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Turkmenistan’s Diplomatic Presence Shines at Dushanbe’s International Festival

Dushanbe, December 25, 2023, The Europe Today: On December 23, 2023, the vibrant city of Dushanbe played host to the esteemed International Festival “East-West: Musical Traditions and Eurasian Folk Art in the Cultural Space of the CIS.” Notably, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Tajikistan curated a captivating exhibition corner within the festival’s perimeters. Attendees were afforded the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich cultural tapestry of the Turkmen people, exploring national treasures such as intricately crafted carpets and embroideries.

Moreover, the exhibition showcased the distinguished works of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan, providing a glimpse into the artistic and leadership dimensions of Turkmen heritage.

Complementing this cultural odyssey were informational materials highlighting the contemporary accomplishments and advancements of Turkmenistan throughout its years of Independence. The exhibition served as a bridge connecting diverse traditions and fostering a deeper understanding of Turkmenistan’s cultural and modern narrative within the broader Eurasian context.

The meticulously orchestrated event, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan, drew a distinguished assembly of participants. In attendance were heads of diplomatic missions accredited in the country, representatives from the media, the scientific intelligentsia, and various public organizations.

Adding a vibrant cultural dimension, creative groups from both Tajikistan and foreign nations contributed to the festival’s diverse tapestry. The International Festival culminated in a noteworthy recognition as the diplomatic mission of Turkmenistan received a prestigious diploma from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan.

This accolade stands as a testament to the diplomatic mission’s commendable contribution to the festival and underscores the importance of cultural exchange in fostering international understanding and cooperation.