On 16 December 2020, at the 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, the Art of Miniature was included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Deputy Prime Minister Aziz Abdukhakimov announced this on his Facebook page.
A well-known scientist, member of the Scientific Council of the World Society from the United States, Frederick Starr proposed to virtually reconstruct the architectural monuments of Uzbekistan.
Firdavs Abdukhalikov, chairman of the board of the World Society for the Study, Preservation and Popularization of the Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan, addressed the participants with a welcoming speech.
Negatives of “The Revolt of the Daughters-in-Law” and “Bitter Berry” films, as well as 9 animated films of the 60s, stored in the State Film Fund of Russia, were digitized and returned to Uzbekistan.
As part of the Week of Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan, a powerful filmmaker from famous directors, actors and producers arrives in our country. Among them are Valdis Pelsh, Farhad Makhmudov, Janik Fayziev, Odelsha Agishev, Ali Khamraev and others.
Deputy Director General of UNESCO for Culture Ernesto Ottone sent a welcoming message to the participants and guests of the Week of Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan, which starts in Tashkent on 15 December this year.
On 15 December, within the framework of the IV International Congress "Cultural heritage of Uzbekistan - the foundation of a new Renaissance", a unique fashion show "National clothes - the pearl of a new Renaissance" will open at the Youth Creativity Palace.
Tigran Mkrtychev from 2 January 2021 takes over as director of Igor Savitsky State Museum of Arts.
The traditional Week of Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan and the IV International Congress "Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan as the basis of a new Renaissance" will be held in Tashkent on 15-18 December 2020.