С Новым Годом и Рождеством Христовым (немного раньше, я знаю)! It’s that time again, when we present our seasonal classic post on a certain cultural icon…
December 14-15 Ismaili Center in Dushanbe has hosted The annual Winter Handicraft Fair organized by Bactria Cultural Center
This past weekend, Elyor Nematov and I went to Osh to deliver NewEurasia’s three-day workshop on photojournalism. In fact, calling it a workshop on “photojournalism” is a bit deceptive, since it was much more than just an extended seminar on the technicalities of using photographic and videographic equipment. Elyor explained the principles of creating a photo-story, and he also elaborated the philosophical implications of what it really meant to be a photo-journalist. This was the third and final workshop of our current arts and culture project, which has been supported by Hivos Foundation. Unfortunately, I’ve been hearing from various sources…
International exhibition “Morning freshness in the country of high mountains” was held at the Exhibition Hall of the Kyrgyz Republic’s Union of Artists “The Oak Park” named after S.A. Chuikov. It was running for two weeks between 18-30th November 2013 on the occasion of the official visit of President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Almazbek Atambayev, to the Republic of Korea.
Photo exhibition on violence against women “Don’t be afraid, don’t be silent” was held between 22-24th November 2013 at one of the shopping malls of Bishkek.
The best rock festival in Central Asia – IlkhomRockFest, sounded like a thunder on 15 November in Tashkent! In that day rock band “Origami wings” created special performance called “Supersonic youth”.
On October, 25 the colorful exhibition and sale of carpets made by Leylek craftswomen was opened at the State Historical Museum of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Ikebana presentation and kimono fashion show was organized in Dushanbe
The 7th season of popular rock festival “IlkhomRockFest” was opened on 5 October in Tashkent . The bright rock-n-roll show, which was staged by BeKind band, has turned the stage of the theater “Ilkhom” to a real madhouse.
China fair – exhibition took place in Dushanbe. Loki shares his photo impression
Street Festival was successfully held on one of the central streets of Bishkek. On September 22 the second KG Street Fest Pedestrian Paradise pleased residents and guests of the capital with a bright show program, a big trade fair of various products, and the training programs for children. The main purpose of the event is to popularize the rights of pedestrians and to promote a safe traffic on the roads of Kyrgyzstan. This year the Festival was held under the slogan “Move in the rhythm of a green city!”