Turkmen women of the prosperous epoch



The State Museum of the State Cultural Center of Turkmenistan invites those who wishes to the exhibition named “Turkmen women of the prosperous epoch”, devoted to the International Woman’s Day, which will be held on the 2 of March 2018 at 15:00.

At the prosperous epoch of the powerful state every day it is marked by considerable events, achievements and presents a holiday. With the coming of spring to our country, where proudly flies a green banner, holiday actions in honour of the International women's day are carried out with the big enthusiasm. Every year the honourable President presents gifts to hoary with age mothers, young women, our little sisters, kids from a kindergarten, schoolgirls and students.

Our people treated women with a special love and respect from the very beginning of the history of mankind. In the past our women were on an equality with the men in courage and wise. They could show the history of our people by means of original patterns and signs in their carpets and embroidery and connected the past with the present days.

Great Silk way from time immemorial made a big impact on economy of people of the world, mutual trade relations, enrichment and prosperity of their culture, art and artwork.

National workmanship takes a special place in rich and original culture of the Turkmen people. Being their integral part, silkworm breeding and weaving take their origin in ancient days. It is historically proved, that silkworm breeding has been developed in the Central Asia in old times. Including our people, that woven the silk fabrics, which had unique national colour. “Keteni” cloth is considered to be the best of them. The dresses sewn of “keteni” cloth make Turkmen women more attractive and inimitable national spirit. We should also thank our women, our mothers and grandmothers for they have passed to the present national clothes and everyday traditions.

Our honourable President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov rates high the labour of our women and their all-round activity. State prizes awarded them testify to this.

At the State museum of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan is organized, an exhibition named „Turkmen women of the prosperous epoch“ devoted to the International women day. Here is exposed jewellery, various types of carpets, pictures of well-known artists and some contemporary jewellery compositions. There are also exposed ancient samples of jewellery. Works of artists show beautiful flowers and goods made by skillful hands of our women. Contemporary jewellery compositions glorify great achievements of the prosperous epoch of the powerful state.