On 14-16 November, the US Embassy in Uzbekistan sponsored an American Film Festival, attracting an audience of many enthusiastic young people. Held at the Muzey Kino (Theater Museum), the three-day festival mixed old American movies with new and provided the audience with a taste of the wide variety of American films.
The Foreign Ministry is holding a Silk Road Festival to celebrate the historic Central Asian trade route.
An Uzbek translation of a selection of Persian poetry under the title “Tuhfat-ul-Awliya” (Gift of Saints) is to come out soon, Tehran Times reported.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) is holding the “Silk Road Cultural Festival” with the Silk Road Foundation, the embassies of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyzstan Republic and also Tajikistan and Turkmenistan on 11-30 November in Seoul and Jeju Island.
Fund Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan and UK’s British Council signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in education, culture and art in Tashkent, the Uzbek fund said in a press release on 30 October.
CNN International will broadcast video clips on Style.uz Design and Fashion Week from 10 October to 5 November, the Fund Forum of Culture and Art said on Wednesday, 29 October.
The Third Style.uz-2008 Design and Fashion Week (12-17 October, 2008) has become a cultural art-week, according to national and international art-experts.
International photo biennale TashkentALE 2008 ended in the capital of Uzbekistan. The event was devoted to the 2,200th anniversary of the city and organized by the Fund Forum of culture and art of Uzbekistan, the Arts Academy and the Tashkent house of photography.
Tashkent international photo biennale TashkentALE 2008 is continuing. It has been organized by the Fund “Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan”, Arts Academy and the Tashkent Photography House and is devoted to the 2,200th anniversary of Tashkent.