Caspian day celebration in Turkmenistan
In the national tourist area of Avaz on the Turkmen coast of the Caspian Sea the scientific, cultural and sporting events devoted to Day of the Caspian Sea were held.
Day of the Caspian Sea has the status of the annual international platform of dialogue and joint actions for the Caspian states – Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Iran.
Within the celebration of Day of the Caspian Sea the scientific and practical conference "Anniversary, 25th year of independence of Turkmenistan took place: achievements in the field of protection of the marine environment of the Caspian Sea". Experts-ecologists, the staff of the diplomatic representations of the coastal countries, the international organizations operating in Turkmenistan, representatives of public organizations and media took part in it.
Conferees discussed a wide range of environmental issues, including questions of development of a regional cooperation in the field of preserving biological resources of the Caspian Sea.
Within Day of the Caspian Sea took place children's tender on accomplishment of graphic works with use of natural materials on ecological subject, the final stage of a photo contest devoted to beauty of the nature of the Caspian Sea, and also a soccer, volleyball, tennis competition and other sports meets with participation of school students of the seaside city and vacationers.
Day of the Caspian Sea came to the end with a concert of children's on-stage performance groups of the Turkmen Primorye which main program was constituted by national dances and songs of the people of the Caspian countries.