The height of the main New Year tree of the country, which is placed at the square of A�lem Cultural and Entertainment Centre, together with octagonal star, is 38 meters height. This is the tallest New Year tree in the CIS. New Year trees in the capitals of Azerbaijan and Armenia are one meter shorter. In Uzbekistan, New Year symbol is shorter by 3 meters, in Belarus by 8 meters, in Tajikistan by 10 meters, in Russia by 11 meters, in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Georgia by 13 meters.
New Year tree lighting ceremony took place on December 15, 2018. New Year celebration never stop ever since in magic city expanded around fluffy beauty decorated with bright toys and shining garlands. The main heroes of New Year Ayaz Baba and Garpamyk as well as their associates � the characters of Turkmen fairy tales, will give pleasure to children by music and theatre performance until January 10.
Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper