The festival “Turkmen theatrical art” ended in Ashgabat

The closing ceremony of the festival "Turkmen theatrical art" was held at the Main Drama Theater named after Saparmurat Turkmenbashi.

Ashgabat residents and guests of the Turkmen capital enjoyed a theatrical holiday for four days. The festival program included productions of various genres by the leading theater groups of Turkmenistan. The performances of the artists were held to a full house at the best stages of the Turkmen capital. During the creative meetings held within the framework of the festival, modern trends and prospects for the development of Turkmen theatrical art, its role in preserving the national culture were discussed. Particular attention was paid to the contribution of outstanding artists of the past to the development of the country's theatrical art. These are Aman Kulmammedov, Bazar Amanov, Alty Garlyev, Mukhammet Cherkezov, Sabir Atayeva, Sona and Surai Muradovs, Artyk Dzhallyev, Ata Dovletov, Hommat Mulluk and others.

At the closing of the festival, a solemn ceremony of rewarding the participants of the creative review took place. The first place by the decision of the jury was awarded to the team of the Main Drama Theater of Turkmenistan named after Saparmurat Turkmenbashi for the production of "The Pride of the Motherland - Sultan Jalaleddin". The second place was awarded to the play "Noah's Ark" of the National Music and Drama Theater named after Magtymguly. The third place was taken by the artists of the National Drama Theater named after Alp Arslan with the play "The Way of the Turkmens". The winners were presented with commemorative cups of the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan, gifts and bright bouquets of flowers.

Also diplomas in special nominations and gifts were awarded to the best male, female and children's roles, the best script, musical arrangement, directorial and scenographic work. In addition, a number of artists were awarded incentive prizes.