Collection of poems of Alykul Osmonov was published in Moscow
On December 7 presentation of book of the great Kyrgyz poet Alykul Osmonov was held at the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in Russia.
Collection of poems titled “Forever Issyk-Kul was loved by Neva…” (“Navek Issyk-Kul polyubila Neva…”) was released on the initiative and by efforts of the Kyrgyz embassy, with financial support of the Honorary Consul of the Kyrgyz Republic in Khabarovsk Kadyrbek Myrzabaev.
The poetry collection consists of 365 pages. It was released in 1000 copies in the Moscow publishing house “Isolog” and includes the Russian translations of the best selected verses and poems of the Kyrgyz poetry classicist.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Erlan Abdyldaev, who visited the ceremony called the birth of the book “truly an important cultural event”.
“Through this book the reading Russia could see not only the image of the poet, but also the image of our beautiful country,” – Abdyldaev said.
Book presentation was also attended by the collectors, literary critics and cultural figures. Moscow poet and translator, winner of Alykul Osmonov Award, Mikhail Sinelnikov, told about the role of this heritage in his own creative life.
“World knows the Kyrgyz epic poetry, and everywhere famous is Aitmatov, but Alykul Osmonov has not shown in “a full height” yet. He is an eminent lyricist, who more than any of the Kyrgyz poets of the XX century has all reasons to enter into the host of world geniuses. I hope to live until the opening of his monument in Moscow”, – Mikhail Sinelnikov said.