During inspections, it was revealed that 146 illegal buildings were erected at 108 cultural heritage sites throughout the Republic. Mohinur Imomova, head of the information service of the Cultural Heritage Agency, announced this at a briefing in Tashkent.
From 2022, an international festival of gold embroidery and jewelry art will be held in Bukhara every two years. On this, in April 2021, a Decree of the President of the Republic was signed, and in October 2021, the corresponding Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
On 23 May 2022, the presentation of the "Cultural Heritage and Creativity Platform" was held at the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage.
The Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan, accompanied by a choir led by conductor Komoliddin Urinbayev, held a flash mob at Tashkent International Airport. The event became part of a large-scale opera festival, which these days takes place in different locations of the capital.
The traditional flower festival in Namangan began with a parade of unusually decorated vehicles on 22 May.
On 19 May 2022, the 19th Meeting of Ministers of Culture of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was held in Tashkent under the chairmanship of the Uzbek side.
On 17 May, the Culture and Art Development Foundation of Uzbekistan and the French architectural bureau Studio KO held a public presentation of two projects at once: the reconstruction of the building of the Center for Contemporary Art and art residences in the Namuna and Khast Imam mahallas in Tashkent.
Today, on 18 May, in honor of the International Museum Day, Uzbekistan is hosting an Open Doors Day. The opening ceremony of the "International Museum Day" was held at the State Art Museum of Uzbekistan.
The competition Buzatov FEST" was organized among the age categories of 10-15, 16-22 and 23-30 years old in 4 areas: bakhshi art, traditional performance, opera and variety art, Nodir Abdukodirov, head of the information service of the Agency for Youth Affairs, said.
The House of Cinematographers hosted a presentation of projects that are being implemented in the format of co-production by filmmakers of Uzbekistan together with Belarusfilm, as well as a celebration of film director Elyor Ishmukhamedov in connection with his 80th birthday.