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.
International conference on development and promotion of cultural tourism in the countries of the Silk Road opened in Tashkent on 23 October. The forum, organized on the initiative of the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Uzbekistan to UNESCO Lola Karimova, gathered representatives of 50 countries and several international organizations, UzA reported.
The first festival of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC)’s cultures will be held in Minsk in May 2009, Belarusian Culture Minister Uladzimir Matvyaychuk told reporters in Minsk on 21 October.
The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, under the umbrella of the Qatar Foundation, will perform for the first time at the Qatar National Theatre on 30 October, The Peninsula reported.
International guests of the Style.uz Fashion and Design Week Closure ceremony in Samarqand had shared their impressions.
“A live legend” of the world fashion industry and the honorable guest of the Fashion an Design Week Style.uz Takada Kenzo arrived to Tashkent on Thursday. He took part in a solemn closing ceremony of the grandiose fashion project, which was held on 17 October in Samarkand. On 16 October - the fifth day of the Fashion Week the eminent guest answered to the journalists’ questions at the press-conference in the Youth Creativity Palace.
At the Tashkent press conference Vice President and art director of Chopard company Mrs. Carolina Gruozi-Shophel announced creation of a new jewelry collection in association with Guli brand. All collected means will be directed on charity.
Week of Design and Fashion Style.Uz 2008 opened in Tashkent on Sunday, 12 October. The Fund Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan, Style House and Association of fashion designers Osiyo Ramzi are organizers of event, which is organized for the third time.
The XXIII session of the CIS Cultural Cooperation Council will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 24 September. Kazakh Minister of Culture and Information Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed is expected to open it.