Saturday, 13, July, 2024

Culture

Uzbekistan Minister for Public Education Sherzod Shermatov, and. about. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells and Deputy Assistant Administrator of USAID for Central and South Asia, Javier Piedra signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Tashkent Wednesday.

The Telegraph included Uzbekistan in the TOP-10 most beautiful and amazing tourist destinations in 2019. “From this week citizens of 45 countries – including Britain – are permitted visa-free travel to Uzbekistan, as the country tries to woo foreign tourists,” the publication notes.

Uzbekistan ranked 5th in the Solo Travel Safety Report 2019, produced by travel website Wegoplaces.me, which offers independent adventurers a guide to where to go and how to stay safe around the world.

The Uzbek-born Russian billionaire, Alisher Usmanov, donated US$ 8 million worth of books collection to the Center for Islamic Civilization in Uzbekistan, UzA said.

The Avant-Garde Through Time And Space exhibition from the collection of the Karakalpakstan Museum of Arts after Igor Savitsky will open on January 18 in Tashkent’s Gallery of Fine Arts.

The branch of the Indian Amity University will open in the 2019-2020 academic year in Tashkent. The relevant decision was signed by the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 7, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education said.

The Government of Uzbekistan complemented and amended the Measures to Further Improve the Organization and Conduct of Hajj and Umrah Affairs Resolution.

An art exhibition on Tuberculosis through the Eyes of Young Artists opened December 11 at the Palace of Youth Creativity to raise awareness of tuberculosis (TB). Thirty-six young artists from the Kamoliddin Bekhzoda National Institute of Art and Design contributed 56 works of art to emphasize the importance of TB prevention, detection, and treatment, and to build community support to combat the stigma that often accompanies a TB diagnosis.

The jury of the IV PROlogue International Film Festival has selected 31 films out of more than 280 entries. These films were selected for the main competition.

For the first time George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four was translated into Uzbek by Karim Bahriev for a translation project launched by Asaxiy online retailer which aims to bring quality English literature to Uzbek-speaking readers.

Tashkent will host PROlogue International Film Festival 2018 from November 27-30. The event is co-organized by the Youth Union, UzbekCinema National Agency, the Tashkent City Mayor's Office, the Cinematography Development Center, the Young Cinematographers' Council and the National Cinema Commission.

To promote cultural relations between the people of the United States and Uzbekistan, the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent has brought the Next Level Hip Hop group to Tashkent. They will be performing at the Turkiston Open Air Stage 16 August.

Yeoju Technical Institute in Tashkent (YTIT), the first private university in Uzbekistan has announced admissions for the 2018/2019 academic year.

The Museum of Arts of Karakalpakstan named after Igor Savitsky commented on the incident happened to the 1914 painting of Alexander Shevchenko (1883-1948) "Woman with Buckets".

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed Measures to Organize the Activities of the Uzbekistan’s Philharmonic Orchestra Decree Wednesday resurrecting the society under the Ministry of Culture.

An unusual monument named "The Place of the Ignorant and Lazy in Society" has been erected at Baxtli recreation park in Karakalpakstan’s Kanlykol district, KrUz reported.

In the end of June, the World Heritage Committee will discuss the issue of removing Shahrisabz city from the UNESCO World Heritage List, Jens Jordan told Gazeta uz.

Julio Iglesias will start off his new 75th anniversary and jubilee world tour with performance at the Tashkent's Xalqlar Do'stligi (Peoples' Friendship) Palace on September 10th. Then he will continue in the United Arab Emirates with two concerts at the Dubai Opera House, on October 1st and 2nd, in Tel Aviv (at the Nokia Arena, on Oct. 6th) and in Moscow (at the Kremlin, on Oct. 17th).

Famous filmmaker Shukhrat Abbosov died on Wednesday in Tashkent aged 87, the government hospital No1, where he was hospitalized the day before, said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today visited the Suzuk-Ota mausoleum on February 9, 2018, the President’s press service reported.