Turkmenistan celebrates 25 years of independence

Mass celebrations are held at the Ashgabat central stadium on occasion of the 25th anniversary of the country's independence.

The performance involved Akhal-Teke horses, sportsmen. It described stages of construction of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline and the glimpses of the Avaza National Tourist Zone. The performance at the stadium concluded with the Turkmen national dance Kushtdepdi.

The celebrations will be concluded with the concert and fireworks at the central square of the capital city in front of the state flag. The state flag is raised on the 133 m pole, which was entered the Guinness World Records 2008 as the tallest flagpole at that time.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan