Elkhan Mammadli's jubilee was celebrated at the Scientific Council of the Institute of Folklore
On the 22 nd of June the next meeting of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Folklore was held. Giving the information about the problems the correspondent member of the ANAS Mukhtar Kazimoglu-Imanov opened the meeting. The first problem was about the elections of the vacant positions for the posts of the chairman, leading and senior scientific workers, the scientific secretary of the Institute Ph.D. Elchin Abbasov gave information about that problem. About the elections the commission was created, then the publication problem of the books “Shamakhi-Gobustan ashugs and folk poets”, “Ashugs and folk poets from Dag Kolani” and “The poets, ashugs, folk poets and educated men killed in the Shamakhi massacre in 1918” by Doctor of Sciences S.Ganiyev was approved by the members of the Scientific Council.
Then the wishes by the members of the Scientific Council about the 70th jubilee of Ph.D Mammadli Elkhan who is the chairman of the department “Ashug activity”, the honored culture worker were listened.
The chairman of the Scientific Council, the correspondent member of the ANAS Mukhtar Kazimoglu-Imanov told about E.Mammadli's life and activity widely. Then Doctor of Sciences S.Ganiyev, Doctor of Sciences Seyfeddin Rzasoy, Prof. Fuzuli Bayat, Prof. Kamran Aliyev, Doctor of Sciences Naila Rahimbayli, Ph.D. Rza Khalilov, the guest from the South Azerbaijan Boyukbey Alakbaroglu, Ph.D. Giymat Maharramli had also told their wishes about E.Mammadli.
The performances by Ashug Vadud Garadagli and the balaban player Akbar Sarbazi were very interesting.