culture
24.11.2020 16:54
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World Watercolour Day is marked annually on November 23. The initiator of tradition is the Mexican artist and founder of first-ever museum devoted to water colour Alfredo Guati Rojo. And though in Turkmenistan while there is no water colour museum, but in May of this year there p...
04.11.2020 11:31
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Refusing a guest, not seating him at the table, not treating him or welcoming him poorly is considered a shame among all the peoples of the Eastern and Central Asian countries. It is not customary here to deny hospitality even to an enemy. Welcoming guests is a delicate and diplo...
12.10.2020 18:34
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In the capital of Great Britain the attempt of illicit import of unique artefacts from Samarkand was stopped, as informs the Uzbek mass-media. These are six glazed tiles from a medieval memorial complex from the suburb of Samarkand, brought to the London Heathrow airport in a sui...
09.10.2020 02:43
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The exhibition of national embroidery was held in Ashgabat, in the center of public organizations of Turkmenistan. The colorful event was organized by the Women’s Union and the Ministry of Culture of the country. The meeting brought together not only craftswomen, but also heads o...
09.09.2020 06:26
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Everyone at least once in his life heard a legend about the origin of the tuyduk which is connected with the name of Alexander the Great. By the legend the flute from reed reproduced the same phrase - secret, kept by the great commander for a lot of years. But about what actually...
08.09.2020 13:08
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“Start your journey from Seyit Jamal ad-Din… When you come to him, ask…” - with these words many pilgrims begin their journey to the ruins of magnificent historical monument of the 15th century, located few kilometers east of Ashgabat, next to the village of Anau. Many people bel...
29.08.2020 19:08
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In the golden fund of Turkmen folklore there are different names and one of them - Mamedveli belonging to the poet, more known by the pseudonym Kemine. He was born so a long time that his life history could get lost in constant change of rapid days. But they remember Kemine and t...
20.08.2020 20:41
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Inspiring open areas of Turkmenistan find their reflection in many works of art. And how pleasant it is to find at times verses about surprising and really familiar places on pages of works of foreign authors. In literature there is such genre – travelogue which has developed ...
12.08.2020 08:12
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In making handmade dolls Bahar Durdyeva "was engaged” about ten years ago when she wanted to present her leaving guest something original as keepsake. A doll in national clothes, sewed by her own hand, became a impulse for immersing in a new, especial world for Bahar. The mast...
29.07.2020 15:11
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On the territory of the ancient city of Perge, belonging to the Turkish province of Antalya now, archaeologists have discovered a 1700-year-old statue of a woman from the Hellenistic period. This is reported by the media. This year the sculpture was the first discovery of spec...