“Novruz – in the background of the traditions of my homeland”


    The event “Novruz – in the background of the traditions of my homeland” was held in the Chair of Primary Education of Baku Slavic University (BSU).

    Providing information on Novruz holiday Shukufa Atakishiyeva informed that the event was organized in order to promote our culture, folklore, national-spiritual values and Novruz.

    Scientist of ANAS Folklore Institute, Ph.D. Ilhama Gasabova, dean of the Pedagogical faculty, professor Flora Najiyeva, chief of the Chair of Primary Education, associate professor Aytakin Akhundova, poet-publicist Zarangiz Damirchi Gayali, associate professor of the University Chimnaz Mammadova, head of the folklore group of chair Zarifa Mammadova and others spoke about Novruz traditions in the event.

    It was stated that Novruz was confirmed as a state holiday after Great Leader Heydar Aliyev's return to power for the second time and it is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year.

    Speakers highlighted that an ancient holiday of our nation was included into UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage thanks to the First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva’s support. Now Novruz is celebrated by the whole world and has universal importance.

    In the end of the event Novruz ritual was performed by folk group of the chair and songs were sung.