June 4, Mary, /Arzuw NEWS/. The "Bitarap döwletiň bagtyýar maşgalalary" (Happy Families of a Neutral State) competition organized by the Women's Union of Mary province was held in the Mary Palace of Mariysk. The event, which was held in three rounds, covered seven etraps and two cities and identified the most prosperous families.
In the first round, participants had to talk about family relationships and spiritual and cultural values of the family.
At the second stage, contestants competed in culinary skills and preparation of medicinal decoctions from various medicinal plants.
The third round allowed participants to reveal their creative potential with national songs and miniature arrangements.
Summing up the results of the contest, the jury assigned the first place to the Lachin Gulova family, living in Yolotan etrap. The Serdarovs, a native of Mary, came in second place. The Mammadov family from Turkmengala etrap came in third.
I'm very happy and proud of the victory,
- Lachin Gulova, the winner, told Arzuw NEWS.
We are truly a strong and happy family.
Winners and runners-up were awarded prizes and valuable gifts from the organizers of the event.