The President of Uzbekistan visited the mausoleum of Sultan Saodat near Termez. Surahs from the Holy Quran were recited.
Navruz is widely celebrated in Uzbekistan.
Bukhara hosted the First International Forum “Ziyorat tourism” (Pilgrimage tourism).
On December 10-11, Tashkent will host an international multimedia forum dedicated to the results of the project “Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan in World Collections” for this year and development of a roadmap for 2019.
The first International Forum of Maqom Art continues in Shakhrisabz. This forum is significant in its scope, thematic coverage and a large number of participants. The event is attended by artists from 73 countries.
The President of Turkey RecepTayyip Erdogan, accompanied by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, visited the regional museum of local lore Ark fortress in Bukhara.
A general education school has been opened at “Amudaryo” children’s health camp, where school of bakhshi will start operating. Students here will learn folk art and master the secrets of playing folk instruments. Classes will be conducted by four people’s bakhshi of Uzbekistan along with qualified specialists.
On December 29, a meeting devoted to the analysis of the ongoing activities on development of the national cinematography and film industry, addressing problems in the sphere was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the memorial complex created in Jizzakh in memory of Hamid Alimjan and Zulfiya.
Uzbekistan’s citizens have voted to shortlist seven wonders of Uzbekistan-2016 within the framework of the www.meros.uz internet project.