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Uzbekistan- Samarkand to host 10th International music festival ” Sharq Taronalari” in August 2015

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Uzbekistan- Samarkand to host 10th International music festival ” Sharq Taronalari” in August 2015  25.06.2015 13:03

International Music Festival “Sharq Taronalari” (“Melodies of Orient”) is one of the biggest festivals in Central Asia. The main aims and objectives of the festival are to popularize widely the best achievements of national music art, to preserve and develop great traditions of people, to encourage talents in musical and vocal sphere, as well as to spread in further international creative ties, to strengthen cultural-spiritual cooperation, to praise peace, friendship and ideas of mutual sympathetic.

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In Samarkand which is included into the World Heritage List of UNESCO, on one unique monuments of architecture – Registan square – every biennium between 25th and 30st of August International Music Festival “Sharq Taronalari” (“Melodies of Orient”) is held on regularly organized under the patronage of UNESCO.

 This international forum organized under the initiative of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov serves for the development of cultural bonds among peoples, for the consolidation of friendship, peace and harmony. Important factors in this are the universal values, high moral spirituality and national traditions embodied into the fundamentals of the Sharq Taronalari Festival.

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The festival has found its worthwhile place in the range of prominent world music forums. A bright confirmation to this fact is the holding of this event under the auspices of UNESCO as well as the ever growing interest and attention to this of countries, international organizations, celebrity musicians and artists. Thus, if the first festival held in 1997 attracted representatives of 31 nations, signers and musicians from 53 countries took part in this major music occasion in 2013. This year around, representatives of more than 60 states are expected to participate in this art festival.

 10th International Music Festival of “Sharq Taronalari” will be held from 25 to 30 August, 2015.

 

Uzbekistan. Samarkand. International Music Festival Sharq Taronalari_4These days, active preparation works are underway to organize meeting of guests, hold concert programs at a high level. For the forum to prove eventful, tours around Tashkent, Samarkand are also projected, along with visits to education institutions and historical monuments, exhibitions of national handicrafts, of visual and applied arts, as well as the organization of artistic meetings and master classes.

The festival program is also going to include an academic conference to discuss the community of musical culture of the peoples of the East.

 

-NRI Achievers Desk

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