Author(s): Qalib SAYILOV
According to its geography the Shirvan ashug sphere occupies the large area. The areas such as Shamakhi, Agsu, Kurdemir, Goychay, Ismayilli, Agdash, Ujar, Salyan, Devechi, Guba, Derbend many ashugs were registered. The contemporary Shirvan ashugs were devoted to the will of Dede Alesger, turned the intelligence, good manners and courtesy to their behavior manners, and they always showed their faithfulness to the main ideal of the art. It is possible to see it in the activity of the contemporary Shirvan ashuds such as Mirze Bilal, Ashug Shamil, Ashug Shakir, Ashug Panah, Ashug Beyler, Ashug Ahmed and others.