Day Of Turkmen Workers Of Culture And Art

The Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art in Turkmenistan is a professional holiday observed annually on June 27. The purpose of this holiday is to honor the country’s workers of art and culture, two elements that contribute to the spiritual and intellectual development of Turkmen society.

The second purpose of this holiday is to promote the heritage of Turkmenistan and to bring together everyone who works in art and culture with ordinary citizens. This official holiday has been observed since 2009, and its celebrations continue to grow stronger each year.

The History Of The Day Of Turkmen Workers Of Culture & Art

This holiday was first established in 2008 by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. However, the first celebration did not take place until June 27, 2009. It has since been observed as a professional and public holiday, with celebrations taking place throughout Turkmenistan.

Observing The Day Of Turkmen Workers Of Culture & Art

This holiday is observed with a variety of events across Turkmenistan. Most celebrations include the arts, so people can expect to see fairs, workshops, art exhibitions, and theater performances. Of course, these are not the only ways this holiday is observed in the country. There are also concerts and other events that people can attend.

Turkmenistan is known for several different exciting applied arts. The most interesting are the Turkmen carpets, footwear, and headwear that can be seen being sold on the street. Other types of arts found include metal embossing and/or chasing, ceramics, jewelry making, embroidery in gold and silk, leatherwork, and wood carving. Silk weaving is also a popular art form in the country and can be found at stalls and shops during this holiday.

Where is it celebrated?
Turkmenistan (Public holiday)
When is it?
This year (2024)
June 27 Thursday
Next year (2025)
June 27 Friday
Last year (2023)
June 27 Tuesday