Arab Today, arab today turkmenistan traditionally marks melon day
Last Updated : GMT 20:46:41
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Turkmenistan traditionally marks Melon Day

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Turkmenistan traditionally marks Melon Day

Ashgabat - Itar-Tass

Turkmenistan will mark the Melon Day on Sunday. Every Turkmen family has been honouring a melon with the national holiday on the second Sunday of August since 1994. As a thousand years ago this sunny fruit was traditionally honoured together with other national symbols of the Central Asian republic - Akhalteke horse and hand-woven carpet. Multiple fairs and market venues will lure guests with golden melon mountains inviting them to taste sweet and fragrant fruit grown in Turkmenistan’s five regions. “There are no equals to melons grown in Kunya-Urgench (northwestern Turkmenistan) either in the East or in the West,” said Ibn Battutah, the greatest medieval Arab traveller. Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire, who came from an area on the banks of the Amu Darya River, Central Asia’s major river, described a melon as “an aroma and taste of the Fatherland.” Local melon breeders and growers say 400 melons of the world’s 1,600 melon varieties are Turkmenistan’s elite sorts. At present, over 200 melon sorts are harvested in the country. Grown in a dry, hot climate and on clay soil Turkmenistan’s melons are known for their delicious taste, aroma and high sugariness. Thus, a sugar degree in Turkmenistan’s most famous melon sorts - Vakharman, Gulyabi and Kary Gyz - ranges between 17-19 percent. Any attempts to breed Turkmenistan’s melons in different weather conditions have failed so far. Turkmenistan is known for the world’s best sun-dried melon that preserves tastiness of fresh fruit. Melon seed oil is also in high demand. It is cleaned out from market shelves as soon as it goes on sale. On the eve of the Melon Day different melon-related competitions, whose winners would be awarded on Sunday, had taken place. Festivities will end with concerts in parks and on squares of Ashgabat and other cities and towns.

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today turkmenistan traditionally marks melon day Arab Today, arab today turkmenistan traditionally marks melon day

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Fadi Kataya explains secrets of  Nancy Ajram's newlook
Arab Today, arab today Messi visit will contribute in tourism

GMT 14:04 2017 Friday ,24 February

Messi visit will contribute in tourism
Arab Today, arab today Expresses Algerian history by woody figures

GMT 13:26 2017 Friday ,24 February

Expresses Algerian history by woody figures
Arab Today, arab today Mental conflict endures

GMT 07:36 2017 Friday ,24 February

Mental conflict endures
View News in Arabic - Culture: أخبار الثقافة والفنون
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Reading therapy relieves mental disorders

GMT 15:39 2017 Friday ,24 February

Reading therapy relieves mental disorders
Arab Today, arab today UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years

GMT 05:14 2017 Thursday ,23 February

UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years
Arab Today, arab today Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage

GMT 12:16 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage
Arab Today, arab today Pluto's unruly moons

GMT 06:31 2015 Thursday ,04 June

Pluto's unruly moons
Arab Today, arab today Tesla back into red but revenue grows

GMT 07:27 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Tesla back into red but revenue grows
Arab Today, arab today Nissan enhances sales in most markets

GMT 14:08 2017 Monday ,20 February

Nissan enhances sales in most markets
Arab Today, arab today Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return

GMT 07:36 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return
Arab Today, arab today Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 10:28 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 05:19 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Salma Rashid happy for 'A Whisper of Love'

GMT 12:35 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

63-Year-Old Woman Delivers Baby

GMT 22:42 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Nasima Gamei revives heritage in jewelries

GMT 15:53 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Small ponds have outsized impact

GMT 20:33 2017 Friday ,17 February

To release new antiques collection

GMT 07:51 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Mom's immune system accepts babies

GMT 09:59 2017 Monday ,20 February

Tourism shows signs of recovery

GMT 13:12 2015 Saturday ,09 May

Sheikh Sultan opens Sharjah Centre

GMT 20:02 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Nohan Seyam designs beautiful accessories
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday