Loki has visited international charity food Festival in Dushanbe. See the photo reportage.
September 20, ahead of the weekend, the first Festival of Paints was held in Bishkek. Large-scale social event is the idea of the Responsible Consumption Foundation, which conducts various researches in order to identify critical needs of the population, and implements the social projects. The aim of the colorful Festival is to display an active citizenship role, and to develop the spirit of solidarity and unity of the people.
Almaty has hosted the exhibition “Kidnapping of Europe” during IV International Festival of Contemporary Art ARTBAT FEST-2013. Organizers and authors proclaimed, that this project is attempt to re-think european art with fresh minds of Kazakh artists.
The famous Tashkent theatre “Ilkhom” had opened the exhibition “Noodles” of Uzbek street-art group SEMOCHKA. We offer you to watch a photo gallery of works of the project:
Mugat, mysterious Central Asian gypsies, nation that defies civilization for centuries. To learn more about them you can read a few materials, that available online.
Tashkent hosted the premiere of the play “Uninvented portraits”of the “Vision” theater. The “Vision” – special theater, it unites people with disabilities, developmental delays, children and professional actors.
Fascinating map showing to what extent Kazakhstan, as well as Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, were destinations for so many Stalin-era deportees. A display from Karaganda Regional Museum of Local History and Ethnography, in Kazakhstan.
Loki has visited a rock concert in Dushanbe, see the photos and watch the video from the event
The State Historical Museum in Bishkek is the repository of lots of unique exhibits and historical subjects that reflect the essence and flavor of the Kyrgyz nation. Petroglyphs of the Kyrgyz Republic exhibition includes photos and live examples of the ancient petroglyphs found on the territory of Kyrgyzstan. Colorful pictures with a brief description of the petroglyph and its location motivate visitors to see firsthand all of these unique exhibits.
The exhibition Gifts for Kyrgyzstan was opened in the State Historical Museum in Kyrgyzstan. Collection that is presented for visitors consists of about 100 subjects, and the total collection is about 3,000 gifts for the country from different states.
I’m freshly returned from an impromptu vacation to Croatia. It’s an intriguing country, a borsch soup of Germanic, Slavic, Christian, and Communistic ingredients. The geographical and aesthetic diversity is quite surprising, ranging from the Mediterannean-like qualities of Istria and Dalmatia, to the Velebit’s sunbaked, naked seaward side and misty, wooded landward side, to the abruptly Continental interior around Zagreb. I intersected with two close Belgian friends, a couple from the Antwerp area, in Zagreb. There’s something gloomy and mirky about the Belgian national character — they are, in a sense, the most “Slavic” of the Northern Europeans, and just about…