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December 21, 2012
Asrlar Sadosi Festival to be held in Navoi region in 2013
Asrlar Sadosi Festival of Traditional Culture will be held in Navoi region in 2013, chairperson of the Trustee Fund of Fund Forum Gulnara Karimova said at annual online conference of the fund on 20 December 2012.
Gulnara Karimov said: “We are trying not to concentrate only in Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, cities which all know.”
“We have many sights, about which even we do not know. Next year the festival will be in Navoi region, also at excavations. But the venue is a secret,” she added.
Asrlar Sadosi (Echo of ages) Festival of Traditional Culture presents all the diversity of the national traditions and customs, handicrafts and cuisine, unique oral and non-material heritage.
Every year, Asrlar sadosi is held in different regions of Uzbekistan in historical or cultural centers as an outdoor fete with the participation of various experts, scientists and international guests.
In 2008, the festival took place near Shakhrisabz and in 2009 in Tashkent region. Since 2009 Asrlar Sadosi Festival of Traditional Culture is organized in association with the UNESCO. In 2010, the Festival took place at Ichan-Qala, a historical architectural complex in the heart of Khiva city. In 2011 Asrlar sadosi took place in Bukhara.
In 2012, the Festival took place in Ellikqala District in Karakalpakstan.
The bulk of the events were held at Tuproq Qala ancient fortress.
According to official website of the festival, around 200,000 people have attended the Festival since 2008. (Source: UzDaily.com)