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Navruz 2012 Exhibition Held

posted 15 Mar 2012, 06:01 by Webmaster Ambasciata

An exhibition of creative works of the masters of applied art Navruz 2012 was organized at the Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.

The chairman of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan, People’s Artist A.Nuriddinov, art historian A.Hakimov and others spoke at the opening of the event.

A number of projects aimed at the development of applied arts and crafts, revival of national schools and methods, continution of the master-apprentice traditions are being implemented in Uzbekistan.

A special attention in this process is focused on the creativity of talented artists, representatives of famous dynasties, continuing the centuries-old traditions of their ancestors and acquintance of young people with their spiritual heritage.

The exhibition presents the examples of the works of master craftsmen who are proud of the Uzbek national applied art.

Among them are the works of such well-known artisans like chitgar (cotton, calico-printer) Abdurakhmon Abdug’ofurov, master of musical instruments Usmon Zufarov and ganchkor (wood carver) Toshpulat Arslonqulov.

These art works, stored by leading museums of Uzbekistan were exhibited also in the prestigious world exhibitions.