Saturday, 19, August, 2017

Culture

Tashkent will host exhibition of photos capturing the life of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and Islam Karimov portrait exhibition including works chosen  following the contest.  The contest featured entries by professional artists, graphic artists and painters. Winners of the contest will be awarded with prizes from the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.

On September 9-10, maiden symphonic open-air concert will be held in Tashkent, co-organized by the Ministry of Culture and TOP Congress. It will mark the opening of the 88th theatrical season of the Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theater (SABT).

The first solo exhibition of the photjournalist and photographer Umida Akhmedova opened on Monday in Tashkent’s ZERO LINE gallery. It will last until the end of August.

The British Museum has helped to recover an important medieval Islamic artefact that surfaced in a London gallery after it was stolen from a monument in Uzbekistan.

Professional and amateur photographers from all over the world are invited to participate in the International Photo Contest, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017.

In the Committee for Religious Affairs under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan on Wednesday was held a meeting with a delegation of the Governing Council of Jehovah's Witnesses, including representatives in the USA Kenneth Flodin and Europe Lorenzo Trapanese.

The U.S. Embassy will host a unique concert on June 29 by the American Band, Starlifter, which will take the stage at the Old Embassy in honor of Independence Day, the U.S. Embassy press service announced.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Kokand City Theater during his trip to the Fergana Valley. The Kokand City Theater was built in 1987, with the building of the theater and its hall for 750 spectators recently repaired in a modern style.

A panel of experts for information and mass communications affairs has approved a list of games that are not recommended for importing, reproduction (production) and dissemination on the territory of Uzbekistan, a statement of the Agency for Intellectual Property said.

On June 8, 2017 the legendary Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will give a concert in Uzbekistan. The concert is organized with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan and the philanthropist Alisher Usmanov.