An opening ceremony of the Surajkund Mela International Handicraft Festival, where Uzbekistan is a partner country, was held in Faridabad, Haryana, Uzbekistan, Dunyo news agency reported.
A forum was held in Tashkent dedicated to the development of proposals for the creation of a Concept for the Development of Cinematography until 2030, as well as the Law on Cinematography. In addition, the participants of the event expressed ideas on creating high-quality domestic films demanded by the audience.
A prestigious event - “Oriental Fashion show - 2020” took place in Paris, in which 20 designers from Azerbaijan, Algeria, Great Britain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and Tajikistan took part , Tunisia, Turkey, and France, Dunyo news agency reported.
The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Austria jointly with the National Library of the Academy of Sciences of Hungary and the PAIGEO Foundation organized an exhibition dedicated to the work and journey of the great Hungarian orientalist and political scientist - Arminia Wamberi (1832-1913) “Hungarian Dervish in Central Asia”, Dunyo reported.
The Uzbekkino National Agency and Samarkand regional khokimiyat reached an agreement on the filming of films dedicated to the historical figures of Uzbekistan.
One of the largest handicraft festivals in Asia, Surajkund Mela, will be held in the Indian state of Haryana on 1-16 February. Over a million artisans and visitors from more than 60 countries attend it annually.
At the invitation of the Uzbek side, the monitoring mission of UNESCO and the International Council for the Preservation of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), led by the head of the Asia-Pacific region of the UNESCO World Heritage Center Feng Jing, visited the historical cities of Samarkand and Bukhara, the press service of the Ministry of Culture reports.
The Karimov Foundation has published a book dedicated to the life and work of Uzbekistan’s first photographer and the founder of Uzbek cinema – Khudaibergen Devanov.
Spain hosts concerts by world-famous pianist from Uzbekistan Behzod Abduraimov, Dunyo news agency reported.