From 10 to 15 September 2019, the First International Festival of Applied Arts will be held in Qoqand, within which trade fairs, review contests, workshops of foreign and local artisans, scientific and practical will be held conference and performances of folk-ethnographic groups.
In October of this year, the American creative team Jacob Schwartz (author of the first short film about Uzbekistan in 8K format) will begin shooting the first episode of the series about the history of the peoples of Central Asia in the XI-XII centuries.
On 26 August 2019, an international conference will be held in Samarkand on the theme “Preserving tangible and intangible heritage: current problems and strategies to solve them”.
At the initiative of President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, for the first time the folklore music festival “The Great Silk Road” takes place in Margilan from 11 to 13 July, which has been granted International status.
On 11 July, an International Festival of Folk Music “Buyuk Ipak Yuli” (“The Great Silk Road”) started in Erkin Vokhidov Park in Margilan.
A government resolution was adopted on measures to promote and finance the implementation of public-private partnerships in the field of culture and the arts.
Days of Saint Petersburg (Russia) are held in Tashkent.
Yesterday, on 4 July, the second and final stage of the international competition for the position of the Director of the State Museum of Arts named after I.V. Savitsky took place. Six candidates were presented to the expert council. According to the results of the presentations and interviews the winner of the competition was identified. Tigran Mkrtychev became the winner. International competition Open Call was organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan together with Art and Culture Development Foundation under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan.