A New York painter known for blending ancient and modern artistic visions to create images of the natural world recently toured Uzbekistan, where she taught classes to art students, visited rock petro glyphs in Navoi Region, and painted pottery using ceramics techniques that have been used for centuries in Central Asia.
Han-atlas 2010 festival will take place at the Tashkent Institute of Textile and Light Industry. The Fund Forum and Uzbekistan Designers Association support the project. The festival will have several interesting events, including atlas exhibitions, scientific-practical seminars, fashion show, etc.
On 8-9 May, historical Khiva played host to the Third Festival of Traditional Culture Asrlar Sadosi (Echo of centuries), which is organized annually by the Fund Forum and UNESCO Representative Office in Uzbekistan.
Can we combine ultramodern chic and vintage? Can sports attire be trendy? Can children be jaunty and act professional on a catwalk at the same time? Answers to these questions come from Bolajonlar-Shirintoylar (Candy Kids) Festival of Children’s Fashion, which is organized annually by the Fund Forum in collaboration with Osiyo ramzi (Symbol of Asia) Association of Fashion Designers. This time again the Festival came up with a “Yes!” to all the incredible ideas of young fashion designers, the captivated audience and ambitious organizers.
The second day of the Asrlar Sadosi (Echo of Centuries) Festival of Traditional Culture started with a pilaf event organized in commemoration of May 9, Memory and Honour Day in Uzbekistan, and to honour World War II veterans and to extend to them congratulations.
Khiva, a city hidden in sands, is in full bloom – it is hosting the Third Festival of Traditional Culture Asrlar Sadosi (Echo of Centuries).
Tashkent’s Youth Creativity Palace is hosting an exhibition of the trainees of “New Generation Forum” Children’s Creativity Centre, showcasing works by members of Drawing Clubs Phoenix and Mozaika (Mosaic) and Souvenir Studio Rostok. The exhibition has been organized by the Fund Forum, the youth Creativity Palace, and the New Generation Forum.
As Asrlar Sadosi (Echo of Ages) Festival of Traditional Culture is poised to start, the fascinating city of Khiva is welcoming guests from far and wide.
Tashkent`s AZIA Gallery is due to host “Phoenix” (From miniature to painting), a personal exhibition of a famous Uzbek miniature artist Abdukhakim Karimov, organized by the Fund Forum and AZIA Gallery. The opening will take place on 5 May.
The Berlin Academy of Arts is hosting “Unwetter” (Ill Winds) video and sound installation. Among the 12 international artists presenting their works is Alexander Nikolayev, a member of IJOD Association of Artists, Art Critics and Craftsmen of Uzbekistan, with his film “Prayer”.