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17.12.2018

The meeting on the theme “Current status and future prospects of ashug art”

A meeting on the theme “Current status and future prospects of ashug art” was held jointly by ANAS Institute of Folklore and International Mugham Center (IMC).
At the event held at the IMC, the history of Azerbaijan’s ashug art has been reviewed and today’s concerns and future ways of development have become the subject of the analysis.


Director of the Institute of Folklore, academician Mukhtar Imanov spoke at the meeting and said that they were implementing the project “Dastan gejeleri” together with the IMC. He noted that the main goal of the project was to preserve the tradition of ashug art and to bring it to future generations.
The academician said that about 400 ashugs were operating in our country nowadays and about 1300 outside of Azerbaijan. He said that using the possibilities of modern technology, it was possible to convey the characteristics of ashug art to the world's people.
M.Imanov also underlined that today the tradition of master- apprentice was gradually weakening.


Speaking at the event, the chairman of the Ashugs Union, Professor Maharram Gasimli touched upon the universality of ashug art and stressed the necessity of consistent protection of these aspects of the people’s spirit.
Doctor of philological sciences Seyfaddin Ganiyev, Professor Kamila Dadashzade, Ph.Ds on Philology - Elkhan Mammadli, Nemat Gasimli, Gulhuseyn Kazimli, Altay Mammadli, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Ph.D. in art Irada Kocharli, Ph.D. in art Hafiz Karimov, well-known singers Jahangir Guliyev, Agamurad Israfilov and others spoke about modern problems of ashug art, propaganda in mass media.

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