Events in Uzbekistan

Ceremonial presentation of national heritage of Uzbekistan in International Cultural Festival

At the 13th International Cultural Festival were presented the traditions and folk arts of Uzbekistan. Organized by Chinese National University this annual event attracts many visitors and host in October in the capital of China.

The memorial museum of great ruler

In the village Hodzhailgor will create a unique museum that reflects the history of the family of Amir Temur (Tamerlane) and his childhood.

The ancient castle becomes a museum

The government of Uzbekistan has declared the reconstruction of the castle Sulaymon-Kala in Khorezm region, which history reaches three thousand years.

Festival of Contemporary Cinema in Tashkent

Among the centers of world cinema, which demonstrates the best movies of all countries and continents will soon take its place the first Tashkent International Festival of Contemporary cinema.

Festival of antique carpets in Bukhara

During November guests of Bukhara have unique opportunity to visit the exposition of ancient carpets in the Museum of Maghoki-Attar Mosque. All visitors could shift into the bewitching atmosphere from Medieval Tales.

Unique temple was discovered in Khorezm

The temple of worshipers is a unique monument of Zoroastrianism - the oldest of the world religions, that was excavated in Khorezm. It became another convincing proof of the views of Uzbek scientists that ancient Khorezm is the cradle of Zoroastrianian religion.

Bazar- Art 2013. The palette of national heritage

Residents and visitors to the capital can once again plunge into the world of beauty for three days. From 23 to 25 November National Arts Centre will host an exhibition-fair «Bazar- Art» in the autumn version.

Preservation of archaeological sites

In Tashkent International Caravanserai of Culture of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan continues workshops on "Archaeology 2013"

HYATT Regency Tashkent will open in 2014

According to announced management agreement between Hyatt Hotels Corporation and State Unitary Enterprise of Uzbekistan Hyatt Regency Tashkent is scheduled to open in the end of 2014.

New high-speed rail route Almaty-Tashkent

According to Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan high-speed route Almaty - Tashkent will meet the increased demand and the travel time will be reduced on average by 1.5-2 times.

The IV International Theatre Festival Theatre.UZ 2013

Theatre.UZ is an annual event devoted to promoting dramatic art in Uzbekistan. In 2013 in the first day of the festival was demonstrated a joint project of Uzbekistan and Israel - a play called «Happy End» by Israeli playwright Ido Netanyahu.

Opening of "Golden Gepard"

Third Tashkent International Film Forum "Golden Gepard" started from the brightest film project of the year, and certainly one of the most important parts of the diverse Week Art Week Style.uz was given by tradition at the opening ceremony of the Film Forum.

Tourism on Silk Road. Common strategy of development

In October, 2013 UNWTO and UNESCO have organized the conference that was devoted to promoting a common strategy for the development of tourism corridors of Silk Road heritage in Central Asia and China.

New visa department in Urgench airport

In the near future in the Khorezm region will open visa department at the airport in Urgench. It will reduce the cost of permits for foreign tourists coming to Uzbekistan mostly from European countries.

Tashkent hosts exhibition of Korean artists

In October, 2013 the International Caravanserai of Ikuo Hirayama demonstrates the cultural heritage of South Korea. These pictures are poetic story about the beauty of its nature, very impressive landscapes of extraordinary beauty colors that fascinate everyone from the very first glance.

Sixth Week of Art

An outstanding musician Yuri Bashmet will open the concert dedicated Art Week Style.uz. The laureate of numerous Russian and foreign awards, the author of the famous musical projects Yuri Bashmet will give a concert on October, 22.

Photo exposition of Bukhara and Samarkand in Berlin

In Berlin, with the assistance of the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Germany launched a photo exhibition of the famous German artist and photographer Frank Roedel "Uzbek diary: in the footsteps of the West- Eastern Divan of I.Gete ."

The monument of Alisher Navoi in China

In the Shanghai University was held a solemn ceremony of "foundation stone" of a monument to Alisher Navoi. The rector of Shanghai University Lee Wei expressed his happiness about the perpetuation of the memory of the great Uzbek poet and statesman of the territory of China.

