The 7th song competition “ABU TV Song Festival” was held in Ashgabat

The 7th song competition “ABU TV Song Festival” was held in Ashgabat

Aina BERDYYEVA

The 7th Asia-Pacific TV Festival of Songs – “ABU TV Song Festival”, a competition similar to the Eurovision Song Contest, was held in Ashgabat.

Starting from the enchanting performance of the Turkmen dance group, the concert was broadcast in more than 20 countries around the world.

The national artists of Turkmenistan Gulshat Gurdova and Parakhat Amandurdyev, well-known pop singers of the country Myahri Pirguliyeva, Begench Charyev, as well as singers from Afghanistan, Indonesia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, the Republic of Korea, India, the Maldives, Vietnam, China and African countries performed on the stage.

The Ashgabat audience very warmly received a representative of the Stavropol Turkmen diaspora, Inzhihan Gulmuhammedova, who sang the song “My Turkmenistan”.

The festival ended with the Turkmen folk dance “Kushtdepdi” – a dance of friendship and unity.