President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov attended the celebrations at the main New Year tree

Today, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov attended the New Year show at the main New Year tree, sharing this joyous and fun event with young participants of the celebrations, organized in front of the cultural entertainment center Alem.

These days, a lot of children, including guests from all over country, had crowded there. The overachieving students, winners of subject Olympiads, sports and art competitions, as well as inmates of children's home had been invited for celebrations.

Every year the Head of State visits New Year show at the main tree, finding the time in his tight schedule. And every time the President uses this opportunity to talk with young generation about the country's future and its tomorrow.

On the square in front of the Alem center, President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov had been welcomed by child singing and dancing art groups. The young citizens of the country sincerely congratulated and expressed best wishes to the Head of State, who warmly welcomed all participants of the New Year show.

The festivities started with enthusiastic and emotional performance of young artists, kindling audience's cheerfulness and optimism. Among them - singers, musicians and dancers. The students of the Special Music boarding school at the Turkmen National Conservatoire, Ashgabat Palace of children and youth, dance groups Ruhybelent chagalar, Joshgun, Galkynysh, violin group Mukam and choir Gunesh and others appeared on the stage.

President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov had shared with the kids the fun and joy of the favorite holiday. Then, to children's delight on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan, they were presented with New Year gifts.

Wishing happy New Year, great winter vacation, advances in studies, fulfilment of dreams, President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov had expressed confidence that they will become worthy successors of the best national traditions, wise precepts of ancestors and the real masters of the Motherland and, will contribute to the prosperity of Turkmenistan.

Once again thanking all participants for show full of inspiration, the President had left the cultural and entertainment center Alem for Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan, where New Year celebrations had been continued.

The country's executives, gathering there with their children and grandchildren, welcomed the Head of State.

President congratulated the young citizens of Turkmenistan and all the participants of New Year show and wished the young generation to be good students and to become worthy citizens of the country. Our government will continue to take utmost care of harmonious and full-fledged development of children, provided with the necessary conditions for obtaining deep knowledge and high-quality education, said President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov.

It was also stressed that our country has created all the conditions for the unleashing creativity of oncoming generation. Various contests are organized for gifted children, such as Garassyzlygyn merjen dA�neleri.

The hall, smartly decorated in new year style, had become venue for grand performance with exultant music, songs and stirring dances. Ayaz Baba or Grandfather Frost had invited the children to surround the New Year tree and had announced signing, reciting poetry and dancing contests.

Young dancers and singers had won the audience with rousing artistry and charm. The kiddies, playing the comic scenes, had evoked the smiles and warm emotions by good humor, interwoven in everyday life and enriching it with wisdom of simplicity and naturalness. The performances of circus group of the Turkmen State Institute of Culture, beginning jugglers, working under the guidance of Turkmen State Circus masters, had fascinated the audience.

The Turkmen State Puppet Theater, staring the children in its performance, had presented the music show New Year melodies.

Then, the children of representatives of diplomatic foreign missions, in different languages had congratulated the President of Turkmenistan and the public on coming New Year.

The Celebration Waltz of Strauss, virtuosic performed by young violinists, had immersed the audience into atmosphere of beautiful melody. The pairs of dancers � boys in black suits of boys and girls in white ball dresses, gracefully slid to the accompaniment, had made the public to feel the eternity of the music.

The concert presented the colorful original Turkmen tunes, full with ethnographic peculiarities, inimitable folk melodies, unique vocal techniques, tinted by choreographic patterns, giving the sense and energy of the ancient Turkmen ceremonial dances.

The winners in various categories were awarded the prizes. And the main winner was presented with giant cake, which he shared with everyone.

The celebrations had gained scale and entered the final straightway to spread all over the country in New Year's eve, involving everyone in this bright and joyful event, evoking happy smiles and good mood.

Source: Golden Age Online Newspaper