Abai’s “Words of Edification” are translated into Ukrainian
Taras Shevchenko Museum in Kaniv city presented the translation of Abai’s “Words of Edification” on Ukrainian language as part of the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the Kazakh poet and philosopher, reported Kazakh Embassy to Ukraine on an official page on Facebook.
The work was translated by PhD in Philology, Prof. Nikolai Vaskov. At the meeting, he shared his impressions of Abai’s creativity, which he was lucky to discover during the work. He noted that greatness of the Kazakh poet is not only in his works, but also in his lifestyle, patriotism to which he urged people and responsibility for the nation.
Kazakh Ambassador to Ukraine Darkhan Kaletayev told the event participants about the immortal works and great legacy of Abai, that incorporated all wisdom of Kazakh people, which was gained over the centuries.
The embassy donated several dozen of the book copies to the museum and a regional state administration. They will be further distributed among scientific and educational institutions of Cherkasy region.