The presentation of the book of the materials of the international scientific conference on the theme “Folklore in the context of national identity” has been held
On the 4th of May in 2019 in the meeting hall of the Lahij secondary school of Ismayilli region the presentation of the book on the theme “Folklore in the context of national identity” was held. It should be remembered that the international conference held in Lahij settlement on June 30, 2018 jointly organized by the Institute of Folklore ANAS, the Knowledge Foundation under the president of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ismayilli District Executive Authority was organized in accordance with the order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to mark the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.
The presentation began with a demonstration of the video film on the topic of the conference on Public Television. After the film Mirdamad Sadigov spoke about the scientific importance of the materials collected in the book and evaluated the conference and the collection of materials as one of the manifestations of the attention and care shown to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Azerbaijan.
Then the director of the Institute of folklore, academician Mukhtar Imanov called the publication of conference materials in the form of a large volume of books a worthy contribution to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Republic, evaluated the participation of representatives of local executive authorities, intellectuals in such events related to the culture and history of our people as a positive event.
Later, the authors of the book - Ph.D. in philology Atesh Ahmedli and PhD student of the Folklore Institute Dadash Aliyev spoke about the scientific and practical significance of the book and its principles of compilation. The youngest participant of the presentation ceremony, student Z.Aliyeva also made a speech.
After the speeches the participants were presented books, photos were taken.