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Censorship in arts: Banned Uzbek singer can’t travel outside of the country
Written by on Tuesday, 10 June 2014
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Censorship in arts: Banned Uzbek singer can’t travel outside of the country

Feruza Jumaniyozova, distinguished Uzbek performer, who was deprived of her licence in 2010 for performing in the neighboring Tajikistan without the Uzbek authorities’ permission, was not allowed to leave the country. And again, the …

Bust of Chingiz Aitmatov erected in Ankara
Written by on Tuesday, 10 June 2014
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Bust of Chingiz Aitmatov erected in Ankara

President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev attended the ceremony of the bust opening

Antosh Chekhonte – Thoughts about Theater and More
Written by on Thursday, 5 June 2014
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Antosh Chekhonte   – Thoughts about Theater and More

We present an article by Tajik art curator Faruh Kuziev. In this material Faruh analyzes Tajik society through the prism of the theatre perfomance “Stories by Antosha Chekhonte” that he attended

The Mausoleum of The Great Founder of the Naqshbandi Order
Written by on Wednesday, 4 June 2014
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The Mausoleum of The Great Founder of the Naqshbandi Order

Here’s a photo report on neweurasia visiting the mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari, the founder of one of the largest and most influential Sufi Muslim orders, the Naqshbandi.
Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1318–1389) was born in the …

Festival of Kumis was held in Bishkek
Written by on Saturday, 31 May 2014
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Festival of Kumis was held in Bishkek

On May 30 the first festival of the Kyrgyz national drink Kumis was organized in Bishkek.

Kanat Omar: “My another reality – literature – is perhaps the most valuable thing for me”
Written by on Saturday, 31 May 2014
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Kanat Omar: “My another reality – literature – is perhaps the most valuable thing for me”

Another winner of “Novellasia” competition, Kanat Omar, shared his thoughts on literature and told about the people who influenced his creative career

Tolibshohi Davlat: “I’d like to move to some mountain village.. And just write and write”
Written by on Tuesday, 27 May 2014
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Tolibshohi Davlat: “I’d like to move to some mountain village.. And just write and write”

The third finalist of “Novellasia” literary competition Tolibshohi Davlat told us about his dreams and the difficult path of life, which led him to the writing art.

Tajik Bodybuilding
Written by on Tuesday, 27 May 2014
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Tajik Bodybuilding

Our blogger Loki has visited the bodybuiding championship in Dushanbe and presents his report on the event

Political thriller about the revolutions in Kyrgyzstan was released in the USA
Written by on Sunday, 25 May 2014
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Political thriller about the revolutions in Kyrgyzstan was released in the USA

Sovereign Publishing in New York (USA) published Bermet Bukasheva’s novel “Mira” (“Worlds”) based on the real events happened in Kyrgyzstan

Psychodelic VED in Dushanbe
Written by on Saturday, 24 May 2014
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Psychodelic VED in Dushanbe

Concert of the Swaziland music band VED took place in Dushanbe. Our blogger Loki prepared a video report.