The final stage of the musical contest "Pearls of Independence", announced among gifted children on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of Turkmenistan's independence, was held today at the White Turkmen Yurt in Navruz Yaylasy, reports Turkmenportal.
At the beginning of the ceremony, the President of Turkmenistan read out a greeting to the young artists.
Fifteen young performers, who had passed the qualifying stages of the contest, participated in the gala concert. All in all, the contest brought together more than a thousand gifted children from all regions of Turkmenistan.
At the end of performances the names of six winners were announced - representatives of each region and Ashgabat. They were presented with valuable prizes and diplomas on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan. All finalists of the creative review also received presents on behalf of the head of state.