Turkmenistan celebrated the new year 2022 with large-scale festive celebrations. The main events of the holiday took place in Ashgabat at the country's main Christmas tree, installed on the square in front of the Universe cultural and entertainment center. Popular artists, renowned masters and rising pop stars performed here.
Through a teleconference, the administrative centers of the country's regions joined the celebration in the capital, where the New Year was celebrated near the buildings of the “White Yurt of Turkmen”. It also hosted colorful New Year's performances with the participation of popular creative teams.
A few minutes before the New Year, the Oguzkhan palace complex went live, and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a New Year address to the Turkmen people from the TV screens.
The head of state outlined the main milestones of the outgoing year, briefly described the main spheres of life of the state and society, and also assessed the results of domestic and foreign policy of Turkmenistan. After that, the national anthem of the country was played, and the sky above the square was lit up with colorful fireworks.
Festive celebrations in honor of the New Year were held in all regions of Turkmenistan.