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Lezghinka – dance of a lifetime
Written by on Friday, 17 January 2014
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Lezghinka – dance of a lifetime

III International Festival of Lezghinka called “Lezghinka – dance of a lifetime” was held on January 12 at the National Russian Drama Theater named after Ch. Aitmatov

Chingiz Aitmatov’s works will be included in “Library of Eurasia Classicists”
Written by on Sunday, 12 January 2014
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Chingiz Aitmatov’s works will be included in “Library of Eurasia Classicists”

Works of the Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov will be included in a large-scale almanac under the Russian cultural-humanitarian “Library of Eurasia Classicists” Project

University in Bishkek released an anthology on the famous Kyrgyz epic trilogy
Written by on Thursday, 9 January 2014
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University in Bishkek released an anthology on the famous Kyrgyz epic trilogy

Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University (KRSU) named after B. N. Yeltsin in Bishkek released a two-volume chrestomathy for Russian speaking educational institutions called “Kyrgyz Heroic Epic “Manas”, “Semetey” and “Seytek”

New Year is still on in Tajikistan
Written by on Tuesday, 7 January 2014
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New Year is still on in Tajikistan

Loki follows the developments with the New Year celebration debates in Tajik society

Antonioni in Uzbekistan
Written by on Monday, 6 January 2014
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Antonioni in Uzbekistan

In 1976 Michelangelo Antonioni was going to take off his new movie in Uzbekistan. Antonioni personally visited Uzbekistan, choosing locations for filming. The film was to be called “The Parable of the kite.”

Ethnographic portraits. Photoproject “People with complex pedigree”
Written by on Friday, 3 January 2014
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Ethnographic portraits. Photoproject “People with complex pedigree”

Kyrgyzstan is little country, beside this fact there is a lot of diversity if nationalities and cultures among population of 5 millions people.
We invited people with 2-5 different nationalities. Enjoy.
Photographer: Reyhan Turdieva

Shyrdak is my poetry
Written by on Tuesday, 31 December 2013
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Shyrdak is my poetry

Calendar “Shyrdak is my poetry” was released in Kyrgyzstan. It includes photographs of beautiful ornaments of famous Kyrgyz felt carpets

Dafbazm from Pamirs
Written by on Friday, 27 December 2013
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Dafbazm from Pamirs

Loki enjoyed Pamiri folk music at Khorog and shot a video with band performing national Pamiri music called “dafbazm”

Osh will be the CIS Cultural Capital 2014
Written by on Wednesday, 25 December 2013
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Osh will be the CIS Cultural Capital 2014

In early December the city of Mogilev (Belarus) gave the status of “The Cultural Capital of CIS” to the cities of Osh (Kyrgyzstan) and Almaty (Kazakhstan)

Ethno-jazz from Uzbekistan
Written by on Tuesday, 24 December 2013
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Ethno-jazz from Uzbekistan

Yesterday at the “Ilkhom” theater was held the presentation of the first album of the Uzbek ethno-jazz band Jazzirama