Yesterday, our independent neutral country celebrates a double holiday – the Day of the Constitution and the State Flag of Turkmenistan. President Serdar Berdimuhamedov took part in the celebrations held in the capital at the Monument to the Constitution and the Main Flagpole on the occasion of this significant date of the national calendar.
...In the morning, the majestic Monument of the Constitution, towering against the picturesque backdrop of the Kopetdag Mountains, is crowded. Fluttering banners of green flags, bright colors of fragrant flowers, smiles on people’s faces – all this creates an exciting, proud atmosphere. Turkmen people have a special attitude to this holiday, it educates youth in the spirit of high patriotism and unites the people.
Defenders of the Fatherland lined up at the Constitution Monument.
The presidential car arrives at the festively decorated square in front of the Monument. Everyone warmly welcomes the head of Turkmenistan with great enthusiasm.
President Serdar Berdimuhamedov walks to a specially designated place on a carpet, along which student youth are lined up – the hope and support of the Motherland. The state flags of Turkmenistan are in the hands of representatives of the younger generation.
The National Anthem of Turkmenistan sounds solemnly.
The head of state lays a wreath at the foot of the Constitution Monument, embodying the inviolability of the state foundations of the sovereign Motherland, its democratic foundations and centuries-old traditions of democracy, which have currently received a worthy continuation.
Bouquets of flowers to the Monument of the Constitution, which is for present and future generations the main symbol of the unfading glory of the history of the Motherland, were laid by Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Chairwoman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh G.Mammedova.
Then the other participants of the solemn ceremony, following the ancient tradition, laid beautiful bouquets of flowers at the foot of the Constitution Monument, located in one of the most beautiful corners of the main city of the country, which became a vivid evidence of the continuity in the modern epoch of the spiritual and moral foundations and customs of the Turkmen people.
The core idea of the Basic Law reflects an intention of the spiritual heritage of our ancestors, who bequeathed to their descendants as a shrine love and devotion to the Fatherland, faith in goodness and justice. Therefore, today the people of Turkmenistan, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Constitution of an independent country, pay tribute to the wise precepts, realizing the greatness of their ancient history.
After the ceremony of laying flowers at the Constitution Monument, the celebrations continued in the southern part of the capital, where the National Flag of Turkmenistan is flying on a 133-meter flagpole.
Set in one of the most beautiful corners of the white marble capital, the green banner is visible from almost any part of the city. Unfolding in all its glory, it flies easily and freely in the sky, embodying such enduring values as true patriotism and selfless love for the Motherland, the high creative spirit of our people.
The President’s car arrives at the square in front of the flagpole.
The National Anthem of Turkmenistan is being played.
Head of state Serdar Berdimuhamedov lays a magnificent wreath at the foot of the giant flagpole.
Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Chairwoman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh G.Mammedova laid beautiful bouquets of flowers to the huge flagpole, which has become one of the main decorations of the capital and a symbol of a happy and prosperous life.
Then, following the established noble tradition, bouquets of flowers are laid by the participants of the ceremony.
At the end of the ceremony, the head of state, having warmly said goodbye to its participants, left the venue.
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On the occasion of the Day of the Constitution and the State Flag of Turkmenistan, solemn events were held in all velayats, the enthusiasm of the participants becoming the personification of the pride of the Turkmen people for their independent neutral Motherland, moving forward along the chosen creative path – to progress and prosperity, for a happy country where all dreams and most cherished desires come true.
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The concert of the country’s masters of arts, held today at Ashgabat Song and Music Center, has become one of the brightest festive events in honor of the widely celebrated Day of the Constitution and the State Flag of Turkmenistan in our country.
The national holiday, symbolically uniting the day of the adoption of the Basic Law of the country, embodying the principles of state-building and the invaluable democratic experience of the Turkmen people, and the establishment of the sacred banner of the sovereign Motherland, glorifies national unity, embodies our commitment to humanistic values.
The festive event, which was attended by numerous spectators, unfolded on an open stage, in the natural scenery of the sparkling lights of the evening Ashgabat. From here you can enjoy a beautiful view of the monuments of the epoch of our state’s sovereign development – the Monument of Independence, the giant banner of the State Flag of independent Turkmenistan flying on a high flagpole and the spire of the Constitution Monument.
One of the main ideas of the concert held in the year “The Epoch of the People with Arkadag” was the patriotic idea of the unity of Turkmen people under the shadow of spiritual values.
The historical continuity of generations, the enduring significance of the richest spiritual heritage of the Turkmen people was emphasized in the literary and musical composition “BERKARAR WATANDA GOŞA BAÝRAMYM - ADALAT KANUNYM, AŞYL BAÝDAGYM!” that opened the festive program. It was highly and inspiringly performed by soloists, the choir of the Maya Kuliyeva Turkmen National Conservatory, theater artists and folklore groups, glorifying the present day of the country, inextricably linked with the policy of progressive transformations of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, the great future of an independent neutral Motherland.
Combining the art of word, song, music and dance, this informative mini-performance set the tone for the whole festive action.
The continuity of the best traditions of national art was emphasized by the play “TÜRKMEN SÄHRASY”.
Then children’s groups – Gunesh choral group and Shovhun dance ensemble presented their creative gift to the audience. The young artists performed their performance “GALKYNÝAR GÖZEL KURDUM” with ardor and enthusiasm, dedicated to their beloved Motherland, where caring for the young generation is the most important priority of state policy.
According to the established tradition, the ancient ritual dance – Kushtdepdi was accomplished at the end of the festive action. This spectacular dance being an integral part of the national and world cultural heritage, is filled with new content nowadays, which was brilliantly demonstrated by its performers – popular vocalists and Miras Folklore Collective, who brought their unusually bright note and energy to the colorful entertainment that unfolded on the stage of Ashgabat Song and Music Center.
The patriotic song – AŞYL TUGUM BILEN, BAGT KANUNYM! sounded as a powerful final chord of the concert.
Performed by all participants of the festive action, this song has become a kind of anthem to the new historical epoch of our country, the sacred banner of the independent neutral Motherland, proudly flying over the native land, symbolizing the unshakable unity and cohesion of the Turkmen people, their unwavering commitment to the ideals of peace, creativity and humanism.
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Festive concerts in honor of the Day of the Constitution and the State Flag of Turkmenistan were held today in all cities and villages of our country, in modern culture centers and at outdoor concert areas to perform national dances, and beautiful songs glorifying the independent Homeland, youth and inspiration.