NEWS AND EVENTS
February 10, 2007
566th anniversary of great poet Alisher Navoi widely marked in Uzbekistan
Scientists, writers, artists, representatives of youth and public, as well as diplomats participated in the celebrations of the 566th anniversary of the great poet Alisher Navoi on 9 February in Tashkent.
Similar events ? conferences and poetry meetings ? were held in many cities across Uzbekistan.
The works of Alisher Navoi, which promote humanism, love and mercy, have been translated in many world languages.
In Uzbekistan and many other states, the great poet?s works have been deeply and thoroughly studied.
At the poetry meeting that took place on the same day, the poems of Navoi and modern poets were read.