THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC-PRACTICAL CONFERENCE “THE HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE” WAS HELD IN TURKMEN CAPITAL
On the 17th of March, 2021, the International Scientific and Practical Conference “The History of Architecture and Culture” was held in the Museum of Fine Arts of Turkmenistan.
At the beginning of the event, the participants got acquainted with the exhibition, which was organized by State Academy of Arts of Turkmenistan and Turkmen Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering.
The Conference, which was held in a hybrid format, was attended by the Minister of Culture of Turkmenistan A.Shamuradov, the Minister of Construction and Architecture of Turkmenistan R.Gandymov, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee of the CIS I.Nematov, Executive Director of the Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation of the CIS member-states A.Iksanov and Co-Chairman of the Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation of the CIS, Special Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation M.Shvydkoy.
In addition, the Conference was attended by the deputies of the heads of the ministries and agencies in the fields of culture, architecture and civil engineering of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Uzbekistan.
The participants of the International Scientific and Practical Conference especially underlined the significance of such events in the light of strengthening mutual understanding and joint cooperation on regional level. Also the need of intensification of mutual activities on all-round popularization of the Year of Architecture and Urban Planning on the CIS platform, as well as International Year of Peace and Trust on international level was noted.
The video film about cultural heritage and architecture of Turkmenistan was shown during the conference.
The International Scientific and Practical Conference “The History of Architecture and Culture” continued its work in plenary sessions.