New recreational perspectives in Zaamin area

In late September, the special meeting was held on the prospects for the development of medical tourism and the possibility of expanding the network of sanatorium in the foothills of Jizzakh region, and also the expansion of the tourist potential of the area Zaamin.

New international airports in the regions of Uzbekistan

In September, the Government of Uzbekistan adopted a decision to open the airports of Andijan, Namangan, Ferghana, Termez and Karshi for international flights.

The most ancient capital of Khorezm

Ancient city of Akshahan Kala was discovered as a result of excavation,conducted by Karakalpak -Australian archaeological expedition. During the excavations, it was proved that it is the most ancient capital of Khorezm.

Uzbekistan as an attractive destination for interesting holiday

In a popular Spanish newspaper ABC was published a review of four attractive destinations for interesting holiday, recommended by the travel company Viajes El Corte. The article, accompanied by colorful photo illustrations, along with the sights of India, China and the Portuguese island of Madeira describes the ancient cities of Uzbekistan.

Golden Guepard

Tashkent International Film Forum “Golden Guepard” is the annual event that will be held in the third time and will be involved short-length, full-length and animated films.It will be held October 19-24 as part of Art Week Style.uz.

Orient Silk Road Express

On 16th of September was launched the first tourist train Orient Silk Road Express. The first trip was made on the route Tashkent-Kamashi-Kitab-Urgench-Bukhara-Samarkand-Tashkent.

Uzairways. New route to Volgograd

The national airline "Uzbekistan Airways" is expanding its route network and opens a new direction in Volgograd. From September 18 flights on the route Tashkent - Volgograd - Tashkent will be made once a week, on Wednesdays, at the comfortable airbus A320.

Tourism on the silk road – 2013

The exhibition Tourism on the Silk Road 2013 will take place in October, 8 - 10 in Tashkent and will include several events such as concerts of national music, Cuisine Festival, and several expositions. The International Pavilion of the exhibitions is meant for about 50 foreign companies from France, India, Czech Republic, UAE, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Israel, China, Turkey, Tajikistan, Thailand, Jordan etc.

Uzairways: Assessment of quality

National Airline "Uzbekistan Airways" was assessed during the audit of the quality of service by the independent rating agency Skytrax. Skytrax is an authoritative British agency specializing in the study of the quality of offered services provided by airlines.

A new trolleybus fleet of Khorezm

Administration of Khorezm region has received four new czech trolleybuses "Skoda". In the near future they will serve passengers on the route "Urgench-Khiva-Urgench."

Uzairways: price reduction on airline tickets

National airline "Uzbekistan Airways" has reduced the prices on the air tickets on certain local destinations. From August 26, 2013 it will be put into effect a new tariff which will be 23 euro for foreign nationals or 65,000 UZS for residents of Uzbekistan at the direction of Tashkent – Karshi. The offer is valid until 26 September 2013.

New tourist train Afsona

Within the framework the 19th Tashkent International Tourism Fair will be presented a new tourist train "Afsona" ("Legend"). The special tourist train will be connecting the capital with the tourist centers of Uzbekistan.The train Afsona is one of the most comfortable vehicles. It consists of 8 luxury wagons and several coupes, a restaurant wagon as well.

Oriental oasis

One of the most authoritative, accessible, informative and entertaining source in the world of tourism 'Traveller International' magazine recommends visiting Uzbekistan. The articles narrate about International festivals Shark Taronalari and Asrlar Sadosi that demonstrate the ancient traditions of Uzbekistan.

Golden treasure of remote ages

Unique finding were discovered in the village of Maisky in Tashkent region. 14 gold objects were found during excavations by the locals. The collection consists of coin with the image of the emperor and the ancient gods, belt plaques shackle, the tip of the belt and sewed patches, as well as a fragment of the object of unknown purpose in the shape of a hook with beads.

