After I have read the post Graffiti in Dushanbe like the rock art of cavemen, say residents by my compatriot Roma Buryak, i got interested in the writing about the street art. I would like to reveal more the topic of Tajik version of the street art and go deeper in the analysis. I have started collecting the material and talking to people and hopefully soon i will share the results.
Dushanbe Gurminj museum of Musical instruments continues to present Tajik traditional music in its premises. This time family music traditions are presented by Family ensemble of Abdumajid Avezov from Panjrud village (Zerafshan) and Hotam Pulodov, master of dutor (two strings music instrument).
Nowadays, it is not uncommon to see young men in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe, sporting a fist’s length of beard, or women donning a satr (headscarf) in an “Arabic” style. Ask them why, and they will profess that they are simply adhering to their faith as Muslims – and to the principles of democracy.
Editor’s note: NewEurasia continues publications of stories, that were written by students during workshop “Culture and History – Tajikistan-2013″. Now we are glad to present the story of Zarina Oripova.
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.