The ancient Silk Road city of Samarkand has celebrated its 2,750th anniversary with displays of fireworks and dance. Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who was born in Samarkand, praised the city’s rich cultural and historical heritage.
Good news for art critics, historians, artists, craftsmen, tourists, travel agents, students and art-lovers in general - an online directory of museums artandcraft.uz has been launched.
The Uzbek government offered the Imam Al Bukhari’s tomb as a Muslim religious tourist site in Uzbekistan, Bernama reported quoting the head of the Uzbek promotion and investment expert group, Khursanov Abdulo.
Prominent Uzbek Young Pop star Iroda Dilroz has recently made it public to her fans that the star is about to release her new album making this one different throu its virtuality.
This year Registan square of Samarkand will witness the Sixth International festival Sharq taronalari with unique melodies of the East.
The "BBC Cardiff Singer of the World" International contest of young opera performers was held in Cardiff - the capital of Wales, Jahon reports.
The Samarkand regional department of Uzbektourism National Company together with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have published a "Guidebook of Samarkand" dedicated to the city’s 2750th anniversary, Jahon reported.
Chinese heritage experts and officials have selected an initial list of 48 sites along the country’s sections of the ancient Silk Road for its joint application with five central Asian countries for world cultural heritage status.