News 18 april 2018

Culture

Ashgabat hosts international forum on the sources of music art

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Scientists and specialists including musicologists, philologists, art and cultural experts as well as art masters from the Russian Federation, USA, France, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Korea, India, turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan came to Turkmen capital for participation in the event organized by the Ministry of Culture.

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Ashgabat and Saint Petersburg expand cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having expressed the gratitude to Turkmen leader of cordial welcome, the guest highlighted that he is happy to visit our country, which has old friendship and fruitful cooperation relations in different spheres with St. Petersburg. Having expressed his sincere gratitude to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for the attention paid to bilateral cooperation. Georgy Poltavchenko confirmed the interest of St. Petersburg in continuation of traditional dialog, which is an integral component of Turkmen – Russian relations.

Culture

Architectural and archaeological monuments have much to tell to our contemporaries and descendants

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

35 years ago, to attract public attention to the issues of protection of the world cultural heritage, the Assembly of the International Council for Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), which was founded under the UNESCO, declared April 18 as International Day of Monuments and Historical Sites Protection . Ever since, the whole civilized world observes this remarkable day and our country by right can be proud of its achievements in this sphere.

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The President of Turkmenistan addresses the greetings to the particpants of forum «Ancient Sources of Music Art»

I am confident that international conference and festival dedicated to study and popularization of music art in the world will be productive and appropriate, - the message of the Head of the State says. – The conduct of such international forum on neutral Turkmenistan is very important in the context of deep study of ancient sources of music art and development of friendly relations.