Wednesday, 19, December, 2018

Culture

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.

The Presidents of Uzbekistan and Russia, Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Vladimir Putin on Wednesday visited the exhibition - Treasures of Nukus held at the State Museum of Fine Arts named after Pushkin,  the press service of the Kremlin reported.

The 3rd edition of the International Jazz Festival in Uzbekistan will be held from 30th March to 30th April 2017 under the auspices of the UNESCO Office in Tashkent.

On March 27, 2017 the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the special representative of the President of Russia for International Cultural Cooperation, co-chairman of the board of the Interstate Humanitarian Cooperation Fund (IHCF) of the CIS member-states, Mikhail Shvydkoi, a statement of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

At the Uzbekistan Museum of Art of was held a donating ceremony of a collection of paintings from Israel. The paintings have been donated to the museum as part of the international project- "Sun’s Earth: From Israel to Uzbekistan"

Starting from 2017 Uzbekistan's annual Hajj quota increased from 5200 to 7200, a statement of the Committee for Religious Affairs of Uzbekistan said.

The Days of Israeli documentary films will be held from January 23 to 25 in Tashkent, a statement of the press office of Israeli Embassy to Uzbekistan said.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 12 signed a decree "On creation of the commission for the development of publication and distribution of books, and promoting reading." The text of the document is published by UzA.

On January 5 a meeting was held between the Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development, Mr. Anvar Sharapov and Her Excellency, Ms. Violaine de Villeumeur, Ambassador of France in Uzbekistan.