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Flashmob “Kyrgyz biy” in the center of Bishkek
Written by , Thursday, 26 Jun, 2014 – 7:51 | No Comment

Flashmob “Kyrgyz biy” dedicated to the Kyrgyz traditional dances was organized at the platform before the Kyrgyz State Historical Museum.

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Moynaq: The Graveyard of Ships and Hopes
Written by , Tuesday, 24 Jun, 2014 – 14:52 | One Comment

neweurasia reports from the place which was called “the worst place on earth” by The Sunday Times Magazine in 2010.

We are in Moynaq, once an important sea port, which witnessed one of the planet’s most severe environmental disasters, the Aral Sea shrinkage.

According to data collected, one of the world’s four largest lakes till mid 1960s, the Aral Sea has shrunk to just 10 % of its original size.

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Eco Fair “Free market”
Written by , Tuesday, 24 Jun, 2014 – 8:51 | No Comment

An eco-fair “Frimarket” was organized 7th of June , at the Children Park of Dushanbe.

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First full-length animation in Kyrgyzstan
Written by , Saturday, 21 Jun, 2014 – 10:08 | No Comment

First full-length animated film “Aku” was created in Kyrgyzstan. It tells the story of love between two young people.

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Floods in Uzbekistan: Impotent Government, Speechless Citizens
Written by , Friday, 20 Jun, 2014 – 13:23 | No Comment

After the Tashkent flood, which became sort of a catastrophy for both locals and Uzbek capital’s authorities, almost the same situation happened in the cities of the Fergana Valley of the country, Andijan, Fergana and Namangan on June 17.

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Rock party in Dushanbe
Written by , Thursday, 19 Jun, 2014 – 11:04 | No Comment

Dushabe ROYAL PUB has hosted a rock party on the 7th of Jube. Such rock bands as Red-planet и Under cove were on the stage that day. Watch the video from the concert and see the photos.

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Week of India in Bishkek
Written by , Tuesday, 17 Jun, 2014 – 8:51 | No Comment

Week of India with a large-scale fair dedicated to this event has started in Bishkek.

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New online school for journalists
Written by , Saturday, 14 Jun, 2014 – 12:06 | No Comment

Transitions Online, an English-language magazine covering Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and NewEurasia, Central Asia’s first and largest citizen-journalism network, are looking for professional journalists, bloggers, amateurs and people interested in journalism to take part in a new online educational project.

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Turkmenbashi Show
Written by , Friday, 13 Jun, 2014 – 15:56 | No Comment

We are bringing to your attention an interesting video that was found on the great spaces of YouTube. “Central Asian Hell Show” is a new humorous program about news from Central Asia. Read the full story »

Light industry or Handicraft Fair?
Written by , Friday, 13 Jun, 2014 – 8:55 | No Comment

International Fair InterLightInd took place in Dushanbe from 4th to 8th of June. The Fair was announced as a light industry fair but I saw prevailing good by Tajik and Afghan handicraftsmen.

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