One of the central historical events of 2023 in the country became the large-scale celebrations held on June 29 on the occasion of the opening of a new city of national significance, Arkadag.
Turkmen national games play a big part in promoting the overall well-being and growth of Turkmen individuals, both physically and mentally.
The Turkmen Alabay 🐶 is a large and powerful breed of livestock guardian dog originating from Turkmenistan.
In Turkmenistan, the act of presenting bread and salt isn’t just a customary greeting; it’s a profound symbol of hospitality, friendship, and prosperity.
In the winter morning of 1881, a remarkable event was etched into history - the Geok-Tepe Battle. Courageous defenders of the fortress found themselves in the midst of a fiery tempest.
The Turkmen State Circus, located in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, is the main arena circus in the city, boasting a seating capacity of 1,700 seats. It is administered by the Ministry of Culture and Broadcasting of Turkmenistan.
Although known to the Turkmens since ancient times, knitting has played a more modest role in folk art than carpet making, embroidery, weaving, and has found its most vivid expression in gülli joraps, socks with ornamental motifs.
Bread ”Chorek” is considered one of the main dishes in the cuisine of many countries. There is a particularly reverent attitude towards bread and flour products in the countries of Central Asia.
The dutar, which literally translates as ‘two strings’, is an integral part of the Turkmen nation’s centuries-old music. No celebration, be it a wedding or a public holiday, is complete without performances by folk musicians (bagshis).
Due to the environment and traditional conditions of life of the Turkmen, felt rugs (keche) were and still are one of the most needed items in the household.