Art Week Style.Uz

Art Week Style.Uz is annual event of fashion, arts and culture in Central Asia. This year’s Style.Uz is scheduled for October 22-27. This event is the project, gathering masters of handcraft, designer, artistsand world celebrities from all over the world.

Czech film festival

Czech cinematography will be presented in the Tashkent International Film Festival as part of the "Golden Guepard". An agreement was reached that it would be interesting to acquaint Uzbek audience with films - stories of recent times. Czech Republic will show them at the International Film Festival "Golden Cheetah", which will be held from the 19th to the 24th of September this year.

New touristic brand of Khoresm

National Company "Uzbekturizm" summed up the creative competition "Making tourism brand of the Khorezm region", which was held from 5 to 20 June. According to the company's competition featured nearly 200 works of 42 members.In selecting of works it was applied such criteria as originality and novelty of ideas, clarity and appeal to people of Uzbekistan and other countries, a combination of the brand's historic sights and natural potential of Khorezm.

Photo Exhibition in Tashkent

The aim of the exhibition is to present a portrait of the emigrants. It narrates about the joy of victory and the success stories of these people with artistic and eloquent language of photography. There are recognizable people in Tashkent, former actors of "Ilkhom" theater, extreme snowboarders, designers, photographers, stylists, musicians, filmmakers and writers, restaurateurs, those who captured the camera lens of a young photographer.

Launched an additional train Tashkent - Termez

Due to increased passenger traffic it is assigned an additional train number 480/479 communication Tashkent-Termez-Tashkent plying from Tashkent in 21 July - 11 August in odd numbers. Train departure from Tashkent is 6 pm and arrival time is 9 am. On August 12th the train set number 380/379 Tashkent-Termez-Tashkent in daily use.

New opportunities for ecotourism in Khorezm

In Uzbekistan, along the river Amu Darya will be ecotourism zone. Currently in the Khorezm region of Uzbekistan work is underway on opening of new tourist routes. According to experts, in the future organization of ecotourism zones in the river Amu Darya will create an opportunity to tourists to enjoy nature, to join the unique landscape of the oasis.

Cultural heritage of Uzbekistan in Bonn

In Bonn, held the traditional annual International Festival of World Cultures. Uzbekistan was presented by the German-Uzbek Friendship Society. National stand of Uzbekistan, which refers to the historical and cultural tourism potential of the country, aroused great interest among the guests and participants of the festival. The exhibition provided an opportunity to get a visual representation of the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan.

The festival of National cuisine

This Festival is the biggest «tasty» event in the cultural life of Uzbekistan. Visitors of the festival will gain lot of pleasant experiences, as well as tasting pilaf from different regions of Uzbekistan and the best restaurants of the city, where the chefs will demonstrate their skills and the latest trends in food service.

Concerts of French Ensemble «Papyros'n»

Embassy of France in Uzbekistan and the French Institute in Uzbekistan jointly with the Fund Forum and the support of «Oberthur Technologies» and representation «Schneider Electric», invited the ensemble «Papyros'N» for a concert at the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan.

Egypt in Uzbekistan

Opening of Egyptian culture Week was held in the National Arts Centre in Tashkent on 24 March at 18.30. The organizers of large-scale cultural events are: Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Republic of Uzbekistan

The elusive layers of history

The Gallery Art and Fact held a retrospective exhibition of Max Penson. It dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of the legendary Uzbek photographer. Max Penson, a lifelong artist, set himself the task fixing rapid changes taking place in Uzbekistan. He tried to turn every shot into an artistic metaphor. In the photo he saw the continuation and development of painting, new content and display an understanding of reality.

Glimpses of antiquity

In Uzbekistan unique gold Byzantine objects have been found during excavations. As experts of the art management expertise of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the composition of findings suggests that the equipment is removed from the burial of a noble Byzantine warrior. Gold items were part of the gear and apparel decoration and dated V-VI centuries.

