Axar.Az Logo

Statue of Nizami Ganjavi unveiled in Slovenia

Home page Culture
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

A statue of prominent Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi has been unveiled in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Participants in the ceremony included Azerbaijani MPs, head of Ganja Executive Authority Elmar Valiyev, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Austria, Slovenia and Slovakia Galib Israfilov, embassy staff, Speaker of the Slovenian National Council Mitja Bervar, First Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana Ales Cerin, as well as members of local general public.

Deputy Mayor Ales Cerin thanked the Azerbaijani side for assistance in erecting the statue. He said he was honored that a statue of great Azerbaijani thinker and poet Nizami Ganjavi was unveiled in the Slovenian capital.

Elmar Valiyev thanked the Slovenian side on behalf of the Azerbaijani people and Ganja residents. He said the fact that the statue stands in Ljubljana would deepen the friendly relations between the two countries’ people.

Azerbaijani businessman Artur Abdinov said he was honored as Nizami Ganjavi was immortalized in another European city.

An Azerbaijani carpet with motifs of Nizami Ganjavi’s works was presented to Ljubljana Municipality.

The statue was made by Ukrainian sculptor and architect Seyfeddin Gurbanov.

2016.05.24 / 22:19
See also

Mona Lisa replica set to fetch up to €300,000 at auction

The screenwriter of "Mimino" has died

OJ Simpson's lawyer F Lee Bailey dies aged 87

Netflix reveals top 10 most-watched original movies

Pope changes church law to criminalise sexual abuse

The famous American singer has died

Tahir Salahov passed away

The famous Russian actor has died

Musa Yagub passes away

Shusha city declared the cultural capital of Azerbaijan

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla