The "Great Silk Road" with no less probability could be called the "Great Tea Road", - long before our era, the traveler Zhang Qian laid a caravan route from China to Central Asia, and caravans were carried not only silk, porcelain and paper, but also tea.
A delegation from the Art and Culture Development Foundation visited the city of Dammam in Saudi Arabia, which houses the Ithra Institute, a leading cultural institution established in 2018 that supports and develops talent and intercultural initiatives.
On 28 January, a ceremony of presenting the national award in the field of culture and art "Stars of New Uzbekistan" was held in Tashkent.
On 22 February as part of the cultural program of the first large- exhibition of cultural and historical heritage: “The splendor of the oases of Uzbekistan. At the crossroads of caravan routes” held in the Louvre (Paris), a solo concert by the famous Uzbek pianist Bekhzod Abduraimov will take place.
From 1 to 19 March 2023, the State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Uzbekistan named after Alisher Navoi will host the International Ballet Festival, organized by the Art and Culture Development Foundation.
A grand opening of the first Biennial of Islamic Art in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) took place, which will last until 23 April 2023.
On 28 January, the ceremony of presenting the National Prize of Culture and Art "New Stars of Uzbekistan" will be held in Tashkent. The award is given to talented creators who have made a significant and fruitful contribution to improving the culture and art of our country, increasing its international prestige.
From 23 January to 23 April 2023, the first Biennial of Islamic Art will be held in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), which will feature 17 exhibits from Uzbekistan.
An unusual street exhibition dedicated to Uzbekistan has opened in the very center of the city of Swidnitsa (Poland).
Director of the Uffizi Gallery Eike Schmidt made an official visit to Uzbekistan to sign a Memorandum on the preparation of an exhibition in Florence.