Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

Culture

There is a saying in Uzbekistan that guests can only leave their host’s house after palov has been offered. Palov is a traditional dish made and shared throughout rural and urban communities of Uzbekistan.

Young Uzbek designers’ show- #beyoung was held on November 23 in Kamolot Palace as part of the Tashkent fashion week. Today’s show saw 44 collections of 76 designers selected from 200 candidates from among students and young designers.

This year, the Development Fund of material and technical base of higher education institutions at the Ministry of Finance has allocated 355.6 billion soums, with these funds it is planned to overhaul 14 universities, the website of the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan said.

The Tashkent Fashion Week 2016 started on Tuesday at Kamolot Palace. According to organizers, the Fashion Week will feature the shows from local and foreign couturiers and include an international conference dedicated to fashion industry technologies.

On Thursday evening the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre after Alisher Navoi hosted the opening ceremony of the Russia Days in Uzbekistan, UzA said.

An event dedicated to the 145th anniversary of Tashkent and Central Asian Eparchy, the 5th anniversary of the Central Asian Metropolitan District and the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence was held in Tashkent on November 14, Turkistan Press said.

The number of Uzbek students at U.S. colleges and universities reached 530, a 7.8% increase from the previous year, with the total number of international students topping 1 million for the first time, paced by a surge of graduate students in sciences, engineering and math from India.

Musical ensemble Sookmyung Gayageum Orchestra playing in the Korean instrument gayageum - and breakdance group B-boy performed in Tashkent with a concert entitled "All for one."

Turkish Art Gallery in Istanbul hosted an exhibition of works of Uzbek painters. The exhibition, co-organized by the Uzbek Embassy in Ankara with the City of Istanbul, features the paintings of Uzbek artists, in different genres - landscapes, naturemortes and portraits, and have caused genuine interest of the Turkish public. 

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.