More than 1000 applications from 45 countries of the world are submitted every year, this year was no exception. Of these, 18 applications from Tajikistan were submitted for the 9th competition. And the winner in the category “Small prose” was a young Tajik poetess and writer, who was awarded the state award “Excellence in Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan” and the TOP-50 prize of Vatan TV and Radio Company – Zebuniso Rasulzade.
Earlier, Tolibshokhi Davlat became laureates of the competition from Tajikistan in 2014, and Gulsifat Shahidi in 2020.
That speaks about the high culture and skill of modern writers of Tajikistan.
At Open Eurasia Zebuniso Rasulzadeh presented her novels “The Revelations of the Muse: A View of the World through the Lens of Love”. Zebuniso’s work reveals to the reader the magical world of the East and its legends, fairy tales and traditions. They allow you to plunge into the ocean of Eastern wisdom, ethics, and history. In the example, legends, fairy tales and traditions, the author is unobtrusively attracted to the environment, to responsible behavior and to the observance of moral and ethical values in everyday life. – noted the jury.
The laureate of the prize in the category “Small prose” gets a unique chance to publish his story in the annual Eurasian literary collection “Thread V”, an award from Aya Maksutova. Aya Maksutova is a diploma winner of the International Festival “World Poetry Day”, “Honorary Sports Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, a public figure, poet, philanthropist, promoting the creativity of the Eurasian region.
The award ceremony will take place on 10th September at the Rixos Borovoe Hotel, as part of the Voices of Friends: poetry & art festival.
The opportunity to leave their mark in the history of short stories by conquering the literary Olympus in “small prose” is provided to the participants of the international literary competition “Open Eurasia” every year.
The Open Eurasia Competition is an annual British competition that brings together poets, writers, artists from the Eurasian region. It is built on the principle of interaction of all arts based on literature, providing an opportunity to establish dialogue and communication within the literary and cultural space. And providing an opportunity for authors to express themselves. Director of the competition Anna Lari