Uzbekistan News

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Spring in Boysun Festival, UzbekistanOn April 28-29, 2018, the Spring in Boysun Festival was held in the village of Boysun, in southern Uzbekistan. more
Category: Festivals, Boysun
The Washington Post Features Two Exhibits of Uzbek Ikat TextilesSebastian Smee, a Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic for The Washington Post, recently reviewed two exhibits in Washington, D.C. Both exhibitions feature ikats, brightly colored and patterned silk cloths traditionally made in Uzbekistan. more
Category: Handicrafts, Textiles
Uzbekistan Airways Introduces New FlightsFrom March 27th, Uzbekistan Airways introduced new flights to Urgench from Milan, Rome, and Paris, according to a release from the company’s press service. more
Category: Flights, Urgench
Southern Train Station is Open after ReconstructionThe Southern Train Station in Tashkent is open and trains are operating from April 4th, 2018. The station has been completely reconstructed. more
Category: Trains
Samarkand in List of Most Instagram Worthy Places in the WorldThe Australian company Skyscanner published a list of the most beautiful Instagram places in the whole world, which included 15 places that are the most perfect for taking photos. Samarkand was listed as number 6 out of 15. more
Category: Tourism, Samarkand
Namangan Will Make 5 Tons of Sumalak for NavruzFive tons of sumalak will be made for the Navruz holidays in Namangan, says Gazeta.uz. This holiday dish will be made in Babur Park as part of the first tourism and heritage festival, Sumalak Sayli. more
Category: Holidays
Transit Visas for Uzbekistan Available Starting May 1Starting from May 1, Uzbekistan will offer short-term entrance visas for those traveling through the country. The visas will only be valid for 72 hours. more
Category: Uzbekistan Visa
Uzbekistan Introduces Visa-Free Regime for 7 CountriesStarting from February 10th, 2018, a new visa-free regime will begin for citizens of seven countries: Israel, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Turkey. more
Category: Visa
The US Department of State has released new travel advisoriesThe US Department of State has released new travel advisories for every country in the world, and Central Asia was named one of the safest places to travel. more
Category: Travel Essentials
Margilan Crafts Development Centre, Safeguarding Traditional Technologies for Making Atlas and Adras The ancient technologies of making Uzbek silk fabrics – atlas and adras – have been included in UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. This decision was made during the meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Jeju, South Korea. more
Category: Margilan