Articles by Omar Khayyam
Tashkent hosts photo exhibition “Melting Kazan”. Heroes of portraits, presented by Stanislav Magay – simple Tashkenters, in whose veins flows the blood of the most unexpected nationalities
Uzbekistani footbal fans are shocked: authorities has banned painting on faces, hamsters and cats on stadiums, as well as shouting obscene slogans. But fans are allowed to enter a stadium with tickets
Tashkent hosted the 25th Festival «Videoart.uz». This festival is the only place in Uzbekistan, where directors, video artists and other filmmakers are free from censorship. For several times in a row festival «Videoart.uz» going in “stealth” mode
Rumors about Ded Moroz ban had filled Uzbekistan before the New Year. However, this did not happen! Truth about how Tashkent celebrated the New Year in the special video report from the main square of the country from our blogger Khayyam
“Coca-Cola” company Christams truck appeared on the streets of Tashkent. Using the internationaly well-known anthem “Holidays are coming, holidays are coming”, red truck rides through the streets and handing out gifts to the surprised citizens.
While Uzbekistan’s everyday citizens toil in the cotton fields, Gulnara Karimova has been hosting a festival of government-sponsored films to celebrate her country’s “talent”. NewEurasia’s Khayyam goes looking for Uzbekistan’s real talent, and finds them in a rival film festival in Bishkek.
Earlier this week, Uzbekistan’s notorious First Daughter, Gulnara “Googoosha” Karimova, released the music video of her newest single, “Round Run”. NewEurasia’s newest blogger, Khayyam, shows us YouTube audience reactions, and asks a professional music video producer about the production quality, right down to the ominous Soviet-era ZIL. Get ready for some stinging criticism.