Yunus Rajabiy Berta Davydova Viktor Uspensky Mukarram Turhunboeva
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Yunus Rajabiy

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Berta Davydova

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Viktor Uspensky

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Mukarram Turhunboeva

National Commission of Uzbekistan for UNESCO under the Cabinet of Ministers

The National Commission cooperates with UNESCO in the questions of culture, arts, education and science, coordinates its actions with UNESCO.

It carries out activities, projects and programmes, participates and organizes national, international, public activities in Uzbekistan which are under four domains of UNESCO. It is thanks to the active work of the National Commission that anniversaries of ancient cities, great scholars and statesmen of the medieval times were celebrated, international conferences and fora under the aegis of UNESCO held, unique cultural heritage of Uzbekistan, in particular architectural monuments of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and Shakhrisabs were included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO. The city of Bukhara received honorable title of UNESCO "City of Peace" (2001), while "Cultural Space of Boysun", "Shashmaqom", "Katta Ashula" and "Navruz" were inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Culturel Heritage of the Humanity. Koran of Uthman, which is kept in Tashkent and the richest collection of manuscripts of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan were included in the UNESCO International Register of "Memory of the World" and several feature films of the second half of the XX century were included in the International Cinematographic Heritage of UNESCO. Notably, International Music Festival "Sharq Taronalari" in Samarkand (1997-2013), Open Folklore Festival "Boysun bakhori" in Boysun district of Surkhandarya region (2002-2006), Festival of Traditional Culture "Asrlar sadosi" (2008-2013) and other events are organized with participation of UNESCO National Commission and UNESCO.

For more information:
Address: 54, Mustaqillik Avenue, Tashkent, 100077, Uzbekistan
Tel.: +998 71 2670542
Fax: +998 71 2670538
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