Turkmenistan has launched Culture Week. This year, its center is Dashoguz.
The event mainly aims to enhance professional growth of artists, preserve spiritual heritage of the Turkmen people, intensify cultural diplomacy and support international cooperation in this field.
Poets, artists and performers, as well as popular folk-ethnographic ensembles and professional creative teams will participate. Artists from 18 countries will join as well.
In addition, a cultural exhibition is presented, including a variety of natural fabrics and traditional clothes, handicrafts, carpets and felts, jewelry and pottery, folk musical instruments, sculptures and paintings.
The cultural event will last until the end of this week. Poetry readings and performances of creative groups, theatrical performances and International Art Exhibition will take place.