The Samarkand regional department of Uzbektourism National Company together with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have published a "Guidebook of Samarkand" dedicated to the city’s 2750th anniversary, Jahon reported.
Chinese heritage experts and officials have selected an initial list of 48 sites along the country’s sections of the ancient Silk Road for its joint application with five central Asian countries for world cultural heritage status.
The International Summer School of Theater of the young actors of the CIS and Baltic countries opened in the town of Serpukhov near Moscow, Jahon reported.
An international art exhibition "The modern art of the Silk Road" opened in Germany. It was organized by the Art Gallery of Berlin together with embassies of the Central Asian countries, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria.
The museum of the village of Afshona, in which the great Abu Ali ibn-Sino was born and grew up, has been enriched with new exhibits, Jahon reported quoting Narodnoye Slovo newspaper on 30 May.
The "Wereldfolklorade-2007" International festival of folklore dances was held in the Belgian city of Oostrozebeke, Jahon news agency reported.
The nationwide contest of the national dance was held at the Uzbek National Academic Dramatic Theater. The Ministry for Culture and Sports and Uzbekraqs Association initiated the event, Jahon reported quoting the local agencies.
The Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan in cooperation with Khiva historical complex "Ichan-kala" published a four volume album-catalogue "Ichan-kala". The album-catalogue presents information on 54,000 exhibits stored this unique museum in the Uzbek, Russian and English.
The "Colors of blooming Shakhrisabz" art exhibition dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan has been opened at the Tashkent House of Photography, Jahon reported quoting the local agencies.
The traditional event of the "Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan" Foundation took place in Moscow again. This time the stage of the "Party" was primarily given to the young talents of Uzbekistan, laureates and diploma winners of youth’s competitions of the Foundation. The Uzbek youth’s debut caused high impressions of guests.