Annual Festival of Bukhara. Unforgettable event of Uzbek culture

In august you can join an unforgettable event in Bukhara. During the festival, you can visit the fair of handicrafts, where are introduced the works of more than 50 masters from Central Asia. At the festival, any visitor gets acquainted with a wonderful article of oriental culture. In addition, guests can enjoy folklore show programs in major touristic centers of Bukhara such as Poi Kalyan, Labi Hauz.

Splendour of medieval. In Samarkand has created mini-replicas of famous landmarks

Samarkand presented models of Ulugbek, Sher Dor and Tilla-Cory sights. Mockups were made with mathematical precision: complied geometric proportions with recreation of all the ornaments. According to architect of the project it was important to make miniature replicas of landmarks such they were at the dawn of its existence.

New way. In Andijan region will be a new motorway

25-kilometer route will connect Gulistan - Buku - Angren - Kokand - Andijan and Osh. Now in Huzhaobod district of Andijan region is building a 25-km segment of the A-373 towards Gulistan - Buka - Angren - Kokand - Andijan - Osh.

National Festival of Friendship. Fergana hosts National Festival of Culture

The aim of the festival is maintenance of inter-ethnic and inter-religious harmony, respecting the provision of culture and traditions of different nationalities, the increasing role and importance of national cultural centers in the formation of well-being and prosperity of the country.

Bewitching oasis. Traveller International recommends visiting Uzbekistan

Article of this newspaper narrates about Tashkent International Tourism Fair, the festivals Shark taronalari and Asrlar sadosi that contribute to the preservation of ancient traditions and spiritual values, bringing their essence and values as unique heritage.

New horizons for development. ADB loan for improving the infrastructure

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided a loan of $ 220 million to Government of Uzbekistan for the construction of the national highway in Namangan region.

The Lyrical Motives. In Tashkent was opened a new monument

In the National Park of Uzbekistan named after Alisher Navoi was inaugurated the monument of national writer of Uzbekistan Saeed Ahmad (1920-2007) and poet Saida Zunnunova (1926-1977).

One Day. Photo exhibition of the Shanghai Association of Photographers

The Tashkent House of Photography held a photo exhibition "One fine day in the life of Shanghainese women."

Grandiose feast of music. The festival Sharq Taronalari

From 25 to 30 August, the famous Registan Square in Samarkand, which is considered one of the most unique monuments of the ancient East, will be the center of the IX International Festival of the Arts.

Uniqueness of heritage. Tashkent hosts exhibition from the Kokand Museum

Tashkent hosts exhibition from the Kokand Museum The whole month from June 4 to July 4 this year Gallery of Fine Arts of Uzbekistan organizes an exhibition of the composition where you can find number of unequalled art works and treasures from Kokand museum of local history.

Days of Europe in Uzbekistan. Photo Exhibition and Film Festival of European culture

The exhibition will be held in the framework of the European project dedicated to honoring the fiftieth anniversary of the Elys?e Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation signed by several countries of the Old World, and sold by the diplomatic missions of Germany and France.

The potential for the development. The chain of seminars and workshops within the framework of Uzbek Tourism Forum

National Tourism Forum will take place on June, 7 in Khiva, and will be attended by leading experts of the tourism industry in Uzbekistan. During the Forum will be organized training seminars with leading experts of restaurant and hotel business in Uzbekistan. These workshops are devoted to presentation of the national cuisine and oriental hospitality.

Feel the beauty and fascination. The butterfly show-exhibition

In June in the exhibition hall of the Culture and Art will be held the grand opening of the Theatre-show of live butterflies, where you can see the fireworks of the butterflies.

New sightseeing in Nurata. In Nurata was established National Park

This park in Nurata is spread over an area of 3.5 hectares, resulting in the park were planted a lot of green fir trees, compact shrubs, yucca and Japanese indigo, Crimean elms, weeping willows, chestnuts, with more than 7,000 different ornamental trees and 10,000 varieties of flowers.

