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Jazz fest for Bishkek citizens
Written by on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | No Comment

The 9th annual international festival “Jazz_Bishkek_Spring” was held in Bishkek during three days. 10 music groups from 7 countries participated in the event

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Bulat Minzhilkiev commemoration meeting

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Written by on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | No Comment

Bulat Minzhilkiev commemoration meeting

Evening concentrated to the memory of People’s Artist of the USSR Bulat Minzhilkiev will be held on April 23 at the Kyrgyz National Opera and Ballet Theater named after A. Maldybaev.

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“Novellasia” competition’s selectees short-list

Culture and History, Novellasia »

Written by on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 | No Comment

“Novellasia” competition’s selectees short-list

“Novellasia”‘s jury chairman Alex Ulko has announced a short-list of 15 authors. Five of these will go on to be chosen as the main winners on 1 May, the other ten becoming runners-up.

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Alexei Ulko: “The author’s love of the text should be obvious”
Written by on Monday, 21 April 2014
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Alexei Ulko: “The author’s love of the text should be obvious”

Very soon results of the feature competition among citizens of Central Asia “Novellasia” will be summarized. Tomorrow the short-list with 15 nominees will be announced, and the final selection of 5 winners will be made on May 1, 2014

International award ceremony “Jilo” was held in Dushanbe
Written by on Thursday, 17 April 2014
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International award ceremony “Jilo” was held in Dushanbe

The results were announced in Dushanbe on April 12. The award “Jilo” is given annually since 2012 for the contribution in art and culture of Persian-speaking nations

«I am not a big fan of Persian literature, I think it is too «sweet»
Written by on Monday, 14 April 2014
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«I am not a big fan of Persian literature, I think it is too «sweet»

NewEurasia competition in a social network Facebook gifted new reader Amazon Kindle PaperWhite to one of the residents of Central Asia. Sergei Proshkin from Tajikistan told us what he is going to do with his prize, and at the same time expressed his opinion about literature and «Novellasia» competition

Eminent women of Kyrgyzstan
Written by on Friday, 11 April 2014
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Eminent women of Kyrgyzstan

Journalist and writer Kulbubu Bekturganova released another book of the series about the eminent women of Kyrgyzstan.

“Contemprorary dirt” or “The story of how “STAB” betrayed us”
Written by on Thursday, 10 April 2014
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“Contemprorary dirt” or “The story of how “STAB” betrayed us”

Sergey Chutkov, journalist and culture manager from Tajikistan, tells story of conflict between him and his former employer “Dushanbe Art Ground”. That story is a good illustration to a status of contemporary arts in Tajikistan.

Behind the scenes of “Novellasia”
Written by on Tuesday, 8 April 2014
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Behind the scenes of “Novellasia”

Submission of works to the «Novellasia» fiction competition for residents of Central Asia was finished. Process of accepting novels, essays, short stories and blog-publications lasted nearly two months. During this short period of time 100 works from 94 authors were submitted

“Exit Permit”: the contest of visual arts from Central Asia
Written by on Friday, 4 April 2014
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“Exit Permit”: the contest of visual arts from Central Asia

Transitions Online and NewEurasia are looking for the most promising visual artists in Central Asia to participate in our new competition for the visual arts

Kyrgyz citizens at the World Culinary Congress in Romania
Written by on Friday, 4 April 2014
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Kyrgyz citizens at the World Culinary Congress in Romania

Chefs from Kyrgyzstan took part in the World Congress of Culinary Traditions that was held in Bucharest (Romania) in mid-March 2014.

H3O and Francophone week
Written by on Thursday, 3 April 2014
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H3O and Francophone week

Our blogger Loki has visited H3O Swiss music band concert that took place in Dushanbe in the frame of Francophone week 2014. Enjoy photo and video report of the event.

Nearly 100 authors from across Central Asia have submitted their creative writing to NewEurasia’s «Novellasia» competition
Written by on Wednesday, 2 April 2014
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Nearly 100 authors from across Central Asia have submitted their creative writing to NewEurasia’s «Novellasia» competition

«Novellasia», a new fiction competition for Central Asia, closes its doors to new submissions today (1 April 2014)