The festival “Turkmen theatrical art” started in Ashgabat

In Ashgabat, at the Main Drama Theater of Turkmenistan named after Saparmurat Turkmenbashi, the opening ceremony of the festival "Turkmen theatrical art" was held.

The forum, organized by the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan, brought together theatrical groups of the capital and velayats (regions) of the country in Ashgabat. Its main goal is the improvement of theatrical art, the communication of artists, the exchange of experience, the search for young talents and the affirmation of the creative role of the theater.

At the opening ceremony, theater groups showed original stage miniatures, reflecting the creative credo of theaters. Theatrical groups from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan sent their video congratulations to the Turkmen theater festival.

On the first day of the festival, the theatrical marathon was opened by the Turkmen State Puppet Theater with a production of "Red Apple". In the afternoon, the audience was able to see the performances “The Heart Wants Love” by the State Russian Drama Theater named after A.S. Pushkin and "Noah's Ark" of the National Music and Drama Theater named after Magtymguly.

Until May 25, other theaters of Turkmenistan will also present their festival performances. Also on the sidelines of the forum there will be a working meeting of the heads of groups and theatrical figures dedicated to the development of the Turkmen performing arts.