Cherish the treasures of heritage. Within the Festival Asrlar Sadosi 2013 was opened mausoleum of Bibi Orif

In May 2013 passed opening the renovated memorial complex of Bahauddin Naqshbandi in Bukhara region, and also reconstructed Bibi Orif mausoleum. Guise of this building brought back its original appearance. It has become more convenient for tourists and pilgrims, who, like many centuries ago, come to this "holy city" – as Bukhara called in the East.

The sincerity of glance. Tashkent hosts exhibition of young artist Olga Fedina

The aim of the exhibition is to present a portrait of the emigrant, who left from Tashkent to talk about work, the loss, the joy of victory and the success stories of these people with artistic and eloquent language of photography. There are recognizable people in Tashkent, former theater actors "Ilkhom", extreme snowboarders, designers, photographers, stylists, musicians, filmmakers and writers, restaurateurs, those who captured the camera lens of a young photographer.

Chatkal pearl. The Asian mountains spellbind and store numerous legends of the past

Reconstructed and put into operation resort base "Yangiabad - Chatkal pearl", this is at an altitude of 1500 meters above sea level in the foothills of the Tien Shan. Using its own financial resources and credit allowed entrepreneurs it was carried out major repairs and reconstruction of hotel building with 57 seats, a complex food and rest, restore the cable car, to fix an area of 40 hectares, to create an artificial lake.

New route to Khorezm. Launched the new rail line Tashkent-Karshi-Urgench

In Uzbekistan, for the development of the domestic tourism and promotion of rail tours, organized a special tourist train "Afsona" from Tashkent to Karshi and Urgench. The train consists of 8 luxury couches: a luxury coupe and a restaurant car.

Multicultural features of Uzbekistan. Join Fifth National Festival of Friendship

In the Fergana Drama Theater on April 25 of this year in the V National Festival of Friendship and Culture Uzbekistan is our common home" took place on the regional stage of the scientific and practical seminar on the theme: "The place of national and spiritual values in the formation of well-being.

Regards de Femmes. Photo Exhibition with French color

In April and May in the Tashkent House of Photography will take place a photo exhibition of Frederick Beapertuis-Bressand (France) Regards de Femmes («Women through women's eyes"). The author has devoted more than 30 years studying the art and history of Central Asia, particularly Uzbekistan.

Culture of the Rising Sun. Days of Japanese Culture in Tashkent

In April it is scheduled to open the Days of Japanese Culture in Tashkent with participation of Arts Academy of Uzbekistan. The guests will be able to join this cultural event of the country of the rising sun in April. The program of events includes the master classes by representatives of the International Caravanserai of Culture Ickuo Hyryama. Visiting them, guests will learn the proper wearing traditional Japanese clothing - kimonos, and come upon the art of origami woodcuts, will take part in the famous tea ceremony.

Motifs of Springtime Discover the oriental patterns in a personal exhibition of Peter Annikov.

Opened at the Fine Arts Gallery exhibition Annenkov becomes longed-for event. Peter Annenkov is interesting artists of Uzbekistan, whose life and work clearly shows so multicultural country as Uzbekistan. He is ethnic Russian, but knows Uzbek history and ethnography, culture and literature perfectly.

Splendor of oriental peculiarity. Spring exhibition of portraiture in Tashkent

On April, 20 in the Gallery Art and Fact held a personal exhibition of independent artist Jamshid Adilov. The works of this artist performed in a genre of portrait painting in the grotesque - ironic manner. Most portraits have fictional character. The images captured on canvas are collective. The author reflects the human nature in his portraits, trying to capture the invisible flow of energy in the internal processes of behavior.

World Travel and Tourism Council Rating

Uzbekistan was ranked as one of the most dynamic tourist destinations. According to World Tourism Council Uzbekistan joined the five countries with the fastest growing travel sector of tourism.

The indelible pages of history. The Gallery Art and Fact held a retrospective exhibition of Max Penson

It dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of the legendary Uzbek photographer. Max Penson, a lifelong artist, set himself the task fixing rapid changes taking place in Uzbekistan. He tried to turn every shot into an artistic metaphor. In the photo he saw the continuation and development of painting, new content and display an understanding of reality.

