Uzbekistan News

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Atlas bayrami fest will be held in MarghilanFrom September 12 to 16, 2017, Marghilan will hold traditional textile festival "Atlas bayrami" (Atlas fest), - reports press-service of UNESCO Representative Office in Uzbekistan. more
Category: Festivals, Marghilan
Khiva will hold international festival The Magic of DanceKhiva will hold international festival "The Magic of Dance", reports press-service of the State Tourism Committee. Uniqueness and beauty of national dances will be demonstrated from September 7 to 9, 2017 in Ichan-Qala complex, the open-air museum. more
Category: Festivals, Khiva
Revived folklore festival Boysun spring in UzbekistanOn 12-14 May, there will be held an International Folklore Festival “Boysun bahori” (Boysun spring) in the Surkhandarya region. more
Category: Festivals, Boysun
New Almaty-Tashkent passenger train started routingOn 21 March 2017 the international passenger train № 1/2 Almaty – Tashkent was launched from the station Almaty-2 to cater to the growing demand of passengers in the region, as per the release issued Kazakhstan National Railways press-centre. more
Category: Trains
Nat Geo: one of the deepest caves in the world is located in UzbekistanJournalist of the National Geographic Mark Synnott was a part of international expedition of speleologists researching one of the deepest caves of the world located on the territory of Uzbekistan and later shared his story on the Nat Geo website. more
Category: Tourism
Uzbekistan AirwaysOn April 5, 2017 Uzbekistan Airways will launch a new flight connecting Tashkent and Lahore, reported the press service of the airline. more
Category: Flights
A group of archaeologists from China and Uzbekistan made a significant discovery during excavations in the ruins of the ancient city Mingtepa in the south-east of the Ferghana valley, reports the information agency "Xinhua News". It was reported on Tuesday at the forum of archeologists of China Academy of Social Sciences. more
Category: History of Uzbekistan
The decree of the President of Uzbekistan on abolishing of visa regime for tourists from 27 countries earlier planned for 1 April 2017 is postponed until 1 January 2021, reports Gazeta.Uz. The proposal on visa waiver postponement has been prepared by the State Tourism Development Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Interior Affairs, State Customs Committee and other structures. more
Category: Uzbekistan Visa
Financial Times included Uzbekistan in the hottest destinations listUzbekistan took the second place in the list of hot travel destinations in 2017 according to the Financial Times; it was reported on the official website of the newspaper. The rating was compiled from a survey of tourism market leaders. more
Category: Tourism in Uzbekistan
Navruz and plov included in the UNESCO Heritage ListCelebration of Navruz as well as traditions and culture of plov have added to the Representational UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, informs the official page of the organization. The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage had taken the decision on its introduction at the Ethiopian meeting that lasted until 2 December. more
Category: Uzbek food, Holidays