Arab Today, arab today turkmenistan traditionally marks melon day
Last Updated : GMT 00:26:33
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.

arabstoday
arabstoday

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

 



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 Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam
Arab Today, arab today Egypt tourism revival steady but slow

GMT 16:04 2017 Tuesday ,19 September

Egypt tourism revival steady but slow
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today 600,000 children may flee to Bangladesh

GMT 06:49 2017 Monday ,18 September

600,000 children may flee to Bangladesh
Arab Today, arab today Equifax executives step down

GMT 16:16 2017 Saturday ,16 September

Equifax executives step down
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Ministry seeks to improve education

GMT 14:49 2017 Sunday ,17 September

Ministry seeks to improve education
Arab Today, arab today New Zealand opposition looks

GMT 10:35 2017 Thursday ,14 September

New Zealand opposition looks
Arab Today, arab today 5,000 'Dieselgate' deaths in Europe per year

GMT 19:18 2017 Monday ,18 September

5,000 'Dieselgate' deaths in Europe per year
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Five trends at the Frankfurt auto show

GMT 12:04 2017 Monday ,18 September

Five trends at the Frankfurt auto show
Arab Today, arab today Renault-Nissan to launch

GMT 10:44 2017 Saturday ,16 September

Renault-Nissan to launch
Arab Today, arab today Eman Al Assy receives three offers

GMT 06:31 2017 Saturday ,16 September

Eman Al Assy receives three offers
Arab Today, arab today 'Severe' Typhoon Doksuri pounds Vietnam

GMT 15:49 2017 Friday ,15 September

'Severe' Typhoon Doksuri pounds Vietnam

GMT 11:10 2017 Friday ,15 September

Fadl Shaker retreats from surrendering himself

GMT 05:05 2017 Tuesday ,12 September

Pregnant woman's suicide roils China

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha

GMT 10:25 2017 Thursday ,14 September

Greece fumbled oil spill response

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 04:45 2017 Sunday ,17 September

France's hurricane-hit St Martin

GMT 21:57 2017 Sunday ,17 September

Russia and Iraq restore air travel

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 12:56 2017 Friday ,15 September

Apple's grand plan in Ireland held up by a forest

GMT 11:37 2017 Saturday ,12 August

Fashion designer reveals her new collection
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