From today Tajik art and culture is radically shifting from the traditional forms to the contemporary practices with a strong aspect of the political artand social approach. The first temporarycontemporary art exhibition has opened in National Museum.
Most of the post-Soviet countries have one similar feature: internationality. People of different nationalities speak different languages, as well as learn other foreign languages. Kyrgyzstan is a perfect example of a country, where people from all over the world feel themselves curious about the local culture and try to become a part of it. Here you can meet Americans, British, Korean, Afghan, Indian, German people – a huge variety of different nationalities, who live, study, work or just travel in Kyrgyzstan.
In Bishkek, an exhibition “Beine” is held at the exhibition hall of the Union of Artists named after Semyon Chuikov. 18 young artists and sculptors of Kyrgyzstan took part in the project. They presented 42 works – portraits and sculptures of famous people of the country.
German artist Zina Greinert has build Brandenburg Gate in Dushanbe on October 4th. The event was organized by the German Embassy in Tajikistan and dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The 11th Konya International Mystic Music Festival featured the 6-member Badakhshan Ensemble (Tajikistan) in a concert of spiritual and traditional music of Badakhshan on the evening of 24 September. The Ensemble’s participation in the Festival comes as part of a long-term relationship between the Aga Khan Music Initiative and the Festival. The Music Initiative was instrumental in launching the Badakhshan Ensemble’s international touring and recording career, and, since 2005, has presented them in concerts and festivals throughout Europe and North America.
On September 27, VI Festival of japanese Bon dance was held at the Alley of Youth in Bishkek.
From September 29 to October 2, the 80th anniversary of PEN International Congress will be held in Central Asia, namely in Bishkek for the first time.
An event in the series of events under the title “Ballet evening in the garden” took place in the Botanical garden of Dushanbe on 27TH of September. The event was organized by Tajik State Academic theatre of Opera and Ballet named after S. Ayni.
The 7th Annual American Film Festival was opened on 26 September 2014. You still have time to visit the last day tomorrow, Sunday. The festival takes place at the Alisher Navoi Cinema Palace (“Panoramniy”). Entrance is free.
First Festival of Design was held in Bishkek. It covers different types of design, starting with fashion design and interior design, and ending with contemporary art.
А charity event to raise funds for Sherov Nilufar treatment suffering from thalassemia (Cooley’s anemia) was held in Dushanbe on September 20 at the National Library in Dushanbe