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.
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.