UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee on Thursday said it would boost surveillance of Bordeaux, Machu Picchu, Timbuktu and Samarkand due to their increased risk of degradation.
President of Uzbekistan signed a resolution “On State program of strengthening material-technical base and improvement of children’s music and art schools in the years 2009-2014” on 8 July 2008.
Youth festival “We are against drug use, we stand for healthy lifestyle” was held in Tashkent on 26 June, the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, UzA reported.
Multilateral cultural cooperation within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will create more opportunities for Kyrgyzstan, said Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov on Tuesday, according to news reaching here from Bishkek.
Cultural ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) members held a meeting Tuesday in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.
Tashkent and Bukhara will host the third Youth film festival of Central Asian countries “Creative Flight” on 12-18 May.
In spite of its remarkable historical background and numerous historic and cultural sites in the region, Central Asia and western China remain one of the most under-represented regions on the World Heritage List, with no cultural or natural heritage properties from Kyrgyzstan or Tajikistan inscribed on the List.
Exhibition of crafts and applied art opened at the Uzbekistan Culture and Arts Exhibition hall. Musical instruments, ceramics, wood carvings, carpet and other items are presented at the exhibition, UzA reported.
The Week of Fine Arts 2008 started in the Arts Academy of Uzbekistan on 21 April, UzA reported.
Festival of traditional culture “Asrlar sadosi” (“Echo of the centuries”) will be held on 3-4 May in Kitab district of Kashkadarya region of Uzbekistan. The event is being organized by the Fund “Forum of culture and art of Uzbekistan”.