The Culture and arts workers and Magtymguly Pyragy’s Poetry day which is considered to be a holiday of happiness and prosperity of the brave turkmen people is a clear proof that national unity, prosperity, and stability are of great importance in society. Our united people live in the days when the wise poet's lofty dreams, expressed in his wise, patriotic poems, come true. 

"The Turkmen people are widely known for their great art, classical rules and unique cultural heritage. Turkmen culture made a worthy contribution to the development of world culture. We will continue to work on the modernization of the cultural system, the fundamental study of the values ​​of our national heritage, the conservation and globalization." the wise appointment of our esteemed President is a celebration of turkmen culture. 

Under the wise leadership of our esteemed President, who has great respect for our centuries-old spiritual values, it has become a noble tradition in our country to celebrate the Culture and arts workers and Magtymguly Pyragy’s Poetry day on June 27 every year with a grand ceremony at the state level. 

The poet's poetry holiday has a lot of sense to coincide with the Culture week, which will be held at the national level in Mary velayat on June 22-27. Because, it is an event that symbolizes the perfect unity and solidarity of turkmen culture, art and literature. 

Every year within the framework of the cultural program organized various events, including conferences, concerts of artists, screenings of feature films, creative meetings with representatives of the cinematography of our country, excursions to the historical and cultural monuments of the region, methodological trainings. 

In recent years, Independent, permanently Neutral Turkmenistan has paid special attention to the further development and improvement of the cultural system, as well as to the professional development and creative skills of its employees. 

Started by our Hero Arkadag, continued by our esteemed President in the New era all the necessary conditions and vast opportunities have been created for the flourishing of Turkmen culture and art and literature. That is why it has become a unique tradition in our country to hold various creative events, cultural days, cultural weeks, festivals and exhibitions, concerts at the international level. This is a testifies to the fact that our Motherland makes a significant contribution to the continuous development of good relations between the countries of the world. 

The great celebration of the culture and arts workers and Magtymguly Pyragy’s poetry day in our country every year on June 27 is a great tribute to the culture and art in Turkmenistan, as well as, to the wisdom, the deep philosophical world, the power of artistic creativity of the famous poet. Magtymguly Pyragy who contributed to the formation of a unique spiritual unity with his works, is a poet who has made a significant contribution to the eventual formation of the turkmen people as a united nation. His works which have become an inexhaustible ocean of wisdom, serve as one of the cornerstones of the national culture, literature and art of the turkmen people. 

Our classical poet, the beacon of our poetic art, the wise human, the wise man whose creativity and wisdom and a person who has lived the real life of his people – it is important to note with pride that the lines of Magtymguly Pyragy are very important in educating the new generation of our people in the spirit of patriotism, high spirituality and morality, nurturing in the human spirits. 

For almost three centuries now, Magtymguly has been living in the minds and hearts of not only turkmens, but also millions of people around the world who can respect the word. The poet's poems have been translated into many languages of the world and have been published regularly as an independent book. 

B. Bartold, a well-known orientalist and literary scientist about Magtymguly, writes: "Among the Turkic peoples, a nation with a national poet like Magtymguly is the only turkmens." In this regard, the work of our wise poet Magtymguly has always attracted the attention of famous scientists and writers. 

National writer of Turkmenistan Kerim Gurbannepesov notes about  Magtymguly: 


Ýöne bir uly däl, juda uly sen,
Dag ogly, dag şiri Magtymguly sen.
Şonuň üçin saýlap daşlaň ulusyn,
Ýasadyk biz senden dagyň ýagşysyn.


It should be noted with great pride that the words of the wise poet "Baryp, mesgen tutam sizi, daglar, heý" prophesied today the beginning of our Hero Arkadag, the miracle of the inspiration of our esteemed President. Now the statue of the great human is located in the south of the capital, in the beautiful corner of the foothills of the old Kopetdag. The statue, which is based on the great philosophy of the Heroic Son, is an eternal work in the mountains that expresses the eternal place of Magtymguly Pyragy in the hearts of the turkmen people. 

As you know, it is planned to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Magtymguly's birthday in 2024, the great intellectual poet and philosopher of the East, a prominent representative of turkmen classical literature. On this date, the Pyragy’s bronze statue built at a natural height that will be a great monument between heaven and earth, will be 60 meters of height, the height of the foundation will be 25 meters. Also, here 41 hectares of land were allotted for the construction of a cultural park.  Currently when you get to know the works going on in this corner, you realize that this statue will be as beautiful as the poet himself in his exemplary poetry. Recognized as the "Pearl of Central Asia", one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the world - our capital’s list of many beautiful places will be included the cultural and park complex of the wise poet of the East Magtymguly Pyragy. This complex will be the beginning of a huge and wide-ranging celebration of the 300th anniversary of the great poet and philosopher of the East in 2024. 

May the life of our esteemed President, the patron of culture and art, who leads our country to a brighter future of development and change in the new historical era, be safe and sound, may the good deeds of the nation and the world be nourished and prospered! 


Hekimberdi Ovezov,
a secretary-referent of apparatus of the Commission for holding Elections and referendums in Turkmenistan.