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Glacial laments in Central Asia
Wednesday, 26 Sep, 2012 – 17:36 | No Comment
Glacial laments in Central Asia

A unique music show combining visual art and glaciology has been traveling through Central Asia to highlight the plights of global warming. NewEurasia’s Nik McCaren went to check it out as it. “The experience was quite moving,” he writes, “as though the glaciers have been lamenting to humanity and until now we have been deaf to hear them.”

More photos of “Imitations of the Koran” @ Ilkhom’s 37th season opening
Monday, 10 Sep, 2012 – 23:56 | One Comment
More photos of “Imitations of the Koran” @ Ilkhom’s 37th season opening

Here are photos taken by Elzara Muzaffarova of Sunday’s performance of “Imitations of the Koran” at the Ilkhom Theater. To read more about the play and the rest of the opening, click here.

“Imitations of the Koran” and Uzbek Banskies @ Ilkhom Theater’s 37th season opening
Monday, 10 Sep, 2012 – 20:54 | 2 Comments
“Imitations of the Koran” and Uzbek Banskies @ Ilkhom Theater’s 37th season opening

“Tashkent without Ilkhom would be like Paris without the Eifel Tower,” writes NewEurasia’s Nik McCaren about the Ilkhom Theater’s 37th season opening. Come check out the playbill, which includes a re-performance of “Imitations of Koran” in honor of the theater’s murdered founder and art installations by a group nicknamed the “Uzbek Banskies”.

CAFIF: Central Asia’s first-ever independent film festival
Monday, 11 Jun, 2012 – 20:31 | No Comment
CAFIF: Central Asia’s first-ever independent film festival

Central Asian directors showed their films to a general audience on 8, 9 and 10 June in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in the “Ilkhom” theater, the former home of the murdered dramatist Mark Weil. Nikita Makarenko reports.