Fund Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan and UK’s British Council signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in education, culture and art in Tashkent, the Uzbek fund said in a press release on 30 October.
The Third Style.uz-2008 Design and Fashion Week (12-17 October, 2008) has become a cultural art-week, according to national and international art-experts.
International photo biennale TashkentALE 2008 ended in the capital of Uzbekistan. The event was devoted to the 2,200th anniversary of the city and organized by the Fund Forum of culture and art of Uzbekistan, the Arts Academy and the Tashkent house of photography.
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.