Year 2024 - «Fount of Wisdom
Magtymguly Fragi

31 May 2024


The National Library of Ukraine for Children hosted an exhibition entitled «Cultural Values of the Turkmen People»

From May 23 to May 30, 2024, an exhibition of photographs, books and national clothes entitled «Cultural Values of the Turkmen People» was opened at the National Library of Ukraine for Children. It was organized by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Ukraine in honor of the 300th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Turkmen poet and thinker Magtymguly Fragi and the year «Fount of Wisdom Magtymguly Fragi».

During the week, a large number of young readers and library visitors of different ages became acquainted with the history, architecture, culture of Turkmenistan, traditions and customs of the Turkmen people. Group excursions were held for students of eight general education and specialized schools and lyceums in Kyiv, as well as for students studying journalism.

Here they were shown and told about the archaeological monuments of Turkmenistan located on the historical route of the Great Silk Road: the cities of Ancient Merv, Kunyaurgench, the fortresses of Ancient Nisa, included in the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage List.

The book stands present priceless collections of poetry by Magtymguly Pyragy, translated into Ukrainian and other languages, books about the outstanding Turkmen thinker, including the collection «Магтимгули Пираги. 300 рокiв 3 дня народження. Одкровення», as well as a unique publication - Shevchenko's «Kobzar» in the Turkmen language.

The book by the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov «Youth is the support of the Motherland» and numerous works by the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, translated into Ukrainian, as well as many other interesting literature were presented here.

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