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Asrlar Sadosi Festival 2013 Agenda

Asrlar Sadosi Festival 2013 Agenda

Asrlar Sadosi Festival 2013 Agenda

24 April 2013 15:00
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- This year Asrlar Sadosi (The Echo of Century) Festival of Traditional Culture has a strong scientific focus. Tashkent will host a roundtable on the role of culture in sustainable development, followed by a conference on architectural epigraphy and a book presentation in Bukhara.

The folk part of the Festival will take place in the Sarmishsai Gorge (Navoi Region) and will include an applied art fair, traditional games, music and dance performances by folk groups representing various Uzbek regions, a National Cuisine Festival and an aroma-filled National Cuisine Festival. The fest will culminate in a gala concert, with international visitors in attendance.

‘Asrlar Sadosi’ Festival of Traditional Culture 2013 Agenda May 2

15.00-17.30 – Roundtable “Development Program for the period after 2015. The Role of Culture in Sustainable Development”.
Venue: the International Business Center, Tashkent;

May 4

10.00 - 19.00 - Folk festivities, folk music group performances, applied art fair, national games:
- Kurash national wrestling. Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;
- Traditional rooster fights. Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;

15.00 – Conference “The Architectural Epigraphy of Uzbekistan in the Context of Cultural and Spiritual Legacy: Research, Discovery and Prospects”.
Venue: Bahauddin Naqshband Memorial Complex, Kagan District, Bukhara Region;

18.00 – Book presentation “Architectural Epigraphy in Bukhara, Navoi, Andijan, Namangan, Khiva and Karakalpakstan”. Scholarship awards ceremony as part of the Spiritual Enlightenment Support Program.
Venue: Bahauddin Naqshband Memorial Complex, Kagan District, Bukhara Region;

19.30 – Charity dinner.
Venue: Bahauddin Naqshband Memorial Complex, Kagan District, Bukhara Region;

May 5

10.00 - 19.00 - Folk festivities, folk music group performances, applied art fair, national games:
- Kurash national wrestling. Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;
- ‘Uloq-kupkari’ horse riding game. Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;
- Traditional ram fights. Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;

11.30 – Press conference with gala concert participants. Venue: Navoi city;

13.00 – National Cuisine Festival.
Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;

17.00 - Contemporary art auction by MEROS Association of Antiques of Uzbekistan in partnership with Christie’s auction house – Attendance by invitation only.
Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;

18.00 - National Dress Festival.
Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge;

19.30 - Gala Concert.
Venue: the Sarmishsai Gorge.