September 29, 2019

Inauguration of the statue-installation “The Spirit of Nasimi” takes place

On September 29, inauguration of the statue-installation “The Spirit of Nasimi” took place in Meysari village of Shamakhy, in the framework of the 2nd Nasimi – Poetry, Art and Morality Festival.


Speaking at the opening ceremony, joined by festival participants, Nasimi lovers and intellectuals, head of the district’s executive authority Tahir Mammadov said the statue-installation made with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation is the sign of the support and care shown by the Foundation towards great poet and thinker Imadeddin Nasimi and, in general, creative people in Azerbaijan.


Rashad Alakbarov, the author of the statue-installation, underscoring that, for him too, this work of art was thought-provoking, requiring very delicate and creative imagination, being in addition, very difficult, expressed his gratitude to the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the client of the artwork, for the support provided. He mentioned that he created the statue-installation “The Spirit of Nasimi” by drawing inspiration from Nasimi’s couplet “Surəti gör bəyan ilə, çünki bəyanə sığmazam”.

Tallinn Boys Choir of Estonia performed at the opening ceremony.