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20/12/10 - Navoi theater in Namangan reconstructed

posted 19 Jan 2012, 05:28 by Ambasciata Uzbekistan

Namangan regional musical drama and comedy theater named after Alisher Navoi has reopened after complete renovation.

The works were held in accordance with the program of reconstruction and development of social infrastructure of Namangan for 2009-2012.

The theater building, raised in the first half of the 20th century, were fully reconstructed in compliance with modern requirements. All communication systems of the building were also renewed.

The interior and the exterior of the theater were capitally repaired with consideration of the modern trends, while retaining the original style of this architectural monument.

The 500-people hall of the theater was provided with new seats, and the stage received modern light and sound equipment.

Various buildings chaotically located around the theater were brought down, opening up a space of more than 2.5 hectares, which has been transformed into an alley with decorative trees and flowers.

“Our theater is starting a new life. We are very pleased with the wide-scale works that were carried out here,” artist Urinbay Nuraliyev said at the opening ceremony.