The international festival Festival Novruz was held in Bucharest. The initiators of the meeting were the diplomatic missions of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Iran. Heads and employees of many diplomatic missions accredited in Romania, members of the Romanian parliament, representatives of ministries and departments of the country, cultural and scientific figures, Turkmen and foreign students studying in universities of Bucharest, representatives of the local community and the media were honored guests of the holiday.
As part of the festive program, a concert was held with the performance of national music on traditional instruments. Turkmen musicians performed folklore works on dutar and gopuz.
The special attention of the guests was attracted by the national exhibition dedicated to the cultural heritage of the participating countries. At the stand of the Embassy of Turkmenistan, visitors could get acquainted with the economic achievements and elements of the cultural heritage of the country.
The guests were presented Turkmen carpets, national costumes, traditional hand embroidery of Turkmen craftswomen, silver jewelry, musical instruments, colorful photographs about Turkmenistan.
Visitors also had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the scientific works of the President of Turkmenistan and other news publications about Turkmenistan. Also, visitors were shown a presentation video about the upcoming first Caspian Economic Forum.
Another important element of the event was an exhibition of gastronomic traditions, within which a tasting of national dishes of each country was organized.