Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, March 12 / Trend H. Hasanov /
The third International Festival of Gifted Children "Avaza - the land of friendship" will be held in the Caspian city of Turkmenbashi of the Balkan region from May 28 to June 2, 2010.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov charged the Ministry of Culture and Broadcasting, the Ministry of Education and the regional administration with ensuring an adequate level of organization and holding of the festival. The staff of the relevant organizing committee has been approved.
The festival is held to educate the young generation, further strengthen friendship and brotherhood of the younger generation of the Turkmen people and children of other countries, as well as in honor of International Children's Day.
The Turkmen president suffested holding the event jointly with the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).