News 8 october 2017

In the spotlight

The White Yurt (house) Building is opened in Ahal Velayat

Turkmen village, welcoming and hospitable, has been built with all attributes of traditional life style next to «Nowruz ýaýlasynyň ak öýi». Cauldrons with cooking food has been steaming next to decorated yurts. There were camels led by the cameleer, animal enclosures, neatly stacked wood for fire beside. Everything was ready to start national celebration in the best traditions. There were traditional sweets and treats on the trays and traditional bread in the bags for the guests of this improvised settlement.

People

Celebration in honour of best representatives of creative intellectuals took place

From the stage of the Mukam the Ukase of the President of Turkmenistan on bestowal of honorary titles in honour of the 26 anniversary of independence of the country on workers of culture and art and creative specialists and the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan on awarding of winners of the national competition «Türkmeniň Altyn asyry» were read out.

In the spotlight

The Turkmen leader took part in the ecological action

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The present mass action held on the threshold of important political event - the next session of the council of elders - became one more vivid example of that large scale and consecutive work that is developed in our country as the real contribution to the common noble deed for the sake of nature and sustainable development preservation on the planet.

Culture

Thematic exposition dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Ashgabat earthquake

Tamara Glazunova

Among the exhibits of the thematic exhibition timed to the Day of Remembrance, a photo of a street clock stopped at the time of the earthquake. Today it looks very symbolic, reinforcing the sense of a tragedy: people led a measured life - someone fell in love, someone was born, someone sat over the notes, someone started the night shift. Suddenly the deadly thrusts turned the city into ruins, covering everything around with a sinister smog.