Director of the Azerbaijan Trade and Exhibition Center at VDNKh Saadat Kadyrova told Vestnik Kavkaza about this event. …

Baku international Book Fair to be held annually

Baku international Book Fair to be held annually

Baku International Book Fair is expected to take place every year. The decision was announced at the press conference held as part of the book fair.  Previously, it was held once every two years. Since 2021, the book fair will …

EBRD Literature Prize picks Georgian novel among 3 finalists

EBRD Literature Prize picks Georgian novel among 3 finalists

Georgian author and filmmaker Nana Ekvtimishvili's debut novel The Pear Field is one of three finalists of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's 2021 Literature Prize, after the juries narrowed down a …

Chechnya choses writers of the year

Chechnya choses writers of the year

In Grozny, Chechen writers were awarded at the National Library of Chechnya. Earlier, most of the republic's literary critics supported the candidacies of writers Said-Khamzat Nunuev and Adam Akhmatukaev. Minister for …

Japanese master of detective genre. Soji Shimada

Japanese master of detective genre. Soji Shimada

Shouji Shimada is the most famous author of detective novels-honkaku in Japan and abroad. His two books "Tokyo Zodiac" and "House of Crooked Walls" have already been published in Russian and have become a breakthrough into …

Ingushetia to help authors writing in Ingush

Ingushetia to help authors writing in Ingush

To popularize the native language, the authorities of Ingushetia will support authors who write books in the Ingush language and do not have the opportunity to publish them, the press service of the head and government of the region informed. …

Last direct descendant of James Joyce passes away

Last direct descendant of James Joyce passes away

The last direct descendant of James Joyce, Stephen Joyce, has died at the age of 87 in France, The Guardian reported. Stephen was the son of Giorgio Joyce, the son of James and Nora Joyce. Born in Paris, Stephen Joyce …

Day when 650,000 trees to be planted in Azerbaijan revealed

Day when 650,000 trees to be planted in Azerbaijan revealed

As part of the Year of Nasimi, 650,000 trees will be planted in Azerbaijan on December 5, head of press-service of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Irada Ibrahimova said. She noted that on the initiative …

Monument to Imadeddin Nasimi opened in Moscow (photo-report)

Monument to Imadeddin Nasimi opened in Moscow (photo-report)

A monument to the great Azerbaijai poet-thinker Imadeddin Nasimi was opened at the All-Russian state library for foreign literature named after M. I. Rudomino in Moscow today. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice President of the Heydar …

Monument to Imadeddin Nasimi opened in Moscow

Monument to Imadeddin Nasimi opened in Moscow

Monument to the great Azerbaijai poet-thinker Imadeddin Nasimi was opened at the All-Russian state library for foreign literature named after M. I. Rudomino in Moscow today. the opening ceremony was attended by Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev …