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International exhibition dedicated to Turkmen carpet opens in Ashgabat

May 25, 2014

An international exhibition dedicated to national Turkmen carpet opened at the National Museum of Turkmen Carpet in Ashgabat. The country's largest industry forum was organized by the State Association Turkmenhaly together with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, reported.

The event was attended by delegations from a number of countries, including Afghanistan, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, Uzbekistan, and others.

The exhibition is a large-scale exposition of classical and contemporary original works of national art of carpet weaving. Classic ornamental carpets, pure wool and silk carpets, landscape murals, thematic carpets, carpet portraits were featured.

A ceremony of awarding the best workers of the industry was held as well. They received the title of Honored Carpet Weaver of Turkmenistan.

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Source: AKIpress News Agency (Kyrgyz Republic)

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