Sunday, 18 August 2019, 23:11:58 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries

8th Poets Day was organized in Baku

On 6 June 2018, Secretary General Altynbek Mamaiusupov attended the 8th Poets day dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the famous Azerbaijani writer Mikayil Mushfig that took place in the Baku International Mugham Center.

The event was organized by the Writers` Union of Azerbaijan with organizational support of TURKPA and institutions, such as the Association of Young Poets, Professional Organization of Authors of Scientific and Literary Works (İLESAM), Ministry of Culture, National Library, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), "Azerkitab" Book Promotion Center and World Association of Young Turkic Writers.

Prominent public figures, members of the parliament, scientists and intellectuals participated in the gathering. The event was opened by spokesman for Azerbaijan Writers Union Khayal Rza and then addressed by Mr. Anar Rzayev, Chairman of Writers’ Union of Azerbaijan and other guests.

Then the event was continued with a documentary about the life and creativity of Mikayil Mushfig.

At the event, Secretary General Altynbek Mamaiusupov was awarded with appreciation plaque by Mehmet Nuri Parmaksız, Chairman of İLESAM for significant activities in the field of culture, art and literature of the Turkic world.