The Week of Culture-2022 has opened in Turkmenistan

The solemn opening ceremony of the Week of Culture-2022 was held in the palace "Rukhyet" ("Spirituality") of the city of Mary - the administrative center of the Mary velayat (region).

The Week of Culture dedicated to the Day of Workers of Culture and Art, as well as Magtymguly Fragi's Poetry (celebrated on June 27) is held in Turkmenistan for the tenth time, every year in one of the five regions of the country. This cultural action, in which creative delegations from all regions take part, allows us to present the culture of the country in all its diversity.

The program of this year's Culture Week includes various events, including a conference on the development of culture, concerts by masters of art, meetings with writers and poets, premiere screenings of theater productions and feature films, methodological classes and master classes from cultural and art figures. Guests of the Mary velayat will also make excursions to the historical and cultural monuments of the region.

President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov congratulated the participants on the opening of the Week of Culture. The head of state noted that the Week of Culture, held this year for the tenth time, is a kind of celebration of the arts, contributing to the further development of the cultural sphere and increasing the creative potential of the Motherland. The Turkmen leader also stressed that the Week of Culture serves as an incentive for cultural figures, masters of art and creative workers and inspires them to create new works.