40 representatives of Japanese contemporary art arrived in Tashkent

    Culture & Arts 29 May 2024 1073

    An evening of culture of Uzbekistan and Japan was held in front of the Alisher Navoi State Academic Theater of Uzbekistan, one of the symbols of friendly Uzbek-Japanese relations.

    This unique cultural event was organized for the first time by the Japanese-Uzbek Society for Economic, Cultural and Sports Relations with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan and the Embassy of our country in Tokyo. 40 artists and representatives of contemporary art from Japan came to Uzbekistan to participate in the event, the Dunyo news agency reports.

    The participants and guests of the evening were greeted by Advisor to the Minister of Culture of Uzbekistan Shavkat Artikov. He noted that relations between our country and Japan are developing rapidly. The historic visit of the President of Uzbekistan to Japan in December 2019 became an important basis for further strengthening bilateral ties, and tonight is a practical expression of warm friendship and mutual trust between the peoples of the two countries.

    Chairman of the Japanese-Uzbek Society of Economic, Cultural and Sports Relations Tetsuro Yamasaka said that Uzbekistan fascinates him with its friendly and hospitable people, wide opportunities and unique culture, which contributes to the development of trade, economic, cultural ties, cooperation in the fields of sports and tourism.

    It was emphasized that the society is implementing a number of projects in these areas and the evening of culture of Uzbekistan and Japan is one of such important events that is planned to be held annually in the two countries.

    After that, the masters of arts of Uzbekistan and Japan presented a concert program and national costumes of the two peoples. In particular, the performance of the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan, Japanese dances "Kagura", "Sakura", flute playing and a fashion show made a great impression on everyone.