May 31, Mary city, /Arzuw NEWS/. A solemn event was held on the occasion of the Turkmen Carpet Day.
The concert opened with a performance by Turkmen Dutar players, who played pieces of national music for the audience.
Then the floor was given to the honorable women of the velayat, who congratulated the audience on this momentous date reflecting the profound heritage of the Turkmen people.
I sincerely congratulate Turkmenistan on the holiday of the National Carpet, which is our pride. I have been engaged in carpet weaving for more than thirty years
- Annagozel Seitekova, one of the artisans who performed, told Arzuw NEWS.
I am grateful that in our country proper attention is given to such an ancient art form as carpet weaving.
An open exhibition and fair was organized along the main stage, presenting a wide range of Turkmen carpets and products of the domestic textile industry.
The concert continued with performances by Turkmen singers and children's and youth dance groups. Similar events were held in all velayats of Turkmenistan.