On November 10, the second countrywide knowledge competition entitled "Heydar Aliyev and the history of Azerbaijan" will be held among students at the Heydar Aliyev Center.
The project, implemented with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Ministry of Education, is aimed to study life and activities of National Leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, to keep alive the legacy of the great leader and to promote his legacy among the younger generation.
The teams consisting of bachelor's and master's degree students, studying at higher education institutions in Azerbaijan, will take part in the competition. A total of 46 teams, with one team from each university, will compete in the competition. Each participating team will have 6 main and 2 reserve members.
The competition will consist of 3 rounds and 12 questions will be submitted in each of them. The questions will cover topics related to the childhood and youth of the great leader Heydar Aliyev, the years when he worked at State security bodies and functioned as the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan, Moscow and Nakhchivan period of Heydar Aliyev's political activity, as well as the years when independent Azerbaijan was headed by the national leader. The winning team will be determined on the basis of the total points earned in rounds. First-, second- and third-place teams will be awarded.
It should be noted that on the eve of competition, all the teams visit the Heydar Aliyev Center in order to prepare for competition. During these visits, students will get familiar with the Heydar Aliyev Museum functioning in the Center, obtain information about the life and activities of the national leader and conduct research on the basis of photos and videos, and other rich archival materials.
Recall that the first countrywide knowledge competition entitled "Heydar Aliyev and the history of Azerbaijan" was held at the Heydar Aliyev Center on November 12, 2014. The teams of Baku Slavic University, Academy of the Ministry of National Security named after Heydar Aliyev and Lankaran State University won first, second, and third places, respectively, in the first knowledge competition.