Novruz – International holiday of peace and beauty

         The State Museum of the State Cultural Center of Turkmenistan invites those who wishes to the exhibition named “Novruz – International Holiday of Peace and Beauty”, devoted to the National spring holiday, which will be held on the 15-th of March 2018 at 10:00.


Novruz – International holiday of peace and beauty


     Novruz is one of the most ancient holidays originating from millenniums, being triumph of peace, friendship, humanism, good neighbourly traditions and universal principles.

President of Turkmenistan

Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov



In 2018, the year declared as the year “Turkmenistan – heart of the Great Silk way”, International Novruz holiday is celebrated with solemnity.

In 2010 at the 64-th session of the UN General Assembly Novruz holiday was announced the International. From that time it is celebrated as the holiday of friendship and brotherhood. It has brought together peoples and counties, which celebrate Novruz, still more. Friendly relations were raised on high level.

At present Novruz is celebrated in Iran and Afghanistan as an official beginning of the New year from the 21-st of March. Тhis holiday is also widely celebrated in Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Albania, Iraq, India, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and republics of the Russian Federation - Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Dagestan and other regions.

The International Novruz holiday, included by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) into the list of intangible assets, states peculiar and multisided spiritual and ethical values, historical and cultural traditions of the peoples of the world, including Turkmen people. Novruz holiday, which origins from the time immemorial, inspires renewal and creative work, peaceful life; strengthen traditions of good-neighbourhood and mutual respect.

National spring holiday, timed to Novruz holiday became not only nature holiday, but also universal solemnity of harmonic relations of people and nations, friendship and brotherhood.

At the State museum of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan Novruz holiday is celebrated with solemnity and here was organized an exhibition named “Novruz – International holiday of peace and beauty” devoted to it. Here are exposed works of Turkmen artists. Painters depicted, beauty of Turkmen spring nature, аnd here you can also see national garments, carpets and carpet products, jewelry, modern jewelry and young green wheat growth, from which is cooked Novruz holiday meal “semeni”.