On 24 November, at the award ceremony for the winners of the XXIX Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”, the winner of the special prize of the CIS Executive Committee “Cinema without Borders” was determined. It was awarded to two films at once - the Turkmen film “Tree of Destiny” and the Uzbek film “Evolution”. This was reported by the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Uzbekistan will make every effort to organize and conduct the upcoming 43rd session of the UNESCO General Conference at the highest level. The President of Uzbekistan stated this.
On 24 November 2023, an exhibition “Silk and the Silk Road. From Hangzhou to Samarkand” opens at the Samarkand State Museum-Reserve. The exhibition is dedicated to the cultural and historical heritage of Uzbekistan and China.
Throughout the year, St. Petersburg, the city on the Neva, hosted creative groups and representatives of the cultural sphere of the Commonwealth countries. An international conference of librarians was organized jointly with the Eurasian Library Assembly.
On 20 November 2023, a meeting of the Working Group on Cinematography of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held at the headquarters of the CIS.
A festival for the exchange of experience in the field of art between the province of Shaanxi (Northwest China) and the countries of Central Asia took place on Thursday evening in the city of Xi’an, the administrative center of this province, Xinhua news agency reported.
Producer Maxim Fadeev shared his plans for the launch of a new international festival called “Euroasia”, which is conceived as an analogue of the famous “Eurovision”.
The exhibition project Tashkent: Appropriating Modernism was opened at the international exhibition Sharjah Triennial 2023. It is part of the Tashkent Modernism XX/XXI research project. This was reported by the press service of the Art and Culture Development Foundation of Uzbekistan.
On 7 November 2023, the signing ceremony of the “Agreement on the introduction of restrictions on the import of archaeological and ethnological materials of Uzbekistan” between the governments of Uzbekistan and the United States took place in Tashkent.