Children's Creativity Festival wraps up
The Heydar Aliyev Centre has hosted an award ceremony for the winners of the Children's Creativity Festival.
The event was co-organized by the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Science and Education, and the Heydar Aliyev Centre with the general sponsorship of BP Azerbaijan on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev.
The guests were first presented with a festive program, art pieces by project participants, and an exhibition of works by masters of folk and applied arts.
Many public and cultural figures attended the award ceremony of the festival.
Addressing the event, First Deputy Director of the Heydar Aliyev Centre, Fargan Novruzov emphasized that the festival has become a significant event in the cultural and educational spheres of the country.
The festival united up to 27,000 young talents all across the country, including from the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
"Special care and attention to the younger generation, their spiritual and personal development, and education in the spirit of patriotism and high moral values are one of the main priorities of the Heydar Aliyev Centre. This festival is one of the most important projects carried out in our republic. Its participants are our young friends and children. At the same time, the Heydar Aliyev Centre is visited daily by schoolchildren, who are given extensive information in the direction of studying the legacy of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani history and culture," Fargan Novruzov said.
The head of the staff of the Ministry of Culture, Khanlar Aghalarov, stressed that this festival is designed to awaken children's interest in certain areas of culture and support their creative activities.
"The project, which lasted for several months, aroused great interest, and we were able to achieve our goal of becoming a large cultural festival. I would like to especially note that the festival, along with children's creativity, stimulated and intensified the activities of cultural institutions in the regions of the country, leading to gaining a lot of experience," Khanlar Aghalarov said.
More than 2,500 experts were involved in the festival jury; 320 coordinators and 250 system administrators worked on the project.
Deputy Minister of Science and Education Hasan Hasanli and bp's Vice President for the Caspian Region, Communications and External Affairs Bakhtiyar Aslanbayli briefed the ceremony participants about the festival.
It was noted that holding an event aimed at the comprehensive development of children is of great importance both in the country's cultural life and education.
The main goals of the festival were the popularization of national culture and art, the education of children in the spirit of patriotism, respect for culture, art, and national traditions, and the formation of a cultural way of life.
Next, the festival winners were awarded with prizes.
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