A Week of Culture has kicked off at a ceremony in Akhal province of Turkmenistan. The annual event is held alternately in one of the five provinces of the country.

The forum is timed to Day of Culture and Art Workers that this year was merged with Day of Poetry of Magtymguly Fraghi in accordance with the decree by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

A festive concert was held during the opening ceremony of the Week of Culture 2018, featuring songs on Magtymguly’s verses and modern songs.

The events under the Week of Culture 2018 will be held all over Akhal province, including concerts, theater performances, meetings with cultural figures and other activities.