Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov approved a new contest "Play, Bakhshi! According to the signed Resolution, the musical competition will be held within the framework of the "Türkmeni Altyn asyry" project.
The results will be announced in September 2022, and the best musicians will receive a valuable prize - a gold chain. Masters who know the craft of making an ancient instrument will be able to participate in the competition.
The event, aimed at promoting museum culture, is held in honor of the inclusion of bakhshi art in the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.