SDGs reach out to people through dances

October 28, 2018, Ashgabat. It has been a unique way to convey the main message of the 2030 Agenda to public at large. About 300 young people have been able to present 17  Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through modern dances at the performance organized by the United Nations and Music Society of Turkmenistan with the support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Dance Festival was aimed at raising public awareness about Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and was part of the Programme of SDG Month of October. Thematic dances conveyed the ideas and principles of Agenda 2030 through contemporary choreography with its core principle “leaving no one behind”.

“This is the first ever SDG Dance Festival and I hope we will be able to convey the main ideas of 17 Global Goals, which are designed to improve world peace, promote economic growth, protect the environment and fight climate change”, noted Ms. Elena Panova, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan welcoming the public gathered at the festival.

More than eight hundred spectators of the Concert Hall greeted all performances with a standing ovation. The Festival ended with Awarding Ceremony of Master Choreographers and small gifts to all participants.

For more information please contact

Mahri Eyeberdiyeva

UN Communications Specialist

Email: mahri.eyeberdiyeva@one.un.org

 

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