They came on May 15 by the invitation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov from different regions of friendly country. Ten days of holidays on ecological clean Caspian coast were full of various events where Turkmen school students participated as well with their piers from Uzbekistan. Numerous sport and paly grounds of children health resort Dayanch held art contests and different sport competitions, which involved the guest and young hosts of sanatorium.
Large zone of sea resort become the ground for new discoveries and bright emotions. They have visited entertainment parks and museums of Avaza, had pleasure boats rides along the river and enjoyed the view of openwork bridges, light and musical fountains of Turkmen Riviera and other places of interest. Bus trip around beautiful Avaza at night arouse admiration with the beauties that they have seen.
Multifunctional sport complex Avaza left great impression on the kids. The children not just looked around magnificent sport palaces but also had a trainings and football, basketball and other matches.
Concert programmes of professional artists supplemented various cultural and public entertainments of the children. Acrobats and clowns of Turkmen State Institute of Culture and circus group and artist of the puppet theatre had performances for the young spectators.
Meetings with the Presidents of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan were the main event for Turkmen and Uzbek kids. President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who arrived in our country on working visit, met young holiday-makers in Alemgoshar cultural and entertainment centre. Next morning, the Leaders of two countries greeted the kids gathered at the beach from board of President's yacht Galkynysh and in the evening during ceremonial meeting in Dayanch amphitheatre all children received valuable gifts of behalf of the Presidents of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
The wall newspaper contest, where children portrayed their holiday at sea side and made the their friends from different parts of two fraternal countries as main characters, was held on high level with active participation of the kids. Several issues of the newspapers were about Ashgabat and Tashkent, which according to the document signed in Avaza have became twinning cities as an evidence of good neighbour relations that getting stronger with every year between two states.
Large concert The Day of Uzbekistan and beach sports contest dedicated to the friendship between the nations, happy childhood, forthcoming V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat and the Year of health and Inspiration declared in our country were bright celebration for children and adults. More than 200 young holiday-makers took part in these events.
The subject of spiritual similarity of young generations sounded as leitmotif during the final song and musical evening. The beginning of the concert was forestalled by prizes award ceremony to the winners of art contests and sports tournaments.
The programme was opened by joint dance Avaza that became an anthem of Turkmen sea resort. Young Uzbek and Turkmen talents performed dynamic composition of folk works, musical suites, literature stage versions and modern popular music at the stage of Dayanch amphitheatre. Kushtdepdy dance were the final performance of the celebration. All kids who wished to support young Turkmen dancers were invited to join.
The children from Uzbekistan received memorable gift with the wishes of good journey, health and success. Young guest left for Turkmenbashy airport by comfortable buses from where they flew by special flight to Tashkent.
Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper