On the occasion of the national holiday, Akhal-Teke Horse Day, president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and his grandson sang a rap song about his colt named Rovach (‘happy’ in Turkmen).
Rovach was presented to Berdimuhamedov at the beginning of 2019.
It was the Turkmen leader who wrote the lyrics; the music was composed by his grandson.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, whom compatriots respectfully call ‘Arkadag’ [‘support’, ‘patron’], does not hesitate to show his personal talents. Last year his rapping ‘Sportive Turkmenistan’ hit the local headlines: