People of Turkmenistan have celebrated Day of Turkmen Melon. As the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent reports from Ashgabat, the festivities in honor of “queen” of melons were held in all cities and villages of the country.
The main events of Day of Turkmen Melon took place at Independence Park in Ashgabat. They were organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and the State Association of Food Industry of Turkmenistan.
A gala concert was held at the park’s amphitheater. The concert opened with the musical-literary composition by the artists of Ashgabat’s theaters. Well-known song and dance ensembles, the group of Bakhshi of the Turkmen National Conservatoire and pop singers also performed at the concert.
The concert finished with the ceremony of awarding the best melon growers of the country. They were presented with valuable gifts on behalf of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
In the course of Day of Turkmen Melon, everyone could taste the world sweetest melons and watermelons.