Greatness of historical spirit. In Samarkand celebrate 620 years since the birth of Ulugbek

Ulugbek Mirza Muhammad is Uzbek astronomer and mathematician, statesman, scientist, educator and grandson of Tamerlane. During his governing Samarkand became one of the world centers of science of Medieval. As the ruler of Samarkand Ulugbek paid great attention to the development of education in the country. He had built wide range of schools and madrasah in Bukhara, Samarkand and other cities and patronized scholars.

PilafFest - Dainty piece of the east

The new spring-summer International Uzbek tourist exhibition "World of Rest" 2013 will be held the festival of national pilaf «PilafFest». Festival «PilafFest» - this is the biggest "tasty" event in the cultural life of Uzbekistan. Expocentre will turn into a huge national outdoor restaurant. Visitors of the festival will gain lot of pleasant experiences, as well as tasting pilaf from different regions of Uzbekistan and the best restaurants of the city, where the chefs will demonstrate their skills and the latest trends in food service.

Festival 'Silk and Spices'

Every June, you can join an unforgettable event in Bukhara Festival "Silk and Spices". During the festival, you can visit the fair of handicrafts, where are introduced the works of more than 50 masters from Central Asia. At the festival, any visitor gets acquainted with a wonderful article of oriental culture. In addition, guests can enjoy folklore show programs in major touristic centers of Bukhara such as Poi Kalyan, Labi Hauz.

Charity concerts in Tashkent

Spring months in Tashkent will be held charity concerts at the National Academic Musical Lyceum Assumption. Participants of the concert are winners of many international competitions and national festivals.

Photo Exhibition “Women in inspiration search”

In March and April of this year, you can visit the exhibition "Women in inspiration search" organized by the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan. This exhibition will be able to ship in the fate of the famous women of Uzbekistan. They can be seen as an example for others to follow, as they are a source of inspiration for new discoveries.

Charming patterns of the skullcaps of Uzbekistan

Enjoy the national exhibition of oriental age-old ornaments! We are pleased to announce that during March all visitors will have an opportunity to get to Samarkand exhibition "Charming patterns of skullcaps" which take place in the Samarkand gallery Chorsu.

Fascinating echo of Tropics

Until 21th April 2013 at National Museum of Art in Tashkent, everyone has a chance to see Butterflies Exhibition. This much-anticipated exhibit is held in Tashkent for the first time, however hopefully it would not be the last one.

Asrlar Sadosi 2013 Festival of Traditional Culture will be held in Navoi region of Uzbekistan at Sarmishsay Gorge

On a 4th and 5th of May in Uzbekistan for the sixth time will be held one of the greatest events in the country and throughout Central Asia - Festival of Traditional Culture "Asrlar sadosi" (Echo of Centuries), which presents the diversity of national traditions and customs, arts and crafts, ethnic cuisine, unique oral and intangible heritage of Uzbekistan. The organizer of the festival is the "Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan" and UNESCO Office in Tashkent.

“Jeldorpass” proudly released the information about the new tourist express train

Exciting event is prepared for the tourism life of Uzbekistan by “Uzbekistan railways”: new tourist express train will be launched along the historical route of legendary Silk Road. According to the head of the agency of tourism, advertising and market research of "Uzjeldorpass" Fozil Sharipov, soon a special schedule will be developed for this new tourist train.

Uzbekistan will present tourism potential at the famous international tourism fair in Madrid

Tomorrow, January 30, is scheduled official opening ceremony of the National Stand "Uzbekistan" at the International Tourism Fair «FITUR-2013» in the Spanish capital. The day before the start of «FITUR-2013" at the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) the official meeting between chairman of "Uzbektourism" Farrukh Rizaev, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai, the Executive Director of the UNWTO Zoltan Somogy and Regional Director of the UNWTO in Europe Isabella Guarani took place.

