Artists of the Turkmen State Puppet Theater will take part in the International Festival of Puppet Theatres of the Caspian littoral states, which will be held from 1 to 7 October in the city of Astrakhan, Russian Federation. According to the official press release, the theater will perform "Yartygulak" play by Y. Durdyeva based on H. Shirov's story which enjoys permanent success in the Turkmen theaters.
Artists from Turkmenistan will present "Yartygulak" play on October 3, the Day of the city of Astrakhan, followed by the outdoor international puppet show on the Volga river embankment.
The International festival "Caspian Coast" will be held in Astrakhan for the second time. The puppeteers from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Caspian regions of Russia such as Dagestan, Kalmykia, as well as Ukraine will participate in the festival.