Booktrailer

The gala night of III Booktrailer Festival supported by Azercell Telecom as a partner, was held on May 2, 2018. The event announced the winners of the festival, which was followed by the award ceremony. Tural Karimov took the 1st place with a trailer on the plays of People’s Writer Anar. The second place was shared by Firdovsi Nabiyev and Javid Nuriyev with their booktrailers "Şahid" and "Ikimizin hekayəsi", respectively, "Almafobiya" by Sardar Taghiyev, "Can nənə bir nağıl de" by Binyamin Sailov and "Bulud bağçaları" by Eynulla Aghadadashov became the third place winners.

The first place got a prize in the amount of 1,000 manats, while the winners of the second and third places each received 800 manats and 500 manats, respectively. The booktrailers were assessed by well-known writers, screenwriters and public figures of the country.

The festival aims at promoting books and reading, supporting and developing creative forms of awareness raising and discovering talented and creative young individuals in cinematography. Booktrailers about a published book or series of book written by an Azerbaijani author (regardless of the year of publication) took part in the festival.

Azercell representative informed the participants of the festival about the technical features of Bookmate library which was introduced back in 2015. The company also presented user codes to all participants for the period of a month and to the winners for the period of a year.

Azercell Telecom, which has conducted a number of successful projects with the view to develop the

culture of reading, as well as raise public interest towards reading, will continue to support similar projects among the youth in the future.

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