Uzbek culture festival was widely presented at the international exhibition in the U. S. A., New York

Festival of Traditional Culture called "Asrlar sadosi" (the meaning is Echo of Centuries) proven in the international arena as a "calling card" of the whole Uzbekistan, was finally widely presented at the New York Travel Show which is undoubtedly one of the largest international travel trade shows in the U. S.

“Uzbekistan Airways” forbade the transportation of active psychotropic substances by the passengers

It was reported, that National Airline Company "Uzbekistan Airways" recently have banned transportation of fenazepam and also phenobarbital by their passengers. It is forbidden for the passengers to import and export the medicines of two items that contain drugs.

Travelling to Khiva on the special tourist trolleybus will be possible in the near future

Local and foreign visitors of Urgench will soon have opportunity to travel to the main Tourist Center of Khorezm on the tourist trolleybus. In any case, the possibility of this isn’t excluded by Uzbek tour operators, who have recently been in the Khorezm region during the study of the tourist potential of this rapidly developing in recent year’s region.

The reconstruction of Zaamin regional museum finally ended

During the conference there was an active discussion of the the Draft Programme development of tourism of the Khorezm region for the period 2013-2013 years, which the government plans to approve in the near future. The conference and round table in Urgench were organized by "Uzbektourism" national company, House of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and Khorezm region hakimiat.

Prospects of Khorezm region tourism were discussed during the video conference in Urgench

During the conference there was an active discussion of the the Draft Programme development of tourism of the Khorezm region for the period 2013-2013 years, which the government plans to approve in the near future. The conference and round table in Urgench were organized by "Uzbektourism" national company, House of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and Khorezm region hakimiat.

New transit lounge in “Tashkent” airport has been put into service

Comfortable transit lounge with fast food lunchroom, mother & child room, first aid post, “Duty-free” and computer hall opened in “Tashkent” International Airport. Press-service of the air company announced that customs control lounge was widened much and completed with additional inspection equipment, so that the process of control passing will be faster and easier for passengers.

Uzbekistan introduces new railroad routes to Russia

“Uzjeldorpass” company stated that from the February 4 of present year the new train numbered 474/473 will be introduced to transport the passengers. Train with the route Tashkent-Volgograd that will be running once a week. This new train will be leaving Tashkent on Mondays, at 11:30 pm and it will coming back on Thursdays.

Travel agencies and hotels of Uzbekistan will pay no more taxes for the tourist service

On January 14 the statement “On Approval of the travel fees charged to travel agencies and hotels for tourist service” will be cancelled by the new statement of the Ministry of Finance and “Uzbektourism” National Company.

Agreement about cooperation between Uzbekistan and Korea in tourism

Uzbekistan and Korea expressed their intension to cooperate in the sphere of tourism by signing the mutual agreement on September 20, 2012 in Seoul. This agreement was approved by Islam Karimov on January 3, 2013. It means that Uzbek Foreign Ministry will send a notification on the country internal procedures necessary for the agreement to become operative.

“Birds of Uzbekistan” photo album was released as a big present for ornithologist-tourists

New illustrated album “Birds of Uzbekistan” released by Discovery Bookshop will become a great New Year’s present and guide for those who love ornithologist tourism and have an interest in ornithology of Uzbekistan. This edition is available in Russian and English languages. As told by the publishers, this is the first edition about birds with photos of such quality in the world.

New tourist route was included in Navoi region tour, Uzbekistan

New project, developed in Navoi region, presents one-day tourist route performing world famous historical places of Uzbekistan. Now tourists and guests have a great possibility to visit Kosim-Sheikh mosques (XVI century) and this is only the beginning of the new route.

The Last “Bazar-Art” exhibition of passing year went off in Uzbekistan, Tashkent

Dedicated to New Year, last “Bazar-Art” exhibition of year 2012, it took place in Tashkent Center of National Arts on December 22. More than 100 artists and masters participated in this New Year’s fair among which are Members of the Association of Artists; well-known art experts, “IJOD” folk craftsmen, also participants of autumn trade fair «Bazar-Art-2012» and of course non-professionals, who are willing to show their art works to the others.

