At the State museum of State cultural centre of Turkmenistan was opened the exhibition devoted to inclusion of Turkmen national art of carpet weaving into the list of UNESCO of a non-material cultural heritage of mankind

 

On the 19-th of December 2019 at the State museum of State cultural centre of Turkmenistan has been carried out theoretical and practical conference «Carpet - national pride of Turkmens and within its network has taken place opening of the exhibition of the same name. The well-known scientists of the country, creative personalities, lecturers and students of institutions of higher education took part in a celebration. The celebration was opened by the manager of the State museum of State cultural centre of Turkmenistan, People’s artist of Turkmenistan, candidate of historical science О Mаmmetnurov. The national culture provides interrelation of epochs and generations. It gives the possibility to be an independent and free owner of material and spiritual heritage of ancestors. Protection of a spiritual heritage of the people is an obligatory condition of rapid and harmonious development of a society. At the prosperous epoch of the powerful state the state gives the big support and to spiritual development of a society along with economic development of the country. On the 17-th of October 2003 at General conference of UNESCO in Paris has been accepted the Convention «About protection of a non-material cultural heritage of UNESCO.

The hero of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov pays a special attention to protection of a national heritage and it promotes still more growth of the international authority of the state and the people. Turkmen national art of carpet weaving is included into the list of UNESCO of a non-material cultural heritage of mankind. This decision was accepted at the 14-th session of UNESCO on the 12-th of December 2019 in the capital of Colombia, Bogota city.

 According to the information of this authoritative organization, the intergovernmental committee on protection of a non-material cultural heritage has completely supported the value offered by Turkmenistan.

Turkmen art of carpet weaving in the true sense of this word has rich history. It keeps the value up to this day. The carpet was always an integral part of Turkmen culture.

Before that into the list of a non-material cultural heritage of UNESCO have been included «kusht depdi dance and Gorogly epos.

Carrying out on the 19-th of December 2019 of theoretical and practical conference «Carpet - national pride of Turkmens», devoted to inclusion of Turkmen national art of carpet weaving in the list of UNESCO of a non-material cultural heritage of mankind at the State museum of State cultural centre Turkmenistana and opening witin its network of the exhibition of the same name, that is, demonstration of ancient carpets and carpet products, labour tools of carpet weaving - combs and scissors, modern carpet products, saddlebags with carpet patterns of five provinces, carpets pictures, proves, that throughout all the times art of carpet weaving was always honoured by the Turkmen people. In his speech the head of the State museum has noticed, that all of us are proud of inclusion of Turkmen national art of carpet weaving into the list of UNESCO of a non-material cultural heritage of mankind, that scientists and creative personalities have told a lot of interesting about Turkmen art of carpet weaving and the Turkmen carpet, which originates deep in the centuries.

Then the floor was given to People’s Artist of Turkmenistan Ada Gurlyyev, professor of Turkmen State financial institute Meret Ovlyagulyyev, Honoured Art worker of Turkmenistan, poetess Oguldjemal Charyyeva, lecturer of the Turkmen State Academy of Fine Arts Jeren Baltayeva, principal officer of department of creative workers of the Ministry of culture of Turkmenistan Agamyrat Baltayev, subeditor of «Garagum magazine Nurtach Annamukhammedova, lecturer of the Turkmen State institute of culture Maral Khodjagulyyeva. The worker of the State library of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan Ogultagan Orazgulyyeva, guide of Turkmen National museum of carpet  Ogulbakhar Meredova.

Staff of Museum of Fine Arts of Turkmenistan, State cultural centre of Turkmenistan, of Turkmen State institute of culture and Turkmen State Academy of Fine Arts have also participated in celebration.

Their interesting and emotional speeches were met with prolonged applause.

Then the guests get acquainted with the exhibition «Carpet - national pride of Turkmens» and listened to the information of museum staff.