Ambassador of Japan to Uzbekistan Tsutomu Hiraoka met Vice-Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov on 1 March. The sides discussed issues of development and implementation of joint projects.
The Fund Forum of Culture and Arts of Uzbekistan, the largest public organization in Uzbekistan and an umbrella for a number of partner organizations, held on Wednesday a forum which brought together roughly 800 people – Uzbek culture and arts professionals, singers, actors and actresses, film directors, scientists, physicians, prominent athletes and journalists.
A Japan-Uzbekistan international symposium was held Monday in Tokyo with participants exploring the impact of Uzbek civilization and religion on Japanese culture, including a possible link between the two countries through the Silk Road.
A collection of more than 50 photos showing jazz greats such as Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis as they traveled the world as “Jazz Ambassadors” will be on display for three months in Tashkent and Bukhara.
The scenes from the Visage Movement Theatre’s modern dances are both stunningly beautiful and deeply moving.
The fourth ceremony to hand M&TVA awards, the highest national accolade for excellence in music, TV and video arts, had its venue at Tashkent’s Alisher Navoi Theater, one of the most majestic edifices in Central Asia. The event, organized by the Forum of Culture and Arts of Uzbekistan Foundation, Guild of Authors and Performers, and TVM Channel, unveiled the laureates of M&TVA-2009.
A jazz ensemble from New York packed concert halls and held classes for students during a week-long tour through Urgench, Bukhara, and Tashkent.
Japan Embassy in Uzbekistan and Japan Cooperation Fund in partnership with Uzbekkino national agency will hold Days of Modern Japanese Films.
Ten films featuring environmental topics such as the energy crisis in North America, Cuba’s green revolution in agriculture and the impact of the fishing industry on East Africa’s marine environment were screened during a five-day OSCE-organized environmental film festival that concluded in Ashgabat on 7 December.