The Latvian translation of the “Book of Lamentations” by 10th century Armenian monk Grigor Narekatsi has been nominated for Annual Latvian Literature Award – the most important literary award in the country, Armenia’s Ambassador to Latvia Tigran Mkrtchyan said in a Twitter post.
10th cent #Armenia/n monk&writer St Grigor #Narekatsi's "Book of Lamentations" #Latvia/n translation by Valda Salmina has been nominated 4 the main literary annual award of Latvia. Congratulations 2 all of us! @MFAofArmenia @Latvian_MFAhttps://t.co/VRiF00im6h
— Tigran Mkrtchyan (@TMkrtchyan) March 28, 2018
The book translated by Valda Salmina has been nominated in the “Best Latvian Translation of Foreign Literature” category.