Modern Uzbekistan

Modern uzbekistan

Museums of Uzbekistan

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The exposition of one of the biggest museums in Tashkent - State Museum of History of Uzbekistan - contains more than 250.000 exhibits, including the most valuable numismatic, archeological and ethnographical relics, which tell about culture and traditions of peoples, populating territory of the country, about formation and development of the state system and evolution of ethnics of the Uzbek people. …

Theatres of Uzbekistan

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The history of one of the oldest and most famous theaters of the country - the State Big Academic Theatre of opera and ballet named after Alisher Navoy is connected with creation in 1926 of the first national-ethnographical ensemble under the leadership of Mukhiddin Kari-Yakubov. After such musical plays as "Arshin Mal Alan" by U.Gadjibekov, "Rizavarchi" by A.Karmelinsky, "Halima" by G.Zafary had been …

Bazaar in Uzbekistan

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This bazaar is located in the very heart of so called Old Town of the capital, next to Chorsu square. Eski Juva has been operating at almost one and the same place for over two thousand years. Tashkent is known to be founded in the 2nd - 1st century B.C. in a fertile oasis to act as an important trade center at an intersection of the Great Silk caravan routes. Initially, there was a group of four small …

Holidays and Festivals of Uzbekistan

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altHolidays: January 1 - New Year January 14 - Day of defenders of the Native land March 8 - International Women’s Day March 21 - Navruz May 9 - Day of memory and honor September 1 - Independence Day October 1 - Day of teachers and instructors December 8 - The Constitution Day New year (January, 1st) Is the first day of New Year. New Year is widely celebrated worldwide and at various …