Iran will play host to the final review session regarding the application of Nowruz (or Navruz) to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list in May, Iran’s Press TV reported.
Tourism potential of Uzbekistan was presented at the International Tourism Fair in Leuven, Brabanthal (Belgium), 13 January 2008, Uzbek Embassy in Brussels said on its website.
The Viet Nam-Uzbekistan Friendship Association convened its 3rd congress in Ha Noi on 6 January, discussing ways to strengthen the solidarity and friendship between the two nations, VNA reported.
On 18 December 2007, a founding conference of the China Central Asia Friendship Association (CCAFA) was held at the hall of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC). Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sent a congratulation letter to the conference. Assistant Foreign Minister Li Hui gave a speech at the meeting upon invitation and read out Yang’s congratulation letter.
An exhibition of Central Asian artists, organized by the Center of Contemporary Art Soros-Almaty Social Fund will open on 21 December in Mumbai, India, Kazinform reports.
The exposition "History, culture and traditions of Uzbekistan" was presented in Kiev, capital of Ukraine, within the framework of the "Exhibition of decorative applied arts and national costumes".
"The centre of Uzbek culture in the Chuvash Republic" public organization has been set up in Chuvashia [of Russia], a correspondent of the Regnum news agency has learnt at the Chuvash Ministry of Culture.
It took 14 years for University of Wyoming professor Marianne Kamp to write her latest book, “The New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity, and Unveiling under Communism.”