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First Lady of the Republic of Turkey Emine Erdogan awarded the Head of the Department of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS, Doctor of Sciences,  professor Ramazan Gafarli

First Lady of the Republic of Turkey Emine Erdogan awarded the Head of the Department of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS, Doctor of Sciences, professor Ramazan Gafarli

19 December 2023, 15:00 / Important events

On the 10th – 14th of December in 2023 the 10th Interethnic Turkic Folk Culture Congress was held in Ankara, the capital of the Republic of Turkey. At the event, which took place in the Assembly Hall of the Library of the Presidential Administration of Turkey, First Lady of Turkey Emine Erdogan and Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey Mehmet Nuri Ersoy made the reports mentioning the importance of researching and promoting common Turkic values in the world.

Then, 8 members of the Commission for Science and Evaluation of the Congress were awarded special awards for their service to Turkic Science and Culture.

The Congress was attended by about 14 scientists from 250 countries of the world. Seven of the eight people awarded were from the Republic of Turkey and one from the Republic of Azerbaijan.  

It is proud that the invaluable activity of the head of the department Dede Gorgud of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS, Doctor of Sciences, Professor Ramazan Gafarli in the study and promotion of Turkish literature and folklore was highly appreciated in the Republic of Turkey.