The World Bank (WB) and the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan announced the results of a joint contest for young photographers focusing on the fight against poverty and issues of social and economic development in the country. Over 170 photos from various regions of Uzbekistan were submitted for the contest jury’s consideration.
Uzbekistan will host its sixth international jazz festival from April 30 to May 18, the UNESCO office in the country said. The festival is to be held on the occasion of the celebration of International Jazz Day, officially proclaimed worldwide by UNESCO in 2011 and is being organized under the auspices of the UNESCO office in the country by the Foundation for the Development of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan, the State Conservatory and the Tashkent mayor’s office with the support and participation of the embassies of France, Germany, Hungary, India, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United States. Uzbekistan has been participating in the global jazz celebration since 2015.
The popular music streaming service Spotify has announced its largest expansion "in the coming days.", the company said. The company intends to expand to 85 countries, including Uzbekistan, and add 36 languages.
The British company specialising in the analysis of higher education institutions around the world QS Quacquarelli Symonds has published the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings 2021. The ranking includes 400 best universities in the region, including four universities in Uzbekistan.
On December 2, the government of Uzbekistan issued a resolution on the establishment of the Japan Digital University in Tashkent, the Ministry of Justice said.
The French actor Gérard Depardieu has been named Uzbekistan’s tourism ambassador in France, the Deputy PM Aziz Abdukhakimov announced today at a press conference dedicated to the Tashkent International Tourism Fair (TITF) 2019.
This year, the annual European Film Festival will be held from October 11 to November 10 in four cities of Uzbekistan - Tashkent, Nukus, Urgench and Jizzakh. It is organized by the Uzbekkino National Agency together with the Delegation of the European Union with the support of the National Association of Electronic Mass Media (NAEMM).
The press conference on the fifth International Jazz Festival in Uzbekistan took place in Tashkent on April 3, 2019 at the Palace of Arts "Turkiston".
A conference dedicated to innovations and best practices in English language learning will take place Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Jizzakh State Pedagogical Institute (JSPI) with support from the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent.
Uzbekistan Minister for Public Education Sherzod Shermatov, and. about. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells and Deputy Assistant Administrator of USAID for Central and South Asia, Javier Piedra signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Tashkent Wednesday.
The Telegraph included Uzbekistan in the TOP-10 most beautiful and amazing tourist destinations in 2019. “From this week citizens of 45 countries – including Britain – are permitted visa-free travel to Uzbekistan, as the country tries to woo foreign tourists,” the publication notes.
Uzbekistan ranked 5th in the Solo Travel Safety Report 2019, produced by travel website Wegoplaces.me, which offers independent adventurers a guide to where to go and how to stay safe around the world.
The Uzbek-born Russian billionaire, Alisher Usmanov, donated US$ 8 million worth of books collection to the Center for Islamic Civilization in Uzbekistan, UzA said.
An art exhibition on Tuberculosis through the Eyes of Young Artists opened December 11 at the Palace of Youth Creativity to raise awareness of tuberculosis (TB). Thirty-six young artists from the Kamoliddin Bekhzoda National Institute of Art and Design contributed 56 works of art to emphasize the importance of TB prevention, detection, and treatment, and to build community support to combat the stigma that often accompanies a TB diagnosis.
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.