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"
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.
The Islam Karimov Foundation has announced the launch of the 2017 scholarships for master’s degree programmes which will provide young people from Uzbekistan with the opportunity to pursue their education at some of the best universities in Europe and the USA.
Uzbekistan was 2nd in the list of hot destinations for 2017, according to the Financial Times. The FT rating has been prepared on the data from a panel of travel industry leaders such as Singita, Wild Frontiers, KE Adventure Travel, Discover the World, Butterfield & Robinson, Ampersand Travel, Steppes Travel and others who picked the hottest destinations for the coming year.
On December 2, Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a Presidential decree on the organization of the International Competition for design of monument to the First President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
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.
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.