The Cabinet of Ministers made it clear about selling air tickets for the foreign exchange in Uzbekistan

Some changes and additions were made in the Resolution of the Cabinet Ministers (01.08.2011), № 224 "On measures to streamline implementation of flight services". The new order will be introduced from 1 January, 2013 and it provides cases of realization of tickets for foreign exchange (including transfer carriage).

Art exhibition “World of many faces” welcomes everyone in the Tashkent Art Gallery until January 21, 2013

Tashkent Art Gallery opened the doors for all the guests who are willing to see the exhibition called “World of many faces”. This exhibition of arts presents the works of many famous Uzbek artists (etudes, graphics etc.). Exhibited works were inspired by travelling around the world, to the different countries of near and far abroad.

“Uzbek railways” introduces electronic ticketing

JSC "Uzjeldorpass" started preliminary work on introduction e-ticketing in Uzbekistan. Soon everyone will have the possibility to order the ticket using web-site of the company. This became necessary because the number of Uzbek citizens coming back from foreign countries lowered.

New electronic city guide by Samarkand Information Library Center named after Pushkin

Specialists of Samarkand Information Library Center developed new multimedia soft, including the information about the history and sights of one of the greatest ancient cities of the world – Samarkand.

“Uzbekistan havo yullari” drops the prices

Same rates on tickets in the cities of Uzbekistan were brought down by the Uzbek air company. For example, now the cost of airline tickets for flights to Andijan, Namangan and Ferghana is 67,000 sums in one way, including taxes. New low rates will be valid until 31 December 2012, as was told by the press service of NAC.

“Leitner Ropeways” wants to modernize ski resorts of Uzbekistan

Austrian company producing aerial tramways, chair lifts, cableways and other stuff for mountain vacations, “Leither Ropeways”, is now interested in establishing cooperation with Uzbekistan and participating in modernization and upgrade projects for the famous ski resorts of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The new tourist projects of the New Year 2013

It is obvious that year 2013 will become a good year for Uzbekistan tourism. Three interesting projects are preparing for it by the national company “Uzbektourism” and RA “The Great Silk Road”

Guests from Thailand, welcome to Uzbekistan!

Thailand citizens, willing to travel to Uzbekistan, get the visa to Uzbekistan easier, according to Presidents decree from 23th August 2012 About simplification of visa procedures for the citizens of the Kingdom of Thailand.

Travel to Uzbekistan During Annual Art-Week Style.Uz 2012

One of the most popular events in the field of fashion, arts and culture in Central Asia Art-Week Style.uz-2012 will be held on October 4-9. Art Week Style.uz is the project, gathering masters of handcraft, designer, artistsand world celebrities from all over the world.

18th Tashkent International Tourism Fair

18th Tashkent International Tourism Fair will be held from October 31 to November 2 in the exhibition halls of the National Exhibition Complex "Uzexpocentre." This year will be first introduced the theme of "medical tourism". In addition, the fair will feature topics such as "Information Technology in Tourism", "Hotels and accommodation facilities," "Transportation" and "Insurance" in Uzbekistan.

Bazar Art Exhibition-Fair

Most of the tourists, visiting Uzbekistan are interested in uzbek traditional souvenirs and Uzbek applied art to enrich their own collections or to purchase some presents from Uzbekistan for their friends and close ones.

Ulak-Kupkari – Horse Riding Championship in Uzbekistan

Ulak-Kupkari -traditional horse riding competition in Uzbekistanwill be held on March 25th, 2012 where the bravest and deftest riders will be competing for ulak – the goat. The Championship will be followed by mass game with participation of about 1000 amateur riders.

Asrlar Sadosi 2012 Festival of Traditional Culture

Peopletravel invites to take a tour to Uzbekistan in spring that will include a Tour to Asrlar Sadosi 2012- one of the most large scale and vivid projects in Central Asia. This year’s Asrlar Sadosi Festival will be conducted on May 5-6 in Ellikqala District in the Republic of Karakalpakstan.

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