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A Social Media Gallery of Central Asia’s ‘New York’
Wednesday, 28 Aug, 2013 – 21:06 | No Comment
A Social Media Gallery of Central Asia’s ‘New York’

This week, Beyond Moscow is celebrating Kyrgyzstan!
Found on The Moscow Times Facebook page, posted on August 27th, 2013, is the public album “Almaty: Big Apple of Central Asia.” The digital folder hosts a series of photographs that …

‘Tis The Month of Turkmen Melons
Thursday, 22 Aug, 2013 – 13:41 | No Comment
‘Tis The Month of Turkmen Melons

Food means many things to many cultures, and many-a-time, foods themselves are seen as cultural symbols. From pasta to pirogues—pilaf to pad thai, national foods and cultural dishes nourish neighbors, invite friends, educate travelers, sooth …

Music In Uzbekistan: If Not About The Motherland, Tune-It-Out?!
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 19:50 | No Comment
Music In Uzbekistan: If Not About The Motherland, Tune-It-Out?!

Aside from Uzbekistan’s much respected and official national anthem, first and foremost, how many songs of national esteem does President Islam Karimov desire? Plenty, apparently—at last enough ‘culturally acceptable’ ones to fill radio stations, music stores, concert halls and recording studios nation wide

Ashgabat: The City of World-Certified White-Marble
Sunday, 4 Aug, 2013 – 19:33 | No Comment
Ashgabat: The City of World-Certified White-Marble

Recognizing the wonders of city spaces, and the cultural and artistic mediums showcased within the city, Guinness World Records recently anointed Turkmenistan’s capital and largest city Ashgabat with an honorary distinction

Kazak Singer Rocks Slavic World Stage
Tuesday, 30 Jul, 2013 – 9:33 | No Comment
Kazak Singer Rocks Slavic World Stage

The talents of a young Kazakh singer were recognized, and awarded with high esteem, at the International Festival of Arts ‘Slavianski Bazaar 2013.’
The event, which saw the attendance of many Eurovision stars, was held from …

Turkmen Culture Celebrated In Turkic-Enriched Turkey
Sunday, 28 Jul, 2013 – 11:25 | No Comment
Turkmen Culture Celebrated In Turkic-Enriched Turkey

In early July 2013, the Turkish city of Eskişehir hosted the ‘Days of Turkmenistan Culture’ event.

Tajikistan Hosts Japanese ‘Tohoku’ Photo Exhibit
Thursday, 25 Jul, 2013 – 19:13 | No Comment
Tajikistan Hosts Japanese ‘Tohoku’ Photo Exhibit

Japanese photography critic Kotaro Iizawa’s curated global traveling photo exhibition made its way to Central Asia in July 2013.
From July 3rd – 21st, in Tajikistan’s capital city Dushanbe, the Embassy of Japan, together with the …

J.Lo Isn’t ‘Glad’ About Her Performance In Turkmenistan
Friday, 12 Jul, 2013 – 7:08 | 2 Comments
J.Lo Isn’t ‘Glad’ About Her Performance In Turkmenistan

Was Jennifer Lopez’s performance in oil-rich Turkmenistan a successful a-political attempt to bring North American music culture, and pop-birthday culture, to this country’s Culture Week… or a show all gone wrong?

Canada Celebrates Central Asian Culture
Wednesday, 10 Jul, 2013 – 6:44 | No Comment
Canada Celebrates Central Asian Culture

Looking to celebrate Central Asian cultural film, cuisine and memorabilia in Canada’s largest city? From July 26th to 28th, 2013, Travel Culture Magazine will host the Sonchy’s Silk Road Adventure event in Toronto, Ontario (Canada).

Pinning impressions of Central Asia, one image-sharing pinboard at a time
Monday, 28 Jan, 2013 – 8:45 | One Comment
Pinning impressions of Central Asia, one image-sharing pinboard at a time

Interested in Central Asia and engaged in social media? Not from the region but fascinated by what it has to offer and wanting to find out through images on the web? Then there might be …