President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Kokand City Theater during his trip to the Fergana Valley. The Kokand City Theater was built in 1987, with the building of the theater and its hall for 750 spectators recently repaired in a modern style.
A panel of experts for information and mass communications affairs has approved a list of games that are not recommended for importing, reproduction (production) and dissemination on the territory of Uzbekistan, a statement of the Agency for Intellectual Property said.
On June 8, 2017 the legendary Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will give a concert in Uzbekistan. The concert is organized with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan and the philanthropist Alisher Usmanov.
On 19 May, during a press conference involving Mr Atabek Musayev, Head of NA “Uzbekkino”, and Ambassador Eduards Stiprais, Head of the EU Delegation to Uzbekistan, the screening programme and trailer of the Film Festival were presented to journalists.
On May 16, 2017, at the Uzbek Foreign Ministry was held a meeting with the delegation of the Russian Federation headed by the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration for Interregional and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries Sergei Chebotarev.
One of Tashkent’s symbols - the monument to the blacksmith Shaakhmed Shamakhmudov's family, who adopted 15 children during the WWII has returned to downtown Tashkent, where it truly belongs.
The Alisher Navoi National Park in Tashkent will host an Alley of Litterateurs, the decree on this was signed on April 18 by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The Days of Turkmen Cinema kicked off at Alisher Navoi Cinema Palace in Tashkent. The Program of Cultural and Humanitarian Cooperation for 2017-2019, along with other important documents, was signed during the state visit of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Turkmenistan in March 5-6 this year.
The daughter of the first President of Uzbekistan, Lola Karimova-Tillayeva on her Facebook page announced that the State Commission and the General Directorate for the Protection and Use of Objects of Cultural Heritage under the Uzbek Culture Ministry have prepared and submitted a project of a mausoleum on the burial site of the first President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov.