Culture Week 2023 to be held in the capital of Turkmenistan

The Week of Culture traditionally held in Turkmenistan in 2023 will be held in Ashgabat. The corresponding resolution was signed by President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov.

The document prescribes to hold the Week of Culture from June 22 to June 27, 2023 in the city of Ashgabat in order to develop the sphere of culture and art in the country.

In accordance with the document, an organizing committee for the Week of Culture was created and its composition was approved. The Ministry of Culture, the State Committee for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography, the Turkmen State Publishing Service, the State News Agency and the Mayor’s Office of Ashgabat were instructed to ensure the holding of cultural events on various types of art and artistic creativity within the framework of the Week of Culture, as well as their wide coverage in the media.

The Week of Culture is held annually in Turkmenistan in one of the regions of the country and is timed to coincide with the Day of Workers of Culture and Art, as well as Magtymguly's Poetry (celebrated on June 27). Thus, this year's Culture Week was held in Mary velayat (region). The week included concerts, literary meetings, art exhibitions, premiere screenings of theatrical performances and other events.