Four countries are trying to register Navruz, the first day of the ancient celebration of the New Year, beginning on the first day of spring, as an international day at the United Nations, IRNA reported.
The photo exhibition “The New Women. The 20th Century” opened on 19 November in the Art Gallery of Uzbekistan. The event organized by the United Nations Development Programme in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Uzbekistan is devoted to the 30th anniversary of CEDAW - the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
Recent upgrades at the Tamara Khanum Museum in Tashkent enable visitors to get a better, more personal look into the life of the famous dancer who brought Uzbek music and culture to the world.
Famous singer Cesaria Evora will hand over grants to young talents of Uzbekistan within the Festival of Children Art “Yangi Avlod”, which will be held in Tashkent on 17 November. The festival is held under aegis of UNICEF.
“Forum of Culture and Arts of Uzbekistan” Foundation (the Fund Forum) for the fourth time has organized the most high-profile cultural event in Central Asia, Art Week Style.Uz 2009.
American movies with themes ranging from cowboys riding the desert Southwest to love in the big city will be shown during the second annual American Film Festival from 6 to 8 November in Tashkent.
Japanese group of traditional dance Bandou Senguki gave a concert in Tashkent on 31 October 2009, which was organized in connection with “The Year of Cooperation of Japan and Central Asia 2009”.
Archaeological complex “Ming Urik” witnessed one of the regular creative projects of the Fund Forum of Culture and Arts of Uzbekistan - III International Art Exhibition “Time and symbols”, UzA reported.
A conference “Originality and diversity of cultures as factor for spiritual progress in society” will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on 24 October.