On 30 June in Paris, Art and Culture Development Foundation signed agreements with the Louvre Museum and the Arab World Institute to hold two large-scale exhibitions dedicated to the cultural and historical heritage of Uzbekistan.
Within the framework of the project "Cultural heritage of Uzbekistan in the collections of the world", for the first time, a book-album dedicated to the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan in the collections of the Republic of Tatarstan is being prepared for publication.
The World Bank (WB) and the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan announced the results of a joint contest for young photographers focusing on the fight against poverty and issues of social and economic development in the country. Over 170 photos from various regions of Uzbekistan were submitted for the contest jury’s consideration.
From 19 to 23 June, Bishkek hosts the tenth Umut Forum of Young Cinema of the CIS countries. Filmmakers from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, India, China and Tajikistan take part in it.
The Russia-Culture TV channel is currently hosting a series of films dedicated to Uzbekistan, the great past of Uzbekistan, large-scale cultural projects of today, the continuity of traditions and generations.
The Cinematography Agency and the Sputnik Vostok Production film studio presented the first joint Uzbek-Russian film for children and teenagers, The Taste of the Sun. A screening for members of the arts council, film critics, the public and the media was held at the Yulduz cinema. The big premiere of the film will be timed to coincide with the Youth Day of Uzbekistan.
On 4 June, a solemn concert in memory of the famous musician Mukhtar Ashrafi took place on the stage of State Academic Bolshoi Theatre named after Alisher Navoi. The program of the evening included the brightest fragments of the works of Mukhtar Ashrafi and world classics. The event was designed to reveal to the guests the multifaceted heritage of Mukhtar Ashrafi, honor the memory of the classic of Uzbek music and pay tribute to his talent as a teacher.
During the stay in Paris of the delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan, headed by the Deputy Khokim of Kashkadarya region Rustam Yuldashev, a meeting was organized with the Director General of the International Council for the Preservation of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Marie-Laure Lavenir and Director of the ICOMOS Consulting and Monitoring Department R. Durigello.