News 27 may 2018
On the stage are two charismatic French musicians - accordionist Alexis Kyun and clarinetist Samuel Maken. From the very first chords of the famous work "Gnosienna No. 4" the Ashgabat public transferred in space, finding themselves on the narrow streets of the suburbs of Paris, in the old neighborhoods, on the squares, making a romantic trip under the exciting music of the duet "Mench".
This year, which is held under slogan “Turkmenistan is the Heart of the Great Silk Road”, cultural events on occasion of professional holiday of carpet makers and textile workers are filled with special meaning. Unique artistic talent of our nation is opening to the world in wonderful carpet items and canvas, beautiful silk fabrics and embroidery that reached our days. Today, the largest museums of the planet have the samples of ancient carpets and dress made by the generations of Turkmen masters.
The exposition is opened with famous work of national artist of Turkmneistan Annadurdy Almamedov “Carpet Makers”, which portrays the group of women working over the carpet. Annadurdy Almamedov put on bright dresses to his characters, which match by colour gamma with carpet threads – burgundy, red, orange, blue, yellow.
To award the following citizens with the medal of Turkmenistan «Watana bolan söýgüsi üçin»:
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President of Turkmenistan: We Highly Commend Conscientious and Creative Work of Textile Workers and Carpet Weavers
I congratulate you on the opening of the international exhibition of textile and carpet products titled “Turkmen Textile: A Global Brand”, and the 18th Conference of the World Association of Connoisseurs of Turkmen Handmade Carpets! I extend to you my wishes for good health, family well-being and much success in your work towards developing the carpet and textile industry, states the Address by the head of state.