An event was held at the Gabala senior secondary school No. 1 in connection with the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. The event started with the rendition of the national anthem of Azerbaijan. The presenters informed in detail about the historical prerequisites for the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, about individuals who demonstrated self-sacrifice for the creation of the republic. They talked about the important creative work carried out during the 23-month period of activity of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. The speakers noted that the modern independent Azerbaijan Republic is the successor of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. They noted that as a result of the wise policy of the great leader Heydar Aliyev, the Republic of Azerbaijan was not affected by the fate of the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic, its independence became permanent and indestructible. The schoolchildren performed the poetry and songs dedicated to the homeland and the State Flag. Deputy Head of the Region Executive Power Ataya Osmanova congratulated participants of the event on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Republic, thanked the pedagogical staff and pupils of the school for their active participation in the preparation of the event. Head of the Region Education Department Arifa Bayramova, employees of the department, heads and teachers of the city schools took part in the festive event.