Uzbek music presented in Japan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) — The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Japan, together with the Committee for the Promotion of Culture (CSPC) and the International Foundation Toshiba, held a presentation and an evening of Uzbek music at the Third International Festival of Culture at the Tokyo TV Tower.
The one-day international festival was attended by representatives of public-political, cultural, business circles and mass media of Japan, as well as the embassies of Romania, Ukraine, Chile, Switzerland in Tokyo (about 2000 people in general).
Within the framework of the international festival, various presentations, concerts and exhibitions took place in the Tokyo TV tower.
During the event, expositions of national clothes, objects of national applied art were demonstrated, as well as materials about the rich cultural heritage and tourist monuments of the Uzbek people.
At the beginning of the event, a lecture was given by the professor of the University of Rishsjö H. Yasud on the archaeological excavations carried out in the Sukhandarya region. The presentation by Professor H. Yasuda on the results of joint Uzbek-Japanese archaeological expeditions in the Surkhandarya region to study ancient Buddhism in Central Asia, as well as on the most important Buddhist cultural monuments in Uzbekistan, caused particular interest among the participants.
Further, a presentation of the tourism potential of Uzbekistan, including rich culture, original traditions and customs of the Uzbek people with the demonstration of films about the tourist attractiveness of Surkhandarya and Bukhara regions was held.
The musical program was made by representatives of the Republican Specialized Music Academic Lyceum named after Glier, who performed the music on traditional instruments “Doira” and “Soz” together with the famous performer Akemi Tatemichi on the traditional Japanese instrument - “koto” (Japanese plucked musical instrument).