In February 2020, the Foundation for the Development of Culture and Art under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan presented in Tashkent the first children's book published as part of its publishing program.
Ilkhak, a historical film based on real events, tells about the tragic story of Zulfiya Zakirova from the village of Khanabad, Zangiata district of Tashkent region, who lost five sons on the battlefields of World War II: Isokjon, Ahmadjon , Muhammadjon, Wahobjon and Yusufjon Kholmatov.
A resolution of the President “On measures to further improve the efficiency of the field of fine and applied art” was adopted.
Last Sunday, more than 80 people from various parts of the world - from the UK to Australia, took part in the next online lessons in Uzbek national dances, organized by the British-Uzbek Friendship Society and the Embassy of Uzbekistan in London, Dunyo reported.
In April, May and June 2020, within the framework of the project, online screenings of films of Central Asian directors, which have become classics of modern cinema, are planned. The first screening will be organized from 17 to 24 April - viewers will be able to watch the film “Voiz” (“Orator”) by Yusup Razykov, as well as read an interview with the author about his work on the website of the Center for Contemporary Art in Tashkent.
Diva International magazine (Switzerland) has published material on the XII Sharq Taronalari International Music Festival. The author of the article, the publisher and editor-in-chief of the magazine, Merit Foss, took a direct part in this festival of folk music, Dunyo reported.
On 21 March, the filming of the movie Ilkhak, created by director Jahongir Akhmedov, commissioned by the Uzbekkino National Agency, was completed.
Uzbek citizens will see 30 new movie premieres during the celebration of Navruz.
Following the recommendations of the government on measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Uzbekkino suspends the implementation of several important joint international film projects.