The Turkmen diaspora of Berlin took part in the celebration of Novruz

In the historic building of the Bolle FestsA´┐Żle, the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany, celebrations were held dedicated to the international holiday of the arrival of the spring Novruz. The celebration was made possible with the support of the Commissioner of the German Federal Government for Culture and Media, the Association of Friends of the Berlin Ethnological Museum, the A. Humboldt Forum Foundation, and the active support of diplomatic missions from nine countries - Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan , Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkey.

Representatives of ministries and departments of Germany, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Germany, scientists and cultural workers, representatives of public organizations, journalists from local media, as well as representatives of national diasporas and foreign students living in Germany, were honored guests of the celebration.

Representatives of the states traditionally celebrating Novruz organized exhibitions of objects of national culture, thematic photo expositions that reflected the national identity of each nation.

As part of the event, the embassy of Turkmenistan organized a thematic stand dedicated to the national motto of 2019 "Turkmenistan - the motherland of prosperity". The exhibition displayed Turkmen carpets, paintings, national costumes, traditional handicraft items, books, magazines and booklets about Turkmenistan, telling about the rich culture, history, nature and tourist potential of the country. Guests of the exposition had the opportunity to get acquainted with the scientific works of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and other information publications about the country.

During the joint gala concert, works of Turkmen composers and folk music were performed. Another important part of the celebrations was the presentation of the national gastronomic traditions of the countries celebrating Novruz. The stand of Turkmenistan was very popular here, where visitors were given the opportunity to taste the delicacies of the Turkmen national cuisine.