Fascinating and cognitive winter holidays at children’s recreation centres in Gyokdere

The winter break programme includes various events given the multifaceted interests and preferences of young holiday-makers.

The representatives of all recreation centres in Gyokdere participated in the Sports Day taken place in the Nesil centre. The sports tournament organized by the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, the Archabil etrap Khyakimlik and Turkmenistan Youth Sports Organisation was dedicated to the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.


Special diplomas and New Year’s gifts were awarded to the winners of the competitions.

The programme of recreation and leisure activities also included sightseeing tours in the capital city and visits to the National Wildlife Museum and the motor-racing track, where children participated in the contest for young pedestrians and drivers.

The festival of children’s performances was arranged at the Beyyik Serdaryn Ruhubelent Nesillery recreation centre. The festival organized by the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan jointly with the National Trade Unions Centre and Women’s Union of Turkmenistan brought together artistic groups representing all recreation centres in Gyokdere.


The students of the Turkmen State Institute of Culture presented a circus programme at the Nebitchi Centre, where the schoolchildren from all regions of our country and students of the Balkanabat Children’s Centre spend their winter holidays.

The Executive Committee on the organization of the 2017 Asian Games and the Ministry of Education organized a sightseeing tours in the Olympic Village, where children had the opportunity to ‘test’ various sports grounds.


The programme of winter holidays in Gyokdere included a bright musical show with the participation of famous and amateur artistic groups. The concert was organized by the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan.

‘The city of all trades’ appeared on the Gyokdere ‘map’. The best representatives of various trades told children about their labour achievements, showed them the products of various sectoral enterprises and gave ‘master-classes’.