Festive concert on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Today, on the eve of International Women's Day, a concert dedicated to the brides of the Motherland was held in the Mukamlar Palace of the State Culture Center with the participation of artists.

In our country, this wonderful spring holiday is widely celebrated on the basis of our national traditions, which include respect for brides and daughters, especially mothers. As the President Serdar Berdimuhamedov pointed out, it is a national principle of the Turkmen people to honor the dignity of our dear mothers as the pillar and honor of the family, as an example of high morality.

Over the centuries, Turkmen women have continued the art of carpet weaving, felt printing, and embroidery. In these arts, the artistry of Turkmen women is reflected. In ancient legends, it is said that Turkmen women played music on the dutar and were more skilled than men in the kahalas. The National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the People's Council Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's book "If the state comes with..." describes in detail the connection between the talent of Turkmen carpet weavers and the art of playing music.

Today, the spiritual, intellectual and moral capabilities of the women of our country are being used more and more actively in solving life problems, preserving cultural traditions, and educating the young generation. Concern for women, improving their standard of living, ensuring gender equality in accordance with the Constitution of Turkmenistan and generally recognized norms of international law is one of the important directions of the state policy of independent, neutral Turkmenistan.

On the eve of the celebration, a ceremony was held on behalf of the Turkmen leader to give monetary gifts to all the women of the country - employees of institutions and enterprises, mothers on the holiday of honor, school students, girls being brought up in kindergartens.

Today, according to the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan, a ceremony was held in the capital to honor the mothers who gave birth to and raised eight or more children, who received the honorary title "Mother's dowry". A large group of families with many children were given the keys to new, high-end apartments.

All of them were guests of honor at the festive concert at the Palace of the Princes. Women from different parts of the Motherland gathered here. Among them are members of the Government, deputies of the Mejlis, labor veterans, representatives of public organizations, leaders working in various sectors of the economy, winners of "Woman of the Year - 2023" and other creative and professional contests. Female employees of diplomatic missions in Turkmenistan and international bodies were also invited to the festive concert.

An exhibition was held on the balcony of the Mukam Palace, where the works of visual and practical art dedicated to women, beautiful handicrafts and museum values related to the Women's Day were displayed.

The celebratory concert opened with a musical and literary composition based on the book "Dear Mother - Dear Mother" by Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the People's Council of Turkmenistan. Famous singers, theater artists, combined art and dance groups praised the values of mother's sanctity, Motherland, family hearth.

Then "Gunesh" children's choir, "Mukam" children's violinists and "Shohun" children's dance groups performed the performance "Ejem Jan".

The performing singers happily expressed their best feelings to mothers, sisters, and daughters-in-law. Famous opera and pop singers performed national and world classics for their beloved ladies.

The connection between the past and the present is vividly reflected in the performances of folk songs, folklore, and dance groups. Speeches praised the beauty, loyalty, and nobility of women.

In addition, at the concert, the song "In Memory" composed to the words and music of our Heroic Friend Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was played. In this wonderful work of the National Leader of the Turkmen people, love is praised for the light that embodies all the beauty of the world. With its sweet melody and deeply meaningful lyrics, this song won the hearts of the audience and the thunderous applause was proof of it.

At the concert, songs praising the Motherland, love songs, folk songs, works based on the words of famous poets who praise the beauty of Turkmen women and mother's love in their creativity were performed. All performances of the artists were accompanied by videos. As usual, the program of the festive concert included the ancient dance of chess, which is a vivid example of folk art.

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On the occasion of the International Women's Day, ceremonies were held in the main stages and concert halls of Ashgabat and all provinces of the country. Wishes for peace, joy and prosperity to our beloved women are echoed everywhere.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper