The Altyn Asyr TV, Turkmenistan’s main official TV channel, at 1440 gmt 18 October, on the day of the official visit by the Uzbek president, Islam Karimov, aired a recorded concert by prominent Uzbek pop singers.
Today the United Nations Office in Uzbekistan announced a poster contest on the theme “UN Contribution to Human Development through the Language of Contemporary Design”. It is organized jointly with the UN Development Programme in Uzbekistan, the UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia and the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.
World Music Central website has published an article describing the biography of a known Uzbek singer Sevara Nazarkhan. The following is full text of the story.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the celebrations of the 2,000th anniversary of the city of Margilan on 7 September, UzA reported.
Mark Weil, a part-time Seattleite and a prominent theater director in Uzbekistan, was stabbed to death in the Uzbek capital, a theater spokeswoman said Friday. He was 55.
Uzbek Ambassador, Arif Usman, who declared Pakistan to be his second home also underlined the common faith, feelings and aspiration his people shared with the citizens of Pakistan. The Ambassador was speaking at the concluding session of the two-day conference on Tashkent at the International Islamic University Islamabad, Business Recorder reported.
Iranian films are to be displayed in Uzbekistan, ISNA of Iran reported.
Sixth international music festival “Sharq Taronalari” (“Oriental Melodies”) continues in Samarkand, UzA reported.
The ancient Silk Road city of Samarkand has celebrated its 2,750th anniversary with displays of fireworks and dance. Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who was born in Samarkand, praised the city’s rich cultural and historical heritage.