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.
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"