The collaboration memorandum has been signed between the Institute of Folklore and Scientific-Methodical Centre
On the 1 st of December the meeting dedicated on the 200 th jubilee of the translation into Germany and publication of the epos “The Book of Dede Gorgud” was held in the Scientific-Methodical Centre according to Culture-study of Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
At the beginning of the meeting in order to protect the non-material cultural heritage, to support and to develop the collaboration memorandum was signed between Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) Institute of Folklore and Scientific-Methodical Centre.
In the meeting the director of the centre, doctor of philosophy on art-study Asif Usubaliyev mentioned that the epos was our main book informing about our folklore, spiritual reality standing on the guard of our history. That historical work was not only the outstanding monument of our artistic mentality, but it was also the source of mythical, historical, geographical, ethno-graphic, social thoughts, it was also the ancient book of our language and the culture monument of our nation.
The director of the Institute of Folklore , the corresponding member of ANAS Mukhtar Imanov mentioned about propaganda and introduction of the epos “The Book of Dede Gorgud” to the future generations. He added that the collaborations among the definite organizations carried the important significance in investigation of folk culture.
In the meeting the reports such as “The Book of Dede Gorgud” and Islam”, “The music world of “The Book of Dede Gorgud”, “The Book of Dede Gorgud” is our main book”, “The spiritual values in the epos “The Book of Dede Gorgud”, “From the investigation history of the epos “The Book of Dede Gorgud” and etc. were listened.