Turkic accents to be discussed in Istanbul
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 29 / Trend , J. Babayeva/
Turkic accents will be discussed in Istanbul.
The Turkic Cultural and Arts Organization (TURKSOY) will hold a symposium titled, "Current State of Translation between Turkic Accents and Problems," at the Istanbul Maltepe University's Marma Kongre Center from arch 31 to April 5.
Maptepe University, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry, Gazi University and the Eurasian Union of Writers are cosponsoring the event.
Five linguists and translators from each TURKSOY member-state will attend the symposium.
Thirty scholars from Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Bashkortostan, Tataristan, the Gagauz region, Crimea and Turkey will participate.
Azerbaijan will be represented by a delegation led by Azerbaijani Union of Writers Chairman Anar Rzayev.
The symposium will be dedicated to Azerbaijani poet Bakhtiyar Vahabzade.
The event will begin by commemorating Vahabzade.
The symposium will last from March 31 to April 1. A translation workshop will run from April 2-5.
Maltepe University Rector Kemal Koymen, TURKSOY Director Dusen Kaseinov, Turkic Language Organization head Professor Sukru Haluk Akalin and Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertogrul Gunay will deliver opening speeches.
The TURKSOY official exhibition will be organized as a part of the symposium.
The Ankara-based TURKSOY was founded by Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkey and Turkmenistan in 1993. The organization aims to establish cooperation among Turkic-speaking nations to protect and promote common material and moral heritage. The organization cooperates with international organizations, including UNESCO. The Permanent Council of Culture Ministers is the supreme body.
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