Presentation of Spanish Translation of "Knight in the Panther's Skin" held in Guadalajara, Mexico
Presentation of ''The Knight in the Panther's Skin'' was held in Guadalajara, Mexico - with such an important and historic event, Tbilisi begins the transfer of the status of World Book Capital to Guadalajara within the framework of the UNESCO program, "World Book Capital".
"The Knight in the Panther's Skin" was translated into Spanish at the University of Malaga and presented to 120 million people in Mexico for the first time. From today, the main literary wealth of Georgia will be available to every Mexican. The event was attended by representatives of local authorities, the Georgian delegation, and the Ambassador of Georgia to Mexico Zaza Gabunia.
"I am very happy to host the Tbilisi delegation. Mexico is a country of culture and traditions. I respect your very rich culture and I'm happy that The Knight in the Panther's Skin will be as close to the Mexicans as any of its readers," said Guadalajara Mayor Pablo Lemu Navarro.
"We shared our experience with the mayor of Guadalajara. Within the framework of "UNESCO", we made it known that Georgian authors presented themselves at the Guadalajara market for the first time. This is the second-largest Spanish-speaking market in the world and it is very important that our authors are given such an opportunity. "Of course, we will remain in close contact with Guadalajara," said Andria Basilaia, Tbilisi's deputy mayor.