Novruz holiday is celebrated in Gubadli region every year at a high level and solemnly. Chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons of the Republic of Azerbaijan RovshanRzayev, MP ImamverdiIsmayilov, MahirAbbaszadeh- Director of the Social Development Fund for Internally Displaced Personsand Mr. Malik Isagov, Head of the Executive Power of Gubadli District, officials of the Executive Power, heads of departments, enterprises and organizations, law enforcement agencies, as well as public representatives were present. Mr. Malik Isagov, Head of the Executive Power of the district, congratulated the public of the district on the holiday. It was noted that Novruz has been celebrated as a national holiday in every corner of our country for many centuries. Preservation of the ancient traditions of this holiday in all its diversity, which is a bright expression of endless love for the Almighty God, the order of the universe and Mother Nature, demonstrates the high respect of the Azerbaijani people for their historical and cultural past and deep commitment to national and spiritual values.
It was noted at the festivities that Novruz unites us and unites us even more, as it has lived our traditions for centuries and brought them to the present day. It is everyone's sacred duty to keep this tradition alive and pass it on to future generations
Our people have historically brought to life the Novruz rituals, which embody the ancient Turkish way of life, morals and artistic taste. On this holiday, it is considered a reward to visit the orphans, the needy, the elderly and give them holiday gifts. Then the head of the Executive Power of the region Mr. Malik Isagov emphasized that the residents of Gubadli are always loyal to the policy of the national leader HeydarAliyev and his worthy successor always supports President IlhamAliyev. It was noted that on December 24, 2018, the opening ceremony of new camps for IDP families in the Absheron region and 12 districts of Sumgayit was held for more than 2,000 families. The ceremony was attended by President IlhamAliyev and First Vice President MehribanAliyeva. The opening ceremony, like all IDPs, was a source of great joy for IDPs from Gubadli. It was expressed confidence that as a result of the policy pursued by our President, our lands will be liberated from occupation and such Wednesday bonfires will be lit in everyone's home, in their yard.Then cheerful songs were performed by well-known artists of the Republic, who were invited to the festival. Various games, jokes, cheerful songs announcing the arrival of spring and embodying the national and spiritual values of our people aroused a good mood. At the event, our old "pole", "anzali" and other games were demonstrated, and our athletes demonstrated their skills on the tatami. The entertaining actions of Kosa and Kechel, the symbol of Novruz, and the juggler gave a special impetus to the event.
Folk dances were performed around the holiday bonfire.