Ashgabat to Host Exhibition of Turkmen Carpets

BUSINESS TURKMENISTAN
Ashgabat to Host Exhibition of Turkmen Carpets
Turkmen Carpet Day is annually celebrated in Turkmenistan on last Sunday of May.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan will host exhibition dedicated to the achievements of carpet and textile industries, and trade sphere on May 31.

The 20th session of the World Turkmen Carpet Association will also be held the same day. The representatives of number of foreign countries will attend the session via a video link. The event will honor the best workers of the Türkmenhaly (Turkmen Carpet) State Association. The concert will also be held in the framework of the event.

Traditional Turkmen carpet making art has been added to UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December last year.

Türkmenhaly State Association is the main supplier of renowned Turkmen handmade pure-wool carpets from Turkmenistan to the global markets.

The main task of the association is the production and sale of Turkmen carpets and carpet products, conservation of hand carpet weaving tradition, and regeneration of old carpet ornaments and products.

Turkmen Carpet Day is annually celebrated in Turkmenistan on last Sunday of May.