An event dedicated to the 650th anniversary of the famous Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi was held in Odessa.
Delegation of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, representatives of various communities, local leaders and activists of the Azerbaijani Diaspora organizations attended the event organized by the Ukrainian Azerbaijanis Youth Council (UAYC).
Chairman of the UAYC, winner of the "Voice of Ukraine" Vagif Naghiyev, head of the department of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora Ruslan Guliyev and others spoke at the event. Speakers said that events dedicated to the genius personalities of Azerbaijani classical literature are of great importance both in terms of bringing together of youth, organizing them, and giving them opportunity to become more aware of our culture. Speakers talked about the life and creativity of Imadaddin Nasimi and spoke about the role of the great poet in Azerbaijani poetry and the rich heritage given by him to our literature.
Finally, fragments from the “Nasimi” film were presented under the sounds of our national music.