Wednesday, 21, November, 2018

Culture

The jury of the IV PROlogue International Film Festival has selected 31 films out of more than 280 entries. These films were selected for the main competition.

For the first time George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four was translated into Uzbek by Karim Bahriev for a translation project launched by Asaxiy online retailer which aims to bring quality English literature to Uzbek-speaking readers.

Tashkent will host PROlogue International Film Festival 2018 from November 27-30. The event is co-organized by the Youth Union, UzbekCinema National Agency, the Tashkent City Mayor's Office, the Cinematography Development Center, the Young Cinematographers' Council and the National Cinema Commission.

To promote cultural relations between the people of the United States and Uzbekistan, the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent has brought the Next Level Hip Hop group to Tashkent. They will be performing at the Turkiston Open Air Stage 16 August.

Yeoju Technical Institute in Tashkent (YTIT), the first private university in Uzbekistan has announced admissions for the 2018/2019 academic year.

The Museum of Arts of Karakalpakstan named after Igor Savitsky commented on the incident happened to the 1914 painting of Alexander Shevchenko (1883-1948) "Woman with Buckets".

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed Measures to Organize the Activities of the Uzbekistan’s Philharmonic Orchestra Decree Wednesday resurrecting the society under the Ministry of Culture.

An unusual monument named "The Place of the Ignorant and Lazy in Society" has been erected at Baxtli recreation park in Karakalpakstan’s Kanlykol district, KrUz reported.

In the end of June, the World Heritage Committee will discuss the issue of removing Shahrisabz city from the UNESCO World Heritage List, Jens Jordan told Gazeta uz.

Julio Iglesias will start off his new 75th anniversary and jubilee world tour with performance at the Tashkent's Xalqlar Do'stligi (Peoples' Friendship) Palace on September 10th. Then he will continue in the United Arab Emirates with two concerts at the Dubai Opera House, on October 1st and 2nd, in Tel Aviv (at the Nokia Arena, on Oct. 6th) and in Moscow (at the Kremlin, on Oct. 17th).