A video conference on "Nizami Ganjavi's literary heritage and modern Azerbaijani youth" was organized
A video conference on "Nizami Ganjavi's literary heritage and modern Azerbaijani youth" was organized by the State Committee on Work with Diaspora and with the participation of young people living in Asian countries.
Agshin Aliyev, Head of the Azerbaijani Language Department of Beijing University of Foreign Languages, Tang Yusuen and Hu Aijing, 3rd year students of Beijing University of Foreign Languages, Azerbaijani youth living in China, Azerbaijani Diaspora Volunteers, Azerbaijani Diaspora Youth, Coordinator and members of “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!" National Platform on Turkey and Bakhtiyar Rahimov, an employee of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora delivered speech.
Opening the conference, Bakhtiyar Rahimov said that the prominent Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi raised poetry to a great height with his universal and miraculous poetic power. "As noted in the Order of President Ilham Aliyev declaring 2021 the Year of Nizami Ganjavi, the brilliant heritage of the great artist, which has become an integral part of the spirituality of our people, has retained its rightful place in the unique cultural treasures of the East," he added.
Speaking at the event, Doctor of Philosophy in Philology Agshin Aliyev said that Nizami Ganjavi was the most popular among Azerbaijani writers on China. Comparing the common similarities between Chinese philosophers and Nizami's philosophical thoughts, the speaker said that a project called "Nizami's legacy" has been launched at the Azerbaijani language department of Beijing University of Foreign Languages.
Agshin Aliyev gave detailed information on the work to be done under the project.
Then the speakers looked at Nizami's work and shared their views on the artistic features of the poet's works.