Turkmen President Participates in New Year Celebrations

Turkmen President Participates in New Year Celebrations
Turkmen President Serdar Berdimuhamedov is taking a photo with children near the country's Main Christmas Tree, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, December 28, 2023.

President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov participated in the New Year's celebration at the country's main New Year Tree on the square in front of the Älem Cultural and Entertainment Centre on Thursday, the official Turkmen media reports. 

The country's Main New Year Tree is decorated with an eight-rayed star and the number 2024. The tree stands at a height of 43 meters and 16 meters wide.

During the event, the children presented prepared poems to the President of Turkmenistan, Serdar Berdimuhamedov. The Head of State and the children visited the country's main New Year Tree.

The main heroes of the New Year celebration, Ayaz Baba (Father Frost) and Garpamyk (Snow Maiden), as well as children in costumes of symbols of the 2023 year of the rabbit and the coming 2024 year of the fish, congratulated Serdar Berdimuhamedov on behalf of the younger generation and all compatriots on New Year's Day.

The President of Turkmenistan attended the song and music presentations by the young performers, thanked them for their beautiful performances and shared the joy with the children by participating in a round dance around the New Year's tree.

Afterwards, all children who participated in the celebration were given New Year's gifts. At the children's request, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov also took a photo with the children at the Main New Year Tree as a memento of the joyful event.

Serdar Berdimuhamedov also attended the International Scientific and Practical Conference and a multi-disciplinary exhibition to mark the year "Happy Youth with Arkadag Serdar" and participated in the New Year celebration organised at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.

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