Bakhtiyar Vahabzade home museum to appear in Sheki

By: Laman Sadigova

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has issued a decree to establish a home museum of the national poet, well-known public figure and the USSR State Prize laureate, Bakhtiyar Vahabzade, in Sheki.

Bakhtiyar Vahabzade, being one of the outstanding figures of the Azerbaijani literature, made a huge and valuable contribution in the Azerbaijani culture.

More than sixty years, the outstanding master worked tirelessly for promotion of rich Azerbaijani culture and traditions formed over centuries.

Vahabzadeh was a constantly searching and restlessly thinking poet whose talent made him famous and demanded. In his works problems of modern times were described in lyrical-philosophical plan, with new multi-colors.

One of the important aspects of his creativity was a struggle for purity and enrichment of the native language. His works played an important role in enriching Azerbaijanis artistic thought.

Clean and lofty feelings were brightly used in Vahabzade’s drama along with the description of contradictions, oppositions and moral turmoil of modern life.

Bakhtiyar was one of the few poets, whose life and creativity were linked with the fate of his compatriots and Motherland.