Garabag jokes in an interesting formation
The project prepared by the Institute of Folklore ANAS and the Scientific-Methodological Centre of Culture and Tourism Ministry and dedicated to Garabag folklore has been published. In those cards dedicated to Garabag jokes the selected jokes collected by the collaborators of the Institute of Folklore during 2012-2015 years in Garabag and neighboring regions have taken place.
Garabag has presented tens of new joke heroes to Azerbaijan folklore such as Abdal Gasim, Ashug Abbas, Bagi, Kalvali, Bavish, the new variants of the traditional jokes belonging to the region have been formed. The aim of publishing these cards is to introduce and to propagate Azerbaijan to the foreign guests. The compiler of these cards is the collaborator of the Institute of Folklore ANAS Ilkin Rustamzade, the painter is the responsible secretary of the journal “Goyarchin” Ilgar Mehdiyev.
Let’s mention that the collaboration of the Institute of Folklore with the Scientific-Methodological Centre of Culture and Tourism Ministry began three years ago with the publishing the cards “Garabag legends”, “Garabag myths”.