Editor’s note: NewEurasia starts publication of stories, that were written by students during workshop “Culture and History – Tajikistan-2013″. Author of the first story is Roman Buryak.
Western-style graffiti – and the occasional fascistic symbol – have begun to appear on the walls of Dushanbe’s buildings. Residents are shocked and speculate that the culprits have little education and bad parenting. Read the full story »
From 9th to 11th of July, in Dushanbe Bactria Cultural Centre there was a workshop conducted «Tajikistan Arts and Culture Workshop 2013». The workshop was organized by Central Asian blogging portal NewEurasia.net. The participants of the workshop got acquainted with «Western» standards of journalism, contemporary tactics to report about history and culture, including information about blogging and crowdfunding. Read the full story »
Fhoto post from Hissar fortress, Tajikistan.
There also was a series of nimor evetns / workshops by the French artists during the week (theater of objects workshops, video workshop, singing workshops, jam sessions).
photos by Loki and Media fellows of Bactria Cultural Cenrtre
In this post i would like to tell about the activity that is being realised by Dushanbe based organization Bactria Cultural Centre. From January 2013, Bactria conducts so called fellowship program. During 10 month young people are beibg tought the theory and practice of video shouting in general and the documentiry film production in particular.
In my last post i have already mention the young debate movement of Central Asia in general and of Tajikistan in particular.
Recently Dushanbe Art Ground cultural centre has hosted training: “Synergy of debates and forum theatre”. Officially, the aim of the event is to give young people an opportunity to cooperate and to creatively express their thoughts and ideas, learn how to structure speech and bring reasonable argumentation, acquire the skill of theatre performance in the format of the forum theatre for making dialog with the audience and discuss important issues.
On May 12th, Dushanbe Museum of musical instruments after Gurminj Zavkibekov has hosted a concert under the title “ Ancient traditions of falak ”. Falak is one of the popular music genres of Tajik professional music that is spread all over the Tajikistan.
Read the full story »
Festival – contest for the best DJ of Tajikistan – Best DJ TJ.
Music no-stop marathon that lasted for 5 hours in “Serena hotel – Dushanbe” back yard gathered DJs from all over Tajikistan. DJ Hamer form Khujand city has become the winner of the contest.
The organizer of the event is the fellow of the music management fellowship program of Bactria Cultural Centre (Dushanbe)
Watch the video and see the pictures from the event
Tajikistan is one of the world’s richest countries in water resources yet only half the population have access to potable water. The water burden rests heavily on women’s shoulders, and women are often left to take care of the family while their husbands migrate to Russia in search of work. Here Oxfam bloggers Ruby Wright and Dilafruz Usmanova relay the story of one woman who is struggling to